Confusing Closer Situations

Callen and Rick break down MLB's confusing closer situations


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Callen and Rick break down the latest trades involving relievers and the impact on the save and hold prospects for those teams. Then they dive further into the back half of Rick’s latest closer ranks and try and make more sense of these closer by committee situations.




(2:45): Craig Kimbrel to LAD

(5:50): Joely Rodriguez for Miguel Castro

(8:00): Cole Sulser and Tanner Scott to MIA

(13:45): Dillon Tate vs. Jorge Lopez

(15:05): Miami Closer Battle

(16:15): Paul Sewald vs. Drew Steckenrider vs. Diego Castillo

(19:11): Tampa Bay Closer Situation

(21:14): Matt Barnes vs. Jake Diekman

(23:09): David Bednar vs. Chris Stratton

(26:26): Gregory Soto vs. Michael Fulmer

(29:01): San Diego Closer Situation

(34:00): Camilo Doval vs. Jake McGee

(36:33): Kyle Finnegan vs. Tanner Rainey

(38:35): Cincinnati Closer Situation

(41:00): Chicago Cubs Closer Confusion

(43:47): Joe Barlow and company in Texas

(47:35); Alex Colomé and company in Colorado

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Callen Elslager

Callen is a law school student at Widener Law Commonwealth. When he doesn't have his head in the books studying law he can be found with his head in a Fangraphs or Baseball Savant page learning more about the sport he loves.

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