Found July 05, 2013 on 643ball:
I hope everyone enjoyed their 4th of July, by eating a ton of BBQ food and watching the fireworks. This week for the closers, the fireworks were at a minimum as Rafael Betancourt got welcomed back to the group and it looks like Tom Wilhelmsen could be joining him soon Biggest movers... Rafael Betancourt moves up 5 sports to #24 Heath Bell moves down 2 spots to #29 1. Mariano Rivera  2. Jason Grilli 3. Aroldis Chapman4. Craig Kimbrel5. Joe Nathan (+1)6. Addison Reed (-1)- The Indians beat him up for 4ERs and a blown save last Friday, but his next appearances were clean with a save and a win.7. Edward Mujica8. Rafael Soriano9. Casey Janssen10. Sergio Romo 11. Grant Balfour 12. Glen Perkins13. Jonathan Papelbon14. Jim Johnson15. Ernesto Frieri16. Greg Holland17. Fernando Rodney18. Huston Street19. Kevin Gregg- He blew his first save of the season on Saturday against Seattle, but has bounced back in his last 2 appearances with 2 saves and 4 Ks. Gregg is 14 for 15 in save chances this season.20. Kenley Jansen- He did blow the save on Saturday (got the win) vs Philadelphia, but Jansen has been much better than League. He has a 12.54 K/9 and 1.49 BB/9 for the year.21. Bobby Parnell22. Koji Uehara- Koji has been solid as the Red Sox closer so far, converting 4 of 5 save chances. He has a 12.75 K/9 and a 2.00 BB/9 on the year.23. Joaquin Benoit24. Rafael Betancourt (+5)25. Jose Veras (-1)26. Steve Cishek (-1) 27. Francisco Rodriquez (-1)- KRod got the nod from Roenicke that he will be the closer for the time being.28. Chris Perez29. Heath Bell (-2)- As of now, Bell will be the closer while Putz regains arm strength.  Putz should be the closer in the next week or two.30. Mariners Closer by Committee- Wilhelmsen got his first save since June 10th, looks like Wedge may be giving him the job back.Next in line...Blake Parker- When Kevin Gregg is traded in the next couple of weeks, look for Parker to take the job. Since coming up on June 1st, Parker has a 10.29 K/9 and picked up a save. His BB/9 in AAA was 5.09 and with the Cubs it has been 3.21, this could be an issue for him getting or keeping the closer job.    Prospecting: Pitchers - Part 2Fantasy Stock Report: Joe Blanton, Jon LesterTwo Start Or Not To Start: Week 14Paul Clewell@Chuckles643
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