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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

Sell High MLB Closers 5.30.2012

Sell High MLB Closers 5.30.2012

As we exit May and welcome the warmth of June, it’s time to take a second look at our bullpens and reevaluate them.  It’s important to consider “hot starts” in the cool spring and how those pitches don’t work as well in the hot summer.  There are several closers that I have kept my eye on that have had extremely hot starts, but with the perfect storm of the summer heat wave barreling down on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alfredo Aceves, Chris Perez, Fernando Rodney, In-Season Analysis, Jim Johnson

The Closer Report Power Rankings: 05.20.2012

The Closer Report Power Rankings: 05.20.2012

The Closer Report: Closer Power Rankings Every two weeks throughout the baseball season, The Closer Report will provide the Closer Report Power Rankings. These power rankings are not based on a closer’s legacy, name, or team. It’s based on a formula that considers the pitchers historical stats, current stats, reliability, injury, and more importantly what the closer is doing recently. Brought to you by www.thecloserreport.com Last Updated 5/20/2012 Rank Closer Details 1 Jim Johnson, Baltimore Orioles Prev. Rank: 3  Sv W ERA WHIP SO 2012 Statistics 15/15 0 0.92 0.92 14 Jim Johnson racked up seven saves … Read entire article »

Filed under: In-Season Analysis, Power Rankings

Closer Daily Dish: Casilla, Bell, Guerra, Johnson

Closer Daily Dish: Casilla, Bell, Guerra, Johnson

  In tonight’s action I got to watch to of the hotter closers in baseball, Javy Guerra and Jim Johnson.  Both have been a welcome surprise to fantasy bullpens, especially with all the injury losses this season.  Javy Guerra was even doubted by many as to whether or not he would even be the closer for the Dodgers with Kenley Jansen wanting a crack at the job.  After five consecutive saves to open the season, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chris Perez, Daily Dish, Heath Bell, Javy Guerra, Jim Johnson, Santiago Casilla