If you've been a subscriber here at Fantasy Alarm, you've seen the Fantasy Baseball Closer Grid before. If you're new, it's very simple. We not only list who the closer is for each MLB team, but we then go another two-deep into the bullpen to let you know who would be next in line to accrue saves for your fantasy baseball lineups. There are always MLB relief pitchers out there who could be rising up the fantasy baseball rankings and MLB projections. It's important to know the bullpen depth chart for each MLB team if you're dealing with players on the MLB injury report, looking for fantasy baseball waiver wire targets, or keeping an eye on the MLB top prospects. Some of these lesser-known MLB relief pitchers could be fantasy baseball sleepers should there be an injury or closer change, or if your league scores for holds. Sometimes the heir-apparent is an obvious one, but in many cases, it is not. We look for things like skill set, contact rates, pitch command, pitch mix, how many lefties are in the bullpen, who has worked as a closer before, who has experience in high-leverage situations, etc. Be sure to check out the recent MLB fantasy baseball closer reports for weekly updates and player breakdowns. Keep an eye on the latest MLB player news and the fantasy baseball stock watch report to find other updates on MLB bullpen situations. 

 

 

GREEN will be those with strong talent, abundant opportunities, and a high level of job security. The tier below will be in YELLOW followed by ORANGE and lastly RED to indicate who may have the job right now but could lose it with one bad hiccup.

Updated: 10-1-2022

 StabilityCloserSetup ManSleeperInjured/Suspended
New York MetsEliteEdwin DíazAdam OttavinoSeth Lugo 
Toronto Blue JaysEliteJordan RomanoAnthony BassYimi García 
Cleveland GuardiansEliteEmmanuel ClaseJames KarinchakTrevor Stephan 
Chicago White SoxEliteLiam HendriksKendall GravemanAaron Bummer 
Atlanta BravesEliteKenley JansenRaisel IglesiasA.J. Minter 
Milwaukee BrewersEliteDevin WilliamsTaylor RogersMatt Bush 
Houston AstrosEliteRyan PresslyRafael MonteroHéctor Neris 
Detroit TigersStableGregory SotoAndrew ChafinAlex Lange 
Colorado RockiesStableDaniel BardDinelson LametJake Bird 
Baltimore OriolesStableFélix BautistaDillon TateCionel Pérez 
San Francisco GiantsStableCamilo DovalScott AlexanderJohn Brebbia 
Washington NationalsStableKyle FinneganCarl Edwards Jr.Hunter Harvey 
Kansas City RoyalsStableScott BarlowDylan ColemanTaylor ClarkeJosh Staumont
Miami MarlinsStableDylan FloroTanner ScottHuascar BrazobanSteven Okert
St. Louis CardinalsStableRyan HelsleyGiovanny GallegosAndre Pallante 
Los Angeles DodgersFluidEvan PhillipsBrusdar GraterolAlex VesiaBlake Treinen
Minnesota TwinsFluidJhoan DuranMicahel FulmerJorge López 
Arizona DiamondbacksFluidReyes MorontaJoe MantiplyMark Melancon 
Pittsburgh PiratesFluidDavid BednarWil CroweDuane Underwood Jr.Yerry De Los Santos
Philadelphia PhilliesFluidDavid RobertsonSeranthony DomínguezJosé Alvarado 
Chicago CubsFluidBrandon HughesManuel RodríguezMark Leiter Jr. 
Texas RangersFluidJosé LeclercJonathan HernándezMatt Moore 
Seattle MarinersFluidPaul SewaldDiego CastilloErik Swanson 
Boston Red SoxFluidMatt BarnesJohn SchreiberMatt Strahm 
Cincinnati RedsFluidAlexis DíazHunter StricklandBuck Farmer 
San Diego PadresFluidJosh HaderNick MartinezLuis García 
Los Angeles AngelsFluidJimmy HergetJosé QuijadaRyan Tepera 
Oakland A'sFluidDomingo AcevedoA.J. PukNorge Ruiz 
Tampa Bay RaysVolatilePete FairbanksJason AdamColin PocheJ.P. Feyereisen
New York YankeesVolatileScott EffrossLou TrivinoJonathan LoáisigaClay Holmes
 

 

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