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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nick Franklin's name.
June 13, 2014
House of Shlain: Gausman Settling In
After a bumpy 2014 debut, Kevin Gausman has pitched better in his last two starts. Is he staying in the Baltimore rotation for good? Nick Shlain considers the possibility.
June 3, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Big Names Back In Action
Ryan Zimmerman, Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz were among the big bats to return to lineups for Tuesday's games.
May 25, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: A Whiff of Success
Rougned Odor's hold on the second base job will last longer than expected, with Jurickson Profar (pictured) suffering a setback in his rehab.
May 20, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Boston Brings Back Drew
After a long offseason wait on the free agent market, Stephen Drew finally re-signed with the Red Sox on Tuesday.
May 19, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 8 Primer
Jeff Erickson traded away Gregory Polanco in two leagues in the past week, one in a keeper league. See what he got in this week's primer.
May 18, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Changing Bullpens
Jim Johnson is out, Sean Doolittle appears to be back in for the A's. Andrew Martinez suggests that you should go get Doolittle even if he isn't closing full-time, because his skills are so strong.
May 8, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Prospect Catcher Brewin'
The Brewers' Clint Coulter hasn't received as much attention as other prospect catchers, but he will be well known by season's end.
May 1, 2014
The Long Game: Springer Forward
The Astros defied convention by calling George Springer up before the Super Two milepost passed, but not before delaying his free agency by a year.
April 24, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Dice-K Gets a Save?
Daisuke Matsuzaka picked up a save for the Mets on Thursday. Could he become the new closer in Queens?
April 23, 2014
House of Shlain: On the Cusp?
Nick Shlain discusses the status of some of baseball's top prospects, including the callup of George Springer and an injury to Oscar Taveras.
April 20, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Springer Came Early in Houston
George Springer was called up this week. He's the first elite prospect to earn a promotion, and fantasy players should be willing to spend big to get him.
April 17, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Springer Forward and Other Notes
RotoWire's prospect expert Jesse Siegel takes his weekly look at the minors and highlights the biggest stories to track for value changes.
April 16, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle
March 30, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Sizemore Really Does Matter
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
The Daily Duel: Can Slim CC Fatten Your Wallet?
Kevin Payne takes a look at good values to use in FanDuel's salary cap contests, including the slimmed down C.C. Sabathia
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 25, 2014
Collette Calls: AL Tout Review
Jason Collette reviews his AL Tout Wars club built around quality starting pitching including Yu Darvish ($31), James Shields ($20) and Masahiro Tanaka ($19).
March 14, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks
The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
March 3, 2014
2014 Mariners Team Preview: Here Comes Cano
Robinson Cano has 240 million reasons to smile in Seattle, but can he alone turn around the hopeless Mariners?
February 21, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look
Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?
January 21, 2014
NFBC Trends: FSTA Draft Reactions
The NFBC's Greg Ambrosius took Billy Hamilton in the sixth round of the FSTA Experts draft last week.
December 14, 2013
Collette Calls: Where Should Cano Go On Draft Day?
Without pinstripes, Robinson Cano will lose the benefit of playing half of his games at Yankee Stadium. How much should that change his value in 2014? Jason Collette takes a look.
September 18, 2013
Behind the Numbers: 2013 Awards, 2014 Top-10s
Is Max Scherzer worthy of the AL Cy Young award? Find out that and more as it's time to hand out awards for this season and make some top-10 lists for next season.
September 15, 2013
MLB Barometer: Who the (Heck) Are These Guys?
Howard Bender shines the spotlight on some unlikely September heroes, including the Orioles' Danny Valencia.
September 6, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: Yo, What's With Gallardo?
August 23, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: Parker Is Slinging Webs
August 19, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: See You Next Year, Albert
Monday's leading injury news: Albert Pujols was officially shut down for the season.
July 12, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: Rendon Is The Keystone
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