Et tu, Tampa Bay?
The Reds try to extend Homer Bailey, and the Nationals consider reshaping the back end of their bullpen.
The Masahiro Tanaka bidding begins, and both Baltimore and Grant Balfour move on from his near-signing with the O’s.
Ben and Sam discuss recent trades and signings, focusing on moves by the Indians, White Sox, and Diamondbacks, Kevin Towers’ changing approach to building a bullpen, and the reliever market.
The Yankees make a point of appearing to be interested in second basemen other than Robinson Cano. Also, Grant Balfour is popular.
Mike unveils his updated closer tiers and identifies a few setup men who could help your fantasy club down the stretch.
Mariners closer Tom Wilhelmsen is among the numerous ninth-inning men who moved down a tier in this week’s update.
Oakland’s successful bullpen comprises good stories and impressive performances. So if some movie producer wants to option R.J.’s screenplay…
Don’t overreact to an unprecedented casualty rate for closers.