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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Rafael Montero's name.
September 9, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.
September 7, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Clippard Closing?
Jan Levine breaks down the Nationals' closer committee and tells you what to bid on Tyler Clippard.
August 17, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Rymer Reason
Rymer Liriano heads the list of NL callups for you to bid on this week. Jan Levine writes him and others up in this week's article.
Draftster MLB: Standout Performances and Weekly Picks
Mike Fiers struck out 14 batters in a six-inning performance against the Cubs on Thursday. Is he a legit option in daily games or a flash in the pan?
August 16, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: The Return Of Avisail
Avisail Garcia returns to the White Sox after four-month absence.
August 12, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda
Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.
August 11, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: For No Rymer Reason
The newly-recalled Rymer Liriano could give Padres fans something to get excited about as the team plays out the string on another losing season.
August 8, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Walker's Not According to Plan
2014 has not gone as planned for Taijuan Walker, who entered the season perhaps baseball's top pitching prospect.
July 23, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Second-Half Surgers
Jayson Werth has started the second half on fire, and the numbers show he is seeing the ball well this season.
July 3, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Comeback Story
Trevor Story is writing a new script this season after a horrific 2013 campaign, earning a promotion to Double-A.
June 26, 2014
Minor League Barometer: The Astros' Next Shooting Star
Domingo Santana was overshadowed the last couple seasons by George Springer and Jonathan Singleton, but he could be the next line for a callup to the Astros.
June 19, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Bell is Ringing for Pirates
Pirates prospect Josh Bell had a decent 2013 season, but may finally be tapping into his true potential this season.
June 1, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: And the Oscar Goes To ...
Who will be the lucky winner in FAAB bidding on the Cardinals' Oscar Taveras this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine tells you how much he would bid if given the opportunity.
May 31, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Supersonic Saunders
Pitching Value Meter: It's Good to be the King
Felix Hernandez has 30 strikeouts in his last 31.1 innings and gets two starts this week as the league's top-rated pitcher.
May 30, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Seager is Surging
Perhaps no hitter is hotter at the moment than Corey Seager, a future star and one of the game's better infield prospects.
May 29, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Medica To Give The Padres Oomph?
The Padres are looking to shake things up with their bats in San Diego...
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Mitch Moreland will have a wealth of at-bats available with Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, making him a good play in daily games, especially when the Rangers have him batting third.
May 24, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Hammer and Chisenhall
Pitching Value Meter: Making the Case for Cy Yu
Yu Darvish is a frontrunner for the AL Cy Young award and has two starts this week to continue building his case.
May 22, 2014
Minor League Barometer: A Poor Man's Springer
Michael Taylor has been on a power surge to begin the 2014 campaign, but he also leads the Eastern League in strikeouts. Is he a poor man's George Springer?
May 19, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Month Of Weeks
Milwaukee's Rickie Weeks has experienced a May resurgence, lifting him back into the realm of fantasy relevance.
MLB Barometer: The New Bash Brothers
Brandon Moss, Josh Donaldson and a number of other A's have been meeting up at home plate on a frequent basis this season.
Rounding Third: Week 8 Primer
Jeff Erickson traded away Gregory Polanco in two leagues in the past week, one in a keeper league. See what he got in this week's primer.
May 18, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Happy Returns?
Tony Cingrani's first start back from the DL against the Phillies on Sunday wasn't that great. He's one of many NL players coming back from the DL this week, as Jan Levine reminds to look there for potential pickup possibilities.
May 17, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Play Vogelsong
Pitching Value Meter: K Time for Tanaka
Masahiro Tanaka has two starts this week in Chicago, giving him a great opportunity to rack up some strikeouts.
May 16, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: An Opening For Ichiro
40-year-old Ichiro Suzuki wasn't an everyday player to begin the season, but will likely be forced into a regular role with Carlos Beltran out with an elbow injury.
Minor League Barometer: Appel's not Adding up
Mark Appel was supposed to be a finished product out of Stanford when he was drafted No. 1 overall last season, but something doesn't appear quite right.
May 15, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Gose For The Speed?
The Mets are once again struggling to find a consistent closer for their bullpen...
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