Posts Tagged ‘closers’

Bottom of the Ninth: Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End for @Razzball

Bottom of the Ninth: Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End for Razzball: http://razzball.com/bottom-of-the-ninth-every-new-beginning-comes-from-some-other-beginnings-end/

The article looks at bullpens, closers, Chris Sale, Addison Reed, Carlos Marmol, Rafael Dolis, James Russell, Heath Bell, Edward Mujica, Steve Cishek, Scott Downs, Ernesto Frieri, Jordan Walden, Andrew Cashner, Dale Thayer, Luke Gregerson, David Robertson, Rafael Soriano, Henry Rodriguez, Francisco Cordero, Casey Janssen, Kenley Jansen, Sean Marshall, Aroldis Chapman, Logan Ondrusek and much more.

I’m joining the Fantasy Baseball Roundtable Show at 9 & Get to do Are you Crazy

I’m joining the Fantasy Baseball Roundtable Show at 9 & Get to do Are you Crazy: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fantasy-baseball-roundtable/2012/05/10/the-fantasy-baseball-roundtable-show.

We’re going to talk closers, Carlos Marmol, Heath Bell, Carlos Zambrano, J.D. Martinez, Andy Dirks, Jose Valverde, Cody Ransom, Eric Hosmer, Shaun Marcum, Jordan Zimmermann, Desmond Jennings, Mark Teixeira, Scott Downs, Steve Cishek and a lot of other inane things.

Bottom of the Ninth: That Heath Crunch for @Razzball

Bottom of the Ninth: That Heath Crunch for Razzball: http://razzball.com/bottom-of-the-ninth-that-heath-crunch/. Check out a roto and fantasy baseball analysis of the bullpen and closer situations for the Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals.

@jasoncollette joins the guys (including me) on The Fantasy Baseball Roundtable Show at 9:00

Jason Collette joins the guys (including me) on The Fantasy Baseball Roundtable Show at 9:00 pm ET: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fantasy-baseball-roundtable/2012/04/19/the-fantasy-baseball-roundtable-show.

We’ll talk closers, Giants, Indians, Dodgers, C.C. Sabathia, David Wright, Craig Stammen, Jay Bruce, Dan Uggla, Brandon Beachy, Kelly Johnson, roto, fantasy baseball and much more!

Bottom of the Ninth: What to Look for in the First Week for Closers for @Razzball

Bottom of the Ninth: What to Look for in the First Week for Closers for Razzball: http://razzball.com/bottom-of-the-ninth-what-to-look-for-in-the-first-week/.

A look at the bullpen situations of the Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, Cleveland Indians and Washington Nationals.

h2h Corner ~ Bobby Jenks Takes a ride on the Closer Carousel (UPDATE)

So, the Twinkies and Indians have had issues with closers staying healthy/good. Now, it appears, the White Sox have trouble. It looks like Bobby Jenks will not be able to pitch on opening day. Continue reading

h2h Corner ~ Red Light District, the Closer Carousel

People seem to devalue closers in h2h leagues, viewing them as one-category oneders that can’t be trusted to either retain a job or post consistent saves from week-to-week. While the latter half of that statement might be true, that doesn’t mean closers have less (or no) value. Continue reading