RELIEVERS: 2023 (part 1 of 2)

This column is the first of two-parts looking at 2023. There were 192(!) pitchers who recorded a save in 2022. That may not be a record, but it demonstrates that a lot of saves are not captured in even a 15-team league. (15 teams x even 3 relief slots = 45 relievers, not 192).  There is more of a premium than ever on your ability to grab relievers who pitch for teams willing to let one player get 30 saves--and--your ability to read the tea leaves in-season and grab the "next" guy up, and the next, and the one after that throughout the season.

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