FANTASY BASEBALL 2020: DAILY PLAYER ADVICE & CLOSE CHART

As the season goes on, some players become underrated and potential buy lows and others become overrated and great sell highs. The players in the “pick up” section are those who may still be available in your league’s waiver wire. This is primarily for redraft leagues. Players are in alphabetical order based on last name.

BUY

Suarez, Eugenio CIN 3B

SELL

Bellinger, Cody LAD CF

Bumgarner, Madison SFG SP

Donaldson, Josh MIN 3B

Guerrero Jr., Vladimir TOR 1B

Jimenez, Joe DET CO

Semien, Marcus OAK SS

Turner, Justin LAD 3B

PICK UP

Aguilar, Jesus MIA 1B

Bundy, Dylan LAA SP

Civale, Adam CLE SP

Crawford, J.P. SEA SS

Diaz, Jairo COL CP

Gott, Trevor SFG CP

Grisham, Trent SDP CF

Hernandez, Teoscar TOR RF

Howard, Spencer PHI SP

Javier, Christian HOU SP

Kintzler, Brandon MIA CP

Lewis, Kyle SEA CF

Plesac, Zach CLE SP

Rosenthal, Trevor KCR CP

Segura, Jean PHI 3B

Urshela, Gio NYY 3B

DROP

Boyd, Matthew DET SP

Kennedy, Ian KCR RP

Kimbrel, Craig CHC RP

Kingery, Scott PHI 2B

Martinez, Carlos STL SP

Mercado, Oscar CLE CF

Moran, Colin PIT 3B

Ohtani, Shohei LAA SP/DH (both)

Robles, Hansel LAA RP

Santana, Danny TEX CF

Smith, Mallex SEA OF

Soroka, Mike ATL SP

Upton, Justin LAA LF

Verlander, Justin HOU SP

CLOSER CHART

The chart is color coded: Red = close to losing job. Orange = might be in danger of losing job soon. Green = safe. Asterisk next to the closer indicates that he’s injured and that the “next in line” is currently the closer.

AL

AL EAST

TEAM—CLOSER—STATUS—NEXT IN LINE

NYY–Aroldis Chapman*-Green–Zack Britton

BOS–Brandon Workman-Green–Matt Barnes

TBR—Committee

BAL—Committee

TOR—Ken Giles*–Orange—Anthony Bass

AL CENTRAL

TEAM—CLOSER—STATUS—NEXT IN LINE

KCR—Trevor Rosenthal–Orange–Unknown

CLE—Brad Hand—Green—James Karinchak

MIN—Taylor Rogers—Green—Sergio Romo

DET—Joe Jimenez—Green—Unknown

CWS—Alex Colome—Green—Aaron Bummer

AL WEST

TEAM—CLOSER—STATUS—NEXT IN LINE

TEX—Jose LeClerc*–Orange—Unknown

HOU—Roberto Osuna*–Red—Ryan Pressly

SEA—Committee

OAK—Liam Hendriks—Green—Joakim Sofia

LAA—Committee

NL

NL EAST

TEAM—CLOSER—STATUS—NEXT IN LINE

ATL—Mark Melancon—Orange—Will Smith

PHI—Hector Neris—Green—Unknown

MIA—Brandon Kintzler—Orange—Unknown

WAS—Daniel Hudson–Orange-Sean Doolittle

NYM—Committee

NL CENTRAL

TEAM—CLOSER—STATUS—NEXT IN LINE

CIN—Raisel Iglesias—Orange—Unknown

STL—Committee

PIT—Keone Kela*–Orange—Nick Burdi

MIL—Josh Hader—Green—Corey Knebel

CHC—Craig Kimbrel—Red—Jeremy Jeffress

NL WEST

TEAM—CLOSER—STATUS—NEXT IN LINE

COL—Wade Davis—Red—Jairo Diaz

LAD—Kenley Jansen—Green—Blake Treinen

ARI—Archie Bradley—Green—Unknown

SFG—Trevor Gott—Red—Tony Watson

SDP—Kirby Yates—Red—Drew Pomeranz

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