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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Francisco Rodriguez's name.
September 10, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Matzek Begins To Realize His Potential
August 27, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Good Luck With O'Flaherty
July 31, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Navigating the Tradewinds
A number of prospects have new homes after the trade deadline, but Kyle Crick isn't going anywhere.
June 22, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Koji Fatigue?
June 10, 2014
Painting the Black: Ride 'Em or Reel 'Em In?
Jensen Lewis says that now is the time to go out and get the slumping Carlos Santana.
June 2, 2014
MLB Barometer: All Aboard the Jenrry Train
Jenrry Mejia has solidified the Mets' closer situation and merits an upgrade in Vlad Sedler's eyes. See who else makes his list in this week's Barometer.
May 28, 2014
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.
May 26, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Great Britton
Zach Britton has a line on all the Orioles' saves, making him criminally underowned.
May 15, 2014
Mound Musings: The Frustration Rotation
Like a number of frustrating pitchers, Yovani Gallardo can dismantle the best bats in the game when he's on, and get battered by mediocre ones when he's not.
May 5, 2014
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.
April 30, 2014
Behind the Numbers: April NFBC FAAB Review
K-Rod has proven a profitable waiver-wire pickup, but what's the best way to spend FAAB for saves?
April 29, 2014
Charging the Mound: Charging the Outliers
What price do you put on outliers like Charlie Blackmon and Dee Gordon? Jeff and Chris discuss them among others in this week's edition.
April 28, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Have A Niese Day
Fantasy owners have been criminally underrating the Mets' Jon Niese -- who battles Cole Hamels Tuesday night -- in the season's early going.
April 24, 2014
NFBC Trends: Beat DVR!
RotoWire's Ryan Rufe played in the Beat DVR league in the NFBC Online Championship - here's his review of the draft.
April 22, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Boy
April 21, 2014
MLB Barometer: Sad Panda
Pablo Sandoval is off to a slow start and is on Vlad Sedler's list of fallers in this week's Barometer.
April 14, 2014
Painting the Black: Closing Epidemic
Jensen Lewis wonders why teams are pulling the plug so early on their closers this season, particularly in Milwaukee and Oakland.
April 11, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket
Josmil Pinto went deep again Friday, in his second start of the season at DH.
April 10, 2014
Mound Musings: How to Find the Next Closer
Jim Johnson is already out in Oakland, but what should owners look for in closers-in-waiting?
April 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 2 Primer, FAAB Results
Matt Kemp had a huge game Sunday night, but he and the Dodgers have only five games this week. See what else is noteworthy on the schedule, and the results from bidding in the NFBC and major expert leagues this week.
April 6, 2014
MLB Barometer: Patience Is a Virtue
Vlad Sedler debuts on RotoWire. He discusses Giancarlo Stanton's hot start, the need to be patient and to avoid some of the early season Fool's Gold that's out there.
Monday Lineup Card: Owning Owings
FAAB Factor-NL: NL Closer Chaos
How much should you bid on K-Rod and the other newly minted closers in the NL? Jan Levine gives you the scoop in this week's article.
April 5, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Miami's Hot Bat
April 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down
Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.
April 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: All Eyes On Kemp
Matt Kemp is set to make his much-anticipated 2014 debut Friday against the Giants after a lengthy recovery from offseason ankle surgery.
Mound Musings: The Time to Sell High
Is it too early to sell a pitcher like Justin Masterson? How soon should you considering selling high?
April 2, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Safety Valve
Behind the Numbers: Closer Roulette
With four new closers already crowned, where will the closer wheel land next? Colorado's Rex Brothers might be a good bet.
April 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Unfortunate Setback For Kershaw
The Dodgers announced Tuesday ace Clayton Kershaw (back inflammation) would begin a two-to-three week rehab program, putting fantasy owners in a hole early on.
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