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July 20, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Buyer Beware
Danny Salazar returns to the majors this week, but RotoWire's Andrew Martinez preaches caution in your bidding.
July 17, 2014
Mound Musings: Looking into the Future
Noah Syndergaard is one of many prospects who impressed at the Futures Game, but as a closer?
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Holland Itching To Return
Out all season, Rangers starter Derek Holland is ramping up his rehab and eager to return, making now the time to snatch him up for the stretch run.
June 29, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Joey Sits
Who bats while Joey Bats sits? Andrew Martinez breaks down Jose Bautista's substitutes among others in this week's column.
June 22, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Riding the Hot Hand
J.D. Martinez is one of the hottest hitters in the game right now. Andrew Martinez shares his suggested bid amount in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
June 19, 2014
Mound Musings: Super 2 To You Too
With Super 2 status passed, more prospect hurlers could be promoted soon, joining the likes of Baltimore's Kevin Gausman.
June 15, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Resurgent Captain
Andrew Martinez discusses Derek Jeter's recent hot streak as well many considerably younger players in this week's edition.
June 11, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Gaining an Edge with xFIP
David Price has been unlucky this season, as his xFIP, which is more than a run lower than his ERA, makes clear.
June 9, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Smokin' Smokie
Kris Bryant is crushing it at Double-A Tennessee, posting an 1.419 OPS over his last 10 games for the Smokies.
June 8, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Gausmania 3.0
Kevin Gausman is back up for the Orioles - is he here to stay this time? Andrew Martinez weighs in on how much to bid on him.
June 1, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Stash Holland
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez suggests that you pick up Derek Holland now, before he comes off the DL, if your league allows for it.
May 29, 2014
Mound Musings: Fraud Alert
Is it easier to spot the future star or the flavor of the month? And where does that leave Dallas Keuchel?
May 25, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: A Whiff of Success
Rougned Odor's hold on the second base job will last longer than expected, with Jurickson Profar (pictured) suffering a setback in his rehab.
May 22, 2014
Minor League Barometer: A Poor Man's Springer
Michael Taylor has been on a power surge to begin the 2014 campaign, but he also leads the Eastern League in strikeouts. Is he a poor man's George Springer?
May 8, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Prospect Catcher Brewin'
The Brewers' Clint Coulter hasn't received as much attention as other prospect catchers, but he will be well known by season's end.
May 1, 2014
Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - American League
The Orioles likely will wait until June to call up prospect Kevin Gausman, but when he finally arrives he should stick in the O's rotation for a long time.
The Long Game: Springer Forward
The Astros defied convention by calling George Springer up before the Super Two milepost passed, but not before delaying his free agency by a year.
April 10, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Jay Takes Flight
If Blue Jays pitching prospect Aaron Sanches can fine tune his control, he could be up sooner than later.
March 28, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions
As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.
March 27, 2014
Mound Musings: Pitching Depth as a Fantasy Tactic
You're better off stashing high-upside arms like Derek Holland rather than wasting roster spots on generic utility players barely above replacement level.
March 14, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks
The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.
February 27, 2014
Mound Musings: AL Central Spotlight
Even a modest draft-day discount on Justin Verlander will prove valuable for fantasy owners this season.
February 24, 2014
2014 Twins Preview: Waiting For The Prospects To Arrive
Minnesota's minor league system has a bumper crop of talent, including top prospect Byron Buxton, that could soon return the Twins to relevance in the AL Central. But will they arrive in 2014?
February 21, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look
Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?
October 22, 2013
Behind the Backstop: AFL Scouting Reports
In the second installment of Behind the Backstop, Tory Hernandez provides in depth scouting reports from the Arizona Fall League.
September 26, 2013
Mound Musings: Kids on Parade Watch List
Taijuan Walker is one of the younger arms on this year's list of pitchers who made their marks in 2013, but he's also one of the best.
August 19, 2013
Bernie On The Scene: AL Notebook
Chia-Jen Lo has always impressed our resident scout Bernie Pleskoff. Could he emerge as the closer in Houston for 2014? In this week's column, Bernie cleans out the AL half of his notebook.
August 14, 2013
Bernie On The Scene: Eastern League Round-Up
Recently promoted to Double-A, Francisco Lindor is holding his own thus far in the Eastern League as a 19-year-old. Bernie Pleskoff looks at the top performers around the league to this point.
August 6, 2013
House of Shlain: Organizational Top-10 Lists: AL
With Miguel Sano and Byron Buxton ascending in their system, the Twins may have the best collection of minor league talent in baseball. Nick Shlain takes a look around the American League and shares his top-10 from each organization.
July 16, 2013
Minor League Barometer: Bradley's Stuck in Neutral
A first-round selection in the 2011 draft, Jed Bradley has been stuck at High-A for the better part of two seasons.
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