Making sense of closer committees
White Sox still murky; closers step up for Braves, Rays, Nationals
Closer by committee.
It's a managerial strategy that's apparently growing in popularity this season, despite the lack of supporting historical evidence.
Yet it's an approach that maddens fantasy owners; there's nothing that displeases us more when we're trying to make sense of a particular bullpen.
But scour the saves from the committee-based bullpens we must; we'll often say on these pages that there are only 30 closer jobs at any given time, as in, ...
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