AL Central Closers: Who is the king of the pen?
By Brett Pnazek
Feb 28, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; Chicago White Sox pitcher David Robertson poses for a portrait during photo day at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
The AL Central could arguably have the best closers in baseball. All five of the closers on this list had 24 or more saves last year. David Robertson is the only new addition to the division after signing a multi-year deal with the Chicago White Sox after spending his career with the New York Yankees to shore up the back end of their bullpen.
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With four of the teams expected to compete for a postseason spot how their closers perform could be the difference between making the postseason or getting to work on their golf game early once October arrives.
When determining the rankings of the closers we will look at their 2014 stats in saves, ERA., WHIP, innings pitched, and K/9 as well as their job security for the upcoming 2015 season.
Also feel free to let us know how you would rank the closers as well.
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