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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Shawn Tolleson's name.
January 11, 2017
The Z Files: Closing Arguments
Todd Zola examines different approaches for handling saves, and wonders if most fantasy owners are properly pricing the production of elite closers like Kenley Jansen.
September 1, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: September Call-ups and 2017 Closers
Dave Regan uses his rumblings this week to speculate on September call-ups and who might nail down a closer's spot in 2017.
August 4, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: The Final Two Months
Dave Regan rumbles about some questions and thoughts he has about all sorts of different scenarios as the home stretch of the 2016 season gets underway.
July 27, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Closer Roulette at the Deadline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the closer situations throughout the league and how the trade deadline could impact who closes this year and in 2017 for each team. Is Dellin Betances the future in New York?
July 17, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.
June 30, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Random First-Half Thoughts
David Regan hits us with some of his thoughts about the first half of the season in this week's edition of the Rumblings.
June 23, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments
Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.
May 22, 2016
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a pair of Rangers relievers and three outfielders up in Minnesota.
May 19, 2016
Mound Musings: Building an Ace
Brad Johnson explains his five-tier system for figuring out an ace, like Clayton Kershaw, or future aces, on the waiver wire and in your lineup.
May 18, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Digging for Future Saves Now
Jeff Zimmerman looks at every team's closer situation and who might benefit from deadline deals. Can Sean Doolittle get his job back in Oakland?
May 17, 2016
MLB Barometer: Decisions, Decisions
After a painful Jose Berrios outing, Vlad Sedler reminds us to trust our instincts when it comes to setting lineups.
May 5, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Re-Rank Fallout: Closers
Cubs closer Hector Rondon is moving up the overall ranks. Should he be considered a top-10 closer? Derek VanRiper takes a closer look.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
April 14, 2016
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.
Mound Musings: Checking the NL Bullpens
Last week, Brad Johnson gave us an in-depth look at AL closer situations, now the NL gets its turn, including the Diamondbacks' Daniel Hudson.
April 11, 2016
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Chris Archer
Jason Collette looks for the story behind the story of Chris Archer, whose command was nowhere to be found in his first two starts this season.
April 10, 2016
Clay Link explores a variety of AL waiver-wire options heading into Week 2, including a couple of Twins looking to give Minnesota a much-needed boost and a high-profile Rangers prospect ready to make a splash.
April 7, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
March 25, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
Brad Johnson looks at some intriguing starting pitchers in the AL West, including Texas' Yu Darvish, whose draft-day discount should pay off handsomely once he returns from injury.
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
February 26, 2016
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?
February 2, 2016
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.
January 15, 2016
Collette Calls: American League Closers
Jason Collette analyzes AL closer situations, which have had an infusion of talent from the NL this offseason, but Kansas City's Wade Davis still stands alone at the top.
September 10, 2015
Mound Musings: Looking Back, and Looking Ahead
Brad Johnson lines up the potential breakout NL pitchers of 2016
August 25, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Phillies Turn to Altherr
MLB Barometer: A Little Patience
Vlad Sedler calls impatience the root of all fantasy strife - and Hanley Ramirez one of this year's biggest flops.
August 23, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: McCall on McCullers
Lance McCullers is Monday's Recommended Pickup after fanning eight over seven strong innings Sunday against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
August 16, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Hey Jackie!
Jackie Bradley is Monday's Recommended Pickup after hitting .483 (14-for-29) with four doubles, two triples, three home runs, 13 RBI and 13 runs scored over the last week.
August 13, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Late-Season Treasure In Valencia
Since the Athletics claimed Danny Valencia, he’s been shredding the ball!
August 2, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call Corbin
Monday's Recommended Pickup is Patrick Corbin, who has looked sharp for the D'Backs since returning from Tommy John surgery.
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