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July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
July 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
June 6, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Brighter Days Ahead for Butler
Despite a disappointing performance in his debut, Eddie Butler is still deserving of consideration in many formats.
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 27, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Mike Olt!
Jan Levine reviews this week's crop of possible NL pickups, starting with Mike Olt, who is getting more playing time at third base for the Cubs.
April 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Ordinary Joe
Has Jose Fernandez done enough to retain his claim as the NL's best pitcher even when Clayton Kershaw returns from the disabled list?
April 25, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Next Man Up
The closer carousel continues. Jason Grilli is out with an oblique strain and Ernesto Frieri has lost his job.
April 24, 2014
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?
April 20, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Change of Scenery
Ike Davis gets a fresh start in Pittsburgh - how much does Jan Levine think you should bid on him?
April 19, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Boss Robbie Ross
Pitching Value Meter: Discounted Darvish Paying Off
Two starts in pitcher-friendly parks makes Yu Darvish this week's top hurler, giving owners who ignored the draft-day panic a nice profit.
April 15, 2014
Collette Calls: Empty Columns
There are plenty of surprising zeroes on the leaderboard through two weeks, including the lack of a home run from Edwin Encarnacion.
April 12, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Sonny Days in Oakland
Sonny Gray, who has a friendly start this week in Houston, is becoming a more complete pitcher this year.
April 11, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket
Josmil Pinto went deep again Friday, in his second start of the season at DH.
April 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Strength
Max Scherzer hit the trifecta this week -- two starts in pitchers' parks against the National League.
Sunday Lineup Card: Miami's Hot Bat
March 30, 2014
FAAB Factor - NL: Big Bid on Dee Gordon?
Does Dee Gordon merit a big bid this week after he won the Dodgers' starting second base job? Jan Levine breaks it down for us in his initial column of the season.
March 28, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions
As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.
March 14, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks
The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.
February 21, 2014
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?
February 14, 2014
2014 Cubs Team Preview: Baby Bears In Hibernation
The Cubs are coming off a third-straight 90-loss season and appear headed for more of the same. However, a talented quartet of prospects are on the way and bring a bright future to the North Side.
August 18, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: Many Happy Returns
Cameron Maybin is one of the many players that could be coming off the NL soon. Jan Levine gives you the full skinny in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 10, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Giants Look to Cruise Madison Ave
Madison Bumgarner has a gift week as he is slated to face baseball's two worst teams in OPS vs. left-handed pitchers. Is that enough to make him the week's top starter?
August 9, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: Rangers Reel In Rios
August 8, 2013
Friday Lineup Card: Robbie Is Raking
August 3, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: On The Mark
Pitching Value Meter: Tough Week Ahead for Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw has two tough matchups this week, but is that enough to keep him out of the top spot in the National League rankings?
July 29, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: No Peachy Return For Beachy
July 27, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Leave it to Weaver
Jered Weaver is in a groove, posting a 1.32 ERA in his last six starts. He gets two starts this week, making him the AL's top starting pticher.
July 24, 2013
The Lineup Card: Peralta Wily of Late
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