So, work conspired against me this week and I’m a day late, but hopefully not a dollar short. We haven’t seen any huge trades yet, but as we head into the All-Star break, we could start to see some movement as teams look to solidify the pen with a run into October as the goal. We’ve got a lot of quick hitters below so let’s dive right in.
The Diamondbacks have no closer according to GM Kevin Towers. I covered the D’backs in depth last week so I won’t go back over the combatants in as much depth as I did last week.
J.J. Putz is back into the setup role after being moved into earlier game situations. Putz has five clean appearances since the demotion and has holds in his last two times on the hill. He’s making his move back toward the closer’s role. I don’t think anything gets decided until after the All-Star break.
Brad Ziegler picked up a save this week and he’s most likely among these guys to be available in your league. Ziegler has closed previously (with the ...