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June 30, 2016
Mound Musings: Dissecting Pitcher Injuries
Brad Johnson is back. This week, he looks at a variety of player injuries and their impact on the fantasy world, including Angels pitcher Garrett Richardsí UCL tear.
June 19, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
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?
May 12, 2016
Mound Musings: Hold on There!
Brad Johnson knows that competing in the holds category is challenging. In this weekís article, he tries to make the task of finding holds producers, like Koji Uehara, easier.
May 8, 2016
Jan Levine highlights the NL's free agent options for the week, and notes that there could be a new closer in Cincinnati.
May 5, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Re-Rank Fallout: Closers
Cubs closer Hector Rondon is moving up the overall ranks. Should he be considered a top-10 closer? Derek VanRiper takes a closer look.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
April 1, 2016
Pitching 3D: Tough Decisions, The Rest of the Relievers
Doug Thorburn breaks down a few of his favorite relievers for the upcoming season, including the Yankees' Dellin Betances, who could add double-digit saves to his triple-digit strikeouts.
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
March 8, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Going for Two
Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.
March 4, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL East
If Brad Johnson can have only on Mets starter, would it be Noah Syndergaard or one of his brethren fireballers? Who else is on his list of arms to watch?
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 18, 2016
Team Previews: NL East
Can Yoenis Cespedes power the Mets to another division crown? RotoWire's Erik Siegrist tackles all five teams in the NL East.
February 12, 2016
Collette Calls: NL Closers in Waiting
We all know about Jeurys Familia, but Jason Collette tells fantasy owners who they should also be focused on in the Mets' bullpen, and on every NL team.
January 15, 2016
Collette Calls: American League Closers
Jason Collette analyzes AL closer situations, which have had an infusion of talent from the NL this offseason, but Kansas City's Wade Davis still stands alone at the top.
December 29, 2015
Collette Calls: National League Closers
A few recent trades have left the National League with significantly fewer upper-tier closers, and Jason Collette wades through the best of the rest.
September 29, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up
September 28, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Mr. Carter Goes To Seattle
Houston's Chris Carter just loves hitting homers in Safeco Field.
September 17, 2015
Mound Musings: Looking Ahead
Part two of Brad Johnson's look at pitching prospects for next season, featuring Baltimore's Kevin Gausman
September 14, 2015
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Not His Fault
Troy Tulowitzki is battling yet another injury, this time to his shoulder, but RotoWire's Jeff Stotts argues that most of the shortstop's injuries have been unlucky as opposed to evidence that he's prone to injury.
September 8, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: You're Gonna Hear Him, Roark
September 6, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Hola Javier!
Javier Baez is Monday's Recommended Pickup after he was called up by the Cubs when rosters expanded September 1.
August 30, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Twin Twirler Ready For A Promotion
Twins top pitching prospect Jose Berrios has a 2.12 ERA and 43:3 K:BB ratio in August for Triple-A Rochester.
August 27, 2015
Minor League Barometer: The Last Days of Summer
Jesse Siegel takes one last look at prospects who have boosted or harmed their stock this season, including the Rays' Blake Snell
August 25, 2015
MLB Barometer: A Little Patience
Vlad Sedler calls impatience the root of all fantasy strife - and Hanley Ramirez one of this year's biggest flops.
August 19, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Gregor Blanco To The Rescue?
With the news of Hunter Pence recently joining the disabled list, Gregor Blanco is going to get full-time at-bats down the stretch
August 13, 2015
Mound Musings: Going to the Bullpen
Brad Johnson on changing relief situations and how bullpens are setting up for the stretch drive.
August 12, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Khris Davis, Please Stand Up!
Donít be surprised if Khris Davis smacks 10-12 more home runs by seasonís end!
August 6, 2015
Mound Musings: New Faces in New Places
Brad Johnson continues his examination of the trade deadline deals and how David Price and the rest will fare in their new homes.
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