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Collette Calls: New Pitch Fact Check

Jason Collette checks the outcomes of pitchers who said in spring they were adding a new pitch this year. Who actually followed through and what difference did it make?

Oak's Corner: Ranking 2018 Closers

With the 2017 season winding down, Scott Jenstad ranks the top 10 closers for 2018. At the top of his list is Kenley Jansen, who has posted an ERA under 3.00 in all seven of his seasons to go along with massive strikeout numbers.

MLB Barometer: Cut Bait on Dead Weight

Vlad Sedler shows why dead weight has no place on a roster with just five weeks left in the season, which means re-considering spots filled by injured players like James Paxton.

Mound Musings: The Bullpen Shuffle – American League

This week, Brad Johnson dives into unsettled AL bullpens, including the Angels where longtime closer Huston Street has spent more time than usual on the disabled list but could be back closing in early September.

Regan's Rumblings: Closing Time

Dave Regan shifts his rumblings toward exploring the ninth-inning pitching situation for each of baseball's 30 teams with the trade deadlne in the rearview.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist scans the free-agent pool in the American League as the Yoan Moncada Era officially begins for the White Sox.

Collette Calls: The Other Side of Recent Deals

Jason Collette looks at which players stand to gain playing time now that bigger names have moved on in recent trades. What does Sean Doolittle's departure mean in Oakland?

Mound Musings: The Trade Winds Are Blowing

Brad Johnson examines recent pitching trades and what impact it can have on a pitcher’s season. Jose Quintana recently made the cross-town move from the White Sox to the Cubs.

Collette Calls: Bullpen Watch at the Break

Jason Collette reviews each team's bullpen and looks at who might move as we enter the second half with the trade deadline approaching.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist dives into this week's free agent pool and wonders whether Clint Frazier's promotion is just the first of a wave of top prospects promotions.

Mound Musings: The Biggest Surprises so Far

This week, Brad Johnson takes on pitchers who’ve been impressive the first half of the season, including Arizona's Robbie Ray, who Johnson believes is going to continue to get better.

Oak's Corner: Looking Back at May

Scott Jenstad reviews last month and details some players who had a May to remember, like Marlin first baseman Justin Bour and his 11 homers, or a May they’d rather forget.

Mound Musings: A Scouting Notebook

Brad Johnson shares what he watches for when observing a game. On his list of things he loves is seeing how a particular pitcher handles a serious jam, something at which Ranger Yu Darvish excels.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist reviews the available free agents in the American League and reminds you to make sure David Price isn't somehow available prior to his 2017 debut Monday.

Mound Musings: Revisiting My 2017 “Home” League Mound Corps

Brad Johnson updates readers on his “home” league pitching staff, including how losing Mets Ace Noah Syndergaard for two or three months has affected the rest of his team.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks at the free agent pool in the Junior Circuit and spots a number of veterans nearing returns from the DL, including the Rangers' Adrian Beltre.

Oak's Corner: A Good Weekend for Encarnacion?

Scott Jenstad picks the Indians at Astros for his series of the weekend. Could this be the matchup that gets Edwin Encarnacion and the rest of the offense going in the right direction?

The Wheelhouse: Closer Watch

As ninth-inning roles turn over due to poor performance and injuries, Derek VanRiper shares his updated closer rankings.

Mound Musings: Know When to Hold 'Em?

Brad Johnson dives into pitchers off to a great start this season to determine whether they’re keepers. On his “Hold ’Em” list is Cardinal veteran Michael Wacha, whose best days may not be behind him.

Mound Musings: AL Bullpen Check

This week Brad Johnson studies closer situations in the American League to identify possible shake-ups as well as potential trade material including White Sox David Robertson.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks at the available talent in the American League and thinks Jose Berrios is still worth scooping up despite last season's poor big-league debut.

Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap

Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?

Mound Musings: Hold on There!

Brad Johnson looks at relievers he believes could step into the closer’s gig at some point in the season but in the meantime deserve attention right out of the gate like Oakland's Sean Doolittle.

The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)

Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West

In Brad Johnson’s final week of division deep dives, he takes a look at the American League West, featuring injured Angels closer Huston Street, who will miss the beginning of the season.

The Wheelhouse: Punting Batting Average

Derek VanRiper considers the roster construction process without worrying about batting average.

Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings

James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.

Collette Calls: AL LABR Review

Jason Collette investigates three fascinating aspects of the recent AL LABR auction -- speed, closers and shiny new toys. How much of a premium did Andrew Benintendi cost?

Farm Futures: Rookie Tiers

James Anderson offers up his recommended prospect targets and stashes for re-draft leagues, including young Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson.

The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z

Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.