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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist finds a lot of impact talent on AL waiver wires this week, including just-promoted Astros first baseman A.J. Reed.

Mound Musings: Touching All the Bases!

Brad Johnson offers his thoughts on who to watch, what to watch for and often-overlooked factors when evaluating pitching for fantasy teams, including his reasons for targeting Yu Darvish in his leagues this year.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

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.

Mound Musings: Building an Ace

Brad Johnson explains his five-tier system for figuring out an ace, like Clayton Kershaw, or future aces, on the waiver wire and in your lineup.

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?

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link looks at likely American League waiver-wire options, including a pair of widely available starters in Kansas City.

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.

Mound Musings: Shooting Stars

A full month into the season, Brad Johnson helps sort out which surprisingly good pitchers, like the Reds Brandon Finnegan, are worth the long haul.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Bryant, Britton Suffer Ankle Injuries

Jeff Stotts details the mild ankle sprains sustained by Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and Orioles pitcher Zach Britton.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a trio of starting pitchers in Minneapolis and three Angels vying for a temporary closer's role.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link looks at this week's free-agent targets, including Tampa Bay's Erasmo Ramirez, who should make the most of his starting opportunities the next couple months.

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?

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.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: 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.

AL FAAB Factor: 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.

AL FAAB Factor: 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.

Regan's Rumblings: 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.

Regan's Rumblings: 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.

Regan's Rumblings: 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?