Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 4/20/13
Things are settling in nicely here at the Closer Report. We’re starting to get some clarity on jobs as manager’s back new closers and incumbents pitch and solidify their status. St. Louis Cardinals Edward Mujica has charged into the lead of the bullpen race in St. Louis. Mitchell Boggs has been inconsistent at best. Trevor Rosenthal has been electric, but hittable. Mujica has never held the closer’s role in the majors, but at 29 has his best shot to do so. His minor league track record shows a bit of success as a closer with 57 saves over 149 relief appearances. However, he’s only held a 7.3 K/9 record in the majors over 322 appearances in the majors and may not have the “swing and miss” stuff to hold the job. Should you invest heavily? No, but you should invest. He’ll be the closer for now. It’s not clear what Mike Matheny will do at this point, but I don’t think Mujica has the requisite skills to hold the job. The key to the Cardinals bullpen is Trevor Rosenthal and he hasn’t been...
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