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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

Rounding Third: Week 11 Primer

Is chasing saves on the waiver wire a fool's game? Sadly, Jeff Erickson is just that fool in the NFBC this year, and this week he chased after the Diamondbacks' possible saves if Addison Reed's tired arm persists.

Saturday Lineup Card: Where's Oswaldo?

Oswaldo Arcia hit another home run Friday, his second in five games since returning to the major league club.

Saturday Lineup Card: An Opening For Ichiro

40-year-old Ichiro Suzuki wasn't an everyday player to begin the season, but will likely be forced into a regular role with Carlos Beltran out with an elbow injury.

Mound Musings: The Frustration Rotation

Like a number of frustrating pitchers, Yovani Gallardo can dismantle the best bats in the game when he's on, and get battered by mediocre ones when he's not.

Thursday Lineup Card: A New Day Rising?

FAAB Factor-AL: Wieters To The DL

Matt Wieters went to the DL on Sunday morning after being diagnosed with an elbow injury earlier in the week. Andrew Martinez evaluates his potential replacements.

Saturday Lineup Card: Welcome Wilmer

The Mets called up prospect Wilmer Flores on Friday. Those looking for middle-infield production should take heed.

Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - National League

Noah Syndergaard is getting his feet wet at Triple-A, but the day is coming soon when he will join the Mets rotation.