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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jim Johnson

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jim Johnson's name.

Bats & Balls: Observations from Opening Week

Dave Regan sizes up the first week of the baseball season and likes what he sees in Colorado, especially from Nolan Arenado.

MLB Job Battles: The Finish Line

Clay Link recaps the winners and losers from all the major job battles in spring training.

Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate

Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off

Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.

A's Team Preview: Roller Coaster

The A's unloaded a number of their front-line players this offseason, but Sonny Gray remains among their core players.

Braves Team Preview: In With The New

The Braves underwent an overhaul under new president of baseball operations John Hart. How will the team fare after dealing three of their four best hitters?

Picks and Pans: Home Sweet Home

Joe Sheehan shares his annual list of players to target and avoid in drafts for 2015. With the move from Los Angeles to Boston, Hanley Ramirez may be primed for a big year.

Collette Calls: Round Tripper

After a trade sent Jason Hammel from the Cubs to the A's last summer, he returned to Chicago as a free-agent this week. Jason Collette breaks down the latest moves around the league as the Winter Meetings begin.

Sunday Lineup Card: Arcia Heats Up Minnesota

Twins' outfielder continues to set torrid pace in August.

MLB Barometer: Get Carter

Scott Jenstad doesn't want to talk about his slumping A's (but does anyhow), explains how to excel in the end game of a league, and pumps the value of the surging Chris Carter.

Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return

Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.

Sunday Lineup Card: The Return Of Avisail

Avisail Garcia returns to the White Sox after four-month absence.

Wednesday Lineup Card: They Called Up Kennys!

He may not be Byron Buxton or Miguel Sano, but Kennys Vargas is a Minnesota hitting prospect worth your attention.

Saturday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles Again

Yangervis Solarte continues slugging for San Diego after his trade from the Yankees.

Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help

The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...

MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac

Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.

Behind the Backstop: Catcher to Stash?

J.T. Realmuto is blocked in the short term by Jarrod Saltalamacchia, but can he contribute for fantasy owners down the road? Tory Hernandez breaks him down in the latest installment of Behind the Backstop.

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.

Charging the Mound: Derek & Jeff Talk Baseball

Derek VanRiper thought that he was getting Fit Panda, but instead he's been a Sad Panda.

Bats & Balls: Answering the Mailbag

How has Clayton Kershaw slipped ... on his own team? Answering that question and more in this week's edition of Behind the Numbers.

FAAB Factor-AL: Changing Bullpens

Jim Johnson is out, Sean Doolittle appears to be back in for the A's. Andrew Martinez suggests that you should go get Doolittle even if he isn't closing full-time, because his skills are so strong.

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.

Thursday Lineup Card: A New Day Rising?

Bats & Balls: Scanning the Wire

Mike Zunino has displayed good power this season and has improved his average too, making him worthy of a pickup in 12-team leagues.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer-By-Committee Succeeds?

Sean Doolittle tries to prove his value in a closer-by-committee situation

MLB Barometer: House of the Reyes Sun

Jose Reyes' fortunes have turned considerably brighter since this unfortunate slide last season in Kansas City. See who else makes Vlad Sedler's risers and fallers this week.

Thursday Lineup Card: Along Came Polly

Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - American League

The Orioles likely will wait until June to call up prospect Kevin Gausman, but when he finally arrives he should stick in the O's rotation for a long time.

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.

FAAB Factor-AL: Back In the Saddle?

Is there a chance that Jim Johnson could regain the A's closer job just weeks after he lost it? Andrew Martinez suggests the possibility and gives you a bidding price on him in this week's article.