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Fantasy Articles Featuring Francisco Rodriguez

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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine details this week's top waiver options for the National League, including the arrival of Yu Darvish in Los Angeles.

Regan's Rumblings: Closing Time

Dave Regan shifts his rumblings toward exploring the ninth-inning pitching situation for each of baseball's 30 teams with the trade deadlne in the rearview.

Collette Calls: Bullpen Watch at the Break

Jason Collette reviews each team's bullpen and looks at who might move as we enter the second half with the trade deadline approaching.

Regan's Rumblings: Steals and Saves

Dave Regan uses his rumblings to examine a handful of players that could help your fantasy squad rack up saves and stolen bases as the second half of the season approaches.

Regan's Rumblings: 10 Things I Wonder About

Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to explore 10 things he wonders about, like if Twins hurler Jose Berrios is overhyped.

The Wheelhouse: Closer Watch

As ninth-inning roles turn over due to poor performance and injuries, Derek VanRiper shares his updated closer rankings.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist wades into this week's free agent pool and bids a fond farewell to Jose Berrios, who looked strong in his season debut Saturday.

Oak's Corner: Cargo Struggles in Colorado

Scott Jenstad takes an in-depth look at the week in baseball and examines the hitting struggles of Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez.

Mound Musings: Know When to Fold 'Em?

Brad Johnson examines whether it’s time to let go of that poor performer you’ve been holding on to and cites some examples of major strugglers like Cardinal Adam Wainwright.

Oak's Corner: Keep on Grinding

Scott Jenstad discusses the frustration that recent injuries to big names like Noah Syndergaard have caused to fantasy players, and he dives into some of the bigger news of the week.

Mound Musings: Spotlight on the Soft-Tossers

This week Brad Johnson tackles a question posed by a reader who asked whether Johnson considers pitchers who lack big arms like Cy Young winner and Boston Red Sox Rick Porcello.

Mound Musings: AL Bullpen Check

This week Brad Johnson studies closer situations in the American League to identify possible shake-ups as well as potential trade material including White Sox David Robertson.

MLB Barometer: Brave New World

Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been raking like a superstar, convincing RotoWire's Vlad Sedler that he's heading for first-round status in next year's drafts.

Oak's Corner: Who’s Hot, Who’s Cold?

In this week’s column, Scott Jenstad discusses his concern for Toronto’s Jose Bautista’s awful start to the 2017 campaign where’s he currently hitting .109 with zero homers and one RBI.

Mound Musings: Advanced Metrics and 20/20 Eyesight

Brad Johnson talks about the metrics he uses to assess pitchers but also advises going old school and watching specific pitchers, like Justin Verlander, to accumulate one’s own data.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks at the available talent in the American League and thinks Jose Berrios is still worth scooping up despite last season's poor big-league debut.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central

Brad Johnson is breaking down each team’s pitching rotation, and up this week is the AL Central, including Detroit Tigers veteran Justin Verlander, who has been stellar since coming back from injury in 2015.

Collette Calls: AL LABR Review

Jason Collette investigates three fascinating aspects of the recent AL LABR auction -- speed, closers and shiny new toys. How much of a premium did Andrew Benintendi cost?

Regan's Rumblings: Preseason Closer Rankings

Dave Regan is back with his first Rumblings of 2017, turning his focus to all 30 teams and their potential closers heading into the season.

The Z Files: Closing Arguments

Todd Zola examines different approaches for handling saves, and wonders if most fantasy owners are properly pricing the production of elite closers like Kenley Jansen.

The Z Files: Notes To Self For 2017

Todd Zola leaves some notes to himself for his 2017 drafts, including a reminder to focus more on hitting early given his knack for consistently finding valuable arms like Brandon Finnegan in the late rounds.

Regan's Rumblings: September Call-ups and 2017 Closers

Dave Regan uses his rumblings this week to speculate on September call-ups and who might nail down a closer's spot in 2017.

Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 “Interesting” Guys

Dave Regan rumbles about 30 different players -- one per team -- with an eye toward planning for the 2017 fantasy season.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist takes a look at the AL free agent pool as the trade deadline nears and notes that no one's fantasy outlook improved more than Dellin Betances.

The Saber's Edge: Closer Roulette at the Deadline

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the closer situations throughout the league and how the trade deadline could impact who closes this year and in 2017 for each team. Is Dellin Betances the future in New York?

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist reviews the available talent on AL waiver wires and notes that while Troy Tulowitzki has been a major disappointment as a Blue Jay, he still has too much upside to ignore.

DVR's Top 350: June Update

Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.

Mound Musings: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

In this week’s edition, Brad Johnson discusses young impact pitchers, like the Rays' Blake Snell, who will be arriving soon at a ballpark near you.

The Saber's Edge: Digging for Future Saves Now

Jeff Zimmerman looks at every team's closer situation and who might benefit from deadline deals. Can Sean Doolittle get his job back in Oakland?

Mound Musings: Hold on There!

Brad Johnson knows that competing in the holds category is challenging. In this week’s article, he tries to make the task of finding holds producers, like Koji Uehara, easier.