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Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up

Diamond Cuts: See You in the Spring

Ryan Braun has been shut down for the rest of the season because of a back injury, and RotoWire's Jeff Stotts outlines whether the Brewers outfielder will be ready for spring training.

FAAB Factor - AL: Climbing the Hill

RotoWire's Andrew Martinez breaks down the FAAB and waiver targets for the final week of the regular season, including the Red Sox's Rich Hill, who seems to have revived his career in Boston.

Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier

Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.

Tuesday Lineup Card: The Other Duffey

Mound Musings: Tossing a Side Session

Brad Johnson looks to see which direction the trade winds are blowing.

FAAB Factor - AL: Montero Returns

RotoWire's Andrew Martinez is back with this week's edition of the AL FAAB Factor, where he discusses the MLB return of Jesus Montero, who has little left to prove in the minors.

Bats & Balls: A Bullpen Walk-Through

David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.

Bats & Balls: A Look at the 30 Closer Situations

David Regan reviews each team's closer situation this week, including a look at what to make of the Marlins now that Steve Cishek has been jettisoned from the role.

FAAB Factor - AL: Pitching Available

Back the truck up for Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of the AL FAAB.

Bats & Balls: Spring Observations Around the League

Dave Regan looks around spring training and finds a lot to react, and overreact, to, including the exciting upside of Nolan Arenado.

Chasing Saves: Setup Men Who Could Close

Jeff Zimmerman ranks setup men according to the number of saves they could get this season, and Philadelphia's Ken Giles might be the best bet.

Angels Team Preview: Uphill Battle?

The Angels ran away with the AL West last year before running into the Royals' buzzsaw in the playoffs. This year they're already dealing with injuries to Garrett Richards and Josh Hamilton, and adjusting to the Howie Kendrick trade.

Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Pitchers

Jason Collette looks at the sources of profit and loss among pitches, including the slew of relievers that failed to return the value of their draft day price.

Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015

Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl

Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.

Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow

Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?

Mound Musings: Playing for Keeps

For many owners, it's time to look toward next season, and that means identifying arms, like Nathan Eovaldi, who are the real deal.

FAAB Factor-AL: Buyer Beware

Danny Salazar returns to the majors this week, but RotoWire's Andrew Martinez preaches caution in your bidding.

Saturday Lineup Card: d'Arnaud Regrets

Travis d'Arnaud has been swinging a hot bat since his recall from Triple-A, and is now occupying the fifth spot in the order for the Mets.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame

FAAB Factor - AL: Joey Sits

Who bats while Joey Bats sits? Andrew Martinez breaks down Jose Bautista's substitutes among others in this week's column.

Saturday Lineup Card: Stromania

Marcus Stroman has posted a 2.43 ERA in his five starts for the Blue Jays, making his early-season struggled out of the bullpen seem like a distant memory.

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?

The Lineup Card: Co-Sign on Cosart

Jarred Cosart has shown improved control this season including a 21:7 K:BB over his last five starts (32.2 innings). As Ryan Rufe points out, he offers value in his matchup Thursday against Atlanta.

Monday Lineup Card: Koji Fatigue?

FAAB Factor-AL: Riding the Hot Hand

J.D. Martinez is one of the hottest hitters in the game right now. Andrew Martinez shares his suggested bid amount in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

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.

Monday Lineup Card: Lord Have Mercer