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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 21
By Andrew Seifter on August, 19th 2018

First, the good news — there are fewer closer committees throughout MLB than there were even a week or two ago. Unless you’re in a league that allows you to own an entire team’s bullpen, that’s useful, at least in … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 20
By Andrew Seifter on August, 11th 2018

If you thought closer situations would stabilize with the non-waiver trade deadline in the rearview mirror, you got a rude awakening this week. Fernando Rodney ended up getting dealt after all. Kelvin Herrera went down with a rotator cuff injury, … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 19
By Andrew Seifter on August, 4th 2018

The MLB trade deadline is always unpredictable, especially when it comes to closers, and this year was no exception. Most of the closers who changed teams did so well ahead of the deadline, and most of the other big names … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 18
By Andrew Seifter on July, 28th 2018

This column took last week off for the All-Star break, and boy has a lot changed in the last couple weeks! With the trade deadline just days away, we’ve already seen four closers get dealt into setup roles (Brad Hand, … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 16
By Andrew Seifter on July, 15th 2018

No position is more likely to be impacted by the July 31 trade deadline than relief pitcher. Current closers such as Jeurys Familia, Joakim Soria, Sergio Romo, Shane Greene, and Zach Britton could soon end up being setup men for … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 15
By Andrew Seifter on July, 7th 2018

There aren’t too many huge changes in the closer rankings this week, so I guess you could say closer chaos took a brief hiatus over the last seven days. But even in a relatively quiet week, we saw two closers … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 14
By Andrew Seifter on June, 30th 2018

Welcome to another week of the Closer Report! It’s been relatively stable at the top of the rankings of late (knock on wood), but there has been all kinds of chaos in the middle and lower tiers. Who are the … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 13
By Andrew Seifter on June, 23rd 2018

Last week, I attempted to do a reset at the closer position, with tiered rankings that would give you a sense of where we stand as we approach the season’s midpoint. But then Kelvin Herrera got traded into a set-up … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 12
By Andrew Seifter on June, 16th 2018

I’ve been away from this column for the last couple weeks (big thanks to Tim McCullough for stepping in), so I am going to use this week as an opportunity to do a bit of a reset for the closer … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 11
By Tim McCullough on June, 9th 2018

This past week was one of the quietest of the season as far as closers go. The most significant news comes in the form of player injuries. Oddly enough, in both instances of player injury, there was no real movement … read more »