Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: September 26
Steve Pimental goes around the league, highlighting bullpens of note and potential closers to add to your fantasy baseball rosters.
With only a handful of days left in the season, this article will focus much more on closers for 2020 than for 2019. If you still need saves this season, Daniel Hudson has four in the last 10 days. Erik Swanson has two saves in the last week for Seattle, and he would be interesting if he remains in the bullpen next season. Swanson has a 7.56 ERA as a starter this season but a 3.57 ERA as a reliever. Overall, he has a 4.33 B/BB, and he has a 29.4% strikeout rate as a reliever.
Brad Hand pitched Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks and promptly struck out the side. My guess is he will get Cleveland’s next save chance, but it’s just a guess. If you’re really desperate for saves, Justin Wilson has three in the last two weeks, mostly working when Seth Lugo is unavailable.
Is it possible for Craig Kimbrel to go from unplayable in September to underrated in March? I think there’s a solid chance. Kimbrel is still striking people out, and there is an argument to be...