What should you do if you don't get an elite closer like Kenley Jansen on draft day? Derek VanRiper tries to solve the puzzle in the wake of his 'Beat DVR League' draft.
Is Freddie Freeman on the brink of becoming the best first baseman in fantasy? Derek VanRiper breaks down the position by tier for the upcoming season.
Derek VanRiper looks at 2017 Statcast data in hopes of unearthing the next Aaron Judge (or Ryan Zimmerman).
Paying up for a top-three catcher looks very appealing as Derek VanRiper breaks down his catcher rankings by tier.
Eric Thames has feasted on Cincinnati pitching in 2017 and he's cheap again Tuesday. Derek VanRiper breaks down the 15-game slate.
Derek VanRiper looks at Tuesday's slate and wonders if there is a viable cash-game option other than Chris Sale.
Derek VanRiper considers the possibility of Gerrit Cole turning things around as a GPP option on Tuesday's 15-game slate.
Derek VanRiper looks at the 15-game Tuesday night slate with the hope of getting a big night from Big Maple, Seattle lefty James Paxton.
Derek VanRiper re-ranks the starting pitchers with two months of the 2017 season in the books.
Derek VanRiper looks at the 14-game main slate for Tuesday night, which features Chris Sale's return to the south side of Chicago.
Derek VanRiper adds a pair of new tables to the mix while breaking down Tuesday's 15-game slate.
As ninth-inning roles turn over due to poor performance and injuries, Derek VanRiper shares his updated closer rankings.
Derek VanRiper looks at a smaller than usual 13-game Tuesday night slate.
Derek VanRiper tries to break out of a recent slump with a huge 14-game Wednesday night slate.
Is it time to sell Kyle Schwarber? Derek VanRiper considers it, and looks at Tuesday's 15-game slate.
Derek VanRiper breaks down Monday's 11-game slate, and takes a closer look at a few slow starters, including Alex Bregman.
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
Paul Goldschmidt and the D-backs look to tee off on Jered Weaver at Chase Field on Thursday night. Derek VanRiper takes a quick look at the four-game night slate.
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
With one rainout already confirmed, Derek VanRiper breaks down the rest of Tuesday's 13-game slate.
Derek VanRiper looks back at his NFBC Main Event draft strategy, which featured pitchers with each of his first four picks. Can it work?
What do you do when an auction doesn't start off as planned? Derek VanRiper shares his experience from Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction.
Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.
Derek VanRiper considers the roster construction process without worrying about batting average.
DVR enters 2017 without a $30 player on his NL LABR roster, but could Trevor Story prove to be an early value in Year 2 at $26?
Clay Link reviews his AL LABR auction. What was the plan going in? Did he ute?
Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.
In the second of a two-part series, Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look at the potential sources of steals for each American League team.
In the first of a two-part series, Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look at the potential sources of steals for each National League team.
Derek VanRiper looks back at his team from the FSTA Draft and considers the implications of drafting Clayton Kershaw in Round 1.