Injuries hit the back of Baltimore’s and Texas’ bullpen. And we’re waiting on Fernando Rodney to implode. But who picks up the saves if he does?
Changes already in Philly, uncertainty in Washington and concern in Texas.
Rookie outfielder Jacob May has at least until May to produce for the rebuilding White Sox. Keep an eye on him and these other possible fantasy replacement parts.
It’s early, but it’s never too early to review the fluid nature of baseball’s save men and their potential successors.
Brian Cashman has given his skipper a massive bullpen to work with this September; how has Girardi used it?
Tyler Clippard heads back east to solidify the Mets’ bullpen for the stretch run
On some notable recent bullpen screwups and how they could be prevented.
The diverse and carefully constructed bullpen of GM and former reliever Jerry Dipoto.
Ben and Sam talk about Ned Yost’s tactics, expanded replay’s first few days, Bo Porter’s bullpen philosophy, and more.
Et tu, Tampa Bay?
A tip of the cap toward the effective set-up men who get little publicity unless they implode.
Why do teams pay for relievers? Because picking them up for nothing is an awful lot of work.
Or, should the Astros invest in some veteran relievers?
Do teams tend to overpay for bullpen help at the deadline?
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.
How the Pirates have become a contender with the help of other teams’ cast-off parts.