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Fantasy Articles Featuring Brad Brach

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The Wheelhouse: Closer Watch

As ninth-inning roles turn over due to poor performance and injuries, Derek VanRiper shares his updated closer rankings.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist wades into this week's free agent pool and bids a fond farewell to Jose Berrios, who looked strong in his season debut Saturday.

Mound Musings: Know When to Fold 'Em?

Brad Johnson examines whether itís time to let go of that poor performer youíve been holding on to and cites some examples of major strugglers like Cardinal Adam Wainwright.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Ellsbury Fine After Bruised Nerve

Jeff Stotts says that Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who missed three games last week with a bruised nerve in his elbow, is starting again and should be utilized as normal.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist checks out the available talent in the American League and warns that Chris Tillman's home run issues during his rehab assignment might carry forward upon his return to the Orioles rotation.

Mound Musings: AL Bullpen Check

This week Brad Johnson studies closer situations in the American League to identify possible shake-ups as well as potential trade material including White Sox David Robertson.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist digs into a busy week of roster moves and shifting bullpen roles in the AL, and looks ahead at a wave of injured players set to make their 2017 debuts soon, including the A's Sonny Gray.

Mound Musings: Bullpen Check in Ė NL

Brad Johnson examines closer situations in the National League, including St. Louis where a battle between Seung Hwan Oh and Trevor Rosenthal could be on the horizon.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Analysis: Blisters Sideline Pitchers

Jeff Stotts explains that something as seemingly innocuous as a blister can cause major problems for pitchers. This week, the Dodger Rich Hill and Blue Jay Aaron Sanchez landed on the DL for chronic blisters.

MLB Barometer: Don't Get Caught Chasing

In his latest Barometer, Vlad Sedler discusses the benefits of owning elite closers like the Dodgers' Kenley Jansen along with diving into this week's risers and fallers.

Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap

Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?

Regan's Rumblings: Preseason Closer Rankings

Dave Regan is back with his first Rumblings of 2017, turning his focus to all 30 teams and their potential closers heading into the season.

Collette Calls: Grading the AL Predictions

Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the Americanl League this year. Some, like the prediction for Michael Brantley, proved prescient, others did not.

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 reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.

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.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist sifts through the names available in American League free agent pools and can't help but be impressed by Mike Zunino's return to the majors.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link offers up his estimate for James Shields and explores a variety of other American League waiver wire options.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link explores a variety of AL waiver-wire options heading into Week 2, including a couple of Twins looking to give Minnesota a much-needed boost and a high-profile Rangers prospect ready to make a splash.

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.

Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out

Tuesday Lineup Card: El Coffee Is Coming

The Pirates are finally calling up Gregory Polanco on Tuesday.

Saturday Lineup Card: An Opening For Ichiro

40-year-old Ichiro Suzuki wasn't an everyday player to begin the season, but will likely be forced into a regular role with Carlos Beltran out with an elbow injury.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Time To Own Cron

With Raul Ibanez languishing as the Angels' DH, fresh call-up C.J. Cron could be positioned to claim a spot in the heart of the lineup.

Saturday Lineup Card: Richards Gets Richer

Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks

The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.

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?

2014 Padres Team Preview: Relevant Once Again

With a revamped bullpen and a quality starting staff, the Padres could make some noise in 2014, health permitting. But will Chase Headley bounce back at the dish?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Grilli Set to 'Preheat' For Now

The Pirates activated Jason Grilli from the DL on Tuesday, but he'll be used in middle relief initially while the Pirates stick with Mark Melancon at closer.