September 23, 2017
Jan Levine has all the FAAB picks for the season's final week as it's time to be aggressive on the waiver wire, like picking up Pablo Sandoval.
September 17, 2017
Jan Levine looks at NL waiver wire options, including pitcher Tyler Glasnow, who was called up by the Pirates last week.
September 10, 2017
Jan Levine finds the top waiver-wire options in the NL this week as the Nationals called up one of the league's best prospects in Victor Robles.
September 2, 2017
Jan Levine finds the best waiver additions in the NL this week, but Tyler Glasnow might have to wait just a little longer for a callup.
August 27, 2017
Jan Levine runs down the NL's waiver pickups for this week, including a look at Patrick Corbin, who's in the midst of a lengthy hot stretch.
August 20, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for the National League's best options this week as Brandon Nimmo takes over in the outfield for the Mets after Curtis Granderson was traded to the Dodgers.
August 13, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for this week's pickups, including prospect Dansby Swanson, who is back up with the Braves after a short demotion.
August 6, 2017
Jan Levine details this week's top waiver options for the National League, including the arrival of Yu Darvish in Los Angeles.
July 30, 2017
Jan Levine find all the waiver-wire options in the National League this week, including the impending callup of Mets prospect Amed Rosario.
July 23, 2017
Jeff Erickson highlights the top waiver-wire options in the National League, including the arrival of J.D. Martinez from the Tigers.
July 16, 2017
Jan Levine features this week's waiver-wire prospects, including the big prize for NL-only leagues as Jose Quintana joins the Cubs.
July 9, 2017
Jan Levine runs down the possible waiver-wire options for this week, including the return of Kyle Schwarber to the Cubs.
July 2, 2017
Jan Levine profiles the top waiver-wire pickups for the week, including Randal Grichuk, whose power streak has followed him from the minors back to the Cardinals.
June 25, 2017
Jan Levine hits the waiver wire for this week's best pickups as prospect Jesse Winker is back in Cincinnati looking to impress.
June 18, 2017
Jan Levine finds some gems on the waiver wire this week, including the Mets' Jeurys Familia, who is getting closer to returning from the disabled list.
June 11, 2017
Jan Levine looks over the free agent pool in the Senior Circuit and notes a number of top arms returning from the disabled list, including Mets left-hander Steven Matz.
June 4, 2017
Michael Rusignola scours the waiver wire for this week's free agents to consider, as Robbie Ray looks like a breakout candidate for the Diamondbacks this year.
May 28, 2017
Jan Levine advises on this week's waiver-wire pickups as catcher Francisco Cervelli is heating up for the Pirates.
May 21, 2017
Jan Levine profiles this week's NL waiver-wire candidates, including Tommy Joseph, who is heating up in Philadelphia after slow April.
May 14, 2017
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 7, 2017
Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last week.
April 30, 2017
Jan Levine breaks down the NL waiver wire for the week as David Peralta is tearing it up at the plate for the Diamondbacks.
April 23, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.
April 16, 2017
Jan Levine's weekly look at waiver wire includes Archie Bradley, who has found new life in the Arizona bullpen, working himself into the closer conversation.
April 9, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams, like Arizona's Chris Owings, who could be a nice source of steals while qualifying multiple positions.
April 2, 2017
Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.
September 25, 2016
With October playoff baseball just around the corner, Jan Levine breaks down his National League free agents of the week one last time for the 2016 season.
September 18, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week, and who you might be able to squeeze some value out of with the season nearing a close.
September 10, 2016
Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.
September 4, 2016
Jan Levine explores his free agent waiver pickup options of the week in the National League with around a month left in the 2016 campaign.
August 28, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week with a special focus on the looming September call-ups that could make an impact.
August 21, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week and who might provide some value to your fantasy squad in the last six weeks of the season.
August 14, 2016
This week's looks at the National League's FAAB candidates includes St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina, has been on fire since the All-Star break.
August 7, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week and who might be of service to your squad between now and October.
July 31, 2016
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week in advance of the August 1 trade deadline.
July 24, 2016
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a pile of Pirates and Nationals from all across the diamond poised to make an impact.
July 17, 2016
Fresh off the All-Star break, Jan Levine gets into his National League waiver options for this week, which includes several big-name players -- like Dee Gordon and A.J. Pollock -- returning from lengthy absences sooner rather than later.
July 10, 2016
Jan Levine runs down this week's free-agent options and bids, including the Cardinals Kolten Wong, who could benefit from the injury situation in St. Louis.
July 3, 2016
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a handful of starting pitchers from the Braves and Dodgers.
June 26, 2016
Jan Levine's tour of the National League waiver wire includes Arizona's Daniel Hudson, who has been fantastic out of the bullpen this season and has solidified himself as the closer in waiting for the Diamondbacks.
June 19, 2016
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
June 12, 2016
Erik Siegrist checks out the available National League free agents while everyone waits for Super-2 callups and finds a strong group of veterans coming off the DL, including Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta.
June 5, 2016
Jan Levine scours the NL waiver wire and wonders if Derek Norris can turn things around in another uniform as the Padres begin their fire sale.
May 29, 2016
Jan Levine checks out the available free agents in the NL, including Archie Bradley and other recent call-ups in an injury-riddled Diamondbacks rotation.
May 22, 2016
Jan Levine gazes into the NL's free agent pool and finds that Chase Utley is making himself useful even in shallower mixed formats.
May 15, 2016
Jan Levine sifts through the available talent in the Senior Circuit and doesn't think you can overlook Marcell Ozuna any more, even in shallow formats.
May 8, 2016
Jan Levine highlights the NL's free agent options for the week, and notes that there could be a new closer in Cincinnati.
May 1, 2016
Jeff Erickson looks through the week's best NL waiver options and highlights some top prospects who could soon get the call to the majors, including the Phillies' Nick Williams
April 24, 2016
Todd Zola gives him free agent suggestions for the Senior Circuit, and notes that Chase Utley is getting more playing time than expected with the Dodgers.
April 17, 2016
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 10, 2016
Jan Levine looks at the roster fallout after the first week of play in the National League and the options available to the Cubs to replace the injured Kyle Schwarber.
April 3, 2016
Jan Levine looks over the winners of spring job battles for roster-worthy buys, and sees a lot of moving parts in Arizona due to A.J. Pollock's latest injury
September 27, 2015
Jan Levine reviews the top FAAB and waiver pickups for the final week of the regular season, when we could see Adam Wainwright return from his injury to pitch out of the bullpen.
September 20, 2015
Adam Wainwright could return during the final weeks of the season, but even if he doesn't, don't forget about picking him up now for 2016, writers RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
September 13, 2015
Jan Levine looks at NL FAAB targets, including St. Louis' Adam Wainwight, who is making his way back from a lengthy layoff.
September 6, 2015
Javier Baez and Corey Seager are among the top prospects called up with roster expansion, but how much can you expect them to play. RotoWire's Jan Levine is here with the answers in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 30, 2015
Starlin Castro has had a disappointing year, but his bat has come to life and the injury to Jorge Soler may have opened up some playing time. This week's NL FAAB Factor, courtesy of RotoWire's Jan Levine.
August 23, 2015
David Wright is finally ready to return, and RotoWire's top Mets fan Jan Levine is excited. How much should you bid on the returning star? Find out in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 16, 2015
The Phillies will make room for Chase Utley in the lineup now that he's healthy. Should you do the same? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 9, 2015
Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher have been traded to Atlanta, but are they worth FAABing this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine on the trade and more in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 2, 2015
Jan Levine reviews this week's FAAB bids, which are choke full of fallout from the trade deadline, including the arrival of Yoenis Cespedes in Queens.
July 26, 2015
With Jonathan Papelbon expected to be traded this week, this might be the last time to grab Ken Giles, writes RotoWire's Erik Siegrist in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
July 19, 2015
Eddit Butler will get the start for the Rockies on Sunday, but is Jon Gray a better bet to hold down the job in Colorado? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB factor.
July 12, 2015
Jason Grilli is done for the season. Will Jim Johnson start pitching in the ninth in Atlanta? RotoWire's Jan Levine is back with this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
July 5, 2015
Jedd Gyorko is back in the majors, but are you going to fall for that again? RotoWire's Jan Levine is back with this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
June 28, 2015
Jan Levine breaks down the National League and advises owners to be ready to pounce on prospect Steven Matz, who should be a mainstay in the Mets' rotation.
June 21, 2015
Kyle Schwarber is the next in the line of Cubs prospects, but is he worth picking up right now? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 14, 2015
Steve Cishek is back in Miami, but he’s not closing yet. Is it worth speculating that he’ll regain his role? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 7, 2015
Chase Utley's bat is waking up a little, making him a nice option in mixed leagues. All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
May 31, 2015
Chris Johnson was activated in Atlanta, but how does he fit in with Juan Uribe now on board? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
May 24, 2015
Clay Link runs down the potential FAAB pickups in the NL and finds a serviceable option in Charlie Morton, who returns to the Pittsburgh rotation this week.
May 17, 2015
Wilin Rosario doesn't have to worry about the tools of ignorance this time around. That and more in this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor from RotoWire's Jan Levine.
May 10, 2015
Noah Syndergaard is finally up, and RotoWire's Jan Levine is excited. That and more in this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
May 3, 2015
The Phillies are activating Chad Billingsley this week, but do you want him? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB Factor.
April 26, 2015
Ian Kennedy is back, but is he available in your league? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB.
April 19, 2015
A number of players are coming back from injury soon, include Domonic Brown, writes RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB.
April 12, 2015
Not much sitting out there in the NL one week into the season, but Dexter Fowler is surprisingly available in many leagues, writes RotoWire's Jason Collette.
April 5, 2015
Carlos Martinez won the Cardinals' fifth starter job - you should go get him, writes RotoWire's Jeff Erickson.
September 21, 2014
RotoWire's Jan Levine implores you not to be simple-minded and forget about the recovering injured players like Matt Harvey and Jose Fernandez in his final FAAB article of the season.
September 14, 2014
Wilin Rosario just returned from the DL, and some of his owners may have been impatient with his performance and then his injury and might have dropped him, suggests RotoWire's Jan Levine.
September 7, 2014
Jan Levine breaks down the Nationals' closer committee and tells you what to bid on Tyler Clippard.
August 31, 2014
Jorge Soler and Javier Baez are two of the reasons why the Cubs' future is bright. Jan Levine suggests that you break the bank to get Soler if you can in your leagues.
August 24, 2014
Will the Dodgers call up Joc Pederson when rosters expand in September? How about the Phillies - will they give Maikel Franco the call? Jan Levine gives you an early look at both in this week's article.
August 17, 2014
Rymer Liriano heads the list of NL callups for you to bid on this week. Jan Levine writes him and others up in this week's article.
August 10, 2014
Is Javier Baez available in your league? Jan Levine suggests how high you should bid on him and others in the National League in this week's column.
August 3, 2014
John Lackey and Justin Masterson are now Cardinals. Jan Levine tells you how much to bid on them and the other players with new roles following the trade deadline.
July 27, 2014
Jake Peavy's trade to the Giants reunites him with former manager Bruce Bochy? Can he conjure similar results now that he's back in the NL?
July 20, 2014
With Huston Street now on the Angels, who will close for the Padres? RotoWire's Jan Levine answers that question and gives you his FAAB bids for the week.
July 13, 2014
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
July 6, 2014
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
June 29, 2014
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 22, 2014
The Giants called up Joe Panik on Saturday. Jan Levine suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's edition.
June 15, 2014
Neil Ramirez has picked up two saves for the Cubs and is striking out batters at a prolific rate. Jan Levine tells you his potential bid on Ramirez in this week's column.
June 8, 2014
Corey Dickerson has taken ahold of a full-time job in the outfield for the Rockies with Carlos Gonzalez on the DL. See how much Jan Levine suggests you bid for him in this week's article.
June 1, 2014
Who will be the lucky winner in FAAB bidding on the Cardinals' Oscar Taveras this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine tells you how much he would bid if given the opportunity.
May 25, 2014
Oscar Taveras's promotion from Triple-A could be imminent. Jeff Erickson suggests to get him now and take the one-week shortfall while the acquisition costs are low.
May 18, 2014
Tony Cingrani's first start back from the DL against the Phillies on Sunday wasn't that great. He's one of many NL players coming back from the DL this week, as Jan Levine reminds to look there for potential pickup possibilities.
May 11, 2014
The Giants are scrambling to fill the void left from Brandon Belt's thumb injury. Jeff Erickson breaks down his replacement options among this week's possible FAAB candidates.
May 4, 2014
Jason Collette fills in for Jan Levine this week, and gives you his projected bid on Jake Arrieta after his strong start against the Cardinals on Saturday.
April 27, 2014
Jan Levine reviews this week's crop of possible NL pickups, starting with Mike Olt, who is getting more playing time at third base for the Cubs.
April 20, 2014
Ike Davis gets a fresh start in Pittsburgh - how much does Jan Levine think you should bid on him?
April 13, 2014
Jose Valverde blew the save Saturday night against the Angels. Who might be next in line to close if the Mets look for a change? Jason Collette suggests that Gonzalez Germen might be worth a look.
April 6, 2014
How much should you bid on K-Rod and the other newly minted closers in the NL? Jan Levine gives you the scoop in this week's article.
March 30, 2014
Does Dee Gordon merit a big bid this week after he won the Dodgers' starting second base job? Jan Levine breaks it down for us in his initial column of the season.
September 22, 2013
Edward Mujica will temporarily be relieved of his closing duties. Jan Levine tells you who to pick up in his place over the final week of the season.
September 15, 2013
We used all of our restraint to avoid coming up with a pun on David Wright's name. Just realize that he's probably coming back this week.
September 8, 2013
Jeff Erickson fills in for Jan Levine this week and weighs in on Billy Hamilton's future value. Hint - he's not that optimistic.
September 1, 2013
Justin Morneau has a new home in Pittsburgh. Jan Levine breaks down his free agent value and talks about all the September callups.
August 25, 2013
Roy Halladay came off the DL Sunday and picked up the win in his first game back. What should we expect for the rest of the year? Jan Levine weighs in with his opinion.
August 18, 2013
Cameron Maybin is one of the many players that could be coming off the NL soon. Jan Levine gives you the full skinny in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 11, 2013
Have the Mets found an option to sub as the closer while Bobby Parnell is out? Jan Levine discusses that and much more about the National League.
August 4, 2013
Brian Wilson is now going to be wearing Dodger Blue - is he worth a bid? Jan Levine tells you that and more in this week's article.
July 28, 2013
Mike Olt was a prominent part of the package received by the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal. He's at Triple-A Iowa right now, but could get the call in the near future. Jan Levine suggests a possible bid on him among the other NL candidates this week.
July 21, 2013
With Brandon Beachy close to returning and Alex Wood getting stretched out as a starter in Triple-A, could Kris Medlen lose his rotation spot?
July 14, 2013
The Diamondbacks removed Heath Bell from the closer's job this week, moving to a committee instead. Jan Levine breaks down the various options there.
July 7, 2013
Ryan Howard has gone on the DL, opening the door for Darin Ruf to get some play at first base before the All-Star break. Jan Levine breaks down his pickup value with the other NL options for the week.
June 30, 2013
Tony Cingrani gets another shot in the Reds rotation this week with Johnny Cueto going back on the DL. Jeff Erickson fills in for Jan Levine this week and tells you what to bid on him.
June 23, 2013
Dillon Gee has been far better recently after a rough start to the season. Jan Levine discusses him among the potential NL call-ups this week.
June 16, 2013
Troy Tulowitzki went down with yet another fluke injury. Jan Levine's article this week tells you who should benefit from the resulting playing time.
June 9, 2013
Zack Wheeler could debut this week - Jan Levine breaks down your bid on him in this week's article.
June 2, 2013
Yasiel Puig could get the call from the Dodgers if Carl Crawford ends up on the DL. Jan Levine breaks down the roster shuffling with the Dodgers and other big moves in the NL this week.
May 26, 2013
Cameron Maybin is currently on a rehab assignment and could come off the DL soon. How much should you bid on him?
May 19, 2013
Carlos Zambrano has traded in the blue pinstripes of the Cubs and will soon be wearing the red ones of the Phillies. David Regan discusses him and Brandon Beachy among others this week.
May 12, 2013
Heath Bell has bounced back from a miserable 2012 campaign and 2013 debut to provide excellent component numbers and is now closing for Arizona with J.J. Putz on the DL.
May 5, 2013
Dee Gordon just got called up to replace Hanley Ramirez with Ramirez going on the DL. Can Gordon get on base frequently enough to use his speed?
April 28, 2013
How much should you bid for Nolan Arenado now that the Rockies have called him up? Jan Levine shares his opinion.
April 21, 2013
Tony Cingrani and Anthony Rendon made their major league debuts this week. How much should you bid on them? Jan Levine has the answer.
April 14, 2013
Chase Headley's imminent return and the fallout from Zack Greinke's injury headline this week's review of NL free agents.
April 7, 2013
Kyuji Fujikawa has been given the Cubs' closer job over Carlos Marmol, and Chris Heisey has been freed. Jan Levine tells you how much to bid on both.
March 31, 2013
Pictured in happier (well, at least on the field) times in Tampa Bay, Carl Crawford surprised many by rehabbing his elbow enough to be ready for Opening Day.
September 30, 2012
Pedro Alvarez reached the 30-homer plateau for the Pirates this week.
September 23, 2012
Chris Carpenter returned to live action Friday against the Cubs. Jan Levine tells you what to bid on him.
September 16, 2012
A few NL teams have had some instability with their closers in the last week. Jan Levine gives you a few ideas on how to profit.
September 9, 2012
Jan Levine identifies a few pick-up targets if you just lost Steven Strasburg this week.
September 2, 2012
Jan Levine reviews the slate of NL players getting the call and suggests a few others that might be on their way.
August 26, 2012
Adrian Gonzalez headlines this week's article, which is the Escape From Boston version.
August 19, 2012
Hanson Among Those Getting Healthy
August 12, 2012
Pablo Sandoval will return from his hamstring injury shortly.
August 5, 2012
Johan Santana is among those featured this week.
July 29, 2012
Matt Harvey leads a good cast of potential starting pitcher pickups this week.
July 22, 2012
July 15, 2012
Heath Bell won't get as many chances to misfire on a high-five at the end of games, now that the Marlins are going to a closer committee.
July 8, 2012
Ryan Howard is among the interesting first basemen discussed by Jan Levine this week.
July 1, 2012
Trevor Bauer is just one of the top prospects that gets Jan Levine's attention this week.
June 24, 2012
Ryan Howard is getting closer and closer to returning -- will he be a fantasy gamechanger when he hits the field?
June 17, 2012
Chase Utley is on a rehab assignment and could be a difference maker upon his return to the big leagues.
June 10, 2012
June 3, 2012
The returns of Carlos Quentin and Mike Morse headline this week's NL pickups.
May 27, 2012
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May 6, 2012
A number of National League players either hit the DL or are on their way back this week.
April 29, 2012
Pedro Alvarez and his hot streak rank among the popular FAAB picks this week.
April 22, 2012
Carlos Quentin and Allen Craig headline some injured players on their way back to the majors.
April 15, 2012
Brian Wilson is down in San Francisco and Heath Bell is struggling mightily in Miami. Potential replacements headline this week's NL FAAB stars.
April 8, 2012
Brad Lidge and Henry Rodriguez are alternating days for the save chances for the Nationals with Drew Storen on the DL.
April 1, 2012
Who should you be bidding on after the spring training fallout? Jan Levine has the answers.
September 25, 2011
Jan Levine's final NL free agent article of the season.
September 18, 2011
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September 4, 2011
Jan Levine breaks down all the new additions to the NL player pool.
August 28, 2011
Logan Morrison has returned from a brief punitive demotion to New Orleans.
August 21, 2011
Trevor Bauer is turning heads in the Diamondbacks' farm system.
August 14, 2011
With Jose Tabata and Alex Presley nearing a return, the Bucs have a crowded outfield deck.
August 7, 2011
While many are now getting an opportunity following last week's trade deadline, Mike Minor is getting a look from the Braves after Jair Jurrjens' injury.
July 31, 2011
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July 10, 2011
Zach Cozart got the call for the Reds this week - what should you bid on him?
July 3, 2011
June 26, 2011
Jonathan Sanchez's injury has opened up a rotation spot -- at least temporarily -- for Barry Zito.
June 19, 2011
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May 29, 2011
What role will Eric Young Jr. have with the Rockies?
May 22, 2011
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April 3, 2011
Kyle McClellan is among a handful of former relievers that have won starting rotation jobs this spring. See what Jan Levine thinks about his free agent value.
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