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September 19, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Looking Back, Looking Forward

by Mike Gianella

In the final installment of the year, Mike reviews how closers performed relative to pre-season expectations.

September 12, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Looking Ahead

by Mike Gianella

As the 2013 season winds down, Mike examines the contract statuses of current closers to evaluate their odds of retaining their jobs in 2014.

September 5, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Examining Trends

by Mike Gianella

Mike unveils his updated closer tiers and identifies a few setup men who could help your fantasy club down the stretch.

August 29, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Oh, Brothers

by Mike Gianella

Rex Brothers resumes the ninth-inning gig in Colorado, plus other closer-related notes, and the updated tiers and dollar values.

August 22, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Farquhar Rises to the Top

by Mike Gianella

The latest fantasy-relevant news from all the bullpens around the league, along with Mike's updated tiers and dollar values.

August 15, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Mo Moves Down

by Mike Gianella

Three straight blown saves move Mariano Rivera into the second tier, as Mike unveils his latest rankings and updates the year-to-date earnings for relievers.

August 8, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Meeting the Criteria

by Mike Gianella

Along with this week's tiers and the updated dollar values, Mike reveals the skills he looks for when evaluating closers.

August 1, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Deadline Fallout

by Mike Gianella

With the trade deadline in the rearview mirror, Mike looks at the changes in the closer landscape before unveiling his new tiers and the updated dollar values.

July 25, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: On the Grilli

by Mike Gianella

Mark Melancon and Rex Brothers take over for Jason Grilli and Rafael Betancourt, respectively. More on that, plus the updated rankings and earnings lie within.

July 18, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Trade Winds Blowing

by Mike Gianella

With less than two weeks left until the trade deadline, multiple closers could be on the move, potentially allowing newcomers to step into their shoes. Find more on that and the latest rankings within.

July 11, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Going Downhill

by Mike Gianella

Mike explains the two reasons why a closer might move down in his rankings despite solid performance, and then unveils this week's tiers and dollar values.

June 27, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Stuck in the Middle

by Mike Gianella

Mike explains why elite middle relievers haven't climbed his tiers, before revealing the latest edition of those tiers and the updated dollar values.

June 20, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: What Have You Done for Me Lately?

by Mike Gianella

Mike explains the criteria that contribute to his weekly rankings, before delving into the latest tiers and dollar values.

June 13, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Buyers and Sellers

by Mike Gianella

A look at how deadline trades could affect the ninth-inning landscape, followed by this week's tiered closer rankings.

June 6, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: A Test of Wil'

by Mike Gianella

Mariners closer Tom Wilhelmsen is among the numerous ninth-inning men who moved down a tier in this week's update.

May 30, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Movin' on Up

by Mike Gianella

Two closers jump into the top tier, as Mike catches you up on the latest news and shuffling from the league's bullpens.

May 23, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Introducing Tiers

by Mike Gianella

In this week's edition, Mike obliges multiple reader requests by adding tiers to the reliever rankings, to go with the regular news and notes.

May 16, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Diamondbacks Settle on Bell

by Mike Gianella

Mike brings you the latest fantasy news and notes from bullpens around the league, including a stop in the desert, where Heath Bell is working the ninth inning again.

May 9, 2013

Fantasy Article Bullpen Report: Boston Blues

by Mike Gianella

The debut edition begins up in Boston, where a spate of injuries has thrust an unexpected candidate into the ninth-inning role, before traveling around the league.


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