Fantasy baseball closer depth charts - NL

by KFFL Staff on September 28, 2011 @ 15:30:31 PDT

 


Quality relief pitchers don't last long in your fantasy baseball league. KFFL.com's closer depth charts pinpoint where MLB teams will turn when a closer is injured, loses his job or is traded. Pitchers with the skills, profile or backing might be the next fantasy baseball sleepers for saves. KFFL.com's Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat series provides insight. Stay up to date with MLB Hot off the Wire.

Key

Job security (JS) score
1 (unstable) to 5 (untouchable)
Health (H) score
1 (injury-prone) to 5 (durable)

 

NL East

Team
JS
H
Closer
Fill-in/Understudy
Lurker(s)
4
5
Craig Kimbrel Jonny Venters Eric O'Flaherty
George Sherrill DL
1
5
Edward Mujica
Steve Cishek
Clay Hensley Mike Dunn
Jose Ceda
1
5
Manny Acosta
Bobby Parnell
Jason Isringhausen Josh Stinson
Pedro Beato
3
5
Ryan Madson Antonio Bastardo
Brad Lidge
Jose Contreras DL
Michael Stutes
4
5
Drew Storen Tyler Clippard Henry Rodriguez
Sean Burnett
Todd Coffey

 

NL Central

Team
JS
H
Closer
Fill-in/Understudy
Lurker(s)
4
5
Carlos Marmol Sean Marshall Andrew Cashner
5
5
Francisco Cordero Aroldis Chapman Nick Masset
Jose Arredondo
3
5
Mark Melancon Wilton Lopez David Carpenter
Sergio Escalona
3
5
John Axford Francisco Rodriguez Kameron Loe
Takashi Saito
LaTroy Hawkins
5
5
Joel Hanrahan Evan Meek DL Jason Grilli
Jose Veras
Chris Resop
2
5
Jason Motte Fernando Salas
Octavio Dotel
Kyle McClellan
Eduardo Sanchez
Mitchell Boggs

 

NL West

Team
JS
H
Closer
Fill-in/Understudy
Lurker(s)
5
3
J.J. Putz David Hernandez Sam Demel
Juan Gutierrez DL
Brad Ziegler
Kam Mickolio
1
5
Rafael Betancourt Huston Street Matt Lindstrom
Rex Brothers
Matt Belisle
3
5
Javy Guerra Kenley Jansen Hong-Chih Kuo
5
5
Heath Bell Luke Gregerson Ernesto Frieri
Chad Qualls
5
4
Brian Wilson Santiago Casilla
Ramon Ramirez
Sergio Romo
Javier Lopez

 

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