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December 8, 2014
Collette Calls: Round Tripper
After a trade sent Jason Hammel from the Cubs to the A's last summer, he returned to Chicago as a free-agent this week. Jason Collette breaks down the latest moves around the league as the Winter Meetings begin.
November 7, 2014
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.
September 18, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Handing Out the Hardware
Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?
September 10, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations
Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.
August 13, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure
August 8, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup
Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.
July 10, 2014
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
July 3, 2014
Mound Musings: Second-Half Arms in the Spotlight
If R.A. Dickey can harness his knuckleball a bit better, his home-run tate could drop in the second half of the season.
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.
FAAB Factor - NL: Harper's Return Imminent
Bryce Harper had a huge game on his rehab assignment Saturday and Sergio Romo blew another save. Jan Levine addresses both this week and more 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
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
Behind the Numbers: 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.
June 15, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Lord Have Mercer
June 10, 2014
Painting the Black: Ride 'Em or Reel 'Em In?
Jensen Lewis says that now is the time to go out and get the slumping Carlos Santana.
May 30, 2014
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.
May 28, 2014
Painting the Black: Stop the Madness!
Jensen Lewis begs, pleads and cajoles major league teams to have some patience with their closers, demonstrating the overwhelming advantage that teams have with a stable closer.
May 16, 2014
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.
May 15, 2014
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.
May 14, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: A New Day Rising?
May 11, 2014
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.
May 8, 2014
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.
May 6, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Time To Own Cron
With Raul Ibanez languishing as the Angels' DH, fresh call-up C.J. Cron could be positioned to claim a spot in the heart of the lineup.
Tuesday Lineup Card: Embracing Danny Duffy All Over Again
May 1, 2014
Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - American League
The Orioles likely will wait until June to call up prospect Kevin Gausman, but when he finally arrives he should stick in the O's rotation for a long time.
April 28, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Have A Niese Day
Fantasy owners have been criminally underrating the Mets' Jon Niese -- who battles Cole Hamels Tuesday night -- in the season's early going.
MLB Barometer: Cruz'n Along
Nelson Cruz has settled in nicely with the Orioles and makes Vlad Sedler's Risers list this week.
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