Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat - AL

by Tim Heaney on July 16, 2010 @ 13:20:00 PDT


In fantasy baseball, the closer position remains volatile. Rarely does every closer hang on to the job for an entire season - injuries, poor performance and managerial decisions can cloud a team's bullpen picture.

Should you be concerned about a struggling stopper? Which relievers are climbing the depth chart? Are any injuries popping up?'s Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat keeps you informed when you're looking for saves.

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  • Bobby Jenks (Chicago White Sox) has converted 15 straight save chances. It was a little rough Thursday against the Minnesota Twins. After fanning his only
    Chicago White Sox RP Bobby Jenks
    Jenks' last blown save? May 9
    opponent in the eighth, Jenks allowed one run on two hits in the ninth before wrapping things up. His 1.59 ERA since May is making it tougher for the suddenly contending Chicago White Sox to trade him.
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