All things considered, this was actually a quiet week for closers. No one lost their job, at least not yet anyway. Sure, there were some poor performances but that’s to be expected at this position. Fantasy owners will panic of course. Is such and such closer safe? Will this reliever replace the closer? So much goes into deciding whether a closer will be replaced. There is the player’s performance, whether the team has another top reliever who could take his job, how much they playing to win this season, whether it’s a veteran closer with a track record and just how much pressure the manager is facing from the media and fans. Enjoy the quiet week while we have it, next week is unlikely to be a repeat.
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