I grew up in the Boston area, and worked in the Red Sox ticket office during the magical 2004 championship season. Since then, I've been a professional writer and editor in Washington, DC. Writing about the news has paid the bills, but covering fantasy sports has always been my passion. Prior to joining FantasyPros, I was a baseball columnist at Bleacher Report.
Welcome, one and all, to another edition of the Closer Report. This week, we once again have tremendous stability at the top, aside from ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jun 25
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, ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jun 18
It may seem controversial that I am moving Raisel Iglesias ahead of Alex Reyes in this week's closer rankings. After all, Reyes has 16 ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jun 11
I don't know about you, but I'm a sucker for wordplay. This week's Closer Report will feature a discussion of Rays reliever J.P. Feyereisen, ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jun 4
I took last week off from the Closer Report for a little beach vacay, but now I am recharged and ready to go. We ...
by Fantasy in Sat, May 29
I usually begin this column each week by talking about the closer situations that are in flux, but let's take a quick moment to ...
by Fantasy in Fri, May 14
Two of the big early surprises in the closer world were that San Francisco manager Gabe Kapler and Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash had ...
by Fantasy in Fri, May 7
Teoscar Hernandez was forced to leave Monday's game with a sprained wrist.
SportsnetTue, Jun 18
Adam Jones was forced to leave Tuesday's game with an apparent injury.
Nick Piecoro on TwitterWed, Jun 5
Framber Valdez will replace Corbin Martin in the Astros' rotation and start against the Orioles on Saturday.
Houston ChronicleWed, Jun 5
Dee Gordon has resumed baseball activity and could rejoin the team after playing in a couple rehab games later this week, according to Mariners manager Scott Servais.
The News TribuneTue, Jun 4
Hunter Strickland successfully completed a 20-pitch bullpen session on Monday as he continues to progress is his recovery from a right lat strain.
MLB.comTue, Jun 4
Spencer Turnbull has been activated from the bereavement list and will make his next start on Friday in Atlanta.
Jason Beck on TwitterThu, May 30
Byron Buxton suffered a bruised right knee in Tuesday's contest and is considered day-to-day.
Betsy Helfand on TwitterWed, May 29
Pedro Strop (hamstring) will make the second of two scheduled Triple-A rehab appearances on Thursday, and barring any issues, he should return to the Cubs' bullpen this weekend.
Jesse Rogers of TwitterWed, May 29
Angels manager Brad Ausmus indicated that he will stick with the same lineup on Thursday following Wednesday's postponement, meaning Shohei Ohtani will again be on the bench.
Rhett Bollinger on TwitterThu, May 23