FAAB Factor - AL: Prospect Speculation, Catchers Return
FAAB Factor - AL: Prospect Speculation, Catchers Return

This article is part of our AL FAAB Factor series.


This is our weekly look at the free agents in each league. We have two goals for this article:

- Identify likely free agents and discuss their strengths and weaknesses.
- Try to estimate how much of your free agent budget you should bid on them.

One size doesn't fit all, and we could never hope to encompass all league structures, so we have to have a set of base assumptions. Those assumptions are:

- League size of 12 players (either AL or Mixed, we'll specify)
- 5x5 categories
- Each team has a $100 FAAB budget

Starting Pitchers:

Brett Anderson - Anderson has started throwing off the mound again in his rehab from Tommy John surgery. A setback in May pushed his timetable back a little bit, but he was ahead of schedule then. His likely return remains around the All-Star break. We most likely won't see a fully effective Anderson until next season, but if you're in a keeper league you might think abou

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Jeff Erickson
Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He's also in the FSWA Hall of Fame. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).
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