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League enters his second season as the Mariners closer
Let's not joke. Brandon League has one of the most devastating sliders in baseball. His only problem? Controlling it with consistency. In fact, League's only problem as a closer is consistency.
Brandon League is a formidable closer with great stuff and excellent mechanics. When he is on, he is lights out. He was 37-for-42 last season in saves. Looking into those numbers, you will see that nasty spell he had where he blew three straight saves in grand fashion (giving up seven runs). After that, he calmed down and only blew two more saves over the rest of the season.
League isn't on the best team, and there is no telling where the Seattle Mariners will go this season. Wherever it is, expect to get 75-plus innings from League, and I have no doubt that if he remains healthy and consistent, he will have no problem notching 40+ saves.
The Closer Report Draft Kit 2012 Projections: 43 Sv - 4 Wins - 2.42 ERA - 1.11 WHIP - 62 Ks
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