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Brett Myers Traded; Drew Storen’s Lackluster Return

Brett Myers Traded; Drew Storen’s Lackluster Return

Closer news got busy this weekend with the highly anticipated return of Drew Storen and the completely expected trade of Brett Myers.  Neither are worth much analysis at this point, but both could be tasty treats by late August..  Myers was traded to the Chicago White Sox and will likely be used as a setup man behind closer Addison Reed.  While Reed has struggled recently, there are no signs that Manager Robin Ventura will remove him from … Read entire article »

Filed under: Addison Reed, Brett Myers, Drew Storen, Featured, In-Season Analysis

Top 5 Most Overrated Closers of the 2012 Season. So Far…

Top 5 Most Overrated Closers of the 2012 Season.  So Far…

Baseball is a long season and with long seasons comes streaks and bouts of good luck.  In the end though, it all evens itself out.  As we sit here in early June we notice several closers who are pitching well beyond what anybody expected.  The question is, will it continue?  Will those closers end up falling down on their faces and costing their fantasy owners big?  I will examine five closers that I think pose … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alfredo Aceves, Brett Myers, Brian Fuentes, Chris Perez, In-Season Analysis, Jim Johnson, Matt Capps

2012 Player Profile: Brett Myers, Houston Astros

2012 Player Profile: Brett Myers, Houston Astros

Yesterday the Houston Astros names now former starter Brett Myers to be their opening day closer.  At first glance I questioned the move, but that glance lasted only a second.  Brandon Lyon is a joke for a closer and there is little depth behind him other than Myers, so the decision seems reasonable.  Also, Myers has the mentality to close along with decent stuff to give it his all for one inning per game.   Myers brings … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2012 Player Profiles, Brett Myers