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Who will be the top HOLDS guys this year?

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Re: Who will be the top HOLDS guys this year?

Postby mac-unit » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:29 am

Good sleeper for holds this year could be AJ Ramos in miami. They won't win alot but when they do it'll probably be close. 12.3 k/9 in the minors and he closed through the minors so he's used to the pressure situations.
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Re: Who will be the top HOLDS guys this year?

Postby Joe Mauer » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:06 pm

AKhomebrewer wrote:
smoovethug wrote:
CRob44 wrote:just saw this, so u can merge my thread if u want.

Lets just say i disagree with the holds lists so far


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+1 on the :-?

As to Joe Mauer's original query, bayside has the idea ... go for the known quantities in the 7th-8th innings who can boost you in other categories (K/9, WHIP, ERA, etc.). In some cases you may even be pleasantly surprised when they ascend to the 9th inning spot in place of a struggling/injured closer.


Thanks everyone for their responses. I am finishing up my prep and the holds (well, saves + holds for me) was the last thing I was looking into. I was surprised my post got this late surge of information. Thanks again!

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Re: Who will be the top HOLDS guys this year?

Postby ensanimal » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:34 pm

Steve Delabar for the K! ;-D
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Re: Who will be the top HOLDS guys this year?

Postby aardvarks » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:32 pm

two exciting young arms,

Junichi Tazawa, Boston- had a K/BB of 9 last yr

and

Sean Doolittle, Oakland- converted 1st baseman tore through 4 levels last yr
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