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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Aroldis Chapman's name.
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
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
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.
September 6, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Making Sense of Pitch Spin Values
Jeff Zimmerman jumps into the deep pool of spin-rate data to find out what it means for pitchers and fantasy owners. What does spin rate tell us?
September 4, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist sorts through this year's wave of September call-ups and DL activations and recommends bidding big on Yoan Moncada as your last chance to add a potential impact bat.
September 1, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: September Call-ups and 2017 Closers
Dave Regan uses his rumblings this week to speculate on September call-ups and who might nail down a closer's spot in 2017.
August 11, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 “Interesting” Guys
Dave Regan rumbles about 30 different players -- one per team -- with an eye toward planning for the 2017 fantasy season.
The Z Files: Thinking About 2017
Todd Zola looks ahead to next season and wonders whether Mookie Betts will be overvalued at the draft table based on the likely swoon in the offense around him.
August 9, 2016
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Trade Deadline Targets
Erik Siegrist looks at under-the-radar targets to help you in specific categories as your league's trade deadline approaches and is also amazed at the way Justin Verlander has turned back the clock.
August 7, 2016
Erik Siegrist considers the post-trade deadline fallout in the American League and finds three new closers but only one established premium bat added to the Junior Circuit's player pool.
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week and who might be of service to your squad between now and October.
August 4, 2016
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Blow
With the non-waiver trade deadline over, Brad Johnson examines the starting pitcher trades he believes could significantly impact fantasy roles for the remainder of the season, including the Ray’s Matt Moore to the Giants.
August 3, 2016
Farm Futures: Top Deadline Prospects On the Move
James Anderson looks at the top 10 prospects dealt at this year's trade deadline and wonders if Clint Frazier's timetable to reach the big leagues might be dialed back by the Yankees.
July 31, 2016
Erik Siegrist takes a look at the AL free agent pool as the trade deadline nears and notes that no one's fantasy outlook improved more than Dellin Betances.
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