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Dave, a long-time veteran of fantasy sports, began his career in 2004 at After a recent seven-year stint at managing the fantasy Q&A platform "The Answer Guys," Daveís writings have appeared on,,, and other sites. Thrilled to be with RotoWire, Dave will try to keep his priorities straight by not ignoring his wife, two kids and menagerie of animals.

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Friday Lineup Card: Pillar Still Swiping Bases!

Kevin Pillar picked the perfect time to shine for the Blue Jays, going 16-for-27 over his last seven games.

Thursday Lineup Card: Late Season Outfield Help in Altherr

Aaron Altherr is fighting for a roster spot next season for the Phillies and offers a solid power/speed combo down the stretch.

Thursday Lineup Card: Hey, Mikie!

Mikie Mahtook should get steady full-time at-bats down the stretch over the last week and a half of the season.

Friday Lineup Card: Pham!

Anytime a hitter smacks three homers over his last two games played, you take notice.

Thursday Lineup Card: Down The Stretch They Go!

Joe Panikís season just ended as he was placed on the 60-day DL, so expect Kelby Tomlinson to get full-time at-bats down the last stretch of the season.

Friday Lineup Card: Third Time's A Charm For Vidal Nuno?

Now with his third team in as many years, Vidal Nuno may have found a home in Seattle where heís pitched quite well out of the bullpen for the Mariners.

Thursday Lineup Card: Old Man Crawford

Carl Crawford seems to have found new life in the Dodgersí outfield!

Friday Lineup Card: Corey Seager Arrives!

Corey Seager is a name that weíve all been drooling over for the last couple of seasons and his pedigree alone is enough reason to take a chance on the 21-year old shortstop.

Thursday Lineup Card: Is Didi Gregorius Finally Finding His Way?

Could Didi Gregorius only now be finding his way with the bat? Itís certainly possible, as heís still a young 25-year old.

Friday Lineup Card: Don't Worry Dodger Fans!

Thursday Lineup Card: Middle Infield Help In Flores

Friday Lineup Card: Surprise Help Down The Stretch

Thursday Lineup Card: Gregor Blanco To The Rescue?

With the news of Hunter Pence recently joining the disabled list, Gregor Blanco is going to get full-time at-bats down the stretch

Friday Lineup Card: Late-Season Treasure In Valencia

Since the Athletics claimed Danny Valencia, heís been shredding the ball!

Thursday Lineup Card: Khris Davis, Please Stand Up!

Donít be surprised if Khris Davis smacks 10-12 more home runs by seasonís end!

Friday Lineup Card: Youngsters To The Rescue!

As the season wears on, some youngsters are here to help!

Thursday Lineup Card: Late-Season Help Is Here

Yangervis Solarte offers late-season value down the stretch.

Friday Lineup Card: Trade Deadline Closer Carousel

Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!

Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Bo!

Bo Schultz only needed two pitches to retire two batters in the ninth inning on Thursday for the Blue Jays to snag his first save of the season.

Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!

Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closerís capacity, but heís been golden as an 8th inning guy.

Friday Lineup Card: Cron, C.J. Cron!

You have to hope that the All-Star break doesnít hurt C.J. Cronís bat too much, as he has multi-hit games in five out of the last six games played.

Friday Lineup Card: The Forgotten Castellanos

Nick Castellanos was a once heralded prospect in the Tigers organization but is now showing a resurgence, giving owners an intriguing pick up in leagues.

Thursday Lineup Card: We Are Familia!

I bet you canít guess who is making a case as the most dominant closer in the game right now? Yep, Jeurys Familia!

Friday Lineup Card: Hail, Cesar!

Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Philliesí interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.

Thursday Lineup Card: Look To Deal Clippard?

Tyler Clippard is a free agent in 2016 and if the Aís donít get back into the playoff race soon, GM Billy Beane could sell Clippard off to the highest bidder.

Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover

Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if youíre scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.

Thursday Lineup Card: Randal Grichuk, Untapped Power Source

Grichuk is prone to a streaky bat, but the power potential he carries in a potent Cardinals lineup is worth the risk.

Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon

Thereís a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by seasonís end.

Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Continues To Roll

With Andrew Miller still sidelined to injury, Dellin Betances continues to fill in admirably.

Friday Lineup Card: Garcia May Still Be There

, so Garcia may not be available in some leagues, but with the way heís been hitting of late heís worth consideration.

Thursday Lineup Card: It's May Day

The 25-year old May was once a touted prospect for the Twins, and while he hasnít debuted with a boom during his young career he still offers some intrigue as a backend pitcher to roster in deeper leagues

Friday Lineup Card: The Butler Did It!

As Joey Butler continues to gain consistency with his at-bats, he proves that a 29-year old rookie can have value.

Thursday Lineup Card: McCullers May Stick

Due to some Astros pitching injuries, the 21-year old McCullers received the call to start on May 18 against the Athletics.

Thursday Lineup Card: Axford No Longer Forgotten

The Rockies have only given John Axford two save chances since April 27, although Axford was quite successful and locked down both chances without issue.

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

Thursday Lineup Card: Like Father Like Son?

Okay, so DeShields isnít your everyday rockstar player, but I do dig his potential overall.

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.

Thursday Lineup Card: Morrison To The Rescue?

Logan Morrison hasnít lived up to his status as a one-time top prospect, although at some point I think he puts it together. Is this it? Has Morrison figured it all out?

Friday Lineup Card: Pillar, Not Millar!

Considering the injury history of some Blue Jaysí players, namely Michael Saunders and Jose Bautista, Pillar is worth a snag for depth.

Thursday Lineup Card: Rays Closing Situation Muddled

Ernesto Frieri picked up his second save of the season on Wednesday night, as the game went 13 innings.

Friday Lineup Card: Elementary, My Dear Watson!

Mark Melancon returned to action on Thursday for the Pirates, landing his third save of the season, but Melancon isnít the news here Ė itís Tony Watson.

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.

Friday Lineup Card: Do You Believe In Moose?

You have to figure the save opportunities will still be there for Glen Perkins, since even the lowliest of MLB teams manage to have a bullpen guy, or two combined, maybe even three combined, that can net 30 saves.

Thursday Lineup Card: Hang Tight With Cishek

Friday Lineup Card: Snag Jake Lamb

Thursday Lineup Card: Panik!

Friday Lineup Card: Ender's Game!

Ender Inciarte is currently in the middle of a 13-game hit streak and may offer you help over these last few days of the season.

Friday Lineup Card: Hawkins Hurting More Than Helping

Is it time to cut bait on LaTroy Hawkins?

Friday Lineup Card: Late Season Surge By Leonys Martin

The Rangers may not be fighting for a playoff spot this season, but they do offer solid free agnet choices.

Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms

Friday Lineup Card: Drew For You!

As the season nears an end, Drew Smyly may offer you some much needed starting pitching help...

Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...

Friday Lineup Card: Aoki Is A-OK

One of the hottest players in the game right now is likely available for a free agent pick up...

Friday Lineup Card: Rockies Not Giving Hawkins Save Opportunities

As league trade deadlines approach, it's always smart to reassess your roster with only a third of the season remaining...

Friday Lineup Card: Streaky J.P. For Me?

Recognizing value even among streaky hitters can be a bit tricky...

Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help

The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...

Friday Lineup Card: Rookie Pitcher deGrom Groovin' Along

The Mets continue to provide a surprising source of pitching help for fantasy owners...

Friday Lineup Card: Stubbs For Cheap Power

Drew Stubbs may offer solid outfield depth down the stretch for your club...

Friday Lineup Card: Zunino For Power

Mike Zunino is one of the hottest hitters in the game over the last week...

Friday Lineup Card: Starting Pitching Value In The Cubs' Rotation?

There's one Cubs pitcher that's worth owning...

Friday Lineup Card: Middle Infield Help Is Here

Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Joe (Nathan)!

Tigers' middle reliever Joba Chamberlain has found peace in Detroit, and may be the next closer for the Tigers...

Friday Lineup Card: Medica To Give The Padres Oomph?

The Padres are looking to shake things up with their bats in San Diego...

Friday Lineup Card: Snag Zach Britton For Saves

If you need saves, Britton gives you a shot at notching a few.

Friday Lineup Card: Gose For The Speed?

The Mets are once again struggling to find a consistent closer for their bullpen...

Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer-By-Committee Succeeds?

Sean Doolittle tries to prove his value in a closer-by-committee situation

Friday Lineup Card: Relax, Jansen Owners

Chris Perez to steal saves away from Dodgers' closer Kenley Jansen?

Friday Lineup Card: Dice-K Gets a Save?

Daisuke Matsuzaka picked up a save for the Mets on Thursday. Could he become the new closer in Queens?

Friday Lineup Card: Underrated Davis

Rajai Davis has a path to plenty of at-bats with the Tigers, giving him an opportunity to rack up plenty of steals.

Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.