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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jesse Crain

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jesse Crain's name.

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

Rounding Third: Difficult Cuts

Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.

Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.

FAAB Factor-AL: On the Right Foot

Abraham Almonte got the Mariners' season started right and hasn't let up yet. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's article.

Thursday Lineup Card: Safety Valve

Monday Lineup Card: Sizemore Really Does Matter

FAAB Factor - AL: Go Crazy for Grady?

If Grady Sizemore resides on the wire, post-draft, Andrew Martinez points out the formats in which he should be scooped up.

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.

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.

Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks

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

Mound Musings: AL West Spotlight

Is Yu Darvish a top-five pitcher? Should fantasy owners treat him as such in drafts? Do the walks matter?

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?

Painting the Black: Closing Time Comes Early This Spring

Jensen Lewis breaks down six of the major closing battles this spring, including the Rangers, who will feature Neftali Feliz (pictured) and Joakim Soria.

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 White Sox Team Preview: Youth Movement

The White Sox had a dismal season all-around in 2013 to finish last in the AL Central. A series of moves and trades in the offseason made the team much younger, but likely well out of contention.

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.

2014 Rays Team Preview: The All-Maddon Team

With a group of young stars and surprising acquisitions, the Rays are betting big for 2014. With David Price leading the rotation and sluggers Evan Longoria and Wil Myers on offense, is this the year Joe Maddon's bunch can break through?

2014 Astros Team Preview: A Springer in Their Step

There have some dismal seasons in Houston for the Astros. After years of losing, a stockpile of minor league talent finally is beginning to emerge sending the organization toward a more positive outlook down the road.

Baseball Draft Kit: Endgame Odyssey

Unstable closer situations can create excellent buying opportunities. Brad

Collette Calls: Hey, Mr. Wilson!

A thin market of relievers should leave Brian Wilson with an opportunity to close somewhere in 2014. Is it a good idea? Jason Collette takes a closer look.

Transaction Analysis: Sour End to Strong Season

Manny Machado's first full season in the majors has come to an end a bit early due to a torn ligament in his left knee.

Friday Lineup Card: Medica Aid

Tuesday Lineup Card: Every Rose Has Its Thornburg

Tyler Thornburg looks to continue his late-season surge while facing off against the Braves on Tuesday.

Monday Lineup Card: Yelling for Yelich

Saturday Lineup Card: A Wright Turn

Thursday Lineup Card: Take a Tango with Cashner

Wednesday Lineup Card: Riding Out the Season in a Pinto

Catcher Josmil Pinto is making some noise for the Twins in the season's final month.

Saturday Lineup Card: A Slice Of Colby

Wednesday Lineup Card: Buchholz Back in the Fold

Saturday Lineup Card: Yo, What's With Gallardo?