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December 28, 2017
The Z Files: NL East Playing Time Preview
Todd Zola continues his look at playing time battles with the NL East and thinks Noah Syndergaard's health and performance will be one of the biggest questions to answer heading into 2018.
December 21, 2017
The Z Files: AL West Playing Time Preview
Todd Zola takes an early look at the job battles in the AL West and doesn't expect the A's to force top prospect Franklin Barreto into a starting role before he's ready.
October 13, 2017
Collette Calls: Reviewing NL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his predictions for the National League this year. Some proved prescient, others did not.
September 21, 2017
Mound Musings: The 2017 Season Pitching Awards Issue
As the regular season draws to a close, Brad Johnson presents his list of winners and losers, including Angels pitcher Garrett Richards, who earned himself Johnsonís Tommy John award.
August 9, 2017
Mound Musings: The Bullpen Shuffle Ė National League
Brad Johnson evaluates the current closer situations across the National League, like in St. Louis where Trevor Rosenthal, at least momentarily, has the job over Seung Hwan Oh.
August 6, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine details this week's top waiver options for the National League, including the arrival of Yu Darvish in Los Angeles.
August 3, 2017
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.
July 16, 2017
Jan Levine features this week's waiver-wire prospects, including the big prize for NL-only leagues as Jose Quintana joins the Cubs.
July 13, 2017
Mound Musings: Looking at the Future
Brad Johnson examines the annual Futures Game, which showcases up and coming talent, and in the Notable Rotation Happenings he discusses the return of Madison Bumgarner.
July 11, 2017
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.
June 28, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Steals and Saves
Dave Regan uses his rumblings to examine a handful of players that could help your fantasy squad rack up saves and stolen bases as the second half of the season approaches.
June 16, 2017
Oak's Corner: This Weekís Players of Note
Scott Jenstad notes that Miamiís Marcell Ozuna is having a monster season so far, hitting .333 with 17 homers and 47 RBI, and could be at his peak value.
May 24, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: 10 Things I Wonder About
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to explore 10 things he wonders about, like if Twins hurler Jose Berrios is overhyped.
May 18, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Closer Watch
As ninth-inning roles turn over due to poor performance and injuries, Derek VanRiper shares his updated closer rankings.
May 14, 2017
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 7, 2017
Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last week.
April 30, 2017
Jan Levine breaks down the NL waiver wire for the week as David Peralta is tearing it up at the plate for the Diamondbacks.
April 23, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.
April 9, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams, like Arizona's Chris Owings, who could be a nice source of steals while qualifying multiple positions.
April 2, 2017
Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.
March 30, 2017
The Long Game: March Madness
Erik Siegrist recaps his draft results from RotoWire's new staff keeper league in this edition of The Long Game.
February 16, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each pitching staff in the NL East and discusses how much of a discount he would need to draft Stephen Strasburg this season.
February 14, 2017
Collette Calls: Mixed LABR Recap
Jason Collette explains each pick that he and Paul Sporer made in Monday's Mixed LABR draft. Who did they pass up Bryce Harper for in the first round?
February 9, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Preseason Closer Rankings
Dave Regan is back with his first Rumblings of 2017, turning his focus to all 30 teams and their potential closers heading into the season.
February 8, 2017
Collette Calls: NL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Can the Reds' Brandon Finnegan make his changeup pay off even better for him this year?
January 30, 2017
Baseball Draft Kit: Picks & Pans
Joe Sheehan examines players he's targeting and avoiding in 2017 -- including an ace on the north side of Chicago.
January 11, 2017
The Z Files: Closing Arguments
Todd Zola examines different approaches for handling saves, and wonders if most fantasy owners are properly pricing the production of elite closers like Kenley Jansen.
September 25, 2016
With October playoff baseball just around the corner, Jan Levine breaks down his National League free agents of the week one last time for the 2016 season.
September 22, 2016
Mound Musings: The 2016 Season Pitching Awards
Itís time for Brad Johnsonís annual Mound Musings awards. Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is on his list after impressing Johnson with his continued consistency over two great years in Washington.
September 8, 2016
Mound Musings: A Who's Who of Rotation Aces for Draft Day 2017
Brad Johnson details his top three draft-board arms for next year in both National and American Leagues. At the top of his list is Clayton Kershaw, who Johnson believes will continue to have major first-round impact.
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