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Fantasy Articles Featuring Mark Melancon

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Mark Melancon's name.

Regan's Rumblings: The Final Two Months

Dave Regan rumbles about some questions and thoughts he has about all sorts of different scenarios as the home stretch of the 2016 season gets underway.

The Z Files: Trade Deadline FAAB Strategies

Todd Zola examines how to handle the aftermath of a busy trade deadline and warns that there's more to post-deadline FAAB bidding than just throwing max money at Jonathan Lucroy.

Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Blow

With the non-waiver trade deadline over, Brad Johnson examines the starting pitcher trades he believes could significantly impact fantasy roles for the remainder of the season, including the Ray’s Matt Moore to the Giants.

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?

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.

The Wheelhouse: Re-Rank Fallout: Closers

Cubs closer Hector Rondon is moving up the overall ranks. Should he be considered a top-10 closer? Derek VanRiper takes a closer look.

DVR's Top 350: May Update

This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?

The Wheelhouse: The Pursuit of Saves

Chasing saves on the waiver wire can be costly, but is it necessary? Derek VanRiper takes a look back at 2015 to see where the saves came from as roles changed during the season.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine looks at the roster fallout after the first week of play in the National League and the options available to the Cubs to replace the injured Kyle Schwarber.

Pitching 3D: Tough Decisions, Top Relievers

Doug Thorburn moves his focus to the ninth inning and explains why Wade Davis may not be the best reliever option this season.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central

Brad Johnson continues his tour through baseball with a look at pitchers to watch in the NL Central, including St. Louis' Adam Wainwright.

Regan's Rumblings: Players Who Could Outperform Expectations

Dave Regan looks at what the ceiling might be for players like Tampa Bay's Matt Moore who could outperform expectations this season.

Collette Calls: NL Closers in Waiting

We all know about Jeurys Familia, but Jason Collette tells fantasy owners who they should also be focused on in the Mets' bullpen, and on every NL team.

Team Previews: NL Central

Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.

Picks and Pans: Gray Skies Ahead?

In his annual season preview, Joe Sheehan makes the case for avoiding Sonny Gray in 2016. Who else is he picking and panning this season?

The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings

Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.

Collette Calls: National League Closers

A few recent trades have left the National League with significantly fewer upper-tier closers, and Jason Collette wades through the best of the rest.

Monday Lineup Card: Still STARlin?

Starlin Castro is red-hot for the Cubs, hitting .391 with four home runs and 13 RBI over the last 15 games.

Mound Musings: New Faces in New Places

Brad Johnson continues his examination of the trade deadline deals and how David Price and the rest will fare in their new homes.

Monday Lineup Card: Call Corbin

Monday's Recommended Pickup is Patrick Corbin, who has looked sharp for the D'Backs since returning from Tommy John surgery.

NL FAAB Factor: A Cespedes for the Rest of Us

Jan Levine reviews this week's FAAB bids, which are choke full of fallout from the trade deadline, including the arrival of Yoenis Cespedes in Queens.

MLB Barometer: Staying Focused

Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!

Monday Lineup Card: Nat Nearing a Return

Ryan Zimmerman is Monday's Recommended Pickup as he nears a return from the DL to the Nationals' lineup.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Cheer Rios

Alex Rios's 2015 season has been characterized by injury and disappointment, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.

Regan's Rumblings: A Bullpen Walk-Through

David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.

Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday

Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.

MLB Barometer: Random Notes

Vlad Sedler thinks Brett Gardner has become the Yankees' leader, and other random notes.

Regan's Rumblings: An Early Midseason Check In

David Regan puts together his all-fantasy, all-value, all-rookie and all-regression teams as the first half nears its close

MLB Barometer: The Wait is Over

The Carlos Correa era begins, and Vlad Sedler is giddy with anticipation. Plus: Chris Archer and Gerrit Cole join the ranks of true elite SPs.

Monday Lineup Card: New Closer in the Emerald City?

The Houston Astros called up top prospect Carlos Correa on Sunday, but an AL West reliever deserves your attention as well.