RynMan wrote:i would also like to know opnions on this, but i would say closers - if they are decent. in that relievers slot i would imagine u want guys that will have saves, good whip, and good era. good closers like gagne, smoltz and wagner will do all 3. average closers like jorge julio will give you 30+ saves, will will kill you ERA and WHIP. in the case where i couldnt get a decent closer, i would probably rather have a great reliever that will give me 2 categories (WHIP and ERA) like soriano or mota, rather than an average closer who will help me in one (Saves). dunoo how right i am, im still a fantasy rookie
Also, remember that in leagues with an inning limit, K/9 is more important than total K's, so a good closer will be a 4-category stud, just like a good starter.