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Fantasy Articles Featuring Nate Jones

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nate Jones's name.

Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball

What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?

Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle

Painting the Black: Closing Epidemic

Jensen Lewis wonders why teams are pulling the plug so early on their closers this season, particularly in Milwaukee and Oakland.

Sunday Lineup Card: Hanging With Mr. Harang

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.

Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.

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?

Behind the Numbers: Is Brandon Belt's Power for Real?

The answer to that and more as this week's edition tackles some early season observations.

Rounding Third: Week 2 Primer, FAAB Results

Matt Kemp had a huge game Sunday night, but he and the Dodgers have only five games this week. See what else is noteworthy on the schedule, and the results from bidding in the NFBC and major expert leagues this week.

Monday Lineup Card: Owning Owings

FAAB Factor-AL: On the Right Foot

Abraham Almonte got the Mariners' season started right and hasn't let up yet. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's article.

Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down

Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.

Friday Lineup Card: All Eyes On Kemp

Matt Kemp is set to make his much-anticipated 2014 debut Friday against the Giants after a lengthy recovery from offseason ankle surgery.

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?

Tuesday Lineup Card: K-Rod Rises Again

Francisco Rodriguez is the Brewers' closer again -- for now -- leaving Jim Henderson's fantasy owners in a bad spot.

RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update

Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?

Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions

As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.

Mound Musings: Pitching Depth as a Fantasy Tactic

You're better off stashing high-upside arms like Derek Holland rather than wasting roster spots on generic utility players barely above replacement level.

Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks

The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.

Rounding Third: Release the Kraken

In his RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Online Championship League, Jeff Erickson was able to land Clayton Kershaw with the eighth overall pick, as part of a three aces strategy.

RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350

The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.

Mound Musings: AL Central Spotlight

Even a modest draft-day discount on Justin Verlander will prove valuable for fantasy owners this season.

Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look

Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?

Painting the Black: Closing Time Comes Early This Spring

Jensen Lewis breaks down six of the major closing battles this spring, including the Rangers, who will feature Neftali Feliz (pictured) and Joakim Soria.

Collette Calls: LABR of Love

In this week's edition of Collette Calls, Jason looks at some of the surprises from the LABR mixed league draft, including the slide of Astros outfielder George Springer.

2014 White Sox Team Preview: Youth Movement

The White Sox had a dismal season all-around in 2013 to finish last in the AL Central. A series of moves and trades in the offseason made the team much younger, but likely well out of contention.

NFBC Trends: Hating the Closers

Greg Ambrosius hates closers and the lack of stability at the position, and thus really is disappointed that Mariano Rivera has retired.

The Wheelhouse: 30/30 - Pitching

Can Max Scherzer maintain the gains that made him an elite starter in 2013? DVR looks around the league in the first edition of the Wheelhouse of 2014.

Collette Calls: Closing Time

Jason Collette looks around the league at each team's closing situation, including the added depth behind Koji Uehara in Boston.

In Some Depth: Potential Deadline Moves

Ricky Nolasco is on the growing list of players likely to be moved at the trade deadline next month. Ryan Eisner takes a look around the league at the potential fallout.