Having a strong closer like Jonathan Broxton is crucial to a deep postseason run.
Many contenders are content with their current closers, but there’s no such thing as too many good arms in the bullpen.
Today, the norm is that a setup man is usually a former closer who provides the bridge to the shut-down ninth inning guy.
At this year’s trade deadline, many teams looking for that one last piece to secure a playoff berth will turn to available closers.
Here are five closers that could be on the move before July 31.