RELIEVERS: Comparing usage, leverage, skills, and projections for CIN, DET, COL, NYY, and WAS

As promised, this column will continue comparing usage with projected skill sets to help you make decisions, once again using Leverage Index ("LI"), invented by Tom Tango. At this point, it gives us a view of usage over the first couple weeks, which can be helpful when teams are all doing very different things with their bullpens.

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