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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby AHF » Sat May 04, 2013 11:32 am

What are the odds it goes to Reynolds who has been lights out?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Ender » Sat May 04, 2013 11:37 am

AHF wrote:What are the odds it goes to Reynolds who has been lights out?


Hard to say. He was awful vs RHB last year so I'd think if he gets it he'd probably eventually get exposed in the role.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby BJSFAN123 » Sat May 04, 2013 1:00 pm

Skin Blues wrote:Kirk Gibson just came out and said "JJ is my closer". This usually means one thing. Countdown to David Hernandez in 3... 2... 1...


Hernandez has been just as bad and allowed 3 earned runs in has last start blowing the game in the 8th.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby datelin3 » Sat May 04, 2013 3:45 pm

Carlos Marmol's line today: 0.0 IP, 0H 2BB 1 HBP 3ER
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Havok1517 » Sat May 04, 2013 3:53 pm

datelin3 wrote:Carlos Marmol's line today: 0.0 IP, 0H 2BB 1 HBP 3ER


Yes. I think Rondon might be moving ahead of Marmol.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby fierro33 » Sat May 04, 2013 4:09 pm

Wht are we thinkin.bout the boston.situation? Still baileys to.lose?
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Havok1517 » Sat May 04, 2013 5:00 pm

fierro33 wrote:Wht are we thinkin.bout the boston.situation? Still baileys to.lose?


If Hanrahan is good while Bailey is out I could once again see him as the guy going forward. Having 2 capable closers on a team is a good situation for the Red Sox but a confusing one for fantasy.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Shermanator » Sat May 04, 2013 6:38 pm

Dont be surprised if its Heath Bell to replace Putz. He has been solid so far this year. And of course has closer experience
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby kimchi_chigae » Sat May 04, 2013 6:47 pm

Shermanator wrote:Dont be surprised if its Heath Bell to replace Putz. He has been solid so far this year. And of course has closer experience


Not really. He's been terrible. K/9 has been good, but he has been far from solid.

With that being said, I wouldn't be surprised if he replaced Putz.
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Re: 2013 CLOSERS THREAD

Postby Skin Blues » Sat May 04, 2013 6:54 pm

Bell hasn't been bad. K% = 32 and BB% = 6. His BABIP is .483 which is insane. Not that Kirk Gibson knows what any of this is, he'd probably think it was a recipe for a bomb or something. And there's no way a guy can be gritty enough to be a closer with a 5.91 ERA. If he did, by some miracle, give the job to Heath Bell, I think there's a decent chance he could succeed.
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