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Closer Report: Aroldis Chapman, Paul Sewald, Emilio Pagan (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Ari Koslow on July, 1st 2022

Welcome back to another edition of the closer report. We are nearing the All-Star break as we enter July. Here is a look at the chart for this week. Rank Team Closer Change from last week Notes 1 Brewers Josh … read more »

Closer Report: Emmanuel Clase, Tanner Houck, Emilio Pagan (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Ari Koslow on June, 19th 2022

Welcome back to another edition of the Closer Report. The theme of this week’s chart is closers starting to pull away from committees in certain bullpens. Let’s take a look at the chart for this week. Rank Team Closer Change … read more »

Closer Report: Josh Hader, Diego Castillo, Clay Holmes (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Ari Koslow on June, 10th 2022

Welcome to another week of the Closer Report. As we get into the summer months, we are truly getting into the days of knowing what situations are reliable and which aren’t regarding saves. Here is where I’m at as of … read more »

Closer Report: Craig Kimbrel, David Bednar, Ryan Pressly (2022)
By Ari Koslow on June, 3rd 2022

Welcome back to another edition of the “Closer Report.” Here is a look at the chart for this week. Rank Team Closer Change from last week Notes 1 Brewers Josh Hader 1 2 Padres Taylor Rogers -1 3 Blue Jays … read more »

Positive & Negative Regression: Aroldis Chapman, Joe Barlow, Devin Williams (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Scott Youngson on May, 16th 2022

Welcome to another edition of “Positive & Negative Regression,” where I dig into some analytics every week to identify two players due to heat up and two who are likely to cool down. This year, we haven’t looked at relievers … read more »

Closer Report: David Robertson, Liam Hendricks, Jorge Lopez (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Ari Koslow on April, 15th 2022

What an opening week of the MLB season! It is so great to have baseball back. Here is an updated look at the closer situations for every team as of April 14. Check out closer security, who’s next in line, … read more »

Closers To Target From Unsettled Situations (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Eric Cross on March, 29th 2022

As I mentioned in my relief pitcher primer here on FantasyPros, there are plenty of bullpens that don’t have a set closer entering the 2022 season. Some have mentioned going with the dreaded “closer by committee” while others simply won’t … read more »

Relief Pitcher Ranking Tiers (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Scott Youngson on March, 25th 2022

Ah, relievers. The most frustrating and challenging position to fill in fantasy baseball. If you are in a typical 5×5 league (which this article will focus on), relief pitchers are essentially one-category assets. Sure, they can help you with K’s, … read more »

Openers and Closers: How to Navigate the Pitcher Pool in 2022 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Cristian Crespo on January, 20th 2022

The year is 2018 and the Tampa Bay Rays have shocked the baseball world and re-introduced “The Opener”. On May 19, 2018, Sergio Romo took the mound to start the game for the Rays and proceeded to strike out the … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 12 (2021)
By Andrew Seifter on June, 18th 2021

This has been a weird year for baseball, and it’s been a weird year for the Closer Report. While injuries have completely ravaged MLB, they have somehow spared the upper echelon of closers up to this point (knock on wood). … read more »