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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Dellin Betances's name.
January 31, 2015
How the NFBC Main Event Was Won: Learning from the Past
Scott Jenstad takes a look back at the NFBC Main Event winning squad from 2014 to prepare for the upcoming season.
January 29, 2015
Stathead vs. Scout: The Dividing Line
Co-hosts of the Short Hops podcast, Derek VanRiper and Bernie Pleskoff weigh in on the players they disagree about for the 2015 season.
January 27, 2015
Endgame Odyssey: Closer Roles In Flux
Yet again, the Mets have uncertainty with their closer role heading into spring training. Brad Johnson breaks down the unsettled ninth-inning situations around the league.
January 19, 2015
The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day
Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.
January 15, 2015
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?
December 8, 2014
Collette Calls: Round Tripper
After a trade sent Jason Hammel from the Cubs to the A's last summer, he returned to Chicago as a free-agent this week. Jason Collette breaks down the latest moves around the league as the Winter Meetings begin.
November 7, 2014
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.
September 27, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Playing Out The String
Finding a diamond in the rough Sunday could call for starters versus playoff teams.
September 11, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Future Closers
Ken Giles has all of the tools to become a closer, but he needs the Phillies to find a taker for Jonathan Papelbon in order to ascend to the ninth-inning role in Philadelphia.
August 30, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Finding Affordable Relief
Davis offers creative alternative to chasing saves.
August 28, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Drew For You!
As the season nears an end, Drew Smyly may offer you some much needed starting pitching help...
Minor League Barometer: Prospect Year in Review
The year did not go according to play for prospect Taijuan Walker, who has dealt with injuries, command issues and criticism from the Mariners.
August 19, 2014
MLB Barometer: Get Carter
Scott Jenstad doesn't want to talk about his slumping A's (but does anyhow), explains how to excel in the end game of a league, and pumps the value of the surging Chris Carter.
August 7, 2014
Mound Musings: Two-Strike Studs
Putting hitters away in two-strike counts is one of the most important factors when evaluating pitchers, and no starter does it better than Felix Hernandez.
July 30, 2014
Bats and Balls: Beating Spring Predictions
A 2011 first-round pick, Sonny Gray is well on his way to ace status, a little sooner than perhaps expected.
July 7, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame
June 26, 2014
Minor League Barometer: The Astros' Next Shooting Star
Domingo Santana was overshadowed the last couple seasons by George Springer and Jonathan Singleton, but he could be the next line for a callup to the Astros.
June 8, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Gausmania 3.0
Kevin Gausman is back up for the Orioles - is he here to stay this time? Andrew Martinez weighs in on how much to bid on him.
June 5, 2014
Mound Musings: Draft Day Pitching Preview
LSU's Aaron Nola is considered the most MLB-ready pitcher this year in a draft class that is rich in pitching prospects.
June 2, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 10 Primer
See this week's great schedules and awful schedules, free agent results and trades in expert leagues, including one deal in AL Tout Wars where Jeff Erickson dealt away Gordon Beckham.
May 26, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bargains At the V-Mart
Ryan Howard is showing all the signs of turning 35 this year and makes Vlad Sedler's downgrade list this week.
May 5, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 6 Primer
The Reds and Red Sox play two games against each other this week. Tony Perez's Game 7 homer gets short shrift when remembering that series.
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 14, 2014
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.
April 13, 2014
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.
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 10, 2014
Mound Musings: How to Find the Next Closer
Jim Johnson is already out in Oakland, but what should owners look for in closers-in-waiting?
April 9, 2014
Bats and Balls: Is Brandon Belt's Power for Real?
The answer to that and more as this week's edition tackles some early season observations.
April 3, 2014
Mound Musings: The Time to Sell High
Is it too early to sell a pitcher like Justin Masterson? How soon should you considering selling high?
September 1, 2013
Monday Lineup Card: Hamming It Up on the Big Stage
Speed maven Billy Hamilton will be promoted to the majors Monday.
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