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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks through American League waiver wires and finds that Danny Duffy is still criminally underowned in fantasy leagues.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist sees a lot of turmoil, and a lot of bidding opportunities, in AL bullpens this week as Wade Davis was just the first of three elite closers to break down heading into the All-Star break.

The Wheelhouse: The Pursuit of Saves

Chasing saves on the waiver wire can be costly, but is it necessary? Derek VanRiper takes a look back at 2015 to see where the saves came from as roles changed during the season.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Little Faith in Braun's Back

Jeff Stotts is pessimistic that Ryan Braun can put his back injury issues behind him this season, or at least he's not willing to take the risk.

Team Previews: AL East

Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?

Collette Calls: AL Closers in Waiting

Jason Collette looks at the stats to break down each American League bullpen to find the likely next man up for each team this season.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Reimold Sounds Good

AL FAAB Factor: Down the Stretch

RotoWire's Andrew Martinez writes about the hot-hitting J.P. Arencibia and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

Mound Musings: Aces High

Brad Johnson's (very short) list of top-of-rotation starters to target in 2016 drafts.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Expansion Day

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Like a Rube Goldberg Machine

Stephen Strasburg is dealing with discomfort in his back, something that RotoWire's Jeff Stotts warned in early July may occur while the Nationals' pitcher was dealing with a neck injury.

MLB Barometer: There's Always Next Year

Vlad Sedler is prepping for next year's drafts with a look at 2016's top pitching options.

AL FAAB Factor: Roster Expansion on the Horizon

Rusney Castillo is already owned in AL-only leagues, but his strong bat in August gives him mixed-league consideration as well. RotoWire's Andrew Martinez writes about Castillo and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

Mound Musings: See You In September

Brad Johnson is making the most of September's expanded rosters.

Friday Lineup Card: Surprise Help Down The Stretch

Mound Musings: He's a Keeper!

Brad Johnson looks at potential keepers for 2016, including Kevin Gausman, who can still be a true top-of-the-rotation starter.

The Saber's Edge: Building A Better Pitching Staff

Jeff Zimmerman looks back at his 2015 drafts and examines how he can better value pitchers with an eye toward 2016. Should we be optimistic about a pitcher like Robbie Ray?

FAAB Factor - AL: Patience Pays Off

Jackie Bradley Jr. has hit well upon getting regular playing time lately - will the Red Sox stick with him this time around?

Mound Musings: Going to the Bullpen

Brad Johnson on changing relief situations and how bullpens are setting up for the stretch drive.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Bassitt Hound

Tuesday Lineup Card: Peraza Hotel

Regan's Rumblings: A Bullpen Walk-Through

David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.

Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 Questions

David Regan takes a tour of all 30 depth charts, and among other thoughts has some concern over Gregory Polanco's progress

Regan's Rumblings: A Look at the 30 Closer Situations

David Regan reviews each team's closer situation this week, including a look at what to make of the Marlins now that Steve Cishek has been jettisoned from the role.

FAAB Factor - AL: Many Options To Sort Through

Koji Uehara's injury has opened the door for a couple of speculative plays in the AL this week, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.

Red Sox Team Preview: Acceptance

The Red Sox seem to have accepted that they are best off as a big-market, high-scoring offensive club writes RotoWire's Johnny Clemeno. Mookie Betts is one of the more interesting players on this year's squad.

Chasing Saves: Setup Men Who Could Close

Jeff Zimmerman ranks setup men according to the number of saves they could get this season, and Philadelphia's Ken Giles might be the best bet.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day

As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.

Rounding Third: Difficult Cuts

Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.

FAAB Factor-AL: Injuries Creating Opportunities

Koji Uehara has been unavailable to pitch the last two games - Andrew Martinez suggests possible replacement options for him and Adrian Beltre, among others.