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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jose Valverde

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Rounding Third: Week 11 Primer

Is chasing saves on the waiver wire a fool's game? Sadly, Jeff Erickson is just that fool in the NFBC this year, and this week he chased after the Diamondbacks' possible saves if Addison Reed's tired arm persists.

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.

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.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Jesus Saves

Jesus Aguilar figures to be the greatest beneficiary of Nick Swisher and Carlos Santana hitting the DL, according to Adam Wolf.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Great Britton

Zach Britton has a line on all the Orioles' saves, making him criminally underowned.

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.

Friday Lineup Card: Gose For The Speed?

The Mets are once again struggling to find a consistent closer for their bullpen...

Mound Musings: The Frustration Rotation

Like a number of frustrating pitchers, Yovani Gallardo can dismantle the best bats in the game when he's on, and get battered by mediocre ones when he's not.

Painting the Black: Waiver Ideas

Jensen Lewis tells you to pick up Trevor Bauer before he gets the call from the Indians to replace Carlos Carrasco.

Rounding Third: Week 5 Primer

Remorse from an early season drop, the Vengeance of Versalles and a season or two riding on the sidearm of Joe Smith, all in this week's primer.

Mound Musings: WHIP it Good

Mike Minor is close to returning to the Braves, and a solid defense behind him should help keep his WHIP low.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Boy

FAAB Factor-NL: Change of Scenery

Ike Davis gets a fresh start in Pittsburgh - how much does Jan Levine think you should bid on him?

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

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

Mound Musings: Swing and a Miss

Brad "Bogfella" Johnson talks about why strikeout potential is an important part in evaluating fantasy relevance of starting pitchers

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