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Fantasy Articles Featuring Grant Balfour

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Grant Balfour's name.

Mound Musings: Looking into the Future

Noah Syndergaard is one of many prospects who impressed at the Futures Game, but as a closer?

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?

Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke

Mound Musings: Second-Half Arms in the Spotlight

If R.A. Dickey can harness his knuckleball a bit better, his home-run tate could drop in the second half of the season.

Thursday Lineup Card: Arenado Set To Return

Nolan Arenado (finger) is set to make his long-awaited return to the Rockies on Thursday. Meanwhile, those scrambling to replace the likes of Evan Gattis (back) and Carlos Ruiz (concussion) should give some consideration to the Orioles' Caleb Joseph.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Place Your Betts

Monday Lineup Card: Live And Let Dayan

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?

Mound Musings: Super 2 To You Too

With Super 2 status passed, more prospect hurlers could be promoted soon, joining the likes of Baltimore's Kevin Gausman.

Behind the Numbers: Hitters to Target

David Ortiz's string of .300 seasons likely will end this year, but he's not lost at the plate and his luck should turn at some point.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo

FAAB Factor-AL: Resurgent Captain

Andrew Martinez discusses Derek Jeter's recent hot streak as well many considerably younger players in this week's edition.

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.

Tuesday Lineup Card: El Coffee Is Coming

The Pirates are finally calling up Gregory Polanco on Tuesday.

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.

MLB Barometer: Bargains At the V-Mart

Ryan Howard is showing all the signs of turning 35 this year and makes Vlad Sedler's downgrade list this week.

FAAB Factor-AL: A Whiff of Success

Rougned Odor's hold on the second base job will last longer than expected, with Jurickson Profar (pictured) suffering a setback in his rehab.

Sunday Lineup Card: Play Vogelsong

MLB Barometer: Cruz'n Along

Nelson Cruz has settled in nicely with the Orioles and makes Vlad Sedler's Risers list this week.

Sunday Lineup Card: Hooray For Harrison

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?

MLB Barometer: Ventura Two-Step

Velocity hounds love Yordano Ventura, and that love intensified after a great first start against the Rays. He gets two starts this week. See who else Vlad Sedler gave a thumbs up or thumbs down to this week.

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.

Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket

Josmil Pinto went deep again Friday, in his second start of the season at DH.

Behind the Backstop: 2014 Predictions - AL East

David Ortiz and the Red Sox are still on top of the AL East in Tory Hernandez's division predictions.

RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update

Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?

MLB Barometer: Ventura Highway

Yordano Ventura and his 100 mph fastball have won the Royals' fifth starter's job. See who else has seen his stock climb in Howard Bender's initial Barometer of the season.

2014 Orioles Preview: Wild Card Contender?

The health of Manny Machado may prove crucial in the Orioles' bid to make the playoffs in 2014.

RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350

The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.

2014 Diamondbacks Preview: More of the Same?

The addition of Mark Trumbo provides more pop in the D-Backs' lineup, but can Paul Goldschmidt and company chase down the Dodgers in the NL West?