The situation in Baltimore is gaining clarity, the one in St. Louis is heading in the opposite direction, and the first wave of AL/NL-only VPs in the pen.
Why the Dodgers have no need for one James Loney, and why other teams shouldn’t be scared off by his history.
Questions answered for the Rays and Nationals bullpens, and new ones asked about the White Sox.
The first week of the season has brought some clarity to closer situations in Minnesota, Washington, Oakland, and Tampa Bay.
Injuries will keep some closers from starting the season with their clubs, but Mike is here to tell you about their replacements.
Injuries and spring training battles have done little to clear up just who is closing where in 2011.
With spring training inching toward a close, closer battles are starting to wind down as well.
Some spring training playing time battles in the outfield appear to be coming to an end.
With an assist from the spring news we have thus far, Mike judges a few closer situations to aid you on draft day.
Mike looks at certain relievers who have been under or overvalued at drafts thus far.
Will Carlos Gomez ever be a useful major leaguer, or is that just not happening?
Mike looks at some of the closers he wondered about in his rankings from earlier in the week.
Our relief pitcher Value Picks expert pinch hits in order to bring you the bullpen rankings.
Questions in Chicago, answers in Pittsburgh, and a lucky Astro make up this week’s relief pitcher edition of Value Picks.
Giant expectations need tempering, the Dodgers have a situation in left, and the Astros have at least one bat to depend on.