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Hailing from Arcanum, Ohio, Clay is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He began writing for RotoWire in the fall of 2011, and now contributes to breaking news and NFL Draft content, in addition to his duties as assistant baseball editor.

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Saturday Lineup Card: A Case For Hellickson

Clay Link looks at all of the day's injury news, some closer situations from around the league and explains why you should consider the Rays' Jeremy Hellickson.

Saturday Lineup Card: New Life

After flaming out in San Diego, Chase Headley has new life with the move the Bronx.

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.

Saturday Lineup Card: Here To Stay

Arismendy Alcantara is not merely an NL-only option. He is here for good and worthy of consideration in nearly all formats.

Saturday Lineup Card: Easy Street

Huston Street nailed down another save Friday, making him a perfect 23-for-23 in save opportunities this season. Could he be moved to a contender prior to the deadline?

Friday Lineup Card: Tomlindependence Day

Josh Tomlin is coming off a one-hitter against the Mariners. Can he keep it going against the Royals on America's birthday?

Thursday Lineup Card: Arenado Set To Return

Nolan Arenado (finger) is set to make his long-awaited return to the Rockies on Thursday. Meanwhile, those scrambling to replace the likes of Evan Gattis (back) and Carlos Ruiz (concussion) should give some consideration to the Orioles' Caleb Joseph.

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.

2014 Team Preview: Oakland Raiders

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Saturday Lineup Card: New No. 2 Hitter In Baltimore?

Steve Pearce has occupied the two-hole in each of the Orioles' last three games, making him a decent speculative target for those in deeper mixed leagues.

Saturday Lineup Card: No Joshin' Around

Nolan Arenado (finger) is still several weeks away from a return, and it looks like Josh Rutledge will continue to see opportunities in the meantime.

Saturday Lineup Card: Brighter Days Ahead for Butler

Despite a disappointing performance in his debut, Eddie Butler is still deserving of consideration in many formats.

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: The Grilli Still Burns

Jason Grilli made an early return from the DL on Friday, and was immediately thrust into a save situation in a one-run game against the Nationals.

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.

Saturday Lineup Card: Welcome Wilmer

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

Saturday Lineup Card: Next Man Up

The closer carousel continues. Jason Grilli is out with an oblique strain and Ernesto Frieri has lost his job.

Saturday Lineup Card: New Digs For Davis

Ike Davis has a new home in Pittsburgh, but is he worth an add?

Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket

Josmil Pinto went deep again Friday, in his second start of the season at DH.

Friday Lineup Card: All Eyes On Kemp

Matt Kemp is set to make his much-anticipated 2014 debut Friday against the Giants after a lengthy recovery from offseason ankle surgery.

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Spring Cleaning

Clay Link (@ClayWLink) & Adam Wolf (@WolfmanTweets) discuss the latest ailment that has sidelined Doug Fister, Mike Olt's place on the Cubs' Opening Day roster, closers that have struggled this spring, and more!

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: A Flubber Sequel?

Clay Link (@ClayWLink) & Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper) look back at the Steak League auction, discuss the Pirates' long-term extension with Starling Marte, and attempt to get a read on the health of Brewers shortstop Jean Segura.

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Keeper Auction Time!

Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper) & Clay Link (@ClayWLink) take a look around the league in their final preparation before the Staff Keeper League 2.0 Auction.

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper), Adam Wolf (@WolfmanTweets) & Clay Link (@ClayWLink) discuss a heavy supply of weekend injuries, consider last season's breakout players and their chances of repeating, and debate the merits of Guinness v. whiskey

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Michael Squints Palledorous

Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper) and Clay Link (@ClayWLink) consider the rotisserie value of Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez, recap Friday's injury news, and discuss several young prospects on the brink of making an impact in 2014.

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Calf Season

Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper), Clay Link (@ClayWLink), and Adam Wolf (@WolfmanTweets) discuss several injury updates, unsettled closer situations around the league, and how to kill time at the airport.

Fantasy Baseball Podcast: A New Era

Oscar Taveras gets on the field for his first game of the spring, Doug Fister has an MRI, and the Rangers still don't know who is going to close this season. Check out the first episode of the new RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast!

2014 Braves Team Preview: Live By The Sword

The Braves ran away with the NL East crown in 2013, but a free-swinging offense led to an early exit in the postseason. Can the same power-hitting mentality take them back to the playoffs again in 2014?

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Denver Broncos

With Eric Decker headed for free agency and, quite likely, a bigger payday elsewhere, Denver could use the upcoming draft to restock at receiver.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: San Diego Chargers

After two disappointing seasons, Philip Rivers found renewed success in 2013. Might the Chargers look to add further offensive playmakers in the draft to ensure he remains among the top fantasy passers?

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Kansas City Chiefs

With Dexter McCluster set to become a free agent and the team's other receiving options outside of Dwayne Bowe leaving a lot to be desired, will the Chiefs go wideout in the first round of the draft?

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Oakland Raiders

Picking at No. 5 overall and with quarterback looking like a glaring weakness, the Raiders may be tempted to take Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater if he's still on the board.

Arcanum Cannon Mock: New 1st Round Projection

RotoWire NFL beat writer and Ohio legend Clay Link puts together his first mock of the draft season.

Friday Lineup Card: Medica Aid

Friday Lineup Card: Cesar's No Slouch

Friday Lineup Card: Moises, Salud!

A look at the upcoming matchups for Friday's slate of MLB action.

Friday Lineup Card: Jordan The Jet

Friday Lineup Card: Walker Set To Debut

Friday Lineup Card: Donnie Baseball Stays Hot

Friday Lineup Card: Cobb Returns, Beats M's

Friday Lineup Card: Robbie Is Raking

Friday Lineup Card: Avila Showing Life

Friday Lineup Card: Another Day At The Beachy

Friday Lineup Card: Diamonds And Wood

Friday Lineup Card: Don't Sleep On Danny

Friday Lineup Card: Ramos Provides The Fireworks

Friday Lineup Card: Roberts Is Healthy, For Now

2013 Oakland Raiders Team Preview: Raiders Hopes Rely On A Healthy McFadden

Friday Lineup Card: Young Again

Friday Lineup Card: Coveting Colvin

Friday Lineup Card: CJ3B

Friday Lineup Card: Wacha This Way

Friday Lineup Card: Arroyo On A Roll

Friday Lineup Card: The Price Is Wrong

Friday Lineup Card: Saved By The Bell

Friday Lineup Card: The Thrill Of Victorino

Friday Lineup Card: Cardiac Carlos

Friday Lineup Card: Cingrani Up

Friday Lineup Card: The Cleanup Man

Friday Lineup Card: Drinking The Heisey

Sunday Lineup Card: Juan ATLien

Sunday Lineup Card: Another Closer Down