Do Blown Saves Tell us anything for Fantasy Baseball? for @TheFantasyFix

Do Blown Saves Tell us anything for Fantasy Baseball? for the Fantasy Fix. To try and ascertain whether blown saves have a negative impact on saves and/or value, I pulled every relief season since 2009 and sliced and diced the data, mostly sorting by quantity of blown saves and looking at how relievers performed after blowing a lot of saves.

The short of what I found is that, at least recently, blown saves don’t tell us much about the future value of a given reliever. One reason for this is, perhaps, poor relievers aren’t given an opportunity to accumulate many blown saves and get a hook quite quickly and are easily replaced, so they don’t appear in (large-ish) samples. Read more at the Fix: http://www.thefantasyfix.com/2013/03/do-blown-saves-tell-us-anything-for-fantasy-baseball/ 

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