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Fantasy baseball closer depth charts - AL

By KFFL Staff

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.

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

AL East

Team
JS
H
Closer
Understudy/Fill-in
Lurker(s)
4
4
Pedro Strop Darren O'Day
3
5
Alfredo Aceves
Daniel Bard
4
4
Rafael Soriano David Robertson Joba Chamberlain
Boone Logan
5
4
Fernando Rodney Kyle Farnsworth Joel Peralta
Jake McGee
3
4
Casey Janssen Brandon Lyon
Darren Oliver
Jason Frasor
David Carpenter

 

AL Central

Team
JS
H
Closer
Understudy/Fill-in
Lurker(s)
1
5
Addison Reed
Matt Thornton
Brett Myers Donnie Veal
Jesse Crain
5
5
Chris Perez Vinnie Pestano Joe Smith
4
5
Jose Valverde Joaquin Benoit Phil Coke
Octavio Dotel
Brayan Villarreal
3
4
Greg Holland Kelvin Herrera Aaron Crow
Tim Collins
2
5
Glen Perkins Jared Burton
Matt Capps
Anthony Slama M
Deolis Guerra M

 

AL West

Team
JS
H
Closer
Understudy/Fill-in
Lurker(s)
4
4
Ernesto Frieri
Scott Downs
Jordan Walden LaTroy Hawkins
Jason Isringhausen
3
5
Grant Balfour Ryan Cook Sean Doolittle
4
5
Tom Wilhelmsen Shawn Kelley
Lucas Luetge
Stephen Pryor
Carter Capps
Josh Kinney
5
3
Joe Nathan Alexi Ogando Koji Uehara
Tanner Scheppers INJ

 



 


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