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Todd Zola

The Pontifications Of Lord Zola
Affectionately known as Lord Zola, Todd was the 2013 Fantasy Sports Writers Association recipient of the Fantasy Baseball Article of the Year, Web. He's been with Mastersball since its inception in 1997 and presently Todd writes for the ESPN Insider and Baseball HQ. Todd is a frequent guest on SiriusXM and is a regular on HQ Radio. He's a veteran of Tout Wars and LABR as well as a multi-time NFBC champion. Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddZola
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Todd Zola about 13 hours ago
Just spent far too much time taking TJ House & Graveman out of my weekly lineups. On another note, it hasn't been a great start to the year.
Todd Zola about 20 hours ago
Paredes Island? https://t.co/DgYdXpBndq

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DFS Strategy: Batter versus pitcher, another man's opinion | FantasyAlarm.com
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DFS Strategy: Batter versus pitcher, another man's opinion

Todd expresses dissatisfaction with the means factions of DFS defend their respective philosophies with respect to batter versus pitcher data, then has an epiphany.

Good pitchers and catchers to run on | FantasyAlarm.com
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Good pitchers and catchers to run on

Todd looks at the stolen base success rate numbers from 2010 to 2014 in an effort to identify the better match-ups to use your speed players

Two Second Basemen and no Shortstops? No Problem. | FantasyAlarm.com
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Two Second Basemen and no Shortstops? No Problem.

Todd thanks Fantasy Aces for allowing him to utilize his favorite lineups and not worry about having to find a player at every position.

DFS Strategy: Occam's Razor and Finding Value | FantasyAlarm.com
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DFS Strategy: Occam's Razor and Finding Value

Todd explains that while second-level analysis is integral for DFS success, there's an overlooked method to find value plays.

CATEGORY IMPACT: Early season power | FantasyAlarm.com
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CATEGORY IMPACT: Early season power

Todd reviews the top-15 home run hitters thus far, deciding whether the power is real and thus a trade candidate or if it is an aberration.

Early season sources of surprise production | FantasyAlarm.com
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Early season sources of surprise production

Todd discussed ten players that could be available in Mixed Leagues, all capable of providing significant impact to your roster.

FantasyAces World Baseball Championship at Angels Stadium | FantasyAlarm.com
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FantasyAces World Baseball Championship at Angels Stadium

Twenty Qualifiers will compete for the $100,000 grand prize in the $250,000 FantasyAces World Baseball Championship to be held August 14-15 in Angels Stadium.

Starting Pitching in the LABR Auctions | FantasyAlarm.com
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Starting Pitching in the LABR Auctions

Picking up where he left off, Todd examines the starting pitching prices in the AL and NL LABR auctions and relates that to the closer costs.

How Supply and Demand Sets Prices for Saves | FantasyAlarm.com
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How Supply and Demand Sets Prices for Saves

Todd examines the prices for closers in the recent AL and NL LABR auctions and explains how using simple economics could have resulted in the most efficient buys.

Waiting on Pitching: Know What You're Getting Into | FantasyAlarm.com
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Waiting on Pitching: Know What You're Getting Into

Todd employs target ERA to explain how to build a competitive fantasy staff by waiting on pitching. But be careful, it isn't as easy as it may seem.