Jonathan Papelbon and 4 Other Closers with Jobs at Risk

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Jonathan Papelbon and 4 Other Closers with Jobs at Risk
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Last week, the Royals removed the Closer label from Joakim Soria and handed it to rookie Aaron Crow. 

Soria had blown saves in each of his last three chances, allowing a combined seven runs in those outings and expanding his ERA to a dismal 6.55.  

Ninth inning management is a hot topic in other baseball cities as well.  Here are five current closers who are at risk of becoming ordinary middle relievers.

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