2012 Fantasy Baseball Closer Report – Week 19

Tyler Clippard blew his fourth save of the season last night against the Houston Astros but still seems in control of the closer role for the Washington Nationsals, despite his second blown save in his last 10 appearances. Drew Storen has been back in action for three weeks and while he has picked up one [...]

2012 Fantasy Baseball Closer Report – Week 17

The Chicago White Sox picked up Brett Myers in a trade with the Houston Astros last week, but he will serve in the eighth inning role and not as the closer limiting his value in A.L. only leagues. Addison Reed owners should feel confident that their guy will see the majority of save chances the [...]

2012 Fantasy Baseball Closer Report – Week 13

The Minnesota Twins placed closer Matt Capps on the disabled list Monday with right shoulder tendinitis. Capps’ role will be split between Glen Perkins and Jared Burton, as each of them picked up two saves last week in place of Capps. Since manager Ron Gardenhire seems to be determining the ninth inning role based on [...]

2012 Fantasy Baseball Closer Report – Week 12

With two blown saves last week, Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford has blown as many saves (three), as he did in each of the last two seasons. The main culprit has been control issues which he had in the minor leagues but had not shown up in his first two major league seasons. With 17 [...]

2012 Fantasy Baseball Closer Report – Week 11

The Oakland Athletics will move to the closer-by-committee approach after ninth inning man Brian Fuentes blew two saves over the course of two weeks. Fuentes has allowed seven runs in his last 3 1/3 innings of work while picking up two losses. Grant Balfour who started the season as closer will be in the mix [...]