Are we a little more calm yet? Do we have a better grip on reality? Has the panic level gone down? Have we moved away from the Amber Alert level?  Hopefully we have because the world of closers, while still tumultuous in some parts of the country, has settled down just a bit. Here are just a few notes about some of the situations that had fantasy owners reeling just a short time ago.

At Ease, Soldier

Texas RangersJoakim Soria is the man and after a few early bumps in the road, he’s now thrown four-straight perfect innings with four saves and four strikeouts. Meanwhile, Neftali Feliz is hitting the minor league DL with shoulder soreness and there’s no one in the Rangers bullpen who will supplant Soria as the team’s closer. Confidence is high.

Boston Red Sox – After concerns over Koji Uehara’s shoulder sent owners into a tizzy, he’s come back and thrown three-straight scoreless innings and allowed two hits and a walk with seven…yes, seven…strikeouts. Oh yeah, and he...

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