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The Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle

The Lineup Card: Prepare for the Summer of George

He may not be in the majors quite yet, but Astros prospect George Springer's continued dominance at Triple-A could mean a promotion may soon be looming.

The Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco

The Lineup Card: Fetch Adeiny

The Lineup Card: Hanging With Mr. Harang

The Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket

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

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles

Yangervis Solarte has been a very pleasant surprise early on for the Yankees.

The Lineup Card: Moore Trouble Ahead?

The news surfacing late Tuesday that Matt Moore is reportedly dealing a torn UCL and may need Tommy John surgery could spell doom for the Rays.

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Owning Owings

The Lineup Card: Miami's Hot Bat

The Lineup Card: Bearing Down

Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Safety Valve

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Unfortunate Setback For Kershaw

The Dodgers announced Tuesday ace Clayton Kershaw (back inflammation) would begin a two-to-three week rehab program, putting fantasy owners in a hole early on.

The Lineup Card: Sizemore Really Does Matter

The Lineup Card: Pick Jose On The Last Day

The Lineup Card: A Good Marco-Brew

The Lineup Card: Medica Aid

The Lineup Card: At a Bargain Basement Price Tag, Michael Saunders

The Lineup Card: Ells Well That Ends Well

The Red Sox are expected to welcome back Jacoby Ellsbury (foot) to the lineup Wednesday, putting the team's offense at full strength heading into the postseason.

The Lineup Card: Every Rose Has Its Thornburg

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

The Lineup Card: Yelling for Yelich

The Lineup Card: Introducing Charlie Blackmon

The Lineup Card: A Wright Turn

The Lineup Card: Cesar's No Slouch

The Lineup Card: Take a Tango with Cashner

The Lineup Card: Riding Out the Season in a Pinto

Catcher Josmil Pinto is making some noise for the Twins in the season's final month.

The Lineup Card: Enter Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

The rundown for Tuesday's MLB action

The Lineup Card: Cueto Returns, Part III

The rundown of MLB action for Monday, including Johnny Cueto's return

The Lineup Card: Angel Behind The Plate

The Lineup Card: A Slice Of Colby

The Lineup Card: Moises, Salud!

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

The Lineup Card: Jeter's Final Act?

The Lineup Card: Buchholz Back in the Fold

The Lineup Card: Get Yourself A Dyson

The Lineup Card: Jump Back On The 'Ledge, My Friend

The Lineup Card: Colabello Who?

The Lineup Card: Yo, What's With Gallardo?

The Lineup Card: Jordan The Jet

The Lineup Card: See Span Hit and Run

The Lineup Card: Grilli Set to 'Preheat' For Now

The Pirates activated Jason Grilli from the DL on Tuesday, but he'll be used in middle relief initially while the Pirates stick with Mark Melancon at closer.

The Lineup Card: Buying Mini Miggy

The Lineup Card: Hamming It Up on the Big Stage

Speed maven Billy Hamilton will be promoted to the majors Monday.

The Lineup Card: The Cardinal Effect

The Lineup Card: Walker Set To Debut

The Lineup Card: Byrd Delivers in Debut

The Lineup Card: Byrd Flies Over To Pittsburgh

The Lineup Card: Sad Harvey Day

The Lineup Card: Marco Makes His Mark

The Lineup Card: They Call Him Scooter

The Lineup Card: Parker Is Slinging Webs

The Lineup Card: Donnie Baseball Stays Hot

The Lineup Card: With One Pitch, Heyward's Season in Jeopardy

The Lineup Card: Xander Lands in Boston

With the Rays nipping at their heels in the AL East race, the Red Sox called up top prospect Xander Bogaerts to strengthen the left side of the infield.

The Lineup Card: See You Next Year, Albert

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

The Lineup Card: Buying Lo for Saves

The Lineup Card: Strange Exit

Stephen Strasburg's unusual ejection left his fantasy owners in a tough spot Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Sonny Days In Oakland

The Lineup Card: Cobb Returns, Beats M's

The Lineup Card: The Will to Win

The Lineup Card: Where There's Smoak, He's On Fire

The Lineup Card: Lord Farquhar

The Lineup Card: A Vulnerable Mariano?

The Lineup Card: All In With Alvarez

The Lineup Card: Rangers Reel In Rios

The Lineup Card: Robbie Is Raking

The Lineup Card: Drew Incarnate

The Lineup Card: Yes Way, Jose

The Lineup Card: Day of Reckoning

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

The Lineup Card: Lump Of Kole

The Lineup Card: On The Mark

The Lineup Card: A Dash Of Lawrie

The Lineup Card: Avila Showing Life

The Lineup Card: Don't Look Over Yonder

Thursday Lineup Card

The Lineup Card: Pop Open a Bottle of Andre

The Lineup Card: No Peachy Return For Beachy

The Lineup Card: Beachy Set To Return, Cingrani Sizzles

The Lineup Card: Royal In The Outfield

The Lineup Card: Making His Mark

The Lineup Card: Another Day At The Beachy

The Lineup Card: Peralta Wily of Late

Thursday Lineup Card

The Lineup Card: A New Yelich to Scratch

The Lineup Card: Braun Gone

The Lineup Card: Underrated Prospect Urrutia

The Lineup Card: Smoakin' Hot

The Lineup Card: The Accurate Archer

The Lineup Card: Diamonds And Wood

The Lineup Card: You'll Want Jhoulys

The Lineup Card: Rendon Is The Keystone

The Lineup Card: Don't Sleep On Danny

The Lineup Card: Stick With Ricky

The Lineup Card: Thinking Highly of Miley

The Lineup Card: The Grant Is Greener

The Lineup Card: Rajai Runs Wild

The Lineup Card: Oliver Twist

The Lineup Card: Surging Dodgers Add Crawford To Lineup

The Lineup Card: Ramos Provides The Fireworks

The Lineup Card: Be Like Mike

The Lineup Card: Cubs Make Flurry of Moves

The Lineup Card: Believing In Ichiro

The Lineup Card: Cingrani Rejoins Rotation

The Lineup Card: Utility Man Extraordinary

The Lineup Card: New Shortstop In Seattle

The Lineup Card: Roberts Is Healthy, For Now

The Lineup Card: A Honed Leonys

The Lineup Card: Kemp Makes Surprise Early Return

The Lineup Card: Panda Nursed Back to Health

The Lineup Card: Wizard Of Os-Walt

The Lineup Card: Go Miles With Lyles

The Lineup Card: A Koji Pair Of Sox

The Lineup Card: Young Again

The Lineup Card: Just in the Nick of Time

The Lineup Card: The Byrd is the Word

The Lineup Card: Double Doubleheaders

The Lineup Card: Tigers' Pen In Flux?

The Lineup Card: Be Speedy With Your Gonzalez Pickup

The Lineup Card: Cole Could Be A Diamond

The Lineup Card: Coveting Colvin

The Lineup Card: Some Salty For Your Wounds

The Lineup Card: The Wheeler Report

The Lineup Card: Stanton In, Braun Out

The Lineup Card: Stults Stands Out

The Lineup Card: Blank Check

The Lineup Card: Standing Garza

The Lineup Card: CJ3B

The Lineup Card: The Good, the Bad, and the Uggla

The Lineup Card: Hanley To The Rescue

The Lineup Card: Say Yes To Yasiel

The Lineup Card: Ubaldo Is Back

The Lineup Card: Lyons of Courage

The Lineup Card: Tex Message Received

The Lineup Card: Wacha This Way

The Lineup Card: Shooting the Freese

The Lineup Card: A Grand Return

The Lineup Card: Dee-Moted

The Lineup Card: Closer Carousel

The Lineup Card: Lean On Leonys

The Lineup Card: Going With Gausman

The Lineup Card: Arroyo On A Roll

The Lineup Card: Buying Porcello

The Lineup Card: The Venerable Venable

The Lineup Card: Tasty Ks For Aroldis

The Lineup Card: Bailey's Back

The Lineup Card: Pray For A.J.

The Lineup Card: Pro Boni

The Lineup Card: The Price Is Wrong

The Lineup Card: More From Moreland

The Lineup Card: Zack Attack Is Back

The Lineup Card: Granderson Returns

The Lineup Card: Bauer's Back

Trevor Bauer gets another one-time start this week thanks to the Indians' doubleheader Monday against the Yankees.

The Lineup Card: Get Them While They're Hot

The Lineup Card: Werth Some Rest

The Lineup Card: Saved By The Bell

The Lineup Card: A Loney Wolf

The Lineup Card: Tazawa Next Man Up In Boston

The Lineup Card: Hanrahan Can

The Lineup Card: Ozuna Provides O

Anthony Tynan discusses the Marlins' Marcell Ozuna.

The Lineup Card: Papa Grande's Here To Stay

The Lineup Card: May The Fourth Be With Walker

The Lineup Card: The Thrill Of Victorino

The Lineup Card: Holding Betancourt

The Lineup Card: Giancarlo Says Ciao

The Lineup Card: Nicked-Up Stars

The Lineup Card: Arenado Arrives

The Lineup Card: The Consistent Correia

The Lineup Card: What Moore Can I Say?

Rays lefty Matt Moore looks to improve to 5-0 with a road start against the White Sox on Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Cardiac Carlos

The Lineup Card: The Notorious Didi G

The Lineup Card: Closing Time For Valverde?

The Lineup Card: Mujica To Your Ears

The Lineup Card: Freeman Ready to Return

The Lineup Card: Nava More

The Lineup Card: Dontcha Know?

Robinson Cano is one of many Yankees with an impressive career mark against Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle.

The Lineup Card: Cingrani Up

The Lineup Card: It's Holland's Day

The Lineup Card: Hill, Hanrahan Head To DL

The Lineup Card: Start Your Rockies

The Lineup Card: Carter Offers Power Potential

The Lineup Card: Santana Pitching Like Royalty

The Lineup Card: Aces Up

Stephen Strasburg is one of many aces taking the mound in Saturday's matchups.

The Lineup Card: The Cleanup Man

The Lineup Card: Janssen At The Bit

The Lineup Card: New Brew In The Ninth

The Lineup Card: Unseating More Closers

The Lineup Card: Closing Carousel Spinning Already

The Lineup Card: The Ruggiano Risk

The Lineup Card: Pain in the Neck

Ryan Braun owners are crossing their fingers after neck spasms kept him out of the lineup Friday night.

The Lineup Card: Drinking The Heisey

The Lineup Card: Coke Is Fizzling

The Lineup Card: Ludwick Limps To DL

The Reds left fielder is one of the first to hit the disabled list as the regular season gets underway.

The Lineup Card: Marmol Already Melting

The Lineup Card: Get Primed For Opening Day

The Lineup Card: Knock On Wood

The Lineup Card: Every Rose Has It's Thornburg

The Lineup Card: Ride Keppinger To The Title

The Lineup Card: Can You Say Eovaldi?

The Lineup Card: When The Going Gets Ruf

The Lineup Card: The Final Friday

The Lineup Card: Checking Out the Matchups

The Lineup Card: The Constant Gardner

The Lineup Card: Tilling the Free Agent Fields

The Lineup Card: Rosy Keeper Play

The Lineup Card: Jake Odorizzi Makes His MLB Debut

The Lineup Card: Go Nab Nate

The Lineup Card: The Return of Chris Carpenter

The Lineup Card: Dylan Bundy Gets The Call

The Lineup Card: A Bulls-eye on Archer

The Lineup Card: Free Wily

The Lineup Card: Turning A Corner

The Lineup Card: End Of Season Fun With Chris Nelson

The Lineup Card: Buying Low(rie)

The Lineup Card: Taken By Forsythe

The Lineup Card: Let It Be Pettitte

The Lineup Card: Solano On a Hot Streak

The Lineup Card: Andrelton is Back

The Lineup Card: Parmelee Busting Out

The Lineup Card: A Wise Choice

The Lineup Card: Mad About Marco

The Lineup Card: Going Back to Great Britton

The Lineup Card: You're On the Mark, Reynolds

The Lineup Card: You Are What You Eaton

The Lineup Card: Gregerson a Boon in the Short Term

The Lineup Card: Mighty Griffin

The Lineup Card: X Marks The Spot

The Lineup Card: Don't Sleep on Los Del V

The Lineup Card: K is for Knuckleballer

The Lineup Card: Kelly Rollin'

The Lineup Card: Season Going Swimmingly for Phelps

The Lineup Card: Something To Like In Ike

The Lineup Card: Answer Your Query With Mayberry

The Lineup Card: Cuckoo for Ciriaco

The Lineup Card: Papi's Coming Home

The Lineup Card: If You Will Lean Towards Picking Up A Catcher...

The Lineup Card: We've Had Our Eye On You For Some Time Now, Mr. Anderson

The Lineup Card: Colvin Thriving in Colorado

The Lineup Card: Another Japanese Pitcher Gains Steam

The Lineup Card: Who Knows Deduno?

The Lineup Card: Blanco Drinks Your Melkshake

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

The Lineup Card: Pick Me Up Over Yonder

Thursday's Lineup Card

The Lineup Card: Forever Young

The Lineup Card: Dirks Works

The Lineup Card: Carter's Provides Power

The Lineup Card: Padres' Street Closed Down

The Lineup Card: Defying Murphy's Law

The Lineup Card: Filling A-Void

The Lineup Card: Afternoon Baseball, Anyone?

The Lineup Card: What Can Brown Do For You?

The Lineup Card: Are You Segura-bout Your Shortstop?

The Lineup Card: Cubs Look To Future

The Lineup Card: Closer Watch Cooking in Oakland

The Lineup Card: Unheralded Prospect Gets Call to A's

The Lineup Card: Everyone's Banged Up

The Lineup Card: Picking Up Speed

The Lineup Card: Holland Days

The Lineup Card: Drawing a LeBlanc

The Lineup Card: Frazier Putting Together Solid Season

The Lineup Card: Better Call Paul

The Lineup Card: O's Have Their Own "Crash" Davis

The Lineup Card: A Starling Is Born

The Lineup Card: Harvey Is No Imaginary Friend

The Lineup Card: Snider Off to a Hot Start

The Lineup Card: Casper the Friendly Outfielder

The Lineup Card: Don't Eat Crow

The Lineup Card: Sister Christian, Oh The Time Has Come

The Lineup Card: Astros, Jays Complete Massive Deal

The Lineup Card: Ride The Closer Carousel

The Lineup Card: K-Rod Back In The Closer's Role

The Lineup Card: Steady As He Gose

The Lineup Card: Head Turner

The Lineup Card: Lind Hot Since Call-Up

The Lineup Card: Make Your Bed With Sheets

The Lineup Card: Back In Action

The Lineup Card: Big Names Back From DL

The Lineup Card: Going Rogue With Ruggiano

The Lineup Card: Howard's Return Looms

The Lineup Card: Howard Up, Pedroia Down

The Lineup Card: El Caballo Gets Dealt

The Lineup Card: Yasmani Nice Qualities About Him

The Lineup Card: Catching Help is Available

The Lineup Card: Thome Moves To Baltimore

The Lineup Card: Call The Baker For Your Sunday Stream

The Lineup Card: Grab The Cashner And Run

The Lineup Card: New Closer Up in Big Apple

The Lineup Card: Nuthin' But a Gee Thang

The Lineup Card: He Looks Good Thome

The Lineup Card: Bauer Hour

The Lineup Card: Bust Out The Belt

The Lineup Card: Pedro Goes Streaking

The Lineup Card: Mayberry Fields Forever

The Lineup Card: KC Officially Ready to Sal-ivate

The Lineup Card: Make a Brave Pick

The Lineup Card: Everything is A-Aoki

The Lineup Card: Might Be Time for Rizzo

The Lineup Card: Corn On The Cobb

The Lineup Card: The Plouffe Is On Fire

The Lineup Card: Longo On The Mend

The Lineup Card: Injury News On Hamilton, Halladay, Holland, and Howard

The Lineup Card: The Plouffe Is In the Pudding

The Lineup Card: Roberts is Back

The Lineup Card: Time to Jump on Oswalt

The Lineup Card: Knock On Wood

The Lineup Card: Go For Ogando

The Lineup Card: Interleague Under the Lights

The Lineup Card: Cashner Moves to Rotation

The Lineup Card: A Safe Start Outside Safeco

The Lineup Card: Time to Pick Up Parker

The Lineup Card: Playing With Fiers

The Lineup Card: Another Felix

The Lineup Card: Felix Checks Out Fine

The Lineup Card: Stars Falling (To Injury)

The Lineup Card: Cespedes, Morse Back In Action

The Lineup Card: A Light Slate

The Lineup Card: Kemp Returns

The Lineup Card: Chisenhall Gets The Call

The Lineup Card: Blasted Capps

The Lineup Card: Another Blown Save for Bell

The Lineup Card: Juan ATLien

The Lineup Card: A New Dawn For Morneau

The Lineup Card: The Bell Tolls - For Now

The Lineup Card: Clippard Gets the Call

The Lineup Card: Another Closer Change in DC?

The Lineup Card: Closer Committee In Cincy

The Lineup Card: Berkman, Bonifacio to DL?

The Lineup Card: First Interleague Weekend

The Lineup Card: Good News for Royals' Perez?

The Lineup Card: Dyson Cleaning Up In Center Field

The Lineup Card: I Caught You A Delicious Bass

The Lineup Card: Day Games, Nice!

The Lineup Card: More Closers On Hot Seat

The Lineup Card: Reddick at the Bat

The Lineup Card: Check In On Stauffer

The Lineup Card: Adding Addison

The Lineup Card: Closer Shakeup in Toronto

The Lineup Card: New Closer in San Diego?

The Lineup Card: Another Arm Impressing in Baltimore

The Lineup Card: Middlebrooks Off To Strong Start

The Lineup Card: Alert The Medics

The Lineup Card: End Of A Rivera

The Lineup Card: Cubs' Closer Conundrum

The Lineup Card: Johnny Damon: Hot In Cleveland

The Lineup Card: Quick Return for Mauer

The Lineup Card: Injuries Piling Up

The Lineup Card: Fishy Saves

The Lineup Card: Add Craig When He is Activated?

The Lineup Card: Harper Gets the Call

The Lineup Card: For Bell The Bell Tolls

The Lineup Card: If You're In Need Of A Campana-ion...

The Lineup Card: Catcher on the Rise

The Lineup Card: Picking Up Parker

The Lineup Card: Cordero in Blue

The Lineup Card: Pull The Hammer On Hammel

The Lineup Card: Guerra Gets Back on the Horse

The Lineup Card: Shuffling The Cards

The Lineup Card: If Hanrahan's Out, Take A Cruz

The Lineup Card: Another Committee In Washington

The Lineup Card: Patriots' Day Edition

The Lineup Card: Full Slate Under The Lights

The Lineup Card: Another Closer Down

The Lineup Card: Nightmare on Elm St. Edition

The Lineup Card: Time To Own Milone

The Lineup Card: Chapman Cruising

The Lineup Card: Aces Back Up

The Lineup Card: Rays' Upton Nearing Rehab Assignment

The Lineup Card: Cahill Set for D-Backs Debut

The Lineup Card: Ventura Names a Closer

The Lineup Card: First Full Slate

The Lineup Card: Closers Struggle in Openers

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

The Lineup Card: Opening Day 1.3

With a home matchup against soft-tosser Mark Buehrle, Joey Votto is well worth the price in daily salary cap games Thursday.

The Lineup Card: Simon Says

The Lineup Card: Perky Royals Saved in Holland

The Lineup Card: Last Stop for Choo's Train

The Lineup Card: Down to the Wire

The Lineup Card: Cishek By the Seashore

The Lineup Card: Streaming Time

Drew Pomeranz is Friday's streaming candidate.

The Lineup Card: Perez Not Quite Elite

Chris Perez's strikeout rate has dropped off this season.

The Lineup Card: Dotel for the Save

The Lineup Card: Tuesday Lineup Card

The Lineup Card: The Price is Reimold

The Lineup Card: Mac Attack

The Lineup Card: Torres, Rasmus, and Wells

The Lineup Card: De Aza Still Widely Available

The Lineup Card: San Salvador

The Lineup Card: Delgado Get Him

The Lineup Card: This Drew's For You

The Lineup Card: Catcher on the Corners

The Lineup Card: Johnson Saves

The Lineup Card: Closers in Command

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.

The Lineup Card: Commissioner Gordon

Dee Gordon is making his mark on his latest trip to the majors.

The Lineup Card: Sifting Through the Sands

The Lineup Card: Help Over Yonder

The Lineup Card: Labor Day Look

The Lineup Card: Teheran Time Again

The Lineup Card: A Tiger to Target

The Lineup Card: Nick Evans Fighting From the Fringes

Nick Evans is taking advantage of a rare extended stretch of playing time for the Mets.

The 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 Lineup Card: Milone Worth a Look

The Lineup Card: Lincoln Looks Good

The Lineup Card: Magic Wandy

The Lineup Card: Cishek Yourself, Before You . . .

The Lineup Card: Hello Mayberry

The Lineup Card: Mini-Ellsbury

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

The Lineup Card: Tabata Time

Jose Tabata is finally back from his quad injury for the Pirates.

The Lineup Card: A Pirate to Pick Up

The Lineup Card: White on the Rockies

The Lineup Card: Ramon Noodles

The Lineup Card: Catch a Trout

The Lineup Card: Strasburg Almost Ready

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.

The Lineup Card: More Jays Bullpen Turnover

Frank Francisco is closing again for the Jays following Jon Rauch's trip to the DL.

The Lineup Card: Jurrjens Returns

The Lineup Card: The Ride of Ben Revere

The Lineup Card: Brandon Belts Two in Return to Bigs

The Lineup Card: Athletic Allen

The Lineup Card: Street Back to the DL

The Lineup Card: Yesterday Was Thursday

The Lineup Card: Chirinos' Cheering Section

Robinson Chirinos is giving the Rays some offensive production from the catcher spot for the first time all year.

The Lineup Card: Con't Stand Ya!

The Lineup Card: Johnny Be Good

The Lineup Card: Another Prospect Gets Promoted

The Lineup Card: Trayvon-tastic

The Lineup Card: Now or Nova

The Lineup Card: Belt Down, Lawrie Up

The Lineup Card: Late Night Mound Delight

The Lineup Card: Byrd Watching

The Lineup Card: I've Got Blisters On My Fingers

The Lineup Card: Familiar Faces Head to New Places

The Lineup Card: Fowler Catching Fire

The Lineup Card: Trade Chips Falling

The Lineup Card: Another Twins Injury

The Lineup Card: Nathan Cementing Closer Role

Joe Nathan continues to lock down the closer's job.

The Lineup Card: Aces in Many Places

The Lineup Card: Alvarez is Back

The Lineup Card: Reddick's Red Hot

The Lineup Card: Jennings Gets the Nod

The Lineup Card: Make a Move For Mujica

The Lineup Card: Maybe Maybin?

The Lineup Card: Snider Fulfilling Potential

Travis Snider took awhile, but he appears to be finally fulfilling the large expectations Jays fans have had for him.

The Lineup Card: Who Says Size Matters?

The Lineup Card: Beltran Ill, Sick Against Lohse

The Lineup Card: Doctor's Orders

The Lineup Card: Allen in the Desert

The Lineup Card: Snider For Hire

The Lineup Card: Tommy John for Anderson

The Lineup Card: Back To Business

The Lineup Card: First-Half Finale

The Lineup Card: Trophy Fish

The Lineup Card: Chapman Earns First Save

The Lineup Card: Injury Creates Opportunity

The Lineup Card: Long Live King Albert

The Lineup Card: 4th of July Fireworks

The Lineup Card: Tiger in the Furbush

The Lineup Card: Colon Smells Good in Return

The Lineup Card: Take a Peek at Presley

The Lineup Card: Closers in Focus

The Lineup Card: The Midnight Ride of Ben Revere

Ben Revere has taken advantage of his playing time opportunity to be a solid option at the top of the Twins' batting order.

The Lineup Card: Yankees Face a Marc'd Man

The Lineup Card: Another Top Prospect Up

The Lineup Card: Young Pitching Talent on Display

The Lineup Card: Wily Mo Power

The Lineup Card: Time to Get a New Car-rasco

The Lineup Card: Not Happy With Feliz

The Lineup Card: Stabilizing Santos

Sergio Santos is getting it back together.

The Lineup Card: Up and Adams!

The Lineup Card: Greinke Good Against AL

The Lineup Card: Crosstown Rivals Square Off

The Lineup Card: A Day at the Beachy

The Lineup Card: Mets Lefty on a Niese Run

The Lineup Card: Joe Cool Rejoins Hot Twins

The Lineup Card: Time to Pick Up Charlie Blackmon?

The Lineup Card: Plenty of Transaction Action

The Lineup Card: Phillie Phireworks Expected

The Lineup Card: Younger Weeks Starts Strong

The Lineup Card: On The Cust

The Lineup Card: Another Top KC Prospect Arrives

The Lineup Card: The Future is Here

The Lineup Card: Boesch Bashers

Brennan Boesch remains available in roughly half of all mixed leagues out there and is worth your attention.

The Lineup Card: Doc's Recommendation

The Lineup Card: Speedster Heads to Hollywood

The Lineup Card: Take the Under

The Lineup Card: Division Rivals Faceoff

The Lineup Card: Young Aces Square Off in Cinci

The Lineup Card: A Revered Pickup

The Lineup Card: Small Slate

The Lineup Card: Another Catcher to Consider

The Lineup Card: Lookout for the Lee's

The Lineup Card: Memorial Day Edition

The Lineup Card: Oliver Gets the Call

The Lineup Card: A Pick-up For Posey

The Lineup Card: Buster's Busted

The Lineup Card: Return of Youk?

The Lineup Card: Advantage, Bats

The Lineup Card: Pitchers' Delight

The Lineup Card: Several Stars Set to Return

The Lineup Card: Lefty Showdown in Bay Series

The Lineup Card: Promising Pitcher Surprisingly Available

The Lineup Card: Interleague Play Begins

The Lineup Card: Sit Harang?

Although it's a home start at Petco Park, Aaron Harang may be a risky roll against the Brewers on Thursday.

The Lineup Card: David's Back Is Not Wright

The Lineup Card: The Price is Right

The Lineup Card: No Lockout Here

The Lineup Card: Another Change in St. Louis

The Lineup Card: Saturday Night Showdown

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

The Lineup Card: Advantage, Pitchers

The Lineup Card: Peavy Set for Season Debut

The Lineup Card: No. 3 Hitter on the Waiver Wire?

The Lineup Card: Greinke Makes First Start at Miller Park

The Lineup Card: Two Players to Pick Up

The Lineup Card: Hosmer Gets New Home

The Lineup Card: Magic Wandy

The Lineup Card: Surprise, Surprise; More Closer Woes

The Lineup Card: Milwaukee's Best

The Lineup Card: See Through The Smoak

The Lineup Card: Another Indian to Look At

The Lineup Card: Weaver Seeks 7-0

The Lineup Card: Wolf on the Prowl in Houston

The Lineup Card: Cahill's Throwing Downhill

The Lineup Card: Dodgers' Closer Madness

The Lineup Card: Beantown Bash

The Lineup Card: Roy Rules in the Desert

The Lineup Card: Weaver Goes For Win No. 6

The Lineup Card: Replacing Feliz

The Lineup Card: Red-Hot Matchup For Carpenter

The Lineup Card: Saving the Nationals

The Lineup Card: Back to the Thrown

The Lineup Card: Cain is Able

Coors Field causes problems for many pitchers, but not Matt Cain, who has historically fared very well against the Rockies.

The Lineup Card: In Ubaldo We Trust

The Lineup Card: A.M. Baseball in Boston

The Lineup Card: Ryan Started the Fire

Phillies slugger Ryan Howard has torched Chris Volstad in nearly all of their previous meetings.

The Lineup Card: Tough Twin Bill For Mets

The Lineup Card: Angel in the Infield

The Lineup Card: Closer Woes Continue in Chicago

The Lineup Card: Hamilton Hurt

Josh Hamilton will miss eight weeks after suffering an injury on a strange play at home plate Tuesday. Who will replace him?

The Lineup Card: Round Two

Tim Lincecum quieted the Dodgers' bats on Opening Day. Can he do it again? The numbers say yes.

The Lineup Card: Pitchers' Duel at U.S. Cellular Field?

The Lineup Card: Pitchers Beware

Barry Zito has been torched by Cardinals hitters over the years, but his opponent - Kyle Lohse - hasn't fared much better against the Giants.

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

The Lineup Card: Magic Wand

The Lineup Card: Knock on Wood

The Lineup Card: Strength vs. Strength

The Rangers have been dominant this season but they face an old foe Wednesday in the form of Felix Hernandez.

The Lineup Card: Rickie Roll

Rickie Weeks is swinging a hot bat this year and has strong career numbers against Braves starter Derek Lowe.

The Lineup Card: Closer-by-Committee in Washington?

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

The Lineup Card: Great Britton

The Lineup Card: Opening Day 2.0

The Lineup Card: Opening Day Is Here!

The nightcap Thursday features an excellent pitching matchup between Tim Lincecum and Clayton Kershaw.

The Lineup Card: Farewell, Regular Season

The Lineup Card: Runs Like a Dyson

The Lineup Card: It Wood Help Your Chances

The Lineup Card: Upton Down

The Lineup Card: Streaming to the End

The Lineup Card: Chasing Saves

The Lineup Card: Wade Into the FA Pool Once More

The Lineup Card: Ain't it Granderson

The Lineup Card: Late-Season Injury Woes

The Lineup Card: Getting Cold In Minnesota

The Lineup Card: This Closer Isn't Meek

The Lineup Card: Mauer's Knee Acts Up

The Lineup Card: Quieting the Cards

The Lineup Card: Big Series Begins in Philly

The Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle

The Lineup Card: Hitters Paradise

The Lineup Card: The Bee's Knees

The Lineup Card: Ike's Improving Eye

The Lineup Card: Pujols in Pain

The Lineup Card: Pena Heating Up

The Lineup Card: Jus' Twin, Baby

The Lineup Card: Rocky Mountin High

The Lineup Card: Fit For a King

Seattle ace Felix Hernandez takes the hill against the Angels on Saturday.

The Lineup Card: The Bell Still Tolls

The 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: The Machine

Albert Pujols is good against any pitcher, but he's especially dominant against Chris Capuano.

The Lineup Card: Nationals Spelling Bee

The Lineup Card: Labor Day Edition

The Lineup Card: Pick Up Zimmermann

The Lineup Card: Dream Weaver

It's been a career year for Jered Weaver and his numbers should only improve with another turn against the A's on Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Feeling Lowe

The Lineup Card: Small Slate

The Lineup Card: Yes We McCann

Brian McCann and the Braves have raked against Mike Pelfrey in their previous meetings.

The Lineup Card: It's in the Cards

Wandy Rodriguez hasn't been great against the Cardinals this year, but that could change on Tuesday.

The Lineup Card: He's Still Available? You're Lyon

The Lineup Card: Bombs Away

Florida's Dan Uggla has 22 homers in 81 career games against Atlanta and has been especially effective against Sunday's starter, Derek Lowe.

The Lineup Card: Yo Adrian!

In a potential playoff preview between the Padres and Phillies, Adrian Gonzalez looks to extend his success against Philly's Joe Blanton.

The Lineup Card: Bluish Reds

The Lineup Card: Master Craftsman

The Lineup Card: Threat to the Crown

King Felix hasn't allowed a run in his last three starts. Can the Red Sox slow him down?

The Lineup Card: Bird-Hunting Season

Hughes has mowed down the Blue Jays in their previous meetings, holding Toronto hitters to a .194 average.

The Lineup Card: Yankee Blues

Alex Rodriguez landed on the disabled list Saturday and will be out until at least early September.

The Lineup Card: The Car Goes 'Vroom' Again

Carlos Gonzalez returned to the lineup on Sunday and will take on the Braves on Monday. Find out everything else you need to know for Monday's action.

The Lineup Card: Dice-K To the Rescue

After getting torched by Toronto hitters on Friday, Boston turns to Daisuke Matsuzaka, who has stymied the Blue Jays in previous meetings.

The Lineup Card: Werth Every Penny

The 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: Cold Brew

Cy Young candidate Adam Wainwright has left the Brew Crew's offense in a frosty chill in their previous meetings.

The Lineup Card: Second Helpings

Tuesday marks the return of two of the most fantasy-friendly second baseman: Chase Utley and Dustin Pedroia.

The Lineup Card: Cruz Hamstrung Again

The Lineup Card: North Side Nightmares

Kyle Lohse is coming off the disabled list Sunday to face a Cubs lineup that has dominated the pitcher in previous meetings.

The Lineup Card: Dodger Swap

Need saves? The Dodgers have turned over the ninth-inning role - at least temporarily - to Hong-Chih Kuo.

The Lineup Card: Friday Lineup Card

The Lineup Card: Hurricain Warning

In addition to throwing the ball well recently, San Francisco's Matt Cain has held current Cubs hitters to a .217/.311/.357 line. He'll square off against them again on Thursday.

The Lineup Card: DL Bound?

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun (wrist) can't swing a bat right now. Will he return soon enough to turn around his disappointing season for fantasy owners who grabbed him in the first round?

The Lineup Card: Did You Miss Me?

Stephen Strasburg returns to the mound Tuesday, just one of several aces on the hill, including Ubaldo Jimenez, Felix Hernandez and Tim Lincecum.

The Lineup Card: Tiny Red Machine

The Reds offense shuts down whenever it faces Chris Carpenter, so don't be surprised if there is a power outage in Cincinnati on Monday.

The Lineup Card: BP Crisis

The Yankees nearly had their own BP catastrophe when Alex Rodriguez was struck in the leg during batting practice, but A-Rod may return to the lineup as early as Sunday.

The Lineup Card: Day of the Hitter

Though this may be the Year of the Pitcher, Saturday is shaping up to be a hitter's paradise.

The Lineup Card: Man On Fire

Francisco Liriano hasn't allowed a run since July 16. Can he keep that streak alive against the Indians on Friday?

The 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.

The Lineup Card: First Basemen Down

The Lineup Card: Red Hot

Brandon Phillips boasts terrific career numbers against Pirates starter Paul Maholm.

The Lineup Card: Beltin' Beltran

Carlos Beltran has homered four times off Tim Hudson in his career. He'll be looking to add to that total when the two face off on Monday.

The Lineup Card: Pinstriped Puma

Lance Berkman will head to the American League and DH for the Yankees after being traded by the Astros on Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Time for an Encore

Fresh off a no-hitter, Matt Garza will look to continue his historical success against the Yankees on Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Kung Fu Grip

Has White Sox's closer Bobby Jenks solidified his hold of the ninth-inning job on the south side of Chicago?

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Strasburg Scratched, Street Hit by a Liner

Rookie Phenom and Rockies' Closer are the Latest Injury Concerns

The Lineup Card: Third Time's Not the Charm

Brett Myers has been successful against the Cubs this season, but history says the third meeting could be trouble.

The Lineup Card: Kneel Before the King

The White Sox offense has submitted to Felix Hernandez's pitches the last two times he has faced them. He gets the start against them on Monday.

The Lineup Card: Hammerin' Hanley

He only has 17 career at-bats against Jair Jurrjens, but Hanley Ramirez has torched the Braves pitcher for three home runs.

The Lineup Card: Let's Try This Again

Alex Gordon is finally getting another chance with the Royals to live up to his potential.

The Lineup Card: Working for the Weekend

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters ran the bases on Thursday and expects to return to the lineup on Sunday.

The 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?

The Lineup Card: (Tuesday's Edition) Dodger Blues

Rafael Furcal is one of many Dodgers who've had no luck against Tim Lincecum.

The Lineup Card: (Wednesday's Edition) Ramirez Back on the DL

The Lineup Card: Reyes the Roof

Get excited, Jose Reyes owners. The shortstop is expected to play on Monday for the first time since July 10.

The Lineup Card: Remember Me?

Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts is progressing in his rehab and could return to the lineup in the next 10 days.

The Lineup Card: Power Rangers

Ian Kinsler has hit John Lackey hard in his career, and he's not the only Ranger to do so. That could spell bad news for the Red Sox starter on Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Welcome Back

The Lineup Card: Up, Up and Away

Rays outfielder B.J. Upton will begin his second half against CC Sabathia and the Yankees. Can he continue his success against the big lefty (.353, 2 HR, 6 RBI) on Friday?

The Lineup Card: First-Half Finale

Zack Greinke is one of many starters on Sunday with a good track record against the lineup he'll be facing to close out the first half.

The Lineup Card: Hitters' Park

A slew of batters (including the red-hot Lance Berkman) have good matchups in what promises to be a hitter-friendly Saturday.

The Lineup Card: Leading with Trump

In 10 career starts against the Astros, Cards starter Adam Wainwright has an 8-1 record with a 1.72 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, and 61:18 K:BB ratio.

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Pie Returns, Gallardo to DL

Brew Crew Loses Gallardo, While O's Welcome Back Felix Pie

The Lineup Card: Alive and Wells

There haven't been any July fireworks from Vernon Wells yet, but a matchup with Carl Pavano could change that.

The Lineup Card: The Wright Stuff

Pitchers have had trouble getting David Wright out lately, but Aaron Harang has had trouble doing that for a while. The two will face off in New York on Monday.

The Lineup Card: Cain at Coors

The Lineup Card: Mile-High Pitchers Duel

Despite the thin air, the Giants-Rockies game on Saturday night is shaping up to be a low-scoring duel between Barry Zito and Ubaldo Jimenez.

The Lineup Card: Familiar Face

Can an opportunity to face his former club help A.J. Burnett turn things around after a rough June?

The 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?

The Lineup Card: The O's Cure All Woes

Corey Patterson is one of many Orioles with a poor track record against A's starter Ben Sheets. Can Sheets end his June (1-4, 5.23 ERA) on a high note Wednesday?

The Lineup Card: Not So Perfect

Armando Galarraga nearly tossed a perfect game, but his numbers against Twins slugger Joe Mauer are about as far from perfect as you can get.

The Lineup Card: Aces Wild

Cy Young Award winners, such as Chris Carpenter, and hopefuls will take the hill all around Major League Baseball on Monday. Batters beware.

The Lineup Card: Manny vs. Andy

The ageless Andy Pettitte has a 2.48 ERA this season, but he has never been able to solve Manny Ramirez.

The Lineup Card: Boston Beatdown

Jonathan Papelbon has blown two consecutive saves. Is he in danger of losing his job as the closer?

The Lineup Card: Back on Track

Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett finally has a timetable set for his return and should be back just after the All-Star break.

The 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.

The Lineup Card: Check Status

Ubaldo Jimenez left the ballpark early on Tuesday with an illness and his status is questionable for Wednesday's scheduled start.

The Lineup Card: Rollins May Return

For the first time since May 21, we may have a Jimmy Rollins sighting on Tuesday.

The Lineup Card: Cheer Up, Derek!

You get to face Rodrigo Lopez on Monday, who you've fared extremely well against in your career. Check out Jeter's numbers, and everything else you need to know for Monday's games.

The 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 Lineup Card: Familiar Faces

Interleague play brings a lot of new matchups, but not for Albert Pujols and the Cardinals, who have plenty of history with Oakland starter Ben Sheets.

The Lineup Card: Sizzlin' Kinsler

Ian Kinsler loves to face Houston's Wandy Rodriguez (9-for-12, 2 HR) and he'll get to face him again on Friday.

The Lineup Card: Pittsburgh's Pedro Arrives

Pirates top prospect Pedro Alvarez was called up for his big league debut on Wednesday night. Do Pirates fans now have more to be excited about than Primanti's?

The Lineup Card: Good Timing

Justin Verlander and the Tigers host the Nats on Wednesday, but they won't get a crack at Stephen Strasburg.

The Lineup Card: Santana Bounce Back

Johan Santana managed just one strikeout in his last outing, but he has fond memories of fanning Cleveland hitters with regularity.

The Lineup Card: Pujols Anticipating Reunion With Snell

Albert Pujols must have been sad to see Ian Snell traded to Seattle last season, but thanks to interleague play he will face him again on Monday.

The Lineup Card: Interleague Play: Advantage, Pitchers

Philadelphia's Cole Hamels is one of many pitchers with a favorable matchup on Sunday.

The Lineup Card: Pointing to Saturday

Carlos Silva has been on an unbelievable run this season and looks poised to continue his dominance against the crosstown White Sox.

The Lineup Card: Amping it Up

The Lineup Card: A Is for Available

If you're looking for young pitchers with upside, don't forget about Oakland's Trevor Cahill.

The Lineup Card: Dealin' Diamondback