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2013 fantasy baseball closer watch

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FOXSports.com's 2013 fantasy baseball closers breakdown team-by-team along with any "save vultures" hovering over them in the bullpen.

Arizona Diamondbacks

  • J.J. Putz - 32-37 in save opportunities / 2.82 ERA / 1.03 WHIP

Atlanta Braves

  • Craig Kimbrel - 42-45 in save opportunities / 1.01 ERA / 0.65 WHIP

Baltimore Orioles

  • Jim Johnson - 51-54 in save opportunities / 2.49 ERA / 1.02 WHIP

Boston Red Sox

  • Joel Hanrahan (w/ PIT) - 36-40 in save opportunities / 2.72 ERA / 1.27 WHIP
  • Andrew Bailey

Chicago White Sox

  • Addison Reed - 29-33 in save opportunities / 4.75 ERA / 1.36 WHIP
  • Matt Thornton
  • Jesse Crain

Chicago Cubs

  • Carlos Marmol - 20-23 in save opportunities / 3.42 ERA / 1.54 WHIP
  • Kyuji Fujikawa

Cincinnati Reds

  • Aroldis Chapman
  • Jonathan Broxton (w/ KC, CIN) - 27-33 in save opportunities / 2.48 ERA / 1.26 WHIP

Cleveland Indians

  • Chris Perez - 39-43 in save opportunities / 3.59 ERA / 1.13 WHIP

Colorado Rockies

  • Rafael Betancourt -31-38 in save opportunities / 2.81 ERA / 1.13 WHIP

Detroit Tigers

  • Spring training TBD (Octavio Dotel, Joaquin Benoit, Phil Coke, and Bruce Rondon are in the mix.)

Houston Astros

  • Jose Veras (w/ MIL in 2012) - previously setup role / 57 holds last three seasons

Kansas City Royals

  • Greg Holland - 16-20 in save opportunities / 2.96 ERA / 1.37 WHIP

Los Angeles Angels

  • Ernesto Frieri - 23-26 in save opportunities / 2.32 ERA / 0.98 WHIP
  • Ryan Madson - missed all of 2012 (Tommy John)

Los Angeles Dodgers

  • Brandon League - 15-21 in save opportunities / 3.13 ERA / 1.36 WHIP
  • Kenley Jansen (offseason heart surgery)

Miami Marlins

  • Steve Cishek - 15-19 in save opportunities / 2.69 ERA / 1.30 WHIP

Milwaukee Brewers

  • John Axford - 35-44 in save opportunities / 4.67 ERA / 1.44 WHIP

Minnesota Twins

  • Glen Perkins - 16-20 in save opportunities / 2.56 ERA / 1.04 WHIP

New York Mets

  • Frank Francisco - 23-26 in save opportunities / 5.53 ERA / 1.61 WHIP

New York Yankees

  • Mariano Rivera (missed entire 2012 season, ACL)

Oakland Athletics

  • Grant Balfour - 24-26 in save opportunities / 2.53 ERA / 0.92 WHIP
  • Ryan Cook
  • Sean Doolittle

Philadelphia Phillies

  • Jonathan Papelbon - 38-42 in save opportunities / 2.44 ERA / 1.06 WHIP

Pittsburgh Pirates

  • Jason Grilli (setup man in 2012) - 32 holds / 2.91 ERA / 1.14 WHIP

San Diego Padres

  • Huston Street - 23-24 in save opportunities / 1.85 ERA / 0.72 WHIP

San Francisco Giants

  • Sergio Romo - 14-15 in save opportunities / 1.79 ERA / 0.85 WHIP
  • Santiago Casilla
  • Javier Lopez

Seattle Mariners

  • Tom Wilhelmsen - 29-34 in save opportunities / 2.50 ERA / 1.11 WHIP

St. Louis Cardinals

  • Jason Motte (DL) - 42-49 in save opportunities / 2.75 ERA / 0.92 WHIP
  • Mitchell Boggs

Tampa Bay Rays

  • Fernando Rodney - 48-50 in save opportunities / 0.60 ERA / 0.78 WHIP

Texas Rangers

  • Joe Nathan - 37-40 in save opportunities / 2.80 ERA / 1.06 WHIP

Toronto Blue Jays

  • Casey Janssen - 22-25 in save opportunities / 2.54 ERA / 0.86

Washington Nationals

  • (CL) Rafael Soriano (w/ NYY in 2012) - 42-46 in save opportunities / 2.26 ERA / 1.17 WHIP
  • Tyler Clippard - 32-37 in save opportunities / 3.72 ERA / 1.16 WHIP
  • Drew Storen - 4-5 in save opportunities / 2.37 ERA / 0.99 WHIP
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