Jonathan Broxton, Joakim Soria and the 12 Best Setup Man/Closer Combos in MLB

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Jonathan Broxton, Joakim Soria and the 12 Best Setup Man/Closer Combos in MLB
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When examining a major league bullpen, the setup man and closer are arguably the two most important positions.

In order to have a successful setup man, you have to have a guy that is very reliable in the seventh or eighth innings and can get hitters out in any situation imaginable.

A successful closer is along the same lines, except it's usually someone who has a powerful fastball and is a real lock to close out the game for your team by intimidating the opposition due to being so hard to face.

With that being said, here are the top 12 setup man/closer duos in baseball today.

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