A dominant closer can shorten games to eight innings. The real dominant ones take away hope from hitters in the ninth inning, when batters are facing their last chance at victory.
Articles tagged: Craig Kimbrel
Sometimes, we must be reminded that Craig Kimbrel is indeed a mortal man.
The Boston Red Sox made a major splash by acquiring closer Craig Kimbrel from the San Diego Padres on Friday night in exchange for four prospects.
The Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres completed a blockbuster trade just hours before the official start of the 2015 MLB season.
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Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves is one of baseball’s best closers. He also has quite the stance prior to delivering pitches.
The fans really nailed the NL starters for the All-Star Game. I only had one complaint with the fan vote, so they must be commended for getting it right.
While team like the Chicago White Sox have a struggling bullpen that’s giving Ozzie Guillen stress issues, other teams actually have a solid relief crew.