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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Aroldis Chapman's name.
July 20, 2017
Mound Musings: The Trade Winds Are Blowing
Brad Johnson examines recent pitching trades and what impact it can have on a pitcher’s season. Jose Quintana recently made the cross-town move from the White Sox to the Cubs.
July 16, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free-agent pool with the trade deadline approaching and thinks a rejuvenated Danny Salazar is ready to make an impact for Cleveland.
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.
July 7, 2017
Oak's Corner: Scary Story
Just before the All Star break, Scott Jenstad highlights players on his radar like Colorado’s Trevor Story who has had a surprisingly unexceptional first half.
June 26, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Fowler on 10-Day DL
Jeff Stotts says Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler, who’s been troubled with season-long leg issues, will miss time after being diagnosed with a right heel spur.
June 15, 2017
Mound Musings: Enjoying the First Year Player Draft
Brad Johnson takes an indepth look at the MLB Draft, highlighting pitchers who caught his eye, plus, as usual, he discusses noteworthy current players like Cincinnati’s Amir Garrett.
June 8, 2017
Mound Musings: Life, the Universe and Everything
Brad Johnson discusses some of his random thoughts and fantasy baseball observations including Angel Albert Pujol’s historic 600th homer.
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.
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