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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention J.J. Hoover's name.
December 29, 2015
Collette Calls: National League Closers
A few recent trades have left the National League with significantly fewer upper-tier closers, and Jason Collette wades through the best of the rest.
July 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Joe Schmo
July 9, 2015
Bats & Balls: A Bullpen Walk-Through
David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.
July 2, 2015
Bats & Balls: 30 Teams, 30 Questions
David Regan takes a tour of all 30 depth charts, and among other thoughts has some concern over Gregory Polanco's progress
June 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover
Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if you’re scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.
June 12, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Getting To Know Eugenio
Chris Benzine discusses what Zack Cozart's injury means for the recently recalled Eugenio Suarez, and why you should consider him for your league.
September 2, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.
August 21, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...
April 14, 2014
Rounding Third: Difficult Cuts
Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.
April 10, 2014
Mound Musings: How to Find the Next Closer
Jim Johnson is already out in Oakland, but what should owners look for in closers-in-waiting?
April 7, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Open Pandora's Brox
Jonathan Broxton is expected to be activated Tuesday and assume the Reds' closing role in the absence of Aroldis Chapman.
April 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: NL Closer Chaos
How much should you bid on K-Rod and the other newly minted closers in the NL? Jan Levine gives you the scoop in this week's article.
April 2, 2014
Bats & Balls: Closer Roulette
With four new closers already crowned, where will the closer wheel land next? Colorado's Rex Brothers might be a good bet.
March 30, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Sizemore Really Does Matter
FAAB Factor - NL: Big Bid on Dee Gordon?
Does Dee Gordon merit a big bid this week after he won the Dodgers' starting second base job? Jan Levine breaks it down for us in his initial column of the season.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions
As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.
March 27, 2014
Mound Musings: Pitching Depth as a Fantasy Tactic
You're better off stashing high-upside arms like Derek Holland rather than wasting roster spots on generic utility players barely above replacement level.
March 26, 2014
MLB Barometer: Ventura Highway
Yordano Ventura and his 100 mph fastball have won the Royals' fifth starter's job. See who else has seen his stock climb in Howard Bender's initial Barometer of the season.
February 12, 2014
2014 Reds Team Preview: Is That It?
The Reds were surprisingly quiet this offseason on the free agent market, instead relying on youngsters like Tony Cingrani and Billy Hamilton to fill key vacancies. Will that be enough to keep up with the Cardinals and Pirates?
October 1, 2013
Rounding Third: Playoff Rankings
Jeff Erickson is favoring the Cardinals in his playoff ranks, meaning that Adam Wainwright is a fantastic target in your playoff pools.
August 25, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: The Doc Is In
Roy Halladay came off the DL Sunday and picked up the win in his first game back. What should we expect for the rest of the year? Jan Levine weighs in with his opinion.
August 22, 2013
Friday Lineup Card: Donnie Baseball Stays Hot
June 12, 2013
Bernie On The Scene: A Look At Right-Handed Pitching Prospects
Miami's Jose Fernandez may have the highest ceiling of the current crop of young right-handed pitchers in or approaching the big leagues.
May 15, 2013
Bats & Balls: Closer Scenarios Around the League
Addison Reed is locked in as White Sox closer, but not all end-game situations are so secure. Who's next in line to close? How about closer sleepers?
May 5, 2013
Monday Lineup Card: Ozuna Provides O
Anthony Tynan discusses the Marlins' Marcell Ozuna.
FAAB Factor - NL: Cheap Speed on the Way
Dee Gordon just got called up to replace Hanley Ramirez with Ramirez going on the DL. Can Gordon get on base frequently enough to use his speed?
May 3, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: May The Fourth Be With Walker
February 9, 2013
Reds' Team Preview: All-In For 2013
Aroldis Chapman is moving back to the starting rotation this spring.
December 16, 2012
5 NL Relief Prospects to Watch: Embarrassment of Riches
Loaded with pitching, the Cardinals can afford to keep Trevor Rosenthal in their bullpen if needed. Nick Shlain takes a closer look...
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