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2011 Draft Closer Debate: Huston Street Vs. J.J. Putz

2011 Draft Closer Debate: Huston Street Vs. J.J. Putz

Huston Street vs. J.J. Putz 2011 Fantasy Draft Debate This is a very close debate between to guys who should have big years.  The question that will be answered is, who do I take first?  Let’s establish that both Street’s and Putz’s ADP is very close.  Putz is going around the 145 pick or the 13th round.  Street is going around the 151st pick or the 13th round.  Looking at both these closers it’s easy to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arizona D-Backs, Colorado Rockies, Huston Street, J.J. Putz, Uncategorized

Arizona Diamondbacks Team Report

Arizona Diamondbacks Team Report

Here is a team without a clear closer.  After trading away Chad Qualls who clearly showed he wasn’t closer material, the Diamondbacks went the rest of the season with Juan Gutierrez.  At 27 year of age (yeah right), Gutierrez  saved 14 consecutive games for the Diamondbacks to end the season.  IN that time span, he lowered his ERA from 8.04 to 5.08.  In my opinion, newly acquired J.J. Putz  is the front runner for the closer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arizona D-Backs, J.J. Putz