Second Half Risers and Fallers

Breaking down the latest reliever news


Jake and Rick break down the latest closer news and discuss second half Risers and Fallers in the RP ranks.




(2:00): 3 Up- Brandon Hughes, Jimmy Herget, Nick Martinez

(7:30): 3 Down- Jason Adam, Jonathan Hernández, Evan Phillips

(14:45): News- Oakland injuries leading to A.J Puk as the sole closer?

(19:00): Second Half Risers- Trevor Stephan (James Karinchak), Andrés Muñoz (Erik Swanson), Joe Jiménez, Alexis Díaz , Hunter Harvey…A.J. Minter, Adam Ottavino, Brock Burke (Matt Moore), Ryan Helsley

(48:00): Second Half Fallers- Josh Hader, Eli Morgan, Wil Crowe, Clay Holmes, Génesis Cabrera, Gregory Soto, Taylor Rogers

(1:09:30): W2W4




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Rick Graham

Rick resides in the Boston area and has experience as a player and coach at the collegiate level. He has been covering relievers for Pitcher List since 2017.

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