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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 4
By Andrew Seifter on April, 21st 2018

It’s often said that the first rule of medicine is to do no harm. Maybe it should apply to fantasy closers, too. We always want saves, especially in 5×5 roto and categories leagues. But what about when those saves are … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 3
By Andrew Seifter on April, 13th 2018

Save chasers who flocked to Milwaukee following Corey Knebel’s injury are still waiting for some clarity on the situation, but it was the Alex Colome owners who had a much worse week. Meanwhile, that sound you hear is a sigh … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 2
By Andrew Seifter on April, 6th 2018

The first significant in-season injury struck the closer pool on Thursday night when the Brewers’ Corey Knebel dropped to the ground clutching his hamstring after delivering a pitch. Knebel will have an MRI on Friday, but he’s already headed to … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 1
By Andrew Seifter on March, 30th 2018

Well, that was quick. Just hours before the first pitch of the 2018 baseball season was thrown, closer chaos struck in a big way on Thursday as the Cardinals signed Greg Holland. Kudos to fantasy owners everywhere who nabbed Holland … read more »

Ranking Closer Situations (Updated)
By Dan Harris on March, 24th 2018

We’re in the final stretch now, gang. In just a few days, real baseball, and our fantasy seasons, will begin. I feel like it’s a little weird that my driveway is still covered with snow, but hey, we don’t control … read more »

Ranking Closer Situations (Fantasy Baseball)
By Dan Harris on March, 18th 2018

We last checked in on the closing landscape about a month ago and, frankly, not all that much has changed. Sure, there have been a few minor developments but, for the most part, all is quiet on the relief pitcher … read more »

Ranking Closer Situations (Fantasy Baseball)
By Dan Harris on February, 21st 2018

Waiting on saves is generally a recommended strategy, as there is always a high amount of turnover in the closing landscape throughout the season. And finding the right closer for your fantasy team is much more than simply picking out … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 21
By Dan Harris on August, 25th 2017

Well, guys, this is it. Our final closer report of the season. It’s been a blast writing this article each week  – and by “a blast,” I mean a hand-wringing, pull your hair out sort of endeavor as we tried … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 20
By Dan Harris on August, 18th 2017

The trade deadline may have come and gone in our fantasy leagues, but out attempts to improve our teams never end. And, so long as you haven’t punted the category, saves are almost always everyone’s best opportunity to make up … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 19
By Dan Harris on August, 11th 2017

I love movies. I don’t mean love movies like love going to the movie theater and ordering popcorn and buncha crunch. I mean love movies like memorized every major Oscar nominee from 1970 – 1999 back when I cared about … read more »