Archive for Bullpen Banter

Bullpen Notes: August 28, 2015: Perkins Setting Up?, Holland “Back” & More

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing):

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Bullpen Notes: August 27, 2015: Concerns For Holland Growing, Next Up For Tampa Bay & More

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing):

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Bullpen Notes: August 26, 2015: Jepsen Earns Save, Doolittle Struggling & More

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing):

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Bullpen Notes: August 25, 2015: Clarity In Detroit, Ramos With Strong Outing & More

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing):

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Closer in Waiting Power Rankings (August 25, 2015): Could Colome Emerge & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

Are you someone constantly on the lookout for the next potential closer? That’s what we are trying to pinpoint here, with our Top 5 Closer In Waiting Power Rankings. These rankings look at the pitchers who appear capable of taking over their team’s respective closing duties (though in some cases, will need some help to get there). Keep in mind, if a pitcher is currently part of a committee they will not be included in these rankings despite not currently “holding” the job outright.  Situations we’ve included under the “committee” are:

  • Boston Red Sox (Junichi Tazawa/Jean Machi)
  • Seattle Mariners (Tom Wilhelmsen/Carson Smith) – We are just waiting for Wilhelmsen to be “named” closer

Without further ado, let’s take a look at how things stand (all statistics are through Sunday unless otherwise noted):

1) Sergio Romo – San Francisco Giants (1)
Current Closer – Santiago Casilla

He struggled in his most recent outing (1 R on 4 H over 1.1 IP), but that doesn’t change how impressive he’s been since the All-Star Break with a 0.59 ERA, 0.72 WHIP, 22 K and 1 BB over 15.2 IP.  He’s clearly been the team’s best relief pitcher and it could just be a matter of time before he forces their hand. Read more

Bullpen Notes: August 24, 2015: Could New Option Emerge In Boston, Is Vizcaino For Real & More

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing):

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