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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Joe Nathan's name.
August 21, 2014
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.
August 14, 2014
Mound Musings: Poor Man's Darvish
The Padres' Odrisamer Despaigne made it out of Cuba with marginal stuff, but he's hard to hit because he has a wide aresnal of offerings.
August 10, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Many Happy Returns
Andrew Martinez reminds you to pay attention to the DL, where players like Wil Myers will be returning from after a lengthy absence.
August 9, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: One Last Ride With The Captain
Jeter is the pickup of the week.
August 1, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles Again
Yangervis Solarte continues slugging for San Diego after his trade from the Yankees.
July 31, 2014
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow
Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?
July 24, 2014
Mound Musings: Playing for Keeps
For many owners, it's time to look toward next season, and that means identifying arms, like Nathan Eovaldi, who are the real deal.
July 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Petricka, Putnam Battle for Closing Duties
July 9, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Spring Predictions Gone Wrong
You can't always be right, and Evan Longoria is one of the players we missed on this year. Why is he making us look bad?
June 26, 2014
Mound Musings: Do Ya Feel Lucky?
Head-to-Head leagues often especially prone to luck, but are some pitchers, like Chris Sale, who have skills to overcome it?
June 12, 2014
Mound Musings: How to Improve the Game
The slow torture of high pitch counts is making the great game of baseball about as fun as watching grass grow. Even the command savvy Masahiro Tanaka lasted only six innings against the ultra-patient A's.
June 8, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Gausmania 3.0
Kevin Gausman is back up for the Orioles - is he here to stay this time? Andrew Martinez weighs in on how much to bid on him.
June 5, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Joe (Nathan)!
Tigers' middle reliever Joba Chamberlain has found peace in Detroit, and may be the next closer for the Tigers...
Mound Musings: Draft Day Pitching Preview
LSU's Aaron Nola is considered the most MLB-ready pitcher this year in a draft class that is rich in pitching prospects.
June 2, 2014
MLB Barometer: All Aboard the Jenrry Train
Jenrry Mejia has solidified the Mets' closer situation and merits an upgrade in Vlad Sedler's eyes. See who else makes his list in this week's Barometer.
Rounding Third: Week 10 Primer
See this week's great schedules and awful schedules, free agent results and trades in expert leagues, including one deal in AL Tout Wars where Jeff Erickson dealt away Gordon Beckham.
June 1, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Stash Holland
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez suggests that you pick up Derek Holland now, before he comes off the DL, if your league allows for it.
May 28, 2014
Painting the Black: Stop the Madness!
Jensen Lewis begs, pleads and cajoles major league teams to have some patience with their closers, demonstrating the overwhelming advantage that teams have with a stable closer.
Behind the Backstop: Same Old Beckett?
Is Josh Beckett back to his pre-injury form? Tory Hernandez takes a look in the return of Behind the Backstop.
May 21, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Trout Out, Calhoun Activated
May 5, 2014
Charging the Mound: Selling Low on Harper
Chris Liss completed a trade with Jeff Erickson for Bryce Harper live on our weekly video segment. They talk about it in this week's article, along with a handful of other baseball topics.
April 20, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Springer Came Early in Houston
George Springer was called up this week. He's the first elite prospect to earn a promotion, and fantasy players should be willing to spend big to get him.
April 19, 2014
Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball
What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?
April 13, 2014
Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball
Daily Fantasy vs. Season Long, plus Dee Gordon, Matt Kemp, Ryan Braun and other needle-movers two weeks in.
LABR Look: Early Injuries Wreaking Havoc
Bobby Colton takes a survey of the early injuries' impact in the Mixed LABR league that he's playing in.
April 12, 2014
The Long Game: The Closer Carousel
Aroldis Chapman is one of many closers already down. Erik Siegrist offers some alternatives to investing full price on current closers.
April 6, 2014
Whose value has changed in the season's first week?
Monday Lineup Card: Owning Owings
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 27, 2014
Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk AL Tout Wars
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