Found August 09, 2013 on 643ball:
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Keith Allison We have a new closer in Seattle and a committee in New York. A former elite closer plummets in the rankings and in Houston we have a problem. Just another wonderful week in the world of closers. Biggest movers... Kenley Jansen moves up 3 spots to #15 Jonathan Papelbon moves down 6 spots to #19   1. Mariano Rivera - Blew his 3rd save out of 38 opportunities this year. 2. Aroldis Chapman 3. Craig Kimbrel - He has now converted 26 saves in a row and has lowered his ERA to 1.19. Kimbrel is also sporting a 14.29 K/9 and a 3.38 BB/9. 4. Joe Nathan 5. Addison Reed 6. Edward Mujica 7. Rafael Soriano 8. Grant Balfour 9. Greg Holland 10. Casey Janssen 11. Sergio Romo 12. Glen Perkins 13. Fernando Rodney (+1) 14. Mark Melancon (+1) - He has looked very comfortable in the closer role, converting all 5 save opportunities. 15. Kenley Jansen (+3) 16. Jim Johnson 17. Huston Street 18. Joaquin Benoit (+1) 19. Jonathan Papelbon (-6) - He is toast this year, already blowing 6 saves. His K/9 is the lowest of his career at 8.46 and the main reason for that is the dip in his fastball velocity. Two years ago he was sitting at 95 and this year he is down to 92, while recently he has been clocked at 90-91 mph. Papelbon will continue to be an adventure until the Phils shut him down. 20. Rex Brothers (+1) 21. Ernesto Frieri (-1) - He hasn't blow any saves this week, but he has given up 4 ER in 3 innings of work. 22. Kevin Gregg 23. Steve Cishek (+1) 24. Koji Uehara (+1) 25. Jim Henderson (+1) 26. Chris Perez (+1) 27. Brad Ziegler (+2) 28. Danny Farquhar - Danny has looked good so far in the closer role. In 3.1 innings he has converted 3 saves with 5 Ks, 1 hit, and 0 BBs. 29. Mets Closer by Committee - It looks like Parnell will be done for the year and the Mets have garbage to replace him. I would stay away from this bullpen. 30. Astros Closer by Committee - STAY AWAY! Next in line... Luis Garcia- At some point the Phillies will need to shut down Papelbon and Charlie Manuel will need to pick somebody out of the disastrous bullpen to pitch the 9th. Antonio Bastardo was the most likely candidate, but he is done for the rest of the year for taking magic pills. I believe Garcia will get the first chance but his biggest problem is he can't always throw strikes. In 12 innings of work this year he has a terrible 12:10 K:BB ratio, but it's a case of the Phillies not really having any better options. Recent Posts: Some Good Catches from Florida: Eovaldi, Turner, YelichStretch Run- I've got Wood Three Up, Three Down - BJ Upton, Cody Ross Paul Clewell @Chuckles643  
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