RELIEVERS—2017 Elite late rounders

It is an exciting time of year as we gather information to help us select players for 2017. This column filters relievers projections for your late round consideration in the following ways: (1) an average draft position (ADP) to date greater than 250; (2) an expected ERA (xERA) less than 3.50; (3) a strikeout rate per nine innings (Dom) at or greater than 7.5; (4) a strikeouts-to-walks ratio (Cmd) at or greater than 2.5; (5) a home runs per nine innings rate (HR/9) fudged to 1.2 or less; and finally, (6) a "LIMA" grade of A or B.

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