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Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby twistedude » Fri May 11, 2012 11:49 am

I'm in a position to trade for a closer, and I've been given my choice of the following three closers:

Rafael Betancourt
Fernando Rodney
Brett Meyers

Which one should I choose of the three for production for the remainder of THIS SEASON?

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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby joeyg2323 » Fri May 11, 2012 11:54 am

myers, i would say rodney but who knows what will happen when fransworth comes back.



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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby twistedude » Fri May 11, 2012 12:26 pm

Surprised by that response, doesn't Meyers have a pretty good chance of being traded to set up for a contender?

Would it be safe to say that Betancourt has the best job security?
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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby MaudDib » Fri May 11, 2012 12:41 pm

I like Rodney and the Betancourt. Meyers is fine I just don't think Houston does much for him. Rodney would be the easy choice but I just don't know about Farnsworth.
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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby joeyg2323 » Fri May 11, 2012 1:24 pm

twistedude wrote:Surprised by that response, doesn't Meyers have a pretty good chance of being traded to set up for a contender?

Would it be safe to say that Betancourt has the best job security?


myers has been rumored to be traded every year his been in houston and it hasnt happened yet.
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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby jackie hayes » Fri May 11, 2012 3:12 pm

Betancourt. I'll take the guy who's been solid for years and continues to be solid over the surprises & trade candidates.
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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby RyeWhiskey » Fri May 11, 2012 3:14 pm

Betancourt and it's not close.

Myers is tradebait/could end up in a set-up position, and while he pitches better as a reliever, the sample size is quite small to say anything with certainty.
Rodney is killing it right now, but Farnsworth is coming back as their closer.
Betancourt is entrenched as the COL closer with no real challenger, has fantastic peripherals and a long history of dominance in the reliever role.

Definitely Betancourt.
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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby smoovethug » Fri May 11, 2012 8:37 pm

AngryMonkey wrote:Betancourt and it's not close.

Myers is tradebait/could end up in a set-up position, and while he pitches better as a reliever, the sample size is quite small to say anything with certainty.
Rodney is killing it right now, but Farnsworth is coming back as their closer.
Betancourt is entrenched as the COL closer with no real challenger, has fantastic peripherals and a long history of dominance in the reliever role.

Definitely Betancourt.


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Re: Best closer for this season: Rodney/Betancourt/Meyer

Postby HOOTIE » Sat May 12, 2012 4:44 am

jackie hayes wrote:Betancourt. I'll take the guy who's been solid for years and continues to be solid over the surprises & trade candidates.

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