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A degenerate fantasy-sports player since the age of 13.

Fantasy sports articles written by Andrew Fiorentino

Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles

Matt Forte's backup is still up for grabs in Chicago, making it difficult for fantasy owners to draft a handcuff.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl

Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.

Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles

C.J. Spiller likely won't get 25 carries a game, which means there's value for his backup -- but it might not be who you think.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda

Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Baez And Sellers

The Cubs are finally calling up coveted middle-infield prospect Javier Baez, who'll get a chance to start his career with a bang in his debut at Coors Field on Tuesday.

Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower

Tuesday Lineup Card: McCarthyism

Unlucky and underrated, Brandon McCarthy looks like a strong second-half option in a wide variety of formats.

Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles

Montee Ball is expected to start for the Broncos, but he will have to outplay C.J. Anderson in training camp to win the job.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame

Tuesday Lineup Card: Place Your Betts

Tuesday Lineup Card: Back Rubby

Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo

Tuesday Lineup Card: El Coffee Is Coming

The Pirates are finally calling up Gregory Polanco on Tuesday.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Singleton, Springer Reunited In Houston

Tuesday Lineup Card: Great Britton

Zach Britton has a line on all the Orioles' saves, making him criminally underowned.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Month Of Weeks

Milwaukee's Rickie Weeks has experienced a May resurgence, lifting him back into the realm of fantasy relevance.

Tuesday Lineup Card: No Way, Jose

Young Marlins ace Jose Fernandez surprisingly hit the DL on Monday and appears to be headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Embracing Danny Duffy All Over Again

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.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Boy

Tuesday Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco

Friday Daily Puck: Shanahan To The Rescue!

Brendan Shanahan's set to take over as president and savior-in-chief of a Maple Leafs organization in disarray.

The Coming Thing: Getting Excited About Ty Rattie

Ty Rattie's making his NHL debut Friday, and someone's a little stoked about it.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Mr. Universe Is Back

Tuesday Lineup Card: Open Pandora's Brox

Jonathan Broxton is expected to be activated Tuesday and assume the Reds' closing role in the absence of Aroldis Chapman.

Friday Daily Puck: Best Offense Is No Defense

Alex Ovechkin is on pace to lead the league in goals while finishing dead last in plus-minus -- an NHL first, if he finishes that way.

Tuesday Lineup Card: K-Rod Rises Again

Francisco Rodriguez is the Brewers' closer again -- for now -- leaving Jim Henderson's fantasy owners in a bad spot.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Teach Me How To Dougie

Dougie Hamilton's hot for the Bruins, and fantasy owners who ignore his top-pairing role and recent productivity do so at their own peril.

Friday Daily Puck: Wilting Flower

Marc-Andre Fleury's struggles have deflated the Penguins lately, and they're not the only top team in a late-season slump.

The Coming Thing: Looking Into A Rolling Stone

Mark Stone's got two points in two games since the Senators called him up from AHL Binghamton, headlining the potentially impactful prospects called up this week.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Hot 'Hawk

Corey Crawford's at the top of his game, but the Blackhawks are dealing with some roster turnover as they prepare to face the Stars on Tuesday.

Friday Daily Puck: Rise Of A Star

Matt Duchene has taken the league by storm since the Olympics, cementing his place among the NHL's top skaters.

The Coming Thing: Infusion Of Youth

With seasons coming to a close in other hockey leagues around the world, the NHL is seeing its annual late-season influx of young players.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Broadway Blues

Martin St. Louis has just two points -- and no goals -- in seven games since joining the Rangers at the trade deadline.

Friday Daily Puck: Twin Valleys

The only Sedin currently standing, Henrik will try again to break out of a lengthy slump as the Canucks visit Washington on Friday.

The Coming Thing: Digging For Undrafted Gold

Martin St. Louis, Tyler Bozak, Chris Kunitz and other NHL stars went undrafted. Will any of the undrafted signees tearing their way through college and juniors this year end up starring at hockey's highest level?

Tuesday Daily Puck: Blues Traveler

Ryan Miller, winner of his first four games since being traded to St. Louis, may never want to leave now that he has an elite team in front of him.

Friday Daily Puck: Better Than Great

Nathan MacKinnon's already broken one of Wayne Gretzky's records, ripping off the longest-ever point streak by an 18-year-old.

The Coming Thing: Holding On To Precious Youth

The 2014 NHL trade deadline featured precious little prospect movement, with few big names among the transactions.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Decision Time

The Rangers have to make a tough choice about captain Ryan Callahan as Wednesday's trade deadline approaches.

Friday Daily Puck: Return And Reassurance

Nicklas Backstrom soothed his fantasy owners with a big game Thursday following a positive drug test at the Olympics.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Break Time's Over

A disappointed Ryan Miller and the Sabres get back to work against the Hurricanes on Tuesday as NHL action resumes following the Olympics.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Shake It Up

The slumping Canucks need to shake up their roster (and probably calm down their coach), and Alexandre Burrows, with no goals on the year, is among the change-of-scenery candidates.

Friday Daily Puck: Let's Take This Inside

Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers get to be the home team on Friday as the Islanders try to avenge Wednesday's 2-1 Blueshirt win at Yankee Stadium.

The Coming Thing: Loving The Unloved

There's long-term fantasy value to be found among those players who've been labeled washouts, wannabes and never-weres Andrew Fiorentino helps you mine the Olympic rosters as well as the minors and juniors for fantasy gold.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Back In Beantown

Tim Thomas makes his return to Boston on Tuesday for the first time since getting bounced in the first round of the playoffs in 2011-12, then retiring for a year.

Friday Daily Puck: Jockeying For Position

Corey Schneider and the Devils face Braden Holtby and the Caps on Friday as the two teams battle for position in the hotly contested (if mediocre) Metropolitan Division.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Motivational Antics

Roberto Luongo will try to lead the Canucks to a win Tuesday in their first of six games without suspended coach John Tortorella.

Friday Daily Puck: Monkey Off His Back

The Coyotes' much-tested Mike Smith finally picked up his first shutout of the year Thursday -- 39 starts into the season.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Nash Reaching Equilibrium

Rick Nash is starting to round into his old power-forward form for a Rangers team that's starting to heat up in midwinter.

Friday Daily Puck: Johnny And The Wilting Leafs

Jonathan Bernier will backstop the Leafs on Friday night as they look to bust their recent slump.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Goaltending Shuffles To Come?

Goalies could drive this year's trade market, as needs and excesses around the league are creating intriguing matches for deadline deals.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Catching Up With An Old Teammate

Jaromir Jagr's New Year's Eve plans include facing his old Penguins as he tries to catch former teammate Mario Lemieux for No. 7 on the all-time scoring list.

Friday Daily Puck: Still The King?

The NHL resumes action Friday after breaking for Christmas and the resulting post-turkey coma. Did Santa bring Henrik Lundqvist his game back?

Tuesday Daily Puck: Candy Kane

Patrick Kane is hotter than hot. Hotter than hotter than hot. We're gonna have to give him his own category soon.

Friday Daily Puck: Yakking Over Yakupov

Nail Yakupov's sophomore season continues to be a total bust.

Tuesday Daily Puck: The Rising Cap

Next year's salary cap will be $7 million higher thanks to the NHL's new TV deal -- a rise that may lead to some regrettable contracts.

Friday Daily Puck: Seguin's Slump Dims Stars

Tyler Seguin's recent slump and injury struggles have cooled the Stars off, while Henrik Lundqvist's new contract may energize the Rangers.

Tuesday Daily Puck: You Must Be Jokinen

Friday Daily Puck: Return Of Mr. Universe

Ilya Bryzgalov opened eyes in Edmonton and around the league with a Thanksgiving shutout in his first start with the Oilers.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Up-Hiller Battle

Jonas Hiller and the Ducks look to win their third straight game Tuesday against Dallas in the day's only action.

Friday Daily Puck: Sugar Kane

Patrick Kane's rounding into midseason form, happy news for the Blackhawks and happier still for his fantasy owners.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Antti Repellent

Antti Niemis struggles have to have the Sharks -- not to mention his fantasy owners -- suddenly worrying about their rock in goal.

The Coming Thing: Old Man Rising

At 29, Travis Morin may not be a prospect anymore, but his incredible success in the minors has him tasting NHL action for just the second time ever.

Friday Daily Puck: Not Nailed Down

Trade speculation is swirling around the Oilers' Nail Yakupov right now, but is he worth the rumored price?

Tuesday Daily Puck: Stamkos Down

Steven Stamkos suffered a gruesome leg injury Monday, taking the shine off Tampa's hot start to the season and breaking the heart of many a fantasy owner.

Friday Daily Puck: Staaling Out

Quiet starts for Eric Staal and brother Jordan have been a big reason why the Hurricanes have been lagging in the standings early.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Open Season

Ryan Miller's under pressure and on the trade block for the struggling Sabres, who visit San Jose on Tuesday.

The Coming Thing: Back In The Big Time

Brett Connolly's back up with the big team, but he's not the one at AHL Syracuse who's creating the most buzz in the Lightning organization.

Friday Daily Puck: Kreid-ing High

Chris Kreider's top-six opportunity is starting to turn into fantasy-worthy production. It's time to jump on board.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Moulson's Golden Debut

Matt Moulson scored twice in his Sabres debut; your move, Thomas Vanek.

The Coming Thing: Opportunities Knock

Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad are the biggest names among this week's prospect call-ups.

The RotoWire 200: Overall Rankings For Points Leagues

Do you go with Steven Stamkos or Sidney Crosby first overall? Andrew Fiorentino weighs in on that topic among his Top 200.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Every Rose Has Its Thornburg

Tyler Thornburg looks to continue his late-season surge while facing off against the Braves on Tuesday.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Enter Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

The rundown for Tuesday's MLB action

Tuesday Lineup Card: Get Yourself A Dyson

Tuesday Lineup Card: Buying Mini Miggy

Tuesday Lineup Card: Sad Harvey Day

Tuesday Lineup Card: See You Next Year, Albert

Monday's leading injury news: Albert Pujols was officially shut down for the season.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Lord Farquhar

Tuesday Lineup Card: Day of Reckoning

The hammer came down Tuesday, leaving many a successful fantasy owner in the lurch.

Tuesday Lineup Card: No Peachy Return For Beachy

Tuesday Lineup Card: Braun Gone

Tuesday Lineup Card: The Grant Is Greener

Tuesday Lineup Card: Believing In Ichiro

Tuesday Lineup Card: Panda Nursed Back to Health

Tuesday Lineup Card: Double Doubleheaders

Tuesday Lineup Card: Stanton In, Braun Out

Tuesday Lineup Card: Say Yes To Yasiel

Tuesday Lineup Card: Dee-Moted

Tuesday Lineup Card: Tasty Ks For Aroldis

Tuesday Lineup Card: Granderson Returns

Tuesday Lineup Card: Hanrahan Can

Tuesday Lineup Card: Nicked-Up Stars

Tuesday Lineup Card: Mujica To Your Ears

Tuesday Lineup Card: Start Your Rockies

The Coming Thing: Better Trocheck Yourself

Andrew Fiorentino takes a look at this week's NHL prospect movements and discusses the breakout by Panthers farmhand Vince Trocheck.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Unseating More Closers

The Coming Thing: The 3 O'Clock Rush

Andrew Fiorentino discusses the wild finish to the NHL trade deadline and this week in prospects.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Marmol Already Melting

The Coming Thing: Return of the Hobbit Wizard

Andrew Fiorentino discusses the Penguins' trades, the return of Mats Zuccarello and this week in prospects.

The Coming Thing: On NHL Readiness

Andrew Fiorentino discusses what it means to be NHL ready and goes over this week's prospect movements.

The Coming Thing: The Sell-Off

Andrew Fiorentino discusses selling off in RotoWire's Staff Keeper Hockey League and reviews prospect movements around the NHL.

The Coming Thing: A Predictable Firing, Years Too Late

The Coming Thing: Killorn 'Em Softly

Andrew Fiorentino discusses Alex Killorn, J.T. Miller and other NHL rookies.

The Coming Thing: The Undrafted Are Coming

Andrew Fiorentino covers this week's NHL prospect movements.

The Coming Thing: Etem Up

Andrew Fiorentino discusses star prospects as they get their first taste of the NHL.

The Coming Thing: Rookie Stars Ready To Rise

Andrew Fiorentino looks at some of the youngsters ready to make an immediate impact this season.

Friday Lineup Card: The Final Friday

Friday Lineup Card: The Return of Chris Carpenter

Friday Lineup Card: Taken By Forsythe

The Little Things: Draft Kit - The Little Things

Ryan Callahan is a star in leagues that count hits and blocked shots.

Friday Lineup Card: Going Back to Great Britton

Friday Lineup Card: K is for Knuckleballer

Friday Lineup Card: Papi's Coming Home

Friday Lineup Card: Grab Jay For The Rest Of The Way

Thursday Lineup Card: Afternoon Baseball, Anyone?

Friday Lineup Card: Everyone's Banged Up

FAAB Factor - NL: Strong Starting Pitcher Options

Matt Harvey leads a good cast of potential starting pitcher pickups this week.

Friday Lineup Card: A Starling Is Born

Friday Lineup Card: Ride The Closer Carousel

Friday Lineup Card: Back In Action

Friday Lineup Card: Howard's Return Looms

Friday Lineup Card: Grab The Cashner And Run

Friday Lineup Card: Mayberry Fields Forever

Friday Lineup Card: Longo On The Mend

Friday Lineup Card: Interleague Under the Lights

Friday Lineup Card: Stars Falling (To Injury)

Friday Lineup Card: A New Dawn For Morneau

Friday Lineup Card: First Interleague Weekend

Friday Lineup Card: Check In On Stauffer

Friday Lineup Card: End Of A Rivera

Friday Lineup Card: For Bell The Bell Tolls

Friday Lineup Card: Guerra Gets Back on the Horse

Friday Lineup Card: Nightmare on Elm St. Edition

The Coming Thing: Prospect Playoffs

Time to catch up on the prospects playing in their respective playoffs.

Friday Lineup Card: Closers Struggle in Openers

Carlos Marmol was one of a handful of closers to struggle during Thursday's season openers.

The Coming Thing: Another March Madness

This is a great time to watch junior hockey to see the top prospects in playoff action.

The Coming Thing: Results Oriented Business

How are some of Andrew Fiorentino's top-rated prospects faring recently?

Top 100 NHL Prospects - March Update: RotoWire's Top 100 NHL Prospects

Andrew Fiorentino's latest top 100.

The Coming Thing: This Week In Unexpected Events

The Flames just made an unexpected, aggressive promotion.

The Coming Thing: Traded Prospects

The Coming Thing: Slow Start To the Trade Season

Jeff Carter just got traded, but are there any other big trades on the horizon?

The Coming Thing: Prospects On the Verge Of a Trade

The upcoming trade deadline means that a number of top prospects will also be on the move.

The Coming Thing: Debuts and Demotions

Tyson Barrie made his NHL debut Tuesday night for the Avs. What other prospects have been on the move?

The Coming Thing: Reflections on the AHL All-Star Game

Andrew Fiorentino went to Atlantic City to see the AHL All-Star game and came away with a $10 program. And some keen observations from the game.

The Coming Thing: AHL All-Star Game Approaching

Our NHL prospect guru will get to scout the AHL All-Stars in person this week.

The Coming Thing: Handicapping the Calder Candidates

Andrew Fiorentino's weekly look at the NHL prospect world.

The Coming Thing: WJC In Review

Andrew Fiorentino discusses the play of the top prospects at the World Junior Championship.

The Coming Thing: Rankings Reflections

Why did Andrew Fiorentino rank Vladimir Tarasenko #1 in his latest set of prospect rankings? Read that and more in this week's article.

Prospects Analysis: RotoWire's Top 100 NHL Prospects

Andrew Fiorentino's latest top 100.

The Coming Thing: Thoughts on 24-7

Andrew Fiorentino's weekly hockey prospect column.

The Coming Thing: WJC Roster Shenanigans

Andrew Fiorentino reviews Team Canada's roster decisions for the upcoming World Junior Championship.

The Coming Thing: A Fitting Tribute

Andrew Fiorentino chronicles the comings and goings of the top prospects in the game.

The Coming Thing: Ovech-coach?

Andrew Fiorentino's weekly hockey prospect column, plus a few thoughts on the latest regarding Alexander Ovechkin.

The Coming Thing: Future Kings

Andrew Fiorentino talks about a pair of recent callups by the LA Kings among other noteworthy prospects this week.

The Coming Thing: Prospective Power Forwards

The Leafs' scouting on Joe Colborne appears to be paying off.

The Coming Thing: Undrafted Gems

Martin St. Louis is among those gems that have gone on to a great career after not getting selected in the NHL Draft.

The Coming Thing: Schenn Gets the Call

Andrew Fiorentino discusses the comings and goings of the top prospects in the game.

The Coming Thing: The Trust of the Coach

The Coming Thing: Prospects Making NHL Debuts

Andrew Fiorentino takes a look at the prospects that made their respective teams' rosters to begin the season.

Friday's Lineup Card: Streaming Time

Drew Pomeranz is Friday's streaming candidate.

The Lineup Card: De Aza Still Widely Available

The Lineup Card: Duda On a Roll

Lucas Duda is taking advantage of his playing time opportunity and a great spot in the batting order.

FAAB Factor - AL: McCarthy Coming Into His Own

Brandon McCarthy hasn't drawn a lot of fantasy love in mixed leagues despite solid numbers.

Thursday Lineup Card: September Callup Version

Jesus Montero and Devin Mesoraco are two of the big names getting the call as teams expand their rosters.

The Coming Thing: Impact Rookies

As rookies, even elite players like Henrik Sedin (pictured) can start slowly. Still, there's a number of talented rookies in this year's class that could make an immediate impact.

The Lineup Card: Mini-Ellsbury

Peter Bourjos is doing his best bargain bin impersonation of Jacoby Ellsbury lately.

The Lineup Card: Venable Becoming Valuable

The perennially disappointing Venable has actually been quite useful lately - in fact, since the All-Star break, he's hitting .320/.395/.533 in 75 at-bats with a couple homers and seven steals.

Friday Lineup Card: Yesterday Was Thursday

Friday Lineup Card: Belt Down, Lawrie Up

Friday Lineup Card: Another Twins Injury

Friday Lineup Card: Maybe Maybin?

Friday Lineup Card: Tommy John for Anderson

Friday Lineup Card: Chapman Earns First Save

Friday Lineup Card: Take a Peek at Presley

Friday Lineup Card: Not Happy With Feliz

Friday Lineup Card: Joe Cool Rejoins Hot Twins

Friday Lineup Card: The Future is Here

Friday Lineup Card: A Revered Pickup

Friday Lineup Card: Buster's Busted

Thursday Lineup Card: Return of Youk?

Friday Lineup Card: The Other Joe's Back in Minnesota?

Friday Lineup Card: Magic Wandy

Friday Lineup Card: Cahill's Throwing Downhill

Friday Lineup Card: Saving the Nationals

Friday Lineup Card: Angel in the Infield

The Lineup Card: Top Sluggers Stand Out on the 'Hot' List

The Coming Thing: Prospect Playoff Results

Saturday Lineup Card: J.P. Starts with a Bang

The Daily Puck: On a Goal-Bender

Jarome Iginla has stepped his goal-scoring pace even as the Flames have faltered.

The Coming Thing: Hobey Baker Award Winners

Ryan Miller is among the elite NHL goaltenders, but very few Hobey Baker Award winners have achieved stardom in the NHL.

The Daily Puck: Surging Blackhawks

Corey Crawford's shutout of the Panthers helped keep the Hawks in competitive shape in the uber-tight Western Conference.

The Coming Thing: First Round Review - 21-to-30

The Daily Puck: Twin Scoring Streaks

The Sedin twins each have seven-game scoring streaks still going strong. Who else is hot around the NHL?

The Coming Thing: First Round Review - Picks 11-to-20

Prospects Analysis: RotoWire's Top 100 NHL Prospects

Andrew Fiorentino comes up with next set of prospect rankings.

The Daily Puck: Chara's Hit

Should Zdeno Chara have been suspended?

The Coming Thing: Catching Up On the Draft Class

Andrew Fiorentino tracks the top 10 from last year's draft.

The Daily Puck: Under Radar Russian

Alexander Ovechkin's Twitter emergence is bringing other Russians out from under the radar.

The Coming Thing: Traded Prospects

Andrew Fiorentino reviews the top prospects dealt in the NHL deadline flurry.

The Daily Puck: Motown Bound?

Detroit could be an ideal location for Tomas Vokoun.

The Coming Thing: Triple-Digits

The Daily Puck: Injuries Everywhere

A number of teams had significant injuries on Wednesday night.

The Coming Thing: Prospect Love

The Daily Puck: Double Rainbows

Rick DiPietro didn't emerge well from his fight against Brent Johnson.

The Coming Thing: The Best Prospect Anywhere

Andrew Fiorentino's favorite prospect is the Kings' Brayden Schenn.

The Daily Puck: Holy Franzen!

Johan Franzen ripped off five goals against the Senators.

The Coming Thing: AHL All-Stars

The Coming Thing: Elite Prospects Square Off

The Daily Puck: Nabokov in Detroit

Evgeni Nabokov could be a Red Wing soon.

The Coming Thing: Coyotes Coming of Age

Brett MacLean and Mikkel Boedker are starting to make waves in Phoenix.

The Daily Puck: Recent Call-Up Impressing on the Island

The Coming Thing: Prospects Patience

Marian Hossa is a perfect example of how it usually takes awhile for things to click, even for the very upper echelon of prospects.

The Daily Puck: Rollin' Red Wing

Detroit defenseman Niklas Lidstrom's 13 points over his last eight games land him on Thursday's 'Hot' List.

The Coming Thing: Plenty More to Come

RotoWire Writer Andrew Fiorentino launches his new weekly prospect column.

The Daily Puck: Stars' Eriksson Stays Red Hot

The Daily Puck: It's a Trap!

Martin Brodeur should benefit from the return of Jacques Lemaire as the Devils' coach.

The Daily Puck: Grab Gagner

The Daily Puck: A Valuable Instigator?

Inevitable Arrivals: Call 'Em Up

The Daily Puck: Semin on Fire

Alexander Semin has 17 points over his last nine games.

The Daily Puck: Trouble in Jersey

With Ilya Kovalchuk not performing well and Zach Parise (pictured) hurt, the Devils' slide has continued.

Moving the Chains: Shut Down Corners Make Life Difficult For Fantasy Owners

Guys like Darrelle Revis can really affect the production of your top receivers and keep you from having a good week.

The Daily Puck: Sidney Fights!

Sidney Crosby dropped his gloves Wednesday night, but he couldn't help the Penguins stave off a 5-2 loss.

The Daily Puck: What's Wrong With Brodeur?

Martin Brodeur and the Devils are off to a brutal start.

The Daily Puck: Suter Sidelined

Ryan Suter suffered a lower body injury and will miss at least the next three games.

The Daily Puck: Kippy Between the Pipes

Miikka Kiprusoff gets the start on Thursday night against the Panthers.

Moving the Chains: Smooth Torain

With Clinton Portis on the shelf due to a groin injury, Ryan Torain has a golden opportunity in Washington.

Thursday Lineup Card: Upton Down

The Lineup Card: This Closer Isn't Meek

Thursday Lineup Card: Ike's Improving Eye

Thursday Lineup Card: Cat Scratched

Owners battling for league championships are crossing their fingers that Miguel Cabrera returns for the weekend series against Baltimore

The Lineup Card: Small Slate

Thursday Lineup Card: Master Craftsman

Thursday Lineup Card: Taking the Long Road

Trevor Hoffman recorded his 598th career save on Wednesday afternoon. How soon will the Brewers let him reach No. 600?

The Lineup Card: Friday Lineup Card

Thursday Lineup Card: A Sight for Sore Eyes

Jacoby Ellsbury owners rejoice. You may finally start to reap the rewards of holding onto him during the final two months of the season.

Thursday Lineup Card: Ready to Buc the Trend?

Ubaldo Jimenez has a 7.64 ERA in his last six starts, but he'll get a chance to turn his fortunes around against the Pirates on Thursday.

Thursday Lineup Card: Taking It on the Chen

Mark Teixeira has destroyed Bruce Chen in their previous meetings - 7-for-11 (.636), 6 HR - Can he go deep again Thursday?

Thursday Lineup Card: Muscle For Hire

If you need power from the waiver wire, the Mariners are committed to Russell Branyan at first base following his return to Seattle.

Thursday Lineup Card: Dream Weaver

Can AL Strikeout Leader Jered Weaver (118) continue to keep the Rangers' offense quiet in his start against them on Thursday?

Thursday Lineup Card: El Caballo on the Loose

Carlos Lee is showing signs of life again in June, carrying a .267 average along with five homers and 17 RBI in 20 games into Wednesday's game.

Sunday Lineup Card: Subway Showdown

In a marquee matchup with CC Sabathia, Johan Santana will be looking to recapture some of his old magic against the Yankees.

The Coming Thing: Another March Madness

This is a great time to watch junior hockey to see the top prospects in playoff action.