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Fantasy Articles Featuring John Axford

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

The Wheelhouse: The Pursuit of Saves

Chasing saves on the waiver wire can be costly, but is it necessary? Derek VanRiper takes a look back at 2015 to see where the saves came from as roles changed during the season.

Pitching 3D: Changing Hands

Doug Thorburn examines some of the role changes that have already occurred less than a week into the season.

Mound Musings: Checking in on AL Bullpens

This week, Brad Johnson takes an in-depth look at American League closers to keep an eye on, including As Sean Doolittle.

Team Previews: AL West

Paul Sporer provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the American League West. Can Mike Trout keep the Angels out of the division basement?

Collette Calls: AL Closers in Waiting

Jason Collette looks at the stats to break down each American League bullpen to find the likely next man up for each team this season.

Picks and Pans: Gray Skies Ahead?

In his annual season preview, Joe Sheehan makes the case for avoiding Sonny Gray in 2016. Who else is he picking and panning this season?

NL FAAB Factor: Don't Be Wrong About Wainwright

Adam Wainwright could return during the final weeks of the season, but even if he doesn't, don't forget about picking him up now for 2016, writers RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.

Monday Lineup Card: Souza's On

Rays outfielder Steven Souza is Monday's Recommended Pickup after Tampa Bay activated him from the DL following a hand injury.

Friday Lineup Card: Third Time's A Charm For Vidal Nuno?

Now with his third team in as many years, Vidal Nuno may have found a home in Seattle where hes pitched quite well out of the bullpen for the Mariners.

NL FAAB Factor: Wright Back

David Wright is finally ready to return, and RotoWire's top Mets fan Jan Levine is excited. How much should you bid on the returning star? Find out in this week's NL FAAB Factor.

Saturday Lineup Card: Don't Sleep On Dietrich

Chris Benzine discusses Derek Dietrich's success since joining the Marlins, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

Mound Musings: He's a Keeper!

Brad Johnson looks at potential keepers for 2016, including Kevin Gausman, who can still be a true top-of-the-rotation starter.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson analyzes this week's umpire matchups and finds a winner in Chicago's Jose Quintana.

Mound Musings: Going to the Bullpen

Brad Johnson on changing relief situations and how bullpens are setting up for the stretch drive.

NL FAAB Factor: Bourn Again in Atlanta

Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher have been traded to Atlanta, but are they worth FAABing this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine on the trade and more in this week's NL FAAB Factor.

Mound Musings: New Faces in New Places

Brad Johnson continues his examination of the trade deadline deals and how David Price and the rest will fare in their new homes.

NL FAAB Factor: A Cespedes for the Rest of Us

Jan Levine reviews this week's FAAB bids, which are choke full of fallout from the trade deadline, including the arrival of Yoenis Cespedes in Queens.

Saturday Lineup Card: The Deadline Has Passed

Chris Benzine discusses Alex Wilson's new role as the likely closer for the Tigers, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

Mound Musings: Trade Winds

Brad Johnson analyzes the Cueto, Hamels, Kazmir and Tulowitzki trades and what it means for fantasy owners.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Tulo-ronto

After a decade in Colorado, Troy Tulowitzki was stunningly moved to a new home late Monday night, as he'll join the Blue Jays' star-studded lineup

MLB Barometer: Staying Focused

Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!

Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted

Tuesday Lineup Card: Cheer Rios

Alex Rios's 2015 season has been characterized by injury and disappointment, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.

Regan's Rumblings: A Bullpen Walk-Through

David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.

Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday

Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.

Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations

Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?

Saturday Lineup Card: Happy Fourth of July

Chris Benzine discusses Alejandro De Aza's recent hot streak and why you should consider him in some formats, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

Mound Musings: Know When to Hold Em

Brad Johnson is expecting big second-half performances from some slow-starting pitchers.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Don't Dig Your Own Grave

Saturday Lineup Card: Could Do Well With Welington

Chris Benzine discusses why Welington Castillo could be worth a look if you're in need of a catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.