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January 11, 2017
The Z Files: Closing Arguments
Todd Zola examines different approaches for handling saves, and wonders if most fantasy owners are properly pricing the production of elite closers like Kenley Jansen.
December 21, 2016
The Z Files: Panning For Late Round Pitching Gold
Todd Zola looks at some pitchers selected in the later rounds of a recent NFBC draft who might turn out to be gems, such as the Angels' Tyler Skaggs.
August 14, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the waiver options in the AL and finds some young arms making names for themselves, including Astros starter Joe Musgrove.
August 11, 2016
Mound Musings: Let's Talk Bullpens
In this week’s article, Brad Johnson tackles one of his most frequently asked questions, which has to do which teams’ closing situations are in flux including the Cardinals and Trevor Rosenthal.
July 27, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Closer Roulette at the Deadline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the closer situations throughout the league and how the trade deadline could impact who closes this year and in 2017 for each team. Is Dellin Betances the future in New York?
May 22, 2016
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a pair of Rangers relievers and three outfielders up in Minnesota.
May 18, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Digging for Future Saves Now
Jeff Zimmerman looks at every team's closer situation and who might benefit from deadline deals. Can Sean Doolittle get his job back in Oakland?
April 10, 2016
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.
February 26, 2016
Team Previews: AL West
Paul Sporer provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the American League West. Can Mike Trout keep the Angels out of the division basement?
February 2, 2016
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.
July 31, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: The Deadline Has Passed
Chris Benzine discusses Alex Wilson's new role as the likely closer for the Tigers, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 30, 2015
Mound Musings: Trade Winds
Brad Johnson analyzes the Cueto, Hamels, Kazmir and Tulowitzki trades and what it means for fantasy owners.
June 21, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: May the Schwarb be with You
Kyle Schwarber is the next in the line of Cubs prospects, but is he worth picking up right now? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
There’s a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by season’s end.
June 5, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Call On Ross
Chris Benzine discusses why Joe Ross should be considered for pickup in the short term, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
April 15, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Checking the Radar Gun
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the biggest gainers and decliners in fastball velocity this season, and he doesn't like what he sees from Koji Uehara's high-school fastball.
March 13, 2015
Phillies Team Preview: Finally Rebuilding
Jimmy Rollins was dealt away by the Phillies this offseason, as they final began the painful process of rebuilding.
September 23, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
September 16, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.
July 10, 2014
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
May 13, 2014
Collette Calls: Strikeout Rate Fallers
Yu Darvish's new approach in 2014 has led to a drop in his strikeout rate, but is he better off in the long haul with the change? Jason Collette looks at the strikeout rate fallers around the league.
April 23, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Predicting ERA
Should you Buy High on Ervin Santana? Jeff Zimmerman shares his plan of attack for predicting ERA based on other early-season metrics.
February 9, 2014
2014 Phillies Team Preview: An Aging Bunch
After a letdown season in 2013 marred by injuries, the Phillies return this season and the team did not become any younger on the roster.
June 16, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: Rocky Mountain Low
Troy Tulowitzki went down with yet another fluke injury. Jan Levine's article this week tells you who should benefit from the resulting playing time.
June 13, 2013
Friday Lineup Card: Coveting Colvin
September 2, 2012
FAAB Factor - NL: Huge Slate of September Callups
Jan Levine reviews the slate of NL players getting the call and suggests a few others that might be on their way.
May 13, 2012
FAAB Factor - NL: Scraping The Bottom
May 11, 2012
Saturday Lineup Card: Adding Addison
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