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February 2, 2016
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.
September 29, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up
September 28, 2015
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.
September 27, 2015
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.
September 21, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Other Duffey
July 23, 2015
Mound Musings: Tossing a Side Session
Brad Johnson looks to see which direction the trade winds are blowing.
July 12, 2015
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.
July 9, 2015
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.
May 15, 2015
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.
April 19, 2015
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.
March 12, 2015
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.
February 26, 2015
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.
February 13, 2015
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.
November 7, 2014
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.
August 18, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl
Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.
July 31, 2014
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow
Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?
July 24, 2014
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.
July 20, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Buyer Beware
Danny Salazar returns to the majors this week, but RotoWire's Andrew Martinez preaches caution in your bidding.
July 18, 2014
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.
July 7, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame
June 29, 2014
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.
June 27, 2014
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.
June 26, 2014
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?
June 25, 2014
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.
June 22, 2014
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.
June 19, 2014
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.
June 18, 2014
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.
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