Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: May 16
Steve Pimental goes around the league, highlighting bullpens of note and potential closers to add to your fantasy baseball rosters.
It's been a relatively quiet week for closers around Major League Baseball, but that doesn't mean we should pay less attention. Now is the time when you really have to dig into the news to find who may be moving up the depth chart, or who has the job but simply hasn't had many opportunities. Even if the guys listed below aren't immediate adds in your fantasy league, that doesn't mean they won't have a big impact down the line.
Maybe I shouldn't admit this, but I had no idea Roenis Elías had five saves this season. He is one of six Mariners to record a save this season, and I'm pretty sure you don’t want any of them. If I had to choose, Elias would be the guy, but there are other closers we'll mention below who I would rather own.
Heading into Wednesday I would have said Matt Barnes was the Boston reliever to own, but now I'm not so sure. Barnes picked up his third blown save of the season Wednesday when he allowed two inherited runners to score in the seventh inning. It’s...