The Nationals need for relief pitching has been one of the worst kept secrets in baseball. They spent the offseason flirting with different closers on the trade block (David Robertson) but were unable to make a deal. They finally pulled the trigger when they traded Blake Treinen, Jesus Luzardo, and
Offseason Overview Watching a rerun of Moneyball would actually be a good precursor to the offseason for those not familiar with the Athletics. They made a run at Edwin Encarnacion, but ultimately had to settle for much less. They added some under the radar names to fill in some holes
Baseball is a unique game because there is no clock. You cannot go into the victory formation, four corners, or whatever they do in hockey. You have to get 27 outs to win and in the Oakland/Houston game both teams had difficulty getting to 27 outs. Will Harris (selected to
If you read only one thing….. The all-star game became a showcase of what is great about baseball and what is bad about baseball. On the positive end, we got a home run derby that had more drama than many in years past. Todd Frazier won the event as it
View image | gettyimages.com Not every fantasy league has an owner that tries to utilize middle relievers heavily, but when someone does employ it, it’s often fun to watch. If executed correctly, a team can get by with just a couple starters, a couple closers, and a host of shutdown relievers. While
I’ve updated the 2013 Fantasy Baseball Relief Pitcher Guide . I have edited the sections on: Grant Balfour Luke Hochevar Aroldis Chapman Chris Perez Ryan Madson Carlos Marmol Frank Herrmann Fernando Rodriguez Craig Breslow You’ll get about 42,000 words on mostly relievers and how they might fit into saves, holds, K/9 and
Over the last week, we released teasers of our staff consensus rankings with the hopes that you will break the bank and purchase our 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit to see the full versions, and more importantly, show us your support.Thanks in advance.Here are our relief pitchers ranked 16-20: 16.