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Fantasy Articles Featuring Rafael Soriano

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

Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow

Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?

Thursday Lineup Card: Smells Like Roses

Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower

Mound Musings: Looking into the Future

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

MLB Barometer: Bourn Identity Crisis

Why isn't Michael Bourn doing more of what we see in this photo - stealing bases? Vlad Sedler downgrades Bourn's stock and talks about his midseason ranks in this week's article.

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.

NFBC Trends: Beat DVR!

RotoWire's Ryan Rufe played in the Beat DVR league in the NFBC Online Championship - here's his review of the draft.

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.

RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update

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

Mound Musings: Pitching Depth as a Fantasy Tactic

You're better off stashing high-upside arms like Derek Holland rather than wasting roster spots on generic utility players barely above replacement level.

The Wheelhouse: NL LABR Review

While there wasn't a $40 hitter in the National League pool during Sunday's LABR auction, Paul Goldschmidt might be a steal for DVR at $33.

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.

Mound Musings: NL East Spotlight

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

Collette Calls: LABR of Love

In this week's edition of Collette Calls, Jason looks at some of the surprises from the LABR mixed league draft, including the slide of Astros outfielder George Springer.

2014 Nationals Team Preview: Beast Of The East

Despite falling well short of expectations in 2013 and losing their manager to retirement, the Nationals are again the heavy favorites in the NL East. Is this the season Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg break through and reach their true potential?

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.

The Wheelhouse: 30/30 - Pitching

Can Max Scherzer maintain the gains that made him an elite starter in 2013? DVR looks around the league in the first edition of the Wheelhouse of 2014.

Mound Musings: Getting a Hold on the 2014 Season

If Kevin Gausman doesn't make the O's rotation this spring, he could end up a decent sources of holds for fantasy owners.

The RotoWire 200: Our First Bite of the Apple

According to our projections, Clayton Kershaw will be the third most valuable fantasy player in 2014. Are you willing to pull the trigger on him early on if you have that choice?

Collette Calls: Closing Time

Jason Collette looks around the league at each team's closing situation, including the added depth behind Koji Uehara in Boston.

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.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Byrd Flies Over To Pittsburgh

The RotoWire 200: August Edition

With approximately six weeks left in the season, Derek VanRiper takes a final crack at the Top 200 overall with the removal of Nelson Cruz and others suspended for their connection to Biogenesis.

House of Shlain: Organizational Top-10 Lists: AL

With Miguel Sano and Byron Buxton ascending in their system, the Twins may have the best collection of minor league talent in baseball. Nick Shlain takes a look around the American League and shares his top-10 from each organization.

FAAB Factor - NL: Mike Olt!

Mike Olt was a prominent part of the package received by the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal. He's at Triple-A Iowa right now, but could get the call in the near future. Jan Levine suggests a possible bid on him among the other NL candidates this week.

Sunday Lineup Card: Royal In The Outfield

Friday Lineup Card: Another Day At The 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?

The RotoWire Roundtable: Midseason Rankings

Our five-member midseason composite rankings are up - where does Yasiel Puig check in? See the composite 200 here.

Sunday Lineup Card: Utility Man Extraordinary