May 5th: Closer Report

Posted: 6th May 2010 by Zac Fluewelling in MLB
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Grade: A Andrew Bailey (Athletics) Bailey is one of only three closers (Broxton and Rivera) who have not given up a run yet. He has just four saves on the year however, two of which came last week. Oakland’s closer gave up just one hit in 3.2 IP last week.   Heath Bell (Padres) Bell has enjoyed the Padres success this year just as much as anyone else on the team. To date the closer has a 1.64 ERA and is seven-for-eight in SVO (save opportunities). Last week he recorded two saves while striking out six in just three IP.   Joba Chamberlain (Yankees) Whether it is due to a slow week for closers, or just giving one of my pre-season sleepers some love, Joba gets an A for his work last week (two-for-two in SVO, three K’s.) Mariano Rivera should be back soon so don&rsquo ...

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