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Fantasy Articles Featuring John Axford

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention John Axford's name.

Mound Musings: Time to Start the New AL Arms Watch

Brad Johnson looks to ride the next wave of great American League pitchers

MLB Barometer: Only Fools Rush In

Vlad Sedler -- and Elvis -- advise against snap decisions based on small sample sizes, like the slow start of Giancarlo Stanton.

Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier

Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.

Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate

Rockies Team Preview: Blake Street Bummer

The Rockies did little to address their pitching needs in the offseason, and thus, expectations are low even with Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez approaching full health. Is the end of an era near in Colorado?

Indians Team Preview: Rolling Tribe Gathers Moss

The Indians weren't very busy this offseason, but their big trade was to acquire Brandon Moss from the A's. Darin Brown previews their chances for 2015.

How the NFBC Main Event Was Won: Learning from the Past

Scott Jenstad takes a look back at the NFBC Main Event winning squad from 2014 to prepare for the upcoming season.

Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015

Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.

FAAB Factor-NL: Rymer Reason

Rymer Liriano heads the list of NL callups for you to bid on this week. Jan Levine writes him and others up in this week's article.

Friday Lineup Card: Aoki Is A-OK

One of the hottest players in the game right now is likely available for a free agent pick up...

Thursday Lineup Card: Arenado Set To Return

Nolan Arenado (finger) is set to make his long-awaited return to the Rockies on Thursday. Meanwhile, those scrambling to replace the likes of Evan Gattis (back) and Carlos Ruiz (concussion) should give some consideration to the Orioles' Caleb Joseph.

Rounding Third: Week 11 Primer

Is chasing saves on the waiver wire a fool's game? Sadly, Jeff Erickson is just that fool in the NFBC this year, and this week he chased after the Diamondbacks' possible saves if Addison Reed's tired arm persists.

Mound Musings: Draft Day Pitching Preview

LSU's Aaron Nola is considered the most MLB-ready pitcher this year in a draft class that is rich in pitching prospects.

Sunday Lineup Card: Supersonic Saunders

Saturday Lineup Card: Where's Oswaldo?

Oswaldo Arcia hit another home run Friday, his second in five games since returning to the major league club.

Painting the Black: Stop the Madness!

Jensen Lewis begs, pleads and cajoles major league teams to have some patience with their closers, demonstrating the overwhelming advantage that teams have with a stable closer.

Mound Musings: Dealing with the Pain

As more and more pitchers, like Miami's Jose Fernandez, go under knife, fantasy owners have to learn how to deal with injuries.

MLB Barometer: House of the Reyes Sun

Jose Reyes' fortunes have turned considerably brighter since this unfortunate slide last season in Kansas City. See who else makes Vlad Sedler's risers and fallers this week.

Tuesday Lineup Card: No Way, Jose

Young Marlins ace Jose Fernandez surprisingly hit the DL on Monday and appears to be headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.

FAAB Factor-AL: Wieters To The DL

Matt Wieters went to the DL on Sunday morning after being diagnosed with an elbow injury earlier in the week. Andrew Martinez evaluates his potential replacements.

Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - National League

Noah Syndergaard is getting his feet wet at Triple-A, but the day is coming soon when he will join the Mets rotation.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Embracing Danny Duffy All Over Again

MLB Barometer: Rizzo de Mayo

Vlad Sedler celebrates the return of Jack Bauer and the emergence of Anthony Rizzo, and details his bidding on C.J. Cron.

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.

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?

FAAB Factor-AL: Injuries Creating Opportunities

Koji Uehara has been unavailable to pitch the last two games - Andrew Martinez suggests possible replacement options for him and Adrian Beltre, among others.

Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket

Josmil Pinto went deep again Friday, in his second start of the season at DH.

Bats & Balls: Is Brandon Belt's Power for Real?

The answer to that and more as this week's edition tackles some early season observations.

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.

RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update

Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?