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Bats & Balls: Spring Observations Around the League

Dave Regan looks around spring training and finds a lot to react, and overreact, to, including the exciting upside of Nolan Arenado.

Collette Calls: LABR Draft Recap

Jason Collette analyzes the recent LABR auction and finds few bargains among power hitters as the league-wide drop in home runs is fueling fantasy inflation.

The Long Game: Profitable Decisions

Did you outfox your keeper league last year and get Corey Kluber? Congrats! Now, how long should you keep him? Erik Siegrist discusses the nuances of long-term keeper decisions.

Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off

Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.

Mariners Team Preview: Playoffs or Bust

The Mariners upgraded offensively this offseason, but the team's playoff hopes could hinge on how much the pitching staff regresses from last year's historic numbers.

Rays Team Preview: A Cash Investment

The Tampa Bay Rays lost their GM and manager this offseason, and turned over significant portions of their lineup as well. Will there be anyone else besides Evan Longoria that can help carry the offense?

The Long Game: Found Money

Brad Boxberger was tremendous in a setup capacity last season, and now he might be the Rays' closer to begin 2015 while Jake McGee recovers from his elbow injury.

Picks and Pans: Home Sweet Home

Joe Sheehan shares his annual list of players to target and avoid in drafts for 2015. With the move from Los Angeles to Boston, Hanley Ramirez may be primed for a big year.

FAAB Factor-AL: Walker Gets His Shot

Taijuan Walker subbed in for the injured Roenis Elias last week and is worth your consideration for the final week, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road

FAAB Factor-AL: Fields of Dreams

Josh Fields has picked up a couple of saves over the last week, for those of you trying to collect every last save down the stretch.

FAAB Factor-AL: September Expansion Is Nigh

September roster expansion is a day away, and after that it might not be too long until the Royals get back the services of Eric Hosmer.

Minor League Barometer: Norris has New Lease on Life

Daniel Norris is a prime example why you don't give up on a highly-touted prospect after just one bad year.

In Some Depth: Super Utility

Arismendy Alcantara has already been moved off the infield by the Cubs, but he's playing regularly in center field following the arrival of Javier Baez.

In Some Depth: The Next Call

Javier Baez will join the Cubs on Tuesday as they continue to infuse their big league roster with young talent from the farm. Ryan Eisner takes a look around the league following the non-waiver trade deadline in the latest installment of In Some Depth.

FAAB Factor-AL: Trade Deadline Fallout

Andrew Martinez breaks down all of the talent coming into the AL following the trade deadline and writes up his latest recommendation on Derek Holland.

Minor League Barometer: Navigating the Tradewinds

A number of prospects have new homes after the trade deadline, but Kyle Crick isn't going anywhere.

Friday Lineup Card: Streaky J.P. For Me?

Recognizing value even among streaky hitters can be a bit tricky...

House of Shlain: Gausman Settling In

After a bumpy 2014 debut, Kevin Gausman has pitched better in his last two starts. Is he staying in the Baltimore rotation for good? Nick Shlain considers the possibility.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Big Names Back In Action

Ryan Zimmerman, Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz were among the big bats to return to lineups for Tuesday's games.

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.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Boston Brings Back Drew

After a long offseason wait on the free agent market, Stephen Drew finally re-signed with the Red Sox on Tuesday.

Rounding Third: Week 8 Primer

Jeff Erickson traded away Gregory Polanco in two leagues in the past week, one in a keeper league. See what he got in this week's primer.

FAAB Factor-AL: Changing Bullpens

Jim Johnson is out, Sean Doolittle appears to be back in for the A's. Andrew Martinez suggests that you should go get Doolittle even if he isn't closing full-time, because his skills are so strong.

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.

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.

Friday Lineup Card: Dice-K Gets a Save?

Daisuke Matsuzaka picked up a save for the Mets on Thursday. Could he become the new closer in Queens?

House of Shlain: On the Cusp?

Nick Shlain discusses the status of some of baseball's top prospects, including the callup of George Springer and an injury to Oscar Taveras.

FAAB Factor - AL: Springer Came Early in Houston

George Springer was called up this week. He's the first elite prospect to earn a promotion, and fantasy players should be willing to spend big to get him.

Minor League Barometer: Springer Forward and Other Notes

RotoWire's prospect expert Jesse Siegel takes his weekly look at the minors and highlights the biggest stories to track for value changes.