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Fantasy Open

Fantasy Closer Report

Elite Closers

A's Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Sean Doolittle Eric O'Flaherty Luke Gregerson

A's closer Sean Doolittle finished the 2014 regular season with 22 saves, a 2.73 ERA, a 0.73 WHIP and 89 strikeouts in 62 2/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 13 at 11:18 p.m. ET

Angels Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Huston Street Joe Smith Jason Grilli

Angels closer Huston Street finished the 2014 regular season with 41 saves, a 1.37 ERA, a 0.94 WHIP and 57 strikeouts in 59 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 8 at 10:05 p.m. ET

Braves Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Craig Kimbrel Jordan Walden David Carpenter

Braves closer Craig Kimbrel completed the 2014 regular season with 47 saves, a 1.61 ERA, a 0.91 WHIP and 95 strikeouts in 61 2/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 1 at 10:35 p.m. ET

Dodgers Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Kenley Jansen Brian Wilson Brandon League

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen completed the 2014 regular season with 44 saves, a 2.76 ERA, a 1.13 WHIP and 101 strikeouts in 65 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 8 at 1:42 a.m. ET

Orioles Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Zach Britton Darren O'Day Andrew Miller

Orioles closer Zach Britton finished the 2014 regular season with 37 saves, a 1.65 ERA, a 0.90 WHIP and 62 strikeouts in 76 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 1 at 9:57 p.m. ET

Phillies Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Jonathan Papelbon Ken Giles Jake Diekman

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon wrapped up the 2014 regular season with 39 saves, a 2.04 ERA, a 0.90 WHIP and 63 strikeouts in 66 1/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 20 at 7:25 p.m. ET

Reds Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Aroldis Chapman Sam LeCure Jumbo Diaz

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman finished the 2014 regular season with 36 saves, a 2.00 ERA, a 0.83 WHIP and 106 strikeouts in 54 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 2 at 8:13 p.m. ET

Royals Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Greg Holland Wade Davis Kelvin Herrera

Royals closer Greg Holland finished the 2014 regular season with 46 saves, a 1.44 ERA, a 0.91 WHIP and 90 strikeouts in 62 1/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 6 at 5:58 p.m. ET

Yankees Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
David Robertson Dellin Betances Shawn Kelley

Yankees closer David Robertson completed the 2014 regular season with 39 saves, a 3.08 ERA, a 1.06 WHIP and 96 strikeouts in 64 1/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 13 at 10:22 p.m. ET

Stable Situations

Astros Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Chad Qualls Josh Fields Tony Sipp

Astros closer Chad Qualls allowed one hit and struck out one in a scoreless inning against the Indians on Monday to earn his 18th save. More Updated Sept. 15 at 11:43 p.m. ET

Brewers Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Francisco Rodriguez Jonathan Broxton Will Smith

Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez finished the 2014 regular season with 44 saves, a 3.04 ERA, a 0.99 WHIP and 73 strikeouts in 68 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 9 at 9:26 p.m. ET

Cardinals Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Trevor Rosenthal Pat Neshek Carlos Martinez

Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal picked up a save after fanning two in a scoreless ninth against the Pirates on Monday. More Updated Sept. 1 at 6:48 p.m. ET

Cubs Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Hector Rondon Pedro Strop Neil Ramirez

Cubs closer Hector Rondon finished the 2014 regular season with 29 saves, a 2.42 ERA, a 1.06 WHIP and 63 strikeouts in 63 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 1 at 10:51 p.m. ET

D-backs Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Addison Reed Brad Ziegler Oliver Perez

D-backs closer Addison Reed finished the 2014 regular season with 32 saves, a 4.25 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP and 69 strikeouts in 59 1/3 innings. More Updated Sept. 29 at 7:36 p.m. ET

Indians Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Cody Allen Bryan Shaw Scott Atchison

Indians closer Cody Allen completed the 2014 regular season with 24 saves, a 2.07 ERA, a 1.06 WHIP and 91 strikeouts in 69 2/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 5 at 6:37 p.m. ET

Mariners Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Fernando Rodney Danny Farquhar Yoervis Medina

Mariners closer Fernando Rodney finished the 2014 regular season with 48 saves, a 2.85 ERA, a 1.34 WHIP and 76 strikeouts in 66 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 22 at 10:01 p.m. ET

Marlins Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Steve Cishek A.J. Ramos Mike Dunn

Marlins closer Steve Cishek finished the 2014 regular season with 39 saves, a 3.17 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP and 84 strikeouts in 65 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 8 at 10:07 p.m. ET

Pirates Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Mark Melancon Tony Watson Jared Hughes

Pirates closer Mark Melancon finished the 2014 regular season with 33 saves, a 1.90 ERA, a 0.87 WHIP and 71 strikeouts in 71 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 15 at 9:54 p.m. ET

Rays Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Jake McGee Brad Boxberger Grant Balfour

Rays left-hander Jake McGee finished the 2014 regular season with 19 saves, a 1.89 ERA, a 0.90 WHIP and 90 strikeouts in 71 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 11 at 3:54 p.m. ET

Rockies Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
LaTroy Hawkins Adam Ottavino Rex Brothers

Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins finished the 2014 regular season with 23 saves, a 3.31 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 54 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 4 at 4:03 p.m. ET

Twins Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Glen Perkins Jared Burton Casey Fien

Twins closer Glen Perkins finished the 2014 regular season with 34 saves, a 3.65 ERA, a 1.18 WHIP and 66 strikeouts in 61 2/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 9 at 9:37 p.m. ET

Uncertain Situations

Blue Jays Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Casey Janssen Brett Cecil Aaron Sanchez

Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen finished the 2014 season with 25 saves, a 3.94 ERA, a 1.18 WHIP and 28 strikeouts in 45 2/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 12 at 6:59 a.m. ET

Giants Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Santiago Casilla Sergio Romo Jeremy Affeldt

Giants closer Santiago Casilla fanned two in a perfect ninth inning against the D-backs on Wednesday to earn his 17th save. More Updated Sept. 17 at 7:34 p.m. ET

Mets Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Jenrry Mejia Jeurys Familia Vic Black

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia finished the 2014 regular season with 28 saves, a 3.65 ERA, a 1.48 WHIP and 98 strikeouts in 93 2/3 innings. More Updated Oct. 13 at 9:24 p.m. ET

Nationals Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Drew Storen Rafael Soriano Tyler Clippard

As expected, Nationals reliever Rafael Soriano had a bullpen session Monday at Nationals Park, and the right-hander improved his mechanics, according to pitching coach Steve McCatty. More Updated Sept. 8 at 8:23 p.m. ET

Padres Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Joaquin Benoit Kevin Quackenbush Dale Thayer

Padres closer Joaquin Benoit finished the 2014 regular season with 11 saves, a 1.49 ERA, a 0.77 WHIP and 64 strikeouts in 54 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 15 at 9:59 p.m. ET

Rangers Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Neftali Feliz Shawn Tolleson Neal Cotts

Rangers closer Neftali Feliz finished the 2014 regular season with 13 saves, a 1.99 ERA, a 0.98 WHIP and 21 strikeouts in 31 2/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 11 at 4:00 p.m. ET

Red Sox Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Edward Mujica Koji Uehara Junichi Tazawa

Red Sox closer Koji Uehara finished the 2014 regular season with 26 saves, a 2.52 ERA, a 0.92 WHIP and 80 strikeouts in 64 1/3 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 4 at 3:58 p.m. ET

Tigers Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Joe Nathan Joakim Soria Joba Chamberlain

Tigers closer Joe Nathan finished the 2014 regular season with 35 saves, a 4.81 ERA, a 1.53 WHIP and 54 strikeouts in 58 innings pitched. More Updated Oct. 4 at 4:08 p.m. ET

White Sox Next in Line Saves Sleeper Closer Notes
Jake Petricka Zach Putnam Matt Lindstrom

White Sox closer Jake Petricka finished the 2014 regular season with 14 saves, a 2.96 ERA, a 1.37 WHIP and 55 strikeouts in 73 innings. More Updated Oct. 1 at 11:00 p.m. ET

Injured Closers