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First-half bullpen All-Stars

Wagner, Rivera, Bell, Feliz, Capps, Meek among top performers before break

Updated: July 21, 2010, 11:18 AM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

Life as a closer, at least this season, has actually been somewhat easier than usual.

We've discussed the topic before in this space, but with the All-Star break now come and gone, a quick scroll through current closers reveals that 22 of the 30 major league teams still employ the same man in the ninth inning today as they did on Opening Day. That's remarkably little turnover for a position at which we constantly point out the turnover is annually high.

But even in a ...

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