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Fantasy Articles Featuring Rafael Betancourt

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Rafael Betancourt's name.

Bats & Balls: A Look at the 30 Closer Situations

David Regan reviews each team's closer situation this week, including a look at what to make of the Marlins now that Steve Cishek has been jettisoned from the role.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play

FAAB Factor - NL: Throwing Darts

The Phillies are activating Chad Billingsley this week, but do you want him? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB Factor.

Bats & Balls: Is Bryce Harper the New Jack Cust?

David Regan looks at storylines from the first month and wonders if Bryce Harper has become a three-true-outcomes player.

MLB Barometer: Russian Roulette

Vlad Sedler is to bankroll management what Rob Deer was to place discipline.

FAAB Factor - NL: Beyond Kris Bryant

A number of players are coming back from injury soon, include Domonic Brown, writes RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB.

Mound Musings: Time to Start the New AL Arms Watch

Brad Johnson looks to ride the next wave of great American League pitchers

Tuesday Lineup Card: You Canha Do It

Rockies Team Preview: Blake Street Bummer

The Rockies did little to address their pitching needs in the offseason, and thus, expectations are low even with Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez approaching full health. Is the end of an era near in Colorado?

Painting the Black: Chasing the Pennant

Jensen Lewis recalls his playoff experiences and projects both LCS's.

Mound Musings: Working Around Trouble

The best pitchers know how to work around trouble, and few are better at it than Felix Hernandez, who has allowed a mere two home runs with runners on this year.

FAAB Factor - NL: Big Bid on Dee Gordon?

Does Dee Gordon merit a big bid this week after he won the Dodgers' starting second base job? Jan Levine breaks it down for us in his initial column of the season.

Painting the Black: Closing Time Comes Early This Spring

Jensen Lewis breaks down six of the major closing battles this spring, including the Rangers, who will feature Neftali Feliz (pictured) and Joakim Soria.

2014 Rockies Preview: Looking To Rebound

Key injuries and inconsistent pitching caused Colorado to fall to the bottom of the NL West last season, but if the Rockies can stay healthy in 2014 they could contend for a playoff berth.

NFBC Trends: Hating the Closers

Greg Ambrosius hates closers and the lack of stability at the position, and thus really is disappointed that Mariano Rivera has retired.

Mound Musings: Playing for Keeps

Back from his recent injury trouble, Matt Moore is an easy keeper for next year, provided he's at a reasonable price.

Mound Musings: 2014 Cream of the Crop

Yu Darvish might not be the top starting pitcher entering 2014, but he'll be one of the top hurlers off the board.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Sad Harvey Day

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.

Saturday Lineup Card: Parker Is Slinging Webs

Mound Musings: The Trials of Innings Limits

Matt Harvey's is quickly approaching his innings limit this season, creating havoc for fantasy owners.

Thursday Lineup Card: With One Pitch, Heyward's Season in Jeopardy

FAAB Factor - NL: Many Happy Returns

Cameron Maybin is one of the many players that could be coming off the NL soon. Jan Levine gives you the full skinny in this week's NL FAAB Factor.

Sunday Lineup Card: Strange Exit

Stephen Strasburg's unusual ejection left his fantasy owners in a tough spot Saturday.

Saturday Lineup Card: Sonny Days In Oakland

Mound Musings: Bullpens and Crystal Balls

LaTroy Hawkins is filling in as closer after David Aardsma predictably flopped, but the New York bullpen is a mess.

Thursday Lineup Card: The Will to Win

Wednesday Lineup Card: Where There's Smoak, He's On Fire

MLB Barometer: Digging Deep

Some recent transactions have changed the landscape for teams' rosters. Howard Bender tells you which changes can have a positive fantasy impact.

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.