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July 2, 2016
Collette Calls: Young Pitchers and Innings Limits
Jason Collette explores a group of young pitchers and how innings limits could impact their status heading into the second half of the season.
April 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope
Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.
April 7, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What to Watch in the Early Going
Yes, it's early, but Jeff Zimmerman has his eye on some specific stats and themes that can pay dividends. Find out why he's so interested in Billy Hamilton's groundball rate.
March 24, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 12 Intriguing Late-Round Fliers
David Regan finds players with good upside who likely will be available late in most drafts, like Tampa Bay pitcher Erasmo Ramirez.
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
November 25, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Matt Moore
After many people inquired about what happened with Matt Moore last season, Jason Collette dives into the numbers and finds progress where others may not be looking.
July 27, 2015
Collette Calls: Checking the Stats on 'New' Pitches
Many pitchers talk in spring training about adding a pitch, but Jason Collette checks the numbers to see which pitchers have actually followed through on such promises, and which have benefited.
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
June 16, 2015
MLB Barometer: Patience Rewarded
Jose Abreu is posting the sort of numbers that made him a first-round pick, and Vlad Sedler has noticed.
May 23, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Matt Shoemaker
Jason Collette digs inside the numbers on Matt Shoemaker this week to figure out why he is struggling and if he can turn it around.
May 14, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Streaking Quintana
Quintana has been spectacular since his April 19 implosion against the Tigers, where he gave up nine earned runs in four innings pitched
May 11, 2015
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Overcompensating
Stephen Strasburg's latest shoulder issue may have been a result of a previous ankle injury. RotoWire's Jeff Stotts explains.
MLB Barometer: RIP Trading
Stepping in for Vlad Sedler, Derek VanRiper wonders if trading is dead, while pondering the market value of Noah Syndergaard and offering up the weekly supply of risers and fallers.
May 10, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Mother's Day Edition
Nick Swisher may be back, but don't bid on him like he's still on the Yankees. RotoWire's Andrew Martinez reports on Swisher and more in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
May 8, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Burnsing Up The Basepaths
Chris Benzine discusses why Billy Burns could be an intriguing option in deeper leagues plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
May 7, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Blanks Offers Short-Term Solution
You may have missed the best that Kyle Blanks has to offer, but that doesnít mean you canít squeeze him for a bit more.
Mound Musings: Take the Money and Run
Can Dallas Keuchel and Dan Haren keep this up? Brad Johnson says no.
May 5, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Embrace the Platoon
May 4, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play
MLB Barometer: Sizzlers and Fizzlers
Vlad Sedler picks winners and losers from the season's first month, including Paul Goldschmidt, who looks primed for a career year.
May 3, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Swooning for Swihart
Boston's Blake Swihart is Monday's recommended pickup after the Red Sox called him up from the minors in the wake of Ryan Hanigan's injury.
FAAB Factor - AL: Mediocre Shortstops Abound
Jake Marisnick and the Astros are stealing a ton of bases, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of AL FAAB Factor.
April 30, 2015
Mound Musings: Chicks - and Bogfella - dig Strikeouts!
Brad Johnson on the many advantages of the K. Also - how will the Cards replace Wainwright?
April 26, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Prime Target Paredes?
Baltimore's Jimmy Paredes is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .400 with two doubles, three home runs, six RBI and a steal over the last seven days.
April 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Eyeing the Axe
Chris Benzine discusses why it's worth keeping an eye on the Rockies' closing situation and more in Saturday's lineup card.
April 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Still Offers Value
Well, all of you Dellin Betancesí owners out there that were expecting a 40-save season? You can take comfort in knowing that Betances will at least nab a few saves here and there, while giving you dominant ratios and strikeouts.
April 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Promote Another Phenom
April 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Dial Up DeSclafani
Ryan Rufe discusses why Anthony DeSclafani is worth a pickup in Monday's lineup card.
April 13, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: You Canha Do It
April 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
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