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Mound Musings: Trade Deadline Repercussions

Brad Johnson examines some of the more significant pitching trades, like As starter Sonny Gray, who goes to the New York in a move that could make the Yankees the AL East favorite.

Collette Calls: Bullpen Watch at the Break

Jason Collette reviews each team's bullpen and looks at who might move as we enter the second half with the trade deadline approaching.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist wades into this week's free agent pool and bids a fond farewell to Jose Berrios, who looked strong in his season debut Saturday.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist digs into a busy week of roster moves and shifting bullpen roles in the AL, and looks ahead at a wave of injured players set to make their 2017 debuts soon, including the A's Sonny Gray.

Collette Calls: Analyzing Last Year's New Pitches

Jason Collette analyzes pitchers who added a new pitch to their arsenals last season and what difference, if any, it made. Why didn't Michael Wacha's new cutter help him more?

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East

Brad Johnson breaks down each team's rotation in the AL East and discusses whether fantasy owners should pursue Michael Pineda this season.

Regan's Rumblings: Preseason Closer Rankings

Dave Regan is back with his first Rumblings of 2017, turning his focus to all 30 teams and their potential closers heading into the season.

The Z Files: Closing Arguments

Todd Zola examines different approaches for handling saves, and wonders if most fantasy owners are properly pricing the production of elite closers like Kenley Jansen.

The Saber's Edge: Closer Roulette at the Deadline

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the closer situations throughout the league and how the trade deadline could impact who closes this year and in 2017 for each team. Is Dellin Betances the future in New York?

Mound Musings: Will This Streak Last?

In this weeks edition, Brad Johnson is analyzing pitchers who have solid numbers close to the halfway point of the season, but may not have the stuff to make it last for the rest of the season, including Cub Jon Lester.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist sifts through the names available in American League free agent pools and can't help but be impressed by Mike Zunino's return to the majors.

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.