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Veras out as Cubs closer; Rondon, Strop, Grimm all in the mix

April 12, 2014

Chicago Cubs – Rick Renteria just announced that Jose Veras will be moved from the closer role, and Cubs save situations going forward will be  103 more words

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Shawn Kelley to close in New York; Ryan Cook returns from DL

April 8, 2014

New York Yankees – David Robertson sustained an injured groin and is going on the disabled list. For what it’s worth, Robertson only expects to… 248 more words

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Josh Fields picks up save and jumps into lead in Houston's committee

April 2, 2014

Houston Astros – Josh Fields picked up the save for the Astros tonight, pitching a clean inning after Matt Albers threw a strong 1.1 innings ahead of him.   101 more words

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Bobby Parnell has a partial MCL tear

April 1, 2014

New York Mets – Bobby Parnell’s diminished velocity led to a blown save on Opening Day. After he complained of forearm tightness, an examination revealed… 74 more words

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Lindstrom, K-Rod take over closing roles; Johnson struggles while Wilhelmsen shines

April 1, 2014

Chicago White Sox – Crazy old Robin Ventura is going with Matt Lindstrom as his closer to start the year. Nate Jones is still worth hanging on to for a while, in case Lindstrom has a tough start out of the gate. 404 more words

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K-Rod makes a surprise return

March 31, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers - Brewers fans and Jim Henderson owners were shocked to see Francisco Rodriguez pick up the save on Opening Day; after the game, manager  51 more words

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Sergio Santos to close as Casey Janssen starts season on DL

March 30, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays – Casey Janssen has been placed on the disabled list with a lower back strain.  Sergio Santos will close in his place, while Steve Delabar moves up to 8th inning duties.   38 more words

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