Closer Report: Clay Holmes, Felix Bautista, David Robertson (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
Welcome to this week’s edition of the closer report. We have seen the new relievers on new teams for about a week ago as we near the final stretch of the regular season. Here is a look at the chart for this week.
|Rank||Team||Closer||Change from last week||Notes|
|2||Blue Jays||Jordan Romano||1|
|3||Padres||Josh Hader||-1||Blown save on Tuesday|
|9||Yankees||Clay Holmes||-1||Recent struggles|
|11||White Sox||Liam Hendriks||0|
|20||Red Sox||Committee||0||Tanner Houck placed on IL|
|25||Angels||Committee||0||Four different relievers have seen save chances since the trade deadline.|
News and notes:
While David Robertson got the save in his first game with the Phillies, Seranthony Dominguez received back-to-back saves last Tuesday and Wednesday. It initially seemed like Philadelphia traded for Robertson to take over the full-time closer role, but it seems like it’ll remain a committee between him and Dominguez.
Clay Holmes finally tossed a scoreless appearance after allowing runs in three straight outings. Aroldis Chapman, on the other hand, has tossed seven straight scoreless outings. It is possible the Yankees start giving Chapman some save chances again if he keeps it up.
Diego Castillo returned to the Mariners bullpen off the injured list to toss a scoreless inning on Wednesday against the Yankees. Paul Sewald continues to lead the Mariners bullpen, but he’ll pitch in the eighth and occasionally in the seventh inning while Castillo should continue to see some save chances.
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