In the first two parts of the LIMA strategy discussion, we highlighted what LIMA is and how it can be used effectively this season, as well as some starting pitchers that can provide great value at budget auction prices.
The final piece of the LIMA series looks at how you should go about rounding out your rotation.
One of the biggest keys to pulling off this strategy successfully is tapping the kind of setup men and middle relievers that can provide supplemental innings with a nice strikeout ratio and the kind of ERA and WHIP numbers that not only don’t hurt your overall averages, but in many cases also help to offset some of your starters' lesser outings.
Going hand in hand with that idea is targeting pitchers who are also potential closers that can be had at a bargain price. That means going deeper into the bullpens than you might normally consider doing to draft, so here are eight names to consider as middle men, setup guys and potential closers.