As we head into the fifth full week of the season it’s interesting to note that baseball’s current top three saves leaders (Mark Melancon , Ian Kennedy , and Alex Reyes ) weren’t guaranteed to have the role as their team’s primary closers at the start of spring training. As we know, baseball’s bullpens are constantly evolving and too few closers are guaranteed to keep their jobs for the entire season. With that fact, and the recent rash of injuries plaguing MLB has naturally affected relief pitchers as well, we’ve had to make some changes to our closer grid. Enjoy the Bullpen Report.
Weekly Save Leaders
Ian Kennedy , Rangers, 5
Kennedy has the second-most saves in baseball, converting all nine of his opportunities. The...