To round out his position primer series, Ryan McElroy tells you whose stock is rising, whose is falling, and what your closer strategy should be come draft time.
Ahh yes, closers. My favorite. Before we dive in, I need to discuss a statistic I have referred to a lot in my SP rankings, and will be using again here in the closer rankings – strand percentage, or LOB%. Strand percentage is simple enough, it’s the percentage of runners that the pitcher strands on […]
Don’t reach for a closer! Every year you should hear this because there are always closers, like a Chris Perez last year, who break through and give solid numbers to your team without even being drafted.
Closer is always the most volatile position in fantasy baseball, and 2009 is no different.
As the volatility continues, Josh steps up with some much needed midseason fantasy baseball closer advice, analyzing who is closing in Tampa and what the outlook is for guys like Brad Lidge, Matt Capps, Frank Francisco, and others.
In addition, Josh looks at the incredible start of Trevor Hoffman, who is so out-of-his-mind dominant right now and that apparently we cut off his head in the title image.
The Cardinals have made an offer to RP Arthur Rhodes as baseball’s hot stove continues to heat up. The Cardinals are looking high and low for solutions to their recent bullpen woes.