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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jose Valverde

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jose Valverde's name.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco

Painting the Black: Closing Epidemic

Jensen Lewis wonders why teams are pulling the plug so early on their closers this season, particularly in Milwaukee and Oakland.

FAAB Factor-NL: Closer Speculation

Jose Valverde blew the save Saturday night against the Angels. Who might be next in line to close if the Mets look for a change? Jason Collette suggests that Gonzalez Germen might be worth a look.

Mound Musings: How to Find the Next Closer

Jim Johnson is already out in Oakland, but what should owners look for in closers-in-waiting?

Tuesday Lineup Card: Open Pandora's Brox

Jonathan Broxton is expected to be activated Tuesday and assume the Reds' closing role in the absence of Aroldis Chapman.

Rounding Third: Week 2 Primer, FAAB Results

Matt Kemp had a huge game Sunday night, but he and the Dodgers have only five games this week. See what else is noteworthy on the schedule, and the results from bidding in the NFBC and major expert leagues this week.

MLB Barometer: Patience Is a Virtue

Vlad Sedler debuts on RotoWire. He discusses Giancarlo Stanton's hot start, the need to be patient and to avoid some of the early season Fool's Gold that's out there.

Monday Lineup Card: Owning Owings

FAAB Factor-NL: NL Closer Chaos

How much should you bid on K-Rod and the other newly minted closers in the NL? Jan Levine gives you the scoop in this week's article.

Sunday Lineup Card: Miami's Hot Bat

Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down

Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.

Friday Lineup Card: All Eyes On Kemp

Matt Kemp is set to make his much-anticipated 2014 debut Friday against the Giants after a lengthy recovery from offseason ankle surgery.

Mound Musings: The Time to Sell High

Is it too early to sell a pitcher like Justin Masterson? How soon should you considering selling high?

Thursday Lineup Card: Safety Valve

Behind the Numbers: Closer Roulette

With four new closers already crowned, where will the closer wheel land next? Colorado's Rex Brothers might be a good bet.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Unfortunate Setback For Kershaw

The Dodgers announced Tuesday ace Clayton Kershaw (back inflammation) would begin a two-to-three week rehab program, putting fantasy owners in a hole early on.

Tuesday Lineup Card: K-Rod Rises Again

Francisco Rodriguez is the Brewers' closer again -- for now -- leaving Jim Henderson's fantasy owners in a bad spot.

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.

Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions

As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.

Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks

The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.

Painting the Black: Five Setup Men To Watch

Jensen Lewis suggests that more has changed with Carlos Marmol than his location.

Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look

Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?

Mound Musings: NL East Spotlight

If durability concerns provide a slight discount for Stephen Strasburg this year, it's time to pounce.

2014 Mets Team Preview: Another Growth Year

Matt Harvey's Tommy John surgery is one of the reasons why the Mets will have to wait another year to contend.

Tuesday Lineup Card: No Peachy Return For Beachy

Collette Calls: Disaster Zone

What happens when closers are used in non-save situations? Are they more prone to blowing up a la Jose Valverde?

Friday Lineup Card: Roberts Is Healthy, For Now

Mound Musings: Wheeling Into A Rotation Spot

Zack Wheeler's had two starts for the Mets, but what he has showed thus far bodes well for his fantasy future.

MLB Barometer: Falling Off

Dan Haren's struggles have continued to the point where the Nats had to put him on the DL. Howard Bender discusses Haren among his fallers this week.

The Wheelhouse: 30 Teams, 30 Thoughts - June Edition

Now that Papa Grande is Papa Cocida, the Tigers will finally look elsewhere for a closer. Derek VanRiper takes a look around the league as the end of June draws closer.