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Fantasy Articles Featuring Mark Melancon

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

The Wheelhouse: When Auctions 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.

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.