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Weekly Hitter Rankings: Rays will Shine
3 days ago
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitting as the Rays should be in for a great week against a bunch of soft arms.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Options Abound
3 days ago
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitching, which is packed with two-start quality arms, including Tampa Bay Cy Young candidate Blake Snell.
The Z Files: Finding a Final Boost
5 days ago
Todd Zola looks at some under-the-radar hitters who could provide your lineup with crucial late-season production, including the Royals' Adalberto Mondesi.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: On the Road Again
September 8th
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitting as the Diamondbacks, Dodgers and Marlins are on the road for seven games.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Few Elite Two-Start Options
September 8th
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitchers as the Indians' Corey Kluber is one of the few top arms with two starts.
The Z Files: Streaming Pitchers for Fun and Profit
September 6th
Todd Zola digs into team hitting splits to try and figure out the best spots in which to stream marginal pitchers during your stretch run, such as the Braves' Julio Teheran.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Home Cooking
September 1st
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitting as the Blue Jays get a full week of home cooking in Toronto.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Tenuous September Schedule
September 1st
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitching, which is more tenuous than usual with September callups, but Mike Clevinger continues to step up for the Indians.
The Z Files: Prepping For the Stretch Run, Part Four
August 31st
Todd Zola completes his look at players and strategies that can move the needle over the final weeks of the season and wonders if Josh Donaldson will find himself in a new uniform.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bombers
August 25th
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitting as this is the week for the Yankees to make a move with the Tigers and White Sox coming to town.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Plenty of Two-Start Options
August 25th
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitching as fantasy owners should have plenty of two-start options, including Arizona's Patrick Corbing, who draws a couple lineups that struggle against lefties.
The Z Files: Prepping For the Stretch Run, Part Three
August 25th
Todd Zola provides some information you may not have considered to help with crucial roster decisions and notes that Aaron Hicks and the Yankees have the busiest remaining schedule in the league.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: No Sale for Tribe
August 18th
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitting as the Indians take on the Red Sox in a four-game at Fenway in the marquee series. But the Tribe will miss Chris Sale.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Cole on Top
August 18th
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitching as Gerrit Cole is back on top with a pair of starts against the AL West.
The Z Files: Prepping For the Stretch Run, Part Two
August 16th
Todd Zola looks at how feasible it is to make up ground in ERA and WHIP over the final quarter of the season, and how much a top reliever like Andrew Miller can help you do it.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Braves' Eight-Game Week
August 11th
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitting as the Braves get eight games with a doubleheader on the schedule.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Starts for deGrom
August 11th
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitching as the Mets' Jacob deGrom gets two starts but is thankful he doesn't get paid by the win.
The Z Files: Prepping For the Stretch Run
August 9th
Todd Zola breaks down what sort of production you can expect over the final quarter of the season, even if you're rostering a surging player like Matt Carpenter.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Ready to Rock
August 4th
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitters as the Rockies are at home for seven games in what should make for a high-scoring week.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Max
August 4th
Todd Zola breaks down the week's starting pitching rankings as Max Scherzer, who has two starts this week, marches toward another Cy Young.
The Z Files: Deadline Deal B-Sides
August 4th
Todd Zola looks at some lesser players whose fortunes improved as a result of trade deadline deals and wonders how Tommy Pham will handle playing in Tropicana Field.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Braves Look to Bash
July 28th
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitters as the Braves get a weak group of arms to abuse in seven games for the scoring period.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Sign of Slowing for Cole
July 28th
Todd Zola ranks the week's pitchers as Gerrit Cole, who continues to dominate batters, is one of the few aces with two starts.
The Z Files: The Myth of the Second-Half Player
July 27th
Todd Zola looks at the idea of second-half players and finds little evidence to suggest a hitter such as Joey Votto has an innate ability to find another gear in the second half.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week Ahead
July 21st
Todd Zola ranks the week's hitters as the first full week after the break is always one of the busiest with 19 teams playing seven games each.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber's Post-Break Surge
July 21st
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitching as Corey Kluber has a perfect pair of matchups to start his patented post-break surge.
The Z Files: First-Half Observations
July 20th
Todd Zola takes a look at the fantasy landscape coming out of the All-Star break, including the circumstances that have led to Jose Peraza landing in the NL top 10 among hitters in earned value to date.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Extra Game for Cubs-Cards
July 19th
Todd Zola ranks the hitting for the short week as Kyle Schwarber and the Cubs get an extra game, against the Cardinals.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
July 19th
Todd Zola ranks pitchers for the short week, as Max Scherzer hopes the week off was enough to bust him out of his pre-break rut.
The Z Files: Common Post-Break Mistakes
July 12th
Todd Zola lists four common strategic errors fantasy GMs can make coming out of the All-Star break, including underestimating the impact an ace like Chris Sale can have on your ratios.