Researching these closers made me realize those early ADP rankings probably need some updating. A couple weeks ago, Joe Nathan was still a top two or three closer. Not so much any more. But somebody moved into his spot and other closers are pulling up lame here in the spring of 2010.
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Earned Run Average is standard in 5x5s, but it can be a finicky statistic. Its most significant fault is that while pitchers are saddled with responsibility for it, the final number isn’t always in their control. There are a lot of factors that can go into a run scoring, earned or unearned, but this is […]
Few past figures real or imaginary could crack a whip quite like Indiana Jones — for reference, we’re talking about the pre-crystal/aliens Indy here. The only other character that springs to mind immediately is Calibos from The Clash of the Titans. Whether you prefer to associate with Hollywood’s whip heroes or whip villains is really […]
If you wanted to compare apples to oranges because fantasy football season just ended, closers are more like team defenses than kickers. Not every starting closer is going to get you 40 saves, only the ones at the top. However, there are going to be a couple that surprise and make a huge splash like […]