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RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350
Our five-member panel shares their overall rankings to provide a composite Top 350 overall for the first installment of the RotoWire Roundtable Rankings for 2018.
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SXM Highlights: Left Field for the Astros?
DVR & Clay discuss possibilities for Houston's left field options. Derek Fisher? Marwin Gonzalez? Josh Reddick?
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The Z Files: Playing Time Trends Part Two
Todd Zola follows up last week's article by looking at some specific names who have seen playing-time bumps in recent years and spots a surprising pattern with Mike Trout.
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SXM Highlights: Closer Strategy & Where Roberto Osuna Fits
Jeff & DVR discuss closer strategies and where Roberto Osuna might fit in the mix.
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Mound Musings: NL East Draft Day Targets
Mound Musings returns for 2018, and this week, Brad Johnson focuses on Opening Day pitching staffs to help strategize for draft day. High on his list are Thor and the Mets.
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Rounding Third: Saves Strategy Upheaval?
Jeff Erickson analyzes closer tiers and shows fantasy owners how to attack saves so that they can draft extra power bats. When does it make sense to draft blue chips like Kenley Jansen?
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SXM Highlights: Chase Field Humidor?
DVR & Jeff discuss the possible impact of baseballs being prepped in a humidor at Chase Field.
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AL East: 117 Prospects You Need to Know
The Yankees have the deepest fantasy-relevant prospect pool in the American League East, and RotoWire's James Anderson has second baseman Gleyber Torres at the top of his rankings.
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Collette Calls: NL Central Bold Predictions
Jason Collette takes a stab at the NL Central in his 2018 predictions. Will Luke Weaver finish as a top-50 starting pitcher? Not so fast. The answer to that and more here.
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SXM Highlights: Is Luke Weaver Being Overvalued?
DVR & Jeff debate whether or not SP Luke Weaver of the Cardinals is overvalued.
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SXM Highlights: Bounce-back for King Felix?
DVR & Clay don't feel great about a bounce-back year for King Felix Hernandez.
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SXM Highlights: Are Mid-Tier SP's A Bad Investment?
Liss & Jeff discuss taking a mid-tier pitcher approach for 2018 auctions.
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Baseball Draft Kit: Draft Preparation Tips
Vlad Sedler shares his draft prep process and explains the importance of doing quality research to find hidden gems.
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The Z Files: Playing Time Trends
Todd Zola digs into league-wide trends for playing time, and sounds a note of caution on pitchers who are coming off their first 200-inning campaign such as Carlos Carrasco.
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SXM Highlights: Understanding Inflation in Keeper Leagues
Liss & Jeff discuss salary rules and inflation in keeper leagues.
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Baseball Draft Kit: Keeper League Targets
Clay Link highlights affordable keeper league talent to target this draft season, including Padres right-handed Dinelson Lamet.
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SXM Highlights: Top SP's after "Big 4"?
Liss & Jeff discuss who are the best starting pitchers after the Big 4 are gone.
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Baseball Draft Kit: Picks & Pans
In his annual piece for the RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Guide, Joe Sheehan considers a young bat on the rise in Chicago, and suggests treading carefully with one of the Brewers' big offseason acquisitions.
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Baseball Draft Kit: The Ohtani Rules
With the arrival of a potential two-way star in Anaheim, Derek VanRiper looks at the ways Shohei Ohtani could be handled in leagues this season.
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Collette Calls: NL East Bold Predictions
Jason Collette takes a stab at the 2018 season. Can Aaron Nola contend for the NL Cy Young? The answer to that and more here.
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NL West: 117 Prospects You Need To Know
Walker Buehler had thrown only five professional innings before last season, but he already has two plus-plus pitches, making him James Anderson's top prospect in the Dodgers' system.
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The Wheelhouse: First Base Tiers
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.
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SXM Highlights: Trumbo and Davis Value for 2018?
DVR & Clay continue to badmouth Orioles.
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The Z Files: Saving Grace
Todd Zola disputes the idea that save totals for closers like Craig Kimbrel can't be projected objectively, and provides a framework for projecting saves that goes beyond guesswork.
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SXM Highlights: Is It Easier to Forecast Hitters or Pitchers?
Liss & Jeff debate whether it's easier to forecast the performance of pitchers or hitters? If so, how should you adjust your approach?
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday-Friday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco looks at the Thursday/Friday slate for what could be the final games of each league's championship series, where Aaron Judge hopes to lead the Yankees to the World Series.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson looks over Wednesday's slate and thinks Carlos Correa's success against the fastball makes him a strong option facing Masahiro Tanaka.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin sets his sights on Tuesday's playoff slate, kicking things off with Dodgers hurler Yu Darvish in Game 3 against the Cubs.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday-Monday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin turns in his recommendations for a two-game playoff slate, starting with Cubs hurler Jon Lester in Chavez Ravine for Game 2 against L.A.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Aaron Judge has struggled in the playoffs, but he can make a big impact on a single pitch, which is why Greg Vara likes him Saturday against the Astros.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday-Friday Picks
Adam Zdroik reviews the slate comprised of Thursday's NLDS finale and Friday's ALCS opener, and likes Kris Bryant's chances of coming up big and leading the Cubs into the next round.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson checks out Wednesday's two-game slate and thinks Daniel Murphy is due to break out against Jake Arrieta and the Cubs.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday-Wednesday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin tees up a combined Tuesday-Wednesday Yahoo slate, opting to turn his pitching slot over to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta in Game 4 against Washington.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and expects more fireworks between the Astros and Red Sox, making Jose Altuve a must-start.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Aaron Judge's power was excellent at home this season, and he'll look to tee off again Sunday against the Indians' Carlos Carrasco.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
The Dodgers have been much better this season with Justin Turner in the lineup, and Greg Vara is expecting him to make a solid impact Saturday.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett examines the opening weekend of the playoffs and likes Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw, who has dominated Diamondback hitters over the last two years.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara reviews Thursday's two-game slate to kick off both AL Division Series and expects Jose Altuve to drive whatever offensive success the Astros have against Chris Sale.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday/Thursday Picks
Christopher Olson reviews the slate combining Wednesday's NL Wild Card Game with Thursday's AL Game 1s, and thinks Aaron Judge's success against the curve makes him a strong play against Cleveland's Trevor Bauer.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday/Wednesday Wild Card Picks
Sasha Yodashkin delivers his selections for the combined two-game wild-card slate, including Rockies hurler Jon Gray -- who's looking to knock off the Diamondbacks in Arizona.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin checks in with his final Sunday recommendations of the season, rolling with the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton in his pursuit for home run No. 60.
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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Carlos Gonzalez has been fairly disappointing this season, though a hot September could lead to success on the first day of October.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Paul Goldschmidt is in a bit of a slump, but Chris Bennett explains why he expects the Diamondbacks star to break out Sunday against the Royals.
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FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Greg Vara is looking at the possibility of playing both Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge on Sunday, so he has a number of value plays who could be paired with the big sluggers.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Greg Vara picks the Saturday FanDuel slate as Jose Ramirez looks to take advantage of another right-handed pitcher.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik breaks down the Saturday DraftKings slate as Corey Kluber pitches his regular-season finale for the Indians.
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FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
With the Braves sending Lucas Sims to the mound Saturday, RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco is all about paying up for Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
With Jhoulys Chacin on the hill for the Padres, RotoWire's Greg Vara is looking to take advantage with Giants catcher Buster Posey.
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, including the Rays' Jake Odorizzi on the bump against the visiting Orioles.
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FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco checks in with his FantasyDraft recommendations for Friday, leading off with Nats hurler Stephen Strasburg at home against Pittsburgh.
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