Chief baseball officer Tony La Russa and GM Dave Stewart can't repeat their first dysfunctional offseason if the D-backs are to improve from mediocrity to contender in 2016.
Strikeout rates for most pitchers are trustworthy, but a few look primed for surges and drops. Al Melchior spots the outliers and analyzes their Fantasy impact.
Once you've decided between Gerrit Cole and Danny Salazar, you'll find the hitting options limited on Monday night.
With Luis Severino, Jon Gray and Michael Conforto already up, have we seen the last of the impact callups for 2015? Scott White sees a few players who could still factor in Fantasy.
Lots of runs happened in the second inning in Arizona on Tuesday night.
The Padres and Reds shocked many teams around the league by largely standing pat, leading to a trade deadline that ended with a whimper instead of a bang. Plus more news around the league.
Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto is currently the best pitcher on the trade market and has plenty of suitors. Read more on Cueto, the Mets' targets, the Brewers selling and plenty of other MLB trade buzz.
Jake Arrieta, Matt Harvey and Garrett Richards make the pitcher choice tougher, but bats like Manny Machado and stacked Orioles and Royals are easy calls.
Entering Week 11 with lots of interleague play, here are fringier lineup choices to start and sit. Scott White's five up hitters are all National Leaguers, starting with Joe Panik.
Corey Kluber didn't work out, but the lesson doesn't change: Build around the best starting pitcher. Heath Cummings says Matt Harvey is that guy for Wednesday night.

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