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Monday’s article included some changes to how we present our picks for the day. Please read Monday’s introduction for a full understanding. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters. We aren’t using these numbers for calculation. To help with...

With one-quarter of the 2016 Major League Baseball season - and, with it, the daily fantasy baseball season - behind us, we will be revising the structure of this column. The general path taken to identify some of the top players of the day began with identifying the games that are projected to be higher or lower scoring. Players...

Another week draws to a close with all thirty teams in action. In addition to the series conclusions, Sunday also brings a few 'top' aces with both lopsided and head-to-head matchups. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters. We aren’t using these numbers for calculation. To help...

Saturday features the typical full slate of games, but rain is threatening a few contests. For those that will play without a hitch, some of the perceived better pitching matchups carry a slightly elevated level of risk. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters. We aren’t using...

A full night of baseball is ahead, with a few 'aces' toeing the rubber. Thankfully, there will be no shortage of options, as there are more than a few top matchups for both pitchers and hitters on Friday. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against...

Thursday's lighter slate of games - beginning in the early afternoon - features the conclusion of most series with a few new matchups sprinkled in. Oddly enough, many of the best pitchers of the day will be facing off against one another, limiting their win potential but allowing hitters to thrive in other games. Currently, we are using xFIP and...

Afternoon baseball returns to start a 16-game day on Wednesday. With the high number of 'aces' throwing on Tuesday, the follow-up appears to be much more forgiving for hitters. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters. We aren’t using these...

Another early evening game prevents a perfectly full night slate, but the remaining 28 teams will all be included in most 'main' slates. More importantly, 'aces' are everywhere on Tuesday night, with an especially noteworthy head-to-head matchup between the Mets and Nationals. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against...

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