smokin' Aces wrote:All these responses are great but why has no one thought about this theory? draft one top closer say a nathan, k rod, etc. and then get a few set up pichers like joel zumzya, proctor, broxton etc. guys like these to me seem underrated and under valued. my theory is that (example) joel zumaya definatly will get you k's but also has the potential to get saves and even a win in some cases. with even the possability to overtake the closer role. i think these type of guys will give you more value than some of the quote unquote top closers. sorry if this doesn't apply to this topic.
They help you more with ratios and K's than a middle tier closer, but they don't get you saves. I can see getting guys like this after the closers are gone, but otherwise I'd rather get someone who can get me saves.