Originally written on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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Brett Myers Just one day after acquiring Francisco Cordero from the Toronto Blue Jays, the Houston Astros made yet another splash on the trade market, sending closer Brett Myers to the Chicago White Sox for right-hander Matt Heidenreich, left-hander Blair Walters, and a player to be named later. Fantasy Spin: For those chasing or hoarding saves in Houston, you may want to add the ever frustrating, but experienced, Francisco Cordero. Cordero accumulated 329 career saves with the Rangers, Brewers, Reds and Blue Jays, but is having a less than spectacular season in 2012: 3-5 with two saves a 5.50 ERA (4.65 xFIP) and a 1.86 K/BB. Maybe getting Coco out of the AL East will be a blessing.In the event that the Astros go in another direction, Wilton Lopez could be the choice for ninth-inning duties. Despite the lack of experience, Lopez has been a far better pitcher than the aforementioned Cordero thus far in 2012, going 3-0 with a 2.29 ERA (2.73 xFIP) and a 7.00 K/BB in 34 appearances (3...
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