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Pitchers Who Could Be Closing By September. Part 2

Pitchers Who Could Be Closing By September. Part 2

Here is part 2 of my report on pitchers who could be closers by September. Every season closers come and go and it frustrates the heck out of fantasy managers.  The list I compiled below are the leading candidates that likely won’t open the season as the closer for his perspective team, but could end the season the closer.  These pitchers will get the job either from the current closer getting injured or the … Read entire article »

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Pitchers Who Could Be Closing By September. Part 1

Pitchers Who Could Be Closing By September. Part 1

Every season we see new closers emerge from bullpens where those pitchers weren’t even the setup man.  Of course the same will happen in 2012.  Here are a list of guys who may not open the season a closer, but very well could finish the season as one.  Draft these guys now and hold on to them as investments. Sean Marshall, CIN - When Sean Marshall was traded to the Reds I thought for sure the hard … Read entire article »

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Five Fantasy Baseball Set-Up Pitchers to Watch

Five Fantasy Baseball Set-Up Pitchers to Watch

By Eric R. Ivie, Yahoo! Contributor Network Closers are the relief pitchers in fantasy baseball that get all the glory and the attention on Draft Day, but I find a lot of value in middle relievers—especially set-up pitchers—on my fantasy baseball rosters. The set-up guys are good for strikeouts and generally help lower your ERA and WHIP, too. Then, if anything happens to the closer during the season, they’re often the next in line for saves. … Read entire article »

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Sizzling Setups: Antonion Bastardo

Sizzling Setups: Antonion Bastardo

By Brian Smith, www.thefantasybaseballking.com In Sizzling Setups, I take a look at a NON-closer relief pitcher who is owned in less than 50% of all Yahoo! public leagues. “Why?” you may ask. “We want saves!” Well, yes, so do I. But each year, about 1/3 of all closers lose their jobs, meaning there are at least 10 guys out there who may end up accumulating decent save numbers. Not only that, but it’s always wise … Read entire article »

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Sizzling Setups: Mike Adams

By Brian Smith, The Fantasy Baseball King In Sizzling Setups, I take a look at a NON-closer relief pitcher who is owned in less than 50% of all Yahoo! public leagues. “Why?” you may ask. “We want saves!” Well, yes, so do I. But each year, about 1/3 of all closers lose their jobs, meaning there are at least 10 guys out there who may end up accumulating decent save numbers. Not only that, but it’s always wise to carry some setup men anyway. The dominant ones, that is. They’ll not only rack up some K’s for you when your other guys aren’t going, but they’ll do wonders for your ERA and WHIP ratios. How’d I do last week? My Sizzling Setup column … Read entire article »

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Sizzling Setups: Al Alburquerque

Sizzling Setups: Al Alburquerque

By Brian Smith, The Fantasy Baseball King In Sizzling Setups, I take a look at a NON-closer relief pitcher who is owned in less than 50% of all Yahoo! public leagues. “Why?” you may ask. “We want saves!” Well, yes, so do I. But each year, about 1/3 of all closers lose their jobs, meaning there are at least 10 guys out there who may end up accumulating decent save numbers. Not only that, but it’s … Read entire article »

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Sizzling Setups: Aaron Crow

Sizzling Setups: Aaron Crow

By The Fantasy Baseball King In Sizzling Setups, I take a look at a NON-closer relief pitcher who is owned in less than 50% of all Yahoo! public leagues. “Why?” you may ask. “We want saves!” Well, yes, so do I. But each year, about 1/3 of all closers lose their jobs, meaning there are at least 10 guys out there who may end up accumulating decent save numbers. Not only that, but it’s … Read entire article »

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Sizzling Setup Men: Pedro Beato

Sizzling Setup Men: Pedro Beato

By Brian Smith,The Fantasy Baseball King Ahoy fellow fantasy baseball fanatics! There’s been a lot going on here at The Fantasy Baseball King, and even more is coming! Today I present to you, for the very first time, a new weekly article: “Sizzling Setups.” Each week, I’ll take a look at a NON-closer relief pitcher who is owned in less than 50% of all Yahoo! public leagues. “Why?” you may ask. “We want saves!” Well, yes, so … Read entire article »

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