Bullpen Report: Saves Are Tricky to Predict

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Bullpen Report: Saves Are Tricky to Predict
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Back in May, I introduced the masses to the CloserTron 2010. It's a silly little machine that predicts who will be closing games for teams at certain points in the season. Since we are clear of the All-Star break -- the first major point used in the original columns -- I wanted to take a look back and see what went wrong (plenty!), what went right (the easy ones!), what we could learn from it (never trust a saves sleeper coming off Tommy John!), and offer a revision of the September 15 predictions (welcome back, John Axford!), where necessary...

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