Archive for Bullpen Banter

Bullpen Notes: April 23, 2017: Storen In Line For Saves, Glover Rising & 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: April 22, 2017: Norris Takes Angels Role, Change Looming In Atlanta & 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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The Bullpen Report: Storen Among The Next Wave Of Relievers To Stash

by Nick Hutcherson

If you read this column last week, you can note that two of the five names mentioned are sitting in closer’s roles now. Joaquin Benoit was anointed the Phillies closer on Monday over Hector Neris (though that’s now in question, after Neris got the save on Thursday). Matt Bush is also likely in the saves mix for the Rangers after Sam Dyson was demoted from the role Tuesday night following yet another blown save (and ultimately landed on the DL).

Three to grab

1) Carter Capps- San Diego Padres
Capps is due to come off the DL in the next week or so and has all the skills to become a fantasy difference maker. Make no mistake, Brandon Maurer isn’t exactly lighting the world on fire as the Padres closer currently and his days are likely numbered with the uber talented Capps set to return. Read more

Closer In Waiting Power Rankings: April 22, 2017: Major Changes In Top 3 & 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 (i.e. the Oakland A’s and Cincinnati Reds situations) despite not currently “holding” the job outright.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at how things stand: Read more

Bullpen Notes: April 21, 2017: No More “Committee” for Oakland, Washington & Philadelphia & 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: April 20, 2017: Despite Save Neris May Not Be “The Man” & 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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