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  1. Minnesota Twins' Matt Capps may be of a dying breed of closers wi...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft updates his Top 75 reliever rankings and looks at the dying breed of closers with low strikeout rates.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  2. Identifying five future closers

    Jim Bowden

    All general managers would love to have a Mariano Rivera or Trevor Hoffman anchoring their bullpens and closing games, but that's not always realistic. It would be ideal to buy a free agent such as Jonathan Papelbon, but not every team can afford tha...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  3. Cockcroft: Cordero closing in Cincy

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down the Francisco Cordero signing and takes some user e-mail.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  4. Cleveland 9, Cincinnati 4

    Cleveland 9, Cincinnati 4

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 26, 2006
  5. Graves, Karsay sign minor-league deals with Tribe

    Catcher A.J. Pierzynski and the Chicago White Sox agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract Monday and avoided arbitration.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2005
  6. Rollins' energy driving Phillies

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jimmy Rollins has played a huge role in keeping the Phillies in playoff contention, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2005
  7. Trachsel to pitch in rotation for first time in season

    The New York Mets activated Steve Trachsel from the disabled list on Tuesday, returning the 11-year veteran to the rotation for the first time this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2005
  8. Mets have option for 2006; Aybar designated

    After four days of negotiations, the New York Mets completed a contract with former Cincinnati Reds closer Danny Graves on Saturday and added him to their bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2005
  9. Graves: 'I definitely feel like I'm a Met'

    Danny Graves, tattooed on his back and pierced on his chest, was close to signing with the Mets on Wednesday, a move they hope will bolster their bullpen. But it sure looked as though he was already a member of the team.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2005
  10. Graves released by Reds after poor outing, gesture

    The New York Mets have signed free-agent reliever Danny Graves, who was released by the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday after clearing waivers, ESPN's Peter Gammons reported Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2005
  11. Former Reds closer now unrestricted free agent

    The Cincinnati Reds announced on Thursday that Danny Graves cleared waivers and was released.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2005
  12. Dug His Own Graves

    Tristan Cockcroft ESPN Fantasy Games

    On May 24, 2004, Danny Graves notched his 21st save of the season, maintaining a pace to shatter Bobby Thigpen's single-season record of 57. On May 24, 2005 – aka Tuesday – Graves finds himself on the verge of unemployment after the Reds de...

  13. Win is Cincy's sixth in last 24 games

    Slumping Jason LaRue had three hits off Esteban Loaiza, including a solo homer, and the Reds recovered from the shock of losing closer Danny Graves by beating the Nats 5-3.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 23, 2005
  14. Graves made obscene hand gesture toward fan

    The Cincinnati Reds designated closer Danny Graves for assignment a day after the club's career saves leader made an obscene hand gesture at a taunting fan.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2005
  15. Cincy 'pen preserves first lead in last four tries

    Sean Casey drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and the Reds' besieged bullpen ended a long stretch of miserable performances by preserving a 5-1 victory over the Padres.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 10, 2005
  16. Edmonds, Mabry cap biggest 9th-inning rally in Cards history

    Jim Edmonds hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Danny Graves and John Mabry added a two-run shot, rallying St. Louis to a 10-9 victory over Cincinnati.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 02, 2005