No matter how much I preach the idea that locking down at least two strong closers to earn saves and supplement your pitching staff’s ratios is the way to go, many fantasy strategists still go the other way and opt to either wait until way late in their drafts or even ignore the position altogether. Their argument stands on the platform that the position is simply too volatile to invest in and saves can be easily had on the waiver wire throughout the year. But to make that work properly, your starting rotation must be filled with strong arms, your offense needs to be insanely powerful and you suffer no injuries throughout the year. If that’s the case, then sure, chase saves all year. Go ahead and use the bulk of your FAAB budget on whichever reliever du jour falls into the ninth-inning job on his respective team. However, I live in the real world and have yet to own a fantasy team that doesn’t suffer through injuries and the idea of not having enough FAAB dollars or good enough...

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