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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jim Johnson's name.
July 24, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help
The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...
July 7, 2014
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.
June 4, 2014
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.
May 28, 2014
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.
May 26, 2014
Charging the Mound: Derek & Jeff Talk Baseball
Derek VanRiper thought that he was getting Fit Panda, but instead he's been a Sad Panda.
May 22, 2014
Behind the Numbers: 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.
May 18, 2014
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.
May 15, 2014
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.
May 14, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: A New Day Rising?
Behind the Numbers: 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.
May 13, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer-By-Committee Succeeds?
Sean Doolittle tries to prove his value in a closer-by-committee situation
May 12, 2014
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.
May 7, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Along Came Polly
May 1, 2014
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.
April 28, 2014
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.
April 27, 2014
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.
April 24, 2014
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.
April 21, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 4 Primer
Bryce Harper's benching, Patriots Day game issues and FAAB results.
April 19, 2014
Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball
What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?
April 17, 2014
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
April 16, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle
April 14, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco
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.
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.
April 13, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Fetch Adeiny
FAAB Factor-AL: Injuries Creating Opportunities
Koji Uehara has been unavailable to pitch the last two games - Andrew Martinez suggests possible replacement options for him and Adrian Beltre, among others.
LABR Look: Early Injuries Wreaking Havoc
Bobby Colton takes a survey of the early injuries' impact in the Mixed LABR league that he's playing in.
April 12, 2014
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.
April 11, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Josmil Ticket
Josmil Pinto went deep again Friday, in his second start of the season at DH.
April 10, 2014
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.
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