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By Tony Pontecorvo, Diamondbacks Correspondent, Fri, Feb 20th 2:19pm EST

Assumed closer Addison Reed (and fellow reliever Matt Stites) were shut down after experiencing soreness during pre-report day side sessions. Manager Chip Hale said no injuries were detected and "it's our way of slowing them down." (Source: azcentral.com)

Fantasy Impact: It's probably nothing, but after a year in which he blew 6 saves (38 opportunities), had a 4.25 ERA, and a HR/9 of 1.67, a totally healthy spring would help assuage owners banking on a comeback. Those owners would also point to the 3rd straight season of improved K/9 and BB/9 as well as a HR/FB rate of 13.9% that is high even for playing home games in Chase Field. Reed is currently the 25th RP being selected with an average draft position of 186 per fantasypros draft tools.

By Evan Triantafilidis, Diamondbacks Correspondent, Sat, Feb 14th 3:42pm EST

The Arizona Diamondbacks and closer Addison Reed have avoided arbitration with a one-year deal worth $4.875M. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: The right-handed closer for the Diamondbacks will serve the 9th inning role in winnable situations for Arizona. Reed saved 32 games last year in 38 opportunities, but his fantasy value depends on if the Diamondbacks can improve on last year's 64-98 league-worst record.

By Evan Triantafilidis, Diamondbacks Correspondent, Mon, Dec 8th 10:23pm EST

The Diamondbacks tendered a contract to closer Addison Reed. All six arbitration-eligible players were offered a contract and the two sides will exchange proposed salary figures for the 2015 season on Jan. 16 and, if necessary, arbitration hearings are scheduled to take place from Feb. 1-21. (Source: Steve Gilbert)

Fantasy Impact: Reed’s first season in Arizona went well with the limited opportunities he was given. His job as the team’s closer is secure and he’ll look to improve on the 32 saves he recorded last year. In NL-only leagues he should be worth a mid-to-late draft pick, and he might be worth a flier in standard leagues.

Addison Reed News & Advice

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FanGraphs | Mar 2nd, 7:15pm
After recording a 3.17 FIP and moving into the National League, all things were pointing up for Addison Reed following his trade to the Diamondbacks last winter. Unfortunately, not all worked as planned for Reed as he allowed 11 home runs, blew six saves, and recorded a 1-7 record with a 4.25 ERA. […]
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MLB.com | Mar 1st, 9:07pm
D-backs closer Addison Reed said it will likely be around two weeks before he gets back on the mound again after experiencing some soreness in his shoulder just before camp opened.
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Rotoworld | Mar 1st, 7:39pm
Addison Reed (shoulder) is 2-2 1/2 weeks away from throwing off a mound.