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  1. Tigers getting in A's heads with big win?

    David Schoenfield

    As my friend Thomas the Tigers fan tweeted after Rajai Davis' dramatic walk-off grand slam off Sean Doolittle gave the Tigers a 5-4 win over the A's: "Best thing about it? No chance for Joe Nathan to blow the save." So here's a question: Does this...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
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  3. Could Rays be changing up closer?

    AJ Mass

    After blowing his second save of the season on Thursday against the Oakland Athletics, closer Grant Balfour didn't react kindly to the reaction from the hometown fans in attendance who were unhappy with his performance. According to the Tampa Trib...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Is Neftali Feliz mentally ready to close?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The last time Neftali Feliz trudged up a big league mound in a save opportunity was Game 6 of the 2011 World Series in St. Louis. I'll spare Texas Rangers fans any details beyond that. Google "David Freese" if you want to be rem...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  5. Mariano Rivera bobbleheads late to Yankee Stadium

    Mariano Rivera always enters late in the game. His bobblehead doll did the same thing.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  6. Closer Report: Papelbon's future value

    Eric Karabell

    Angry Philadelphia Phillies fans and Cole Hamels fantasy owners lit up Twitter with venom on Thursday night, directed at struggling closer Jonathan Papelbon, and I admit I might have helped fuel the fire a bit. Papelbon blew his sixth save of the sea...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  7. The Flawed Importance of the Closer

    Jonah Keri

    For baseball fans, nothing is more heartbreaking, more infuriating than a blown save. Your team spends the better part of an afternoon or evening mounting rallies, pushing all the right buttons, getting out of jams, and building a lead. Your closer t...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  8. Let's hope Don Mattingly sticks to his bullpen plan

    Mark Saxon

    In 1969, the save became an official MLB statistic and managers have pretty much been in its power ever since. Media and fans started rewarding saves with awards and attention, guys who piled up a lot them became famous. Famous people in baseball ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  9. San Francisco Giants third base coach Tim Flannery uses music to ...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine's Music issue, Tim Keown writes about how San Francsco Giants third base coach Tim Flannery is using his Irish-inspired music to save the life of one fan.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  10. Josh Hamilton compounds error with poor effort

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    A team's fan base will put up with botched snaps and dumb interceptions. It'll put up with missing clutch free throws. It'll even put up with misjudging a fly ball and blowing a save in Game 6 of the World Series. It won't put up with poor effo...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  11. Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton has no excuse for lackadaisical effo...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Josh Hamilton's lackadaisical effort on routine fly ball is inexcusable.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  12. Sox won't stop believing after Yanks' rout

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Look up in the sky all you want, Red Sox fans. That adopted Brit, John W. Henry, isn't going to come skydiving out of the night with a player sufficiently regal to save this season. These Red Sox are on their own, and while Bobby Valen...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  13. Adding Myers worth the cost for Chicago

    Keith Law

    The Chicago White Sox add a body to their bullpen at minimal cost, while the Houston Astros save a little money and add two depth arms to their farm system. Brett Myers, probably best known among fans for his arrest for allegedly assaulting his wi...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  14. Evaluating Chicago White Sox trade for Houston Astros' Brett Myer...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law writes that in dealing for Astros reliever Brett Myers, the White Sox were able to add a pitcher at minimal cost. Houston, meanwhile, saves some money while adding two pitchers to its farm system.

    Blog | Conversation | July 21, 2012
  15. 3 up, 3 down: Padres 7, Dodgers 6

    Andy Kamenetzky

    LOS ANGELES -- Well, if it's any comfort for Dodgers fans, if the Blue are going to lose, at least let defeat come with serious points for originality. I mean, any closer (in this case, Kenley Jansen) can simply blow a save opportunity. But to blo...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  16. With Marmol, Sveum just wants strikes

    Doug Padilla

    CINCINNATI -- Chicago Cubs fans loaded with optimism saw a 1-2-3 ninth-inning save from Carlos Marmol on Wednesday night. The cynical, less optimistic of the following saw him unnecessarily go to a full count to the leadoff batter and then allow a...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  17. New York Mets like what they see from shortstop Ruben Tejada

    Jerry Crasnick

    Replacing Jose Reyes is a huge challenge for Ruben Tejada, but the Mets' new shortstop is showing that he definitely belongs.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012