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Fantasy Articles Featuring Mark Melancon

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

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine profiles this week's NL waiver-wire candidates, including Tommy Joseph, who is heating up in Philadelphia after slow April.

The Wheelhouse: Closer Watch

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

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.

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 itís time to let go of that poor performer youíve been holding on to and cites some examples of major strugglers like Cardinal Adam Wainwright.

Farm Futures: Emerging Upside Arms

James Anderson looks at the next wave of potential top 100 pitchers, including Phillies right-hander Seranthony Dominguez.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last 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.

Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Observations

Dave Regan focuses his first regular season rumblings on some very early observations with the 2017 campaign just a few days old.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.

The Wheelhouse: When Auction Plans Go Wrong

What do you do when an auction doesn't start off as planned? Derek VanRiper shares his experience from Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL West

Brad Johnson tackles the NL West this week in his pitching rotation coverage of each team. Can any other team in the division compete with the Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw?

The Wheelhouse: Punting Batting Average

Derek VanRiper considers the roster construction process without worrying about batting average.

The Wheelhouse: NL LABR Review

DVR enters 2017 without a $30 player on his NL LABR roster, but could Trevor Story prove to be an early value in Year 2 at $26?

Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings

James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.

The Z Files: An Interview With... Me

Todd Zola interviews noted fantasy expert Todd Zola about the results of the AL and NL LABR auctions, and explains why he wasn't surprised that Jose Altuve went for more than Mike Trout.

Collette Calls: Mixed LABR Recap

Jason Collette explains each pick that he and Paul Sporer made in Monday's Mixed LABR draft. Who did they pass up Bryce Harper for in the first round?

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.

Collette Calls: Hot Stove Update

Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the latest trades and signings, including the Yankees' re-acquisition of closer Aroldis Chapman.

The Z Files: Calculated Risks

Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.

The Saber's Edge: How I Won Tout Wars

Jeff Zimmerman took home a Tout Wars title, but it came down to one nail-biting Christian Yelich at-bat on the last day of the season. Find out how he did it.

Regan's Rumblings: That's a Wrap

Dave Regan rumbles one last time this year, this time focusing on some of the biggest free agents of the upcoming offseason and what their fantasy impact could look like in 2017.

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: Offseason Thoughts

Dave Regan uses one of his last rumblings of the year to look ahead to the offseason and share some of his thoughts about some potential transactions that could occur involving big-name players.

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.

Mound Musings: See You in September?

Brad Johnson examines pitchers who might be worth a look for your fantasy team during the seasonís final month, including Texas Ranger Derek Holland, who came back from injury in late August.

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 Rayís Matt Moore to the Giants.