NFBC: Hating closers

I hate closers; I hate the saves category. Filling that category is the most frustrating job I have in fantasy baseball drafts—and I don’t think I’m alone.

In fact, recently in LABR leagues, I’ve just chosen to punt the saves category during the auction portion and load up on starting pitchers. That doesn’t mean I still don’t try to earn 4 or 5 points with in-season pickups, but in AL-only and NL-only leagues I’ve just chosen to save my $16-$20 on saves and lock up one or two better SP.

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