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CLOSERS

The trade deadline is fast approaching and it’s about time to see if you need to trade or pick up some closers to not left depleted after. ADD 1. David Robertson, PHI He’s in a good spot to be come a closer again. 2. Reyes Moronta, SFG He’s likely the closer if San Francisco sell as expected. 3. Mark Melancon,

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THE FUTURE OF PITCHING

There was a time when there was no such thing as bullpens and closers. In fact saves! weren’t even an official statistic until 1969. Starting pitchers were expected to pitch the whole game, and relief pitchers were used for spot starts and multi-inning relief appearances when a starter would struggle or get injured. Things changed however… starters went from pitching

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