This article is part of our MLB FAAB Factor series.
This FAAB article is in addition to the AL and NL FAAB articles that run Sunday. Bids are based on a $100 FAAB budget. Throughout the season, this column will have two goals:
1. Identify FAAB targets for fantasy managers in leagues with Thursday FAAB.
2. Offer a preview of FAAB targets ahead of Sunday's columns.
While some leagues had their final waiver cycles Sunday, some leagues with Thursday FAAB have one more chance to add free agents ahead of the final series of the regular season. Several pitchers line up to make their final starts of the year this weekend, while there are still a handful of closers available in plenty of leagues. This includes Camilo Doval, who has seen more ninth-inning work for the Giants recently while Jake McGee has dealt with an oblique injury. Plenty of position players have also put together strong performances at the plate recently and offer fantasy value heading into the final weekend of the regular season. This week's FAAB suggestions are intended to provide an idea of the player's ranking compared to other players on the list, and fantasy managers should spend the remainder of their FAAB in the final waiver cycle of the year.
Kris Bubic, Royals: Bubic has been dominant since the start of September and hasn't given up more than two earned runs in any of his last five appearances. The southpaw has been rewarded with wins in each of his last two starts and