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Fantasy Articles Featuring Francisco Rodriguez

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Francisco Rodriguez's name.

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.

Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket

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

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?

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.

Mound Musings: NL Central Spotlight

There's value to be had with Shelby Miller, whose draft-day value has been driven down by bad memories of last year.

2014 Brewers Team Preview: A Braun-y Crew

After a tumultuous season missing Ryan Braun, young stars emerged in Carlos Gomez and Jean Segura. With a late addition of Matt Garza and the return of Braun, will the Brewers be back in contention in 2014?

Friday Lineup Card: Jordan The Jet

Friday Lineup Card: Donnie Baseball Stays Hot

FAAB Factor - AL: I Think You're Starting, Mr. Anderson

Brett Anderson at one point was ramping up to pitch in the bullpen, but it now looks like the A's will put him back into the starting rotation when he comes off the DL.

Sunday Lineup Card: Strange Exit

Stephen Strasburg's unusual ejection left his fantasy owners in a tough spot Saturday.

Friday Lineup Card: Cobb Returns, Beats M's

Behind the Numbers: Questions for the Second Half

Is Chris Davis poised for a second-half slowdown? Or is he merely going through a dry spell with his power? Find out the answer to that and much more.

Minor League Barometer: To Trade or Not to Trade

That is the question teams face with their prospects. As one of the top infield prospects in baseball, though, Francisco Lindor likely isn't going anywhere.

FAAB Factor - AL: Soriano and Garza

We've seen two big names (relatively) cross leagues, with both players going over to the AL in Matt Garza and Alfonso Soriano. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on each.

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.

Mound Musings: State of the Staffs

Stephen Strasburg is young, but this is his time to step up and be a leader for the Nationals, who could be poised for a second-half push.

The Lineup Card: Peralta Wily of Late

Thursday Lineup Card

Wednesday Lineup Card: A New Yelich to Scratch

MLB Barometer: Home Run Derby Curse?

Yoenis Cespedes has been sidelined with a wrist injury since winning the Home Run Derby on Monday.