No need to overpay for closer roles

When it comes to the BABS philosophy of players being "more alike than they are different," there is no better demonstration of this than with relief pitchers. There are about three dozen relievers who have a shot at about 10 or more saves; about 20 who are good bets for 30-plus. However, the top dozen or so are all blessed with elite skills, which makes them essentially interchangeable.

The following list includes all the prime candidates to see saves, plus other relievers who have good dual-asset skill sets. The non-save pitchers higher on the list are the . . .

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