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Tuesday Lineup Card: Troubled Closer In Paradise

Marlins closer Steve Cishek has had an awful go of it in April, leading to speculation that A.J. Ramos could get a shot in the ninth inning.

Mound Musings: The NL Arms Race

Brad Johnson takes a look at the next wave of National League arms, including the Mets' Noah Syndergaard.

Monday Lineup Card: Dial Up DeSclafani

Ryan Rufe discusses why Anthony DeSclafani is worth a pickup in Monday's lineup card.

MLB Job Battles: The Finish Line

Clay Link recaps the winners and losers from all the major job battles in spring training.

Collette Calls: 30 AL Predictions

Jason Collette lays out bold picks for every AL team for 2015, including a big call for Toronto's Drew Hutchison.

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.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East

Brad Johnson makes the case that drafting Masahiro Tanaka and his questionable elbow is worth the risk at what likely will be a reduced draft-day price.

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?

Saturday Lineup Card: Ramirez Ripe For The Picking

Chris Benzine discusses what value Jose Ramirez has now that he has moved to the second spot in the order.

Bats & Balls: Failed Expectations

Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.

Collette Calls: Back In On Brad Miller?

Jason Collette discusses the changing batting stances of Brad Miller and explains why he'll be back in on him again next year despite his bust of a season in 2014.

Mound Musings: Looking into the Future

Noah Syndergaard is one of many prospects who impressed at the Futures Game, but as a closer?

Bats & Balls: Spring Predictions Gone Wrong

You can't always be right, and Evan Longoria is one of the players we missed on this year. Why is he making us look bad?

Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke

Mound Musings: Second-Half Arms in the Spotlight

If R.A. Dickey can harness his knuckleball a bit better, his home-run tate could drop in the second half of the season.

Thursday Lineup Card: Arenado Set To Return

Nolan Arenado (finger) is set to make his long-awaited return to the Rockies on Thursday. Meanwhile, those scrambling to replace the likes of Evan Gattis (back) and Carlos Ruiz (concussion) should give some consideration to the Orioles' Caleb Joseph.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Place Your Betts

Monday Lineup Card: Live And Let Dayan

Mound Musings: Do Ya Feel Lucky?

Head-to-Head leagues often especially prone to luck, but are some pitchers, like Chris Sale, who have skills to overcome it?

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.

Bats & Balls: Hitters to Target

David Ortiz's string of .300 seasons likely will end this year, but he's not lost at the plate and his luck should turn at some point.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo

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.

Mound Musings: How to Improve the Game

The slow torture of high pitch counts is making the great game of baseball about as fun as watching grass grow. Even the command savvy Masahiro Tanaka lasted only six innings against the ultra-patient A's.

Tuesday Lineup Card: El Coffee Is Coming

The Pirates are finally calling up Gregory Polanco on Tuesday.

Painting the Black: Stop the Madness!

Jensen Lewis begs, pleads and cajoles major league teams to have some patience with their closers, demonstrating the overwhelming advantage that teams have with a stable closer.

MLB Barometer: Bargains At the V-Mart

Ryan Howard is showing all the signs of turning 35 this year and makes Vlad Sedler's downgrade list this week.

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.

Sunday Lineup Card: Play Vogelsong

MLB Barometer: Cruz'n Along

Nelson Cruz has settled in nicely with the Orioles and makes Vlad Sedler's Risers list this week.