FANTASY PLAYER UPDATES & NEWS

Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 15th save after throwing a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts against the Cubs on Saturday.

Papelbon has now made nine-straight scoreless appearances, though he's only recorded three saves in that span. He's posted a 9:2 K:BB over those nine innings and his ERA is now down to 1.42 on the year. He remains one of the top closers in the game and has fantastic job security.ANALYST: Howard Bender