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  1. Drastic changes at RP for Mets

    AJ Mass

    The team leader is saves so far this season for the New York Mets is Kyle Farnsworth, who has successfully closed out three victories for the team. However, that total will not be getting any higher, as the Mets unexpectedly and unceremoniously relea...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  2. Familia closer to closing?

    Doug Mittler

    Jeurys Familia could be the next closer for the New York Mets, perhaps as soon as the Subway Series with the Yankees that begins Monday in the Bronx. Manager Terry Collins has tried aging veterans Jose Valverde and Kyle Farnsworth in the ninth inn...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. Could Dice-K get chance to close?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets are already on their third closer of the season, with Bobby Parnell's Tommy John surgery and Jose Valverde's ineffectiveness giving way to current ninth-inning option Kyle Farnsworth. The question now is who might take over the role...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. Time to move on from Valverde?

    AJ Mass

    Last night's New York Mets game had to be frustrating for manager Terry Collins. His team scored two runs in both the eighth and ninth innings of a game against the Atlanta Braves -- the latter pair off of closer Craig Kimbrel -- and yet, they still ...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  5. Mets still trust in Valverde?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets were in the process of completing a sweep on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks, with a 5-0 lead entering the bottom of the ninth inning. Although it was not a save situation, manager Terry Collins turned to closer Jose Valve...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  6. Parnell expected to be fine

    AJ Mass

    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Bobby Parnell is "about two weeks behind his typical schedule, but the New York Mets closer fully expects to be ready for Opening Day." Even though there appears to be little reason for concern that Parnel...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  7. Travis Hafner among free-agent bargains who are still available -...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus looks at 10 available free agents who could be huge bargains.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  8. Farnsworth, Andrew Bailey injury reaction

    Eric Karabell

    Just like that, two American League East teams have lost their closers to injury. I blogged about the unfortunate (but hardly unexpected) injury situation with Boston Red Sox right-hander Andrew Bailey on Tuesday; now comes the news that Tampa Bay R...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  9. Are Andrew Bailey, Kyle Farnsworth injury replacements worth fant...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the Red Sox and Rays bullpens, from a fantasy perspective, in the wake of the news that Andrew Bailey and Kyle Farnsworth are both out indefinitely.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  10. Injuries give early look at closer market

    Buster Olney

    Andrew Bailey may not pitch in another Major League Baseball game until July or August. But the Boston Red Sox aren't alone in having closer issues. The Rays' Kyle Farnsworth has elbow issues and will start the season on the disabled list....

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  11. Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays ar two teams that could be in mark...

    Buster Olney

    The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays will begin the regular season with their closers on the disabled list, and Buster Olney writes that it won't be long before teams give the reliever market a look. On paper, there are some trade options.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  12. Hop on the Desmond Jennings bandwagon

    Eric Karabell

    You won't find me leading the charge in defending rookies in any sport too often, but I've been waiting for Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings for a long time. I thought the speedster was ready for the big leagues last season, reall...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  13. Desmond Jennings of Tampa Bay Rays already looks like the real de...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell says Rays prospect Desmond Jennings is already looking like the real thing in his first days in the majors.

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2011
  14. Can Jennings help Rays' iffy offense?

    Eric Karabell

    It's not that Boston Red Sox pitchers Josh Beckett, Alfredo Aceves and others weren't awesome in the Sunday night/Monday morning marathon -- perhaps I'll need a Monday afternoon nap to compensate -- but I couldn't help but wonder ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  15. Can Desmond Jennings help save struggling Tampa Bay Rays offense?...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the issues with part of the Tampa Bay Rays' lineup and whether Desmond Jennings could help the team now.

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  16. Bullpen Report: Padilla still the closer

    Eric Karabell

    Whether we care to accept it or not, it sure looks like Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is going to entrust his team's closer role to right-hander Vicente Padilla, provided said right-hander comes off the disabled list Friday and can b...

    Blog | June 02, 2011