Seriously, when did we get to the point where every discussion involving closers turns into a bitch session where grown men turn into the biggest crybabies you’ve ever seen? You can’t even mention the word ‘saves’ without some guy chiming in with some hard-luck, sad-sack story about how his guy lost his job, blew the save, roasted his ratios, whatever. My patience wears thin and my sympathy for these bellyachers is, well, non-existent.

I tried to help you throughout the spring. Really, I did. I told you to invest in at least one, if not two, high end closers to not only vault you to the top of the saves category, but to also supplement your ratios and strikeouts. I even went so far to say that it would probably be the best investment you made in your draft. Unfortunately, for some of you that wasn’t enough. I’m getting emails and tweets from some serious gripers who like to lay blame my way because they invested in guys like Jim Johnson, Casey Janssen and Ernesto Frieri,...

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