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Closing Remarks: You Should Love Lucas Sims, Too

Closing Remarks: You Should Love Lucas Sims, Too

Let's lead off this week of "Closing Remarks" with some excellent reader questions from the Twitterverse. I am excited that people have these questions and will start each week by answering them to the best of my limited ability. Which closers are most likely to be...

Closing Remarks: Ian Kennedy surprises

Closing Remarks: Ian Kennedy surprises

As of 10 PM CST last night, there were 83 different pitchers with saves, with all teams having played around 30 games. Who joined the ranks this week? I’ll answer for you: Josh Sborz, Yusmeiro Petit, Michael Fulmer, Adam Ottavino, Rex Brothers. News and Notes: The...

Are Bullpens Stabilizing? Keep Dreaming…

Are Bullpens Stabilizing? Keep Dreaming…

As of 10 PM CST last night, there were 69 different pitchers with saves, with all teams having played a little less than 20 gams in their seasons. Still trying to find saves? Holds? Ratio controls? There are guys out there that can help you. Keep in mind some of these...

Bullpen Don’t Provide Relief: Pass the Antacids

Bullpen Don’t Provide Relief: Pass the Antacids

As of 6 PM CST last night,  there were 54 different pitchers with saves, with all teams having played a little more than a dozen games on their seasons.  Still trying to find saves?  Holds?  Ratio controls?  Did you spend a huge chunk of FAAB on Julian Merryweather to...

Closing Remarks: Week One Insanity!

Closing Remarks: Week One Insanity!

Welcome back to "Closing Remarks," where we try and help you ascertain the pecking orders in 30 bullpens every week of the season. Welcome to insanity. Picking up right where we left off in 2020, bullpens are insane again.  Literally and figuratively. And I am already...