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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Aroldis Chapman's name.
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.
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.
May 15, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Rotator Cuff Problems for Chapman
Jeff Stotts recaps this week's most noteworthy injuries, including Yankee closer Aroldis Chapman, who will miss time with an inflamed rotator cuff.
May 11, 2017
Farm Futures: Emerging Upside Arms
James Anderson looks at the next wave of potential top 100 pitchers, including Phillies right-hander Seranthony Dominguez.
May 9, 2017
Minor League Barometer: On The Radar
Jesse Siegel explores the prospect landscape in this week's edition of the Minor League Barometer, turning his focus to the struggles of Jays prospect Rowdy Tellez despite Edwin Encarnacion being out of the picture.
April 30, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
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 21, 2017
Oak's Corner: Who’s Hot, Who’s Cold?
In this week’s column, Scott Jenstad discusses his concern for Toronto’s Jose Bautista’s awful start to the 2017 campaign where’s he currently hitting .109 with zero homers and one RBI.
April 10, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Building Around Four Arms
Derek VanRiper looks back at his NFBC Main Event draft strategy, which featured pitchers with each of his first four picks. Can it work?
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
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.
April 1, 2017
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?
March 23, 2017
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.
March 15, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Punting Batting Average
Derek VanRiper considers the roster construction process without worrying about batting average.
March 9, 2017
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.
March 7, 2017
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?
February 28, 2017
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.
February 23, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each team's rotation in the AL East and discusses whether fantasy owners should pursue Michael Pineda this season.
February 22, 2017
The Z Files: Composite Rankings Update
Todd Zola uses the recent update of Rotowire's Composite Rankings to examine players he's higher or lower on than the consensus, including Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman.
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.
January 30, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette makes a bold prediction for every American League team. Tyler Naquin owners are not going to be happy.
The Wheelhouse: Building Around Kershaw
Derek VanRiper looks back at his team from the FSTA Draft and considers the implications of drafting Clayton Kershaw in Round 1.
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.
December 21, 2016
Collette Calls: Hot Stove Update
Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the latest trades and signings, including the Yankees' re-acquisition of closer Aroldis Chapman.
December 2, 2016
Collette Calls: Hot Stove League Transaction Analysis
Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the Hot Stove League's latest trades and signings. Is the recently traded Taijuan Walker bound for the bullpen in Arizona.
October 17, 2016
The Z Files: Calculated Risks
Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.
September 29, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: That's a Wrap
Dave Regan rumbles one last time this year, this time focusing on some of the biggest free agents of the upcoming offseason and what their fantasy impact could look like in 2017.
September 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: 2016 Busts to Target in 2017
Vlad Sedler wraps up the 2016 baseball season with a look at busts like the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig who could be bargains next year.
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
It’s time for Brad Johnson’s 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 15, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Offseason Thoughts
Dave Regan uses one of his last rumblings of the year to look ahead to the offseason and share some of his thoughts about some potential transactions that could occur involving big-name players.
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