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The trouble with closers …

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jun 09, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

I’m in Houston connecting for a flight, so I don’t have time to break down the numbers.

But Mariano Rivera has been just about perfect in save situations and far from it otherwise. Closers are such creatures of habit that it almost throws them when there’s not a lead to protect.

It’s not just him, either.




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