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Fantasy Articles Featuring Darin Ruf

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Darin Ruf's name.

Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle

Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.

Collette Calls: Double Down

While some believe that a high doubles count will ultimately lead to an increase in home runs, Jason Collette takes a closer look at the relationship between the two categories and finds a more interesting connection.

MLB Barometer: Looking Ahead to 2014

Howard Bender's final Barometer of the 2013 season takes a look at a handful of players whose stock rose or fell for 2014, including the Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma, who finished the season in style.

Saturday Lineup Card: A Good Marco-Brew

The Wheelhouse: 30 Teams, 30 Thoughts - August Edition

With Miguel Cabera and Mike Trout likely to occupy the first two spots on most 2014 boards, does Bryce Harper enter the conversation at No. 3 overall?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Byrd Flies Over To Pittsburgh

FAAB Factor - NL: The Doc Is In

Roy Halladay came off the DL Sunday and picked up the win in his first game back. What should we expect for the rest of the year? Jan Levine weighs in with his opinion.

Behind the Numbers: 30 Players for the Stretch Run

Gordon Beckham is having a nice season, and as his wrist heals, his power should pick up, making him a good addition in the stretch run.

FAAB Factor - NL: The Metropolitan Hawkeye

Have the Mets found an option to sub as the closer while Bobby Parnell is out? Jan Levine discusses that and much more about the National League.

Transaction Analysis: Suspensions Grab the Headlines

Alex Rodriguez is back playing with the Yankees, but for how long no one quite knows as he appeals his suspension in the Biogenesis case.

FAAB Factor - NL: Bell Silenced

The Diamondbacks removed Heath Bell from the closer's job this week, moving to a committee instead. Jan Levine breaks down the various options there.

The Daily Duel: A Diamond in the Ruf

Darin Ruf is primed to make some noise in daily leagues while filling in for Ryan Howard.

Rounding Third: FAAB Results, Trades and The Shield

Jacoby Ellsbury was the highlighted acquisition for Jeff Erickson in one of his dynasty leagues.

In Some Depth: The Green Key

Second base has been a revolving door in Oakland this season, but the A's hope that converted shortstop Grant Green is the answer. Ryan Eisner takes a look at the league in the latest edition of In Some Depth.

Monday Lineup Card: Rajai Runs Wild

MLB Barometer: LoMo Rising

Logan Morrison has played well since returning from the DL. Howard Bender gives him an upgrade and discusses the All-Star Game this week.

FAAB Factor - NL: No Ruf Stuff Type of Deal

Ryan Howard has gone on the DL, opening the door for Darin Ruf to get some play at first base before the All-Star break. Jan Levine breaks down his pickup value with the other NL options for the week.

Bernie On the Scene: What Should They Do - NL?

The Cubs have already traded Scott Feldman, but they have a number of moves upcoming, most notably dealing Matt Garza. Bernie Pleskoff breaks down the needs and resources of each NL team.

Triple-A Snapshot: April Recap

Mike Zunino cooled off after a red-hot start, but still finished with an impressive line in April. Nate Rowan takes a look around the PCL and IL after the first month of Triple-A action.

Bernie On The Scene: A Look At First Base Prospects

If the Dodgers are unable to move Andre Ethier, could Yasiel Puig become an option at first base? Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at the short supply of first base prospects currently in the minor leagues.

In Some Depth: Bad Footing

Albert Pujols has already been forced to DH rather than play first base due to his case of plantar fasciitis. If it gets worse, the Angels will be forced to make further adjustments. Ryan Eisner takes a closer look.

Bernie On The Scene: Random NL Thoughts

After trading away Jose Reyes this offseason, the Marlins loaded up with young talent capable of making an impact in the near future.

FAAB Factor-NL: Countless Buying Opportunities

Pictured in happier (well, at least on the field) times in Tampa Bay, Carl Crawford surprised many by rehabbing his elbow enough to be ready for Opening Day.

MLB Barometer: Smoke Signals

In some instances, spring training smoke means fire. Howard Bender takes a look at Nolan Arenado and others who are an opportunity away from making an impact.

Collette Calls: NFBC ADP Movers

Domonic Brown has been moving up the ADP charts in the NFBC as he may finally get an everyday look with the Phillies this season.

Bernie On The Scene: Outfield Rankings

Ryan Braun remains at the top of the outfield ranks for Bernie Pleskoff, but you don't have to look far down the list to see a big surprise.

Spring Training Job Battles: Early March Update

Brian Pelowski takes a look around the league at job battles for all 30 teams -- including the fallout from Mark Teixeira's wrist injury.

Top 200 Prospects: Russell On the Rise

With an impressive professional debut last season, Addison Russell's stock is rising quickly.

Magazine Mock Draft: A Look Back At Our Earliest Mock

A lot can change over the course of the season, but here's a look back at the RotoWire Magazine Mock Draft in late December.