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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Vinnie Pestano's name.
September 11, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Future Closers
Ken Giles has all of the tools to become a closer, but he needs the Phillies to find a taker for Jonathan Papelbon in order to ascend to the ninth-inning role in Philadelphia.
September 2, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
August 8, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup
Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.
August 7, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rockies Not Giving Hawkins Save Opportunities
As league trade deadlines approach, it's always smart to reassess your roster with only a third of the season remaining...
July 12, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Cubs Utility Man Playing Like A Bear
June 20, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: New No. 2 Hitter In Baltimore?
Steve Pearce has occupied the two-hole in each of the Orioles' last three games, making him a decent speculative target for those in deeper mixed leagues.
April 9, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles
Yangervis Solarte has been a very pleasant surprise early on for the Yankees.
February 12, 2014
2014 Indians Team Preview: Contender Or Fluke?
The Indians made a brilliant return to the playoffs under Terry Francona in 2013. After a relatively quiet offseason, will they be able to put it together again in 2014?
February 9, 2014
Breaking Down the Indians' Bullpen
Jensen Lewis, seen here in his pitching days with the Indians, now does broadcasting work for the team and has started to write for RotoWire. His first article discusses the Indians' rebuilt bullpen.
September 27, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: A Good Marco-Brew
September 21, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Introducing Charlie Blackmon
September 3, 2013
Wednesday Lineup Card: Grilli Set to 'Preheat' For Now
The Pirates activated Jason Grilli from the DL on Tuesday, but he'll be used in middle relief initially while the Pirates stick with Mark Melancon at closer.
July 31, 2013
The Lineup Card: Don't Look Over Yonder
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July 18, 2013
Mound Musings: Futures Game Fallout
Noah Syndergaard pitches older than his young age and, as he showed at the Futures Game, gives the Mets a lot to like.
July 13, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: You'll Want Jhoulys
July 11, 2013
Friday Lineup Card: Don't Sleep On Danny
July 9, 2013
Collette Calls: Disaster Zone
What happens when closers are used in non-save situations? Are they more prone to blowing up a la Jose Valverde?
June 28, 2013
Transaction Analysis: Kemp Comeback
Matt Kemp returned this week from the disabled list, looking to boost his fantasy stock, which has fallen drastically the last couple years.
June 24, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: Panda Nursed Back to Health
June 20, 2013
Charging the Mound: Fantasy MVPs, Targeting AVG and Streaming SPs
Andrew Martinez sits in for the vacationing Jeff Erickson.
Mound Musings: Captain Greybeard
Despite their woes this season, the Marlins boast a trio of impressive pitchers, headlined by greybeard Nathan Eovaldi.
June 2, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: Looking For Some Wil-Power
This week's AL FAAB includes Andrew's weekly mention of Wil Myers, who could be up soon as the unofficial Super Two marker passes.
June 1, 2013
Charging the Mound: Exorcism By Trade
Jeff Erickson finally had enough of B.J. Upton, and traded him at $.75 on the dollar. Was that the right price? Or is he really a buy lowest candidate?
May 31, 2013
Transaction Analysis: Lawrie's a Blue Jay
Brett Lawrie is back on the disabled list, this time as a result of a sprained left ankle.
Mound Musings: More Arms Arriving
Michael Wacha turned in a sterling major-league debut, but long term, what should we expect from him and other prospect pitchers set to be called up?
May 28, 2013
Wednesday Lineup Card: A Grand Return
May 27, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Pessimistic Outlook For Ryan Howard
Jeff Stotts is decidedly pessimistic about Ryan Howard's knee injury, in no small part because of Howard's previous Achilles injury.
Rounding Third: One Crazy Hour
Bryce Harper's departure from Sunday's game was part of a string of wild events that could have huge fantasy implications. We look at schedule nuances and FAAB results as well in this week's primer.
May 26, 2013
Monday Lineup Card: Closer Carousel
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