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Fantasy Articles Featuring Mark Melancon

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

Collette Calls: Breaking Down Matt Shoemaker

Jason Collette digs inside the numbers on Matt Shoemaker this week to figure out why he is struggling and if he can turn it around.

Saturday Lineup Card: The Rise Of Rusney

Chris Benzine discusses what Rusney Castillo's recall could mean for him and the Red Sox's outfield, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

Monday Lineup Card: Counting Down to Correa

Ryan Rufe discusses why Carlos Correa is worth a pick up right now in Monday's Lineup Card.

Bats & Balls: A Look at the 30 Closer Situations

David Regan reviews each team's closer situation this week, including a look at what to make of the Marlins now that Steve Cishek has been jettisoned from the role.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Thor Leaves Avengers, Joins Mets

Monday Lineup Card: The Never-Ending Torii

He may be 39 years old, but Torii Hunter has been thriving at the plate in his return to the Twins, with whom he started his career.

Sunday Lineup Card: Ethier Packs A Punch

Dodgers outfielder makes the ideal fill-in for injured stars.

Mound Musings: Chicks - and Bogfella - dig Strikeouts!

Brad Johnson on the many advantages of the K. Also - how will the Cards replace Wainwright?

Bats & Balls: Is Bryce Harper the New Jack Cust?

David Regan looks at storylines from the first month and wonders if Bryce Harper has become a three-true-outcomes player.

FAAB Factor - NL: Which Dodger Do You Want?

Ian Kennedy is back, but is he available in your league? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB.

Friday Lineup Card: Elementary, My Dear Watson!

Mark Melancon returned to action on Thursday for the Pirates, landing his third save of the season, but Melancon isnít the news here Ė itís Tony Watson.

Bats & Balls: Quick Takes Around the Majors

David Regan sizes up each team in the early going, and he has little hope that Ryan Braun can do much to avoid becoming the worst contract in the majors.

Mound Musings: The NL Arms Race

Brad Johnson takes a look at the next wave of National League arms, including the Mets' Noah Syndergaard.

MLB Barometer: Russian Roulette

Vlad Sedler is to bankroll management what Rob Deer was to place discipline.

The Saber's Edge: Checking the Radar Gun

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the biggest gainers and decliners in fastball velocity this season, and he doesn't like what he sees from Koji Uehara's high-school fastball.

The Lineup Card: Will Dodgers See the Light with Guerrero?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Will Dodgers See the Light with Guerrero?

Pirates Team Preview: Anything Is Possible

Can the Pirates reach the playoffs for the third consecutive year? RotoWire's John Toperzer discusses their offseason and how they set up in his preview.

RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350

RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central

Brad Johnson recognizes the risk in Michael Wacha, but the young hurler's upside is worth betting on, especially at a discounted draft-day price.

Chasing Saves: Setup Men Who Could Close

Jeff Zimmerman ranks setup men according to the number of saves they could get this season, and Philadelphia's Ken Giles might be the best bet.

RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350

The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.

Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200

Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?

Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Pitchers

Jason Collette looks at the sources of profit and loss among pitches, including the slew of relievers that failed to return the value of their draft day price.

Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015

Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.

Collette Calls: Reviewing 2014

In his look back through the columns leading into the 2014 season, Jason Collette was right to pass on Michael Wacha as a top-100 overall player.

Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek

Derek Holland is 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA and 22:3 K:BB over his last four starts.

MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy

Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.

Monday Lineup Card: Gyorko Going Gone

Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko has been hot since returning from the DL on July 28.

Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing

The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.