Closer Reports


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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 10
By Tim McCullough on June 2nd

The closer market has indeed been busy recently, and that doesn't figure to change any time soon. The beginning of June should be a signal to fantasy owners to begin keeping a ...

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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 9
By Andrew Seifter on May 26th

Well, we've officially entered silly season in the saves chase. By my count, no less than 20 percent of the league's closer situations have devolved (evolved?) into committees, and a couple others ...

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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 8
By Andrew Seifter on May 19th

It's often hard to know what to make of injuries with ambiguous descriptions like "elbow inflammation" and "shoulder stiffness." But we witnessed an unfortunate example of the worst-case scenario last week with Angels ...

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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 7
By Andrew Seifter on May 12th

Last week in this space, I mentioned that I wasn't really worried about Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna, despite moving him down five spots in the closer rankings due to his reduced ...

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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 6
By Andrew Seifter on May 6th

Welcome to another week of closer rankings. It was a generally quiet week on the closer front, unless you happen to be a Keynan Middleton owner, in which case you're probably pulling ...

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Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Week 5
By Andrew Seifter on April 29th

It's an interesting time to be playing the save chasing game, folks. As teams have become smarter on the analytics side of the game over the last decade, one of the last ...

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

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 5x5 roto and categories leagues. ...

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