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  1. Could Milwaukee add a reliever?

    Doug Mittler

    One of the reasons the Milwaukee Brewers are in first place in the National League Central is Francisco Rodriguez, who has enjoyed a bounce-back season with 29 saves. But the 32-year-old right-hander has hit a rough patch of late, allowing three home...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  2. Closer controversy brewing in Milwaukee?

    AJ Mass

    On Opening Day, manager Ron Roenicke surprised a lot of people when he gave the ball to Francisco Rodriguez when the first ninth-inning save situation of the season arose instead of Jim Henderson, who was expected to be the team's closer for 2014. ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  3. Opening Day closer shake-ups

    Eric Karabell

    If the first full day of the 2014 major league season is any indication, it's going to be a ridiculous season for big league closers, more so than normal. In a span of a few hours Monday there was one news item after another affecting the crazy world...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  4. Rodney, K-Rod on Baltimore radar

    Doug Mittler

    After backing out on a deal with Grant Balfour, the Baltimore Orioles apparently are in the mix for free agent closer Fernando Rodney. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports the Orioles are one of four club who have shown "significant interest"...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  5. Bits: Marlins sport new-look lineup

    Eric Karabell

    Things haven't been going so well for the Miami Marlins lately, a fact underscored by the team literally not scoring a run in Milwaukee this past weekend, but perhaps all it takes is a few top prospects to change fortunes. On Tuesday, the Marlins not...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  6. Orioles pay steep price for K-Rod

    Keith Law

    The Baltimore Orioles' acquisition of Francisco Rodriguez makes some sense, but the price they paid -- third base prospect Nick Delmonico -- for a rental reliever feels excessive, while the Milwaukee Brewers get more than they should have for two mon...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  7. Closer Report: Midseason awards

    Eric Karabell

    Back in March, there was little indication fantasy owners would need to pay attention to -- or own -- the likes of Kevin Gregg, Koji Uehara and Francisco Rodriguez, but here we are days before the All-Star break and those guys are certainly a whole l...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  8. Bullpens: Recycled closers on the radar

    Eric Karabell

    Major league managers sure seem to love their closers being old and experienced as opposed to being young and, well, good. The past few weeks is a clear reminder of this, with recycled closers again being all the rage. A few weeks ago, the Detroit T...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. Sadly, Jose Valverde, Francisco Rodriguez, Kevin Gregg back on th...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell attempts to sort out the messy closer situations in Detroit, Milwaukee and the north side of Chicago and passes along other fantasy-relevant bullpen notes.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  10. El Tri - Can Carlos Salcido, Rafael Marquez and other veterans co...

    Tom Marshall

    Tom Marshall looks at four veterans -- Rafa Marquez, Gerardo Torrado, Francisco "Maza" Rodriguez and Carlos Salcido -- and their chances of contributing to the 2014 El Tri World Cup team.

    Blog | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  11. El Tri - Chicharito, Jesus Corona headline year-end awards

    Tom Marshall

    Tom Marshall gives out year-end awards for the Mexican national team, headlined by Chicharito being the best forward this year.

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  12. Bits: Carlos Gomez continues hot week

    Eric Karabell

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez enjoyed his Monday night in Philadelphia, hitting his sixth home run (off Roy Halladay), knocking in three runs, scoring three runs and stealing two bases. Alas, Gomez is not a good offensive player, but he h...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  13. Carlos Gomez of Milwaukee Brewers is providing big boost in stole...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Monday, including Carlos Gomez's big night against Roy Halladay.

    Blog | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  14. Evaluating trade deadline sellers

    Jim Bowden

    With just more than six weeks before the July 31 trade deadline, the difference between buyers and sellers remains blurred. Parity and the addition of two wild-card berths has many teams on the fence about being a buyer or seller. For now, there are ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  15. Notable winners, losers in offseason deals

    Eric Karabell

    The baseball winter meetings are clearly in the rearview mirror, but the offseason discussion never ends. We're still waiting to find out final destinations for first baseman Prince Fielder (I think he ends up with the Chicago Cubs), shortstop J...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  16. Matt Moore, Hanley Ramirez, Ian Stewart among big winners in offs...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has notes about some winners and losers from the movement during the winter meetings and beyond.

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2011