Closers in flux

Matt Bush took over the Rangers closer role from Sam Dyson earlier this week. Bush has good stuff and could prove to be a solid fantasy asset, with eight strikeouts in 4.2 innings. The issue is that he will have a short leash as the closer and any early struggles could get him bumped from the role. Also given his recent shoulder issues he is unlikely to be overly used which could open the door for Jeremy Jeffress to steal some save opportunities from Bush. The young Keone Kela could also work his way into the mix.

Shawn Kelley and Koda Glover will form a closer-by-committee after manager Dusty Baker decided Blake Treinen was not getting the job done. Closer-by-committee is the opposite of what any fantasy owner wants to hear. Neither Kelley nor Glover is off to great starts this season, but Kelley would likely be the safer bet for more saves. It is not the ideal situation for fantasy owners, but with Kelly’s strikeout upside if he can nail down a few saves and...

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