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Broxton latest closer to lose value

Trade to Cincinnati Reds makes him droppable in most fantasy formats

Updated: August 2, 2012, 3:55 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

Saves today, gone tomorrow.

It is the nightmare fantasy owners of well-paid closers face come trade deadline time: An untimely trade can, in an instant, render your pitcher worthless.

That is the nature of the save. It is a statistic that can be recorded by only one man in any given game, one on the winning team, one whom the manager deemed worthy enough to be the last man to toe the hill. Simply put, if either your reliever's team loses, or his manager doesn't pick him ...

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