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  1. Could Putz be done in Arizona?

    AJ Mass

    If you were looking for some good news about Arizona Diamondbacks reliever J.J. Putz, we're sorry to inform you it isn't forthcoming. Manager Kirk Gibson said after Monday night's loss that the pitcher was headed to the 15-day disabled list with righ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  2. How does Arizona cope with new loss?

    AJ Mass

    According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Arizona Diamondbacks have received more bad news about their pitching staff, with the likelihood that reliever David Hernandez will be joining Patrick Corbin on the shelf for the 2014 season. Hernandez...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  3. Putz a possibility in Cincinnati?

    Doug Mittler

    Following the frightening scene Wednesday night in which Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face with a line drive, the Cincinnati Reds initially balked at discussing who might fill in as closer. Chapman underwent surgery Thursday and the hope is that...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  4. Reed should win closer job

    AJ Mass

    While nothing has been officially decided upon, there doesn't seem to be much of a competition in terms of who will start the season as the closer for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Addison Reed appears to ready to hit the ground running with his new team...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  5. Kimbrel locked in for Atlanta

    AJ Mass

    Not only did the Atlanta Braves avoid arbitration with closer Craig Kimbrel by agreeing to terms on a new contract on Sunday, but they put an end to trade rumors for quite some time as the four-year deal could keep the pitcher under team control thro...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  6. Ichiro on the move?

    AJ Mass

    Having signed Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury, the New York Yankees are very likely to move one of their other outfielders before the start of spring training. At least one of the trio of Brett Gardner, Ichiro Suzuki or Vernon Wells will probably ...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  7. Closing thoughts on Reed trade

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago White Sox finished 30 games out of first place in the American League Central last season. Having a closer like Addison Reed (40 saves in 2013) to lock down victories is a luxury that the team felt it could afford to lose until they could...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  8. Bullpen Report: Brothers 'the man' again

    Eric Karabell

    Colorado Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt probably deserved a better fate this week in Philadelphia, but now it's reasonable to ask if Thursday night was the last time we'll see the Venezuelan right-hander pitch. Betancourt blew the save in Wednesday...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  9. Bits: Freese losing starts; Alexei hitting

    Eric Karabell

    Big league rosters expand in less than two weeks, and fantasy owners will see more interesting prospects get the call. The St. Louis Cardinals decided they didn't want to wait that long for second baseman Kolten Wong, summoning him from Triple-A Memp...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  10. Is Derek Jeter worth adding right away?

    Eric Karabell

    The New York Yankees will welcome back future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter to their lineup Thursday afternoon, and not a moment too soon. No offense to Jayson Nix and pals, but Yankees shortstops weren't helping the team much offensively, featuring a lo...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  11. Bits: Werth, Harper deliver for Nationals

    Eric Karabell

    While Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper made news Monday by coming off the disabled list and -- naturally -- smacking an opposite-field home run in his very first at-bat, fellow outfielder Jayson Werth was the one who finished with an eye-...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  12. Closer Report: Mo's WHIP; Bailey's woes

    Eric Karabell

    One should never root for rain at a parade or for a speaker to flub a speech, but the fact is these things do occasionally happen. Good stories take turns in the other direction, whether we want them to or not. And so it is that we must deal with a b...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  13. Closer report: Bell gets saves for D-backs

    Eric Karabell

    Big league managers don't always make what others perceive as the best choices when deciding who should and who should not be the designated closer for their teams. In fact, one might argue, when faced with a less-than-obvious choice, they seem ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  14. Heath Bell takes over as Arizona Diamondbacks closer with J.J. Pu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the latest news on closers, including Heath Bell taking over in Arizona with J.J. Putz on the disabled list.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  15. Second-half value of stars currently on DL

    Eric Karabell

    Sometimes in baseball it's all about the asterisk, and I don't mean in regards to Roger Maris and Barry Bonds. As baseball begins its second half, I see many players with that annoying little symbol next to their names in fantasy leagues, w...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  16. Jose Reyes, Shane Victorino among stars on disabled list who stil...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell forecasts the fantasy performance of a number of top players who are on the disabled list as the All-Star break ends.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011