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About Dillon Borgida - RotoBaller

My imaginary best friends are Gilbert Arenas and B.J. Surhoff. I am from the outskirts of Washington DC but did not abandon the Orioles when that other team came in 2005. I'm so passionate about fantasy sports that they become real.

Dillon Borgida - RotoBaller has written 52 articles so far, you can find them below.


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MLB Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 9/16

With only about 20 games remaining for all teams, you may start to see some matchup based coaching decisions which could affect the closers. Teams in the playoff hunt will be extremely careful in these situations and go with the guys they are the most confident in. Editor's Note: Bookmark our MLB Closers & Saves... Read More

4 years ago

Kevin Jepsen (RP, MIN) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 39% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Jepsen has been getting the save opportunities for the Twins and at only 39% owned in fantasy leagues, is a nice waiver wire option to end the season. While he's not completely lights out, he does average close to a strikeout per inning and hasn't blown... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 9/8/15

With the season winding down and a ton at stake, bullpen play is becoming more and more important for the teams in the playoff hunt. As always, we are here to take a look around the MLB closer and bullpen situations around the league. Some of these players may be viable waiver wire pickups for... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closer and Waiver Wire Watch for 8/31/15

Not a ton of closer news this week. However, the Red Sox finally made an announcement regarding their closer plans for the rest of the season. There are still a bunch of closers on the hot seat as we near an end to the season so there is a lot to keep an eye on.... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 8/27

While some MLB teams are fighting for playoff spots, others are just trying to wrap this season up. Many relief pitchers have extended themselves so we’re seeing a lot of tired arms around this time of year. This could mean that a variety of players start picking up saves in one-off appearances that could throw... Read More

4 years ago


Bruce Rondon (RP, DET) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Just as it seemed like Rondon was locking in the closer role after two straight saves, he blew his most recent opportunity. Manager Brad Ausmus did state before the blown save that Rondon was his closer moving forward but that could clearly change on... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 8/19/2015

What’s up RotoBallers. Welcome back to the MLB closers watch, where we take a look at interesting closers and saves situations around MLB twice a week, and provide analysis for fantasy baseball. The big news this week is the probable return of Sean Doolittle. The struggling A’s are fighting to get him back on the field... Read More

4 years ago

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MLB Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 8/12/2015

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome back to the MLB closers watch, where we take a look at interesting closers and saves situations around MLB twice a week, and provide analysis for fantasy baseball. This week, the first injury to a top tier closer in a long time has occurred. I’ll go into detail of the ramifications... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 8/8/15

There hasn’t been a ton of notable action over the past few days, aside from the Mariners bullpen continuing to be terrible. Below are some closers and saves updates from around MLB. For a complete look at all the bullpen situations across the MLB, check out and bookmark our MLB Closer Depth Charts. Editor’s Note:... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 8/4/15

Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, we can focus on finding value from each teams current roster moving forward. This week, we'll take a look at pitchers who have risen to the closer role in the absence of the traded incumbents above them. We will also look at closers on a new club... Read More

4 years ago


MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch - Trade Deadline Edition, Part 2 (7/31)

A busy week in the MLB with a ton of trades has shaken up rosters for the playoff push. At the time I'm writing this, there are about 16 hours left until the trade deadline so there could still be more moves that are made. We'll take a look at what has gone down over... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch: Trade Deadline Edition 7/28

The MLB trade deadline is on Friday, July 28th at 4PM ET, which means the buyers and sellers will be negotiating with each other all week. Teams in the playoff hunt will be looking to add that missing piece, while the bottom dwellers will attempt to unload some large salaries to cut their losses. I’ll... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 7/25/15

At this point in the season there are three teams left with extremely fragile bullpen situations. The Blue Jays, Mariners, and Cubs have struggled all year to find a go-to closer and are still searching for answers. If a clear candidate were to emerge from either of the three teams, there would be great fantasy... Read More

4 years ago

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MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 7/22/15

The All-Star break has come and gone and two of MLB's worst bullpens have attempted to address their needs in different ways. Moves are being made, and a man with 207 career saves is somehow a sneaky waiver wire pickup this week! The second half of the season has begun and now it's time for... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers & Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 7/16/15

Our first and hopefully only major injury occurred last weekend and this will definitely shake up some rosters. No trades have happened yet, but you never know what will go down during All-Star week. Editor's Note: Bookmark our MLB Closers & Saves Depth Charts for the latest look at all the current closers, setup men,... Read More

4 years ago


MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 7/10/2015

The two main closer stories over the past few days have come from surprising candidates, while the gift that keeps on giving up runs (Jays Bullpen) comes through again. Editor's Note: Bookmark our MLB Closers & Saves Depth Charts for the latest look at all the current closers, setup men, longshots and relief pitcher waiver... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 7/7/2015

It seems like the Jays and Mariners have had closer drama all season long. As we near All-Star break, both teams are trying to straighten out their bullpens with mixed results. Here is this weeks closer watch. Editor's Note: Bookmark our MLB Closers & Saves Depth Charts for the latest look at all the current closers,... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 7/4/2015

While we didn't get a chance to see what the good ole Mariners will do in save situations, there are still a few stories of note from the past week. Editor’s Note: to read about even more waiver wire options for closers and relief pitchers, be sure to check out our MLB Closer Depth Charts and our... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 6/30/2015

We have a strange situation brewing in Seattle, a hot streak by Ramos in Miami, and the Jays show their hand. Here are some story lines to monitor this week. If you are looking to add some saves off the waiver wire, now is a great time to go after some newly appointed closers who are... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 6/26/15

As we get closer to All-Star break I'm hoping for some trades revolving closers to shake things up a bit. There are still some contending teams like the Jays and Diamondbacks in the market for a stable closer. It's likely a move will happen in the near future, so be sure to stay tuned for... Read More

4 years ago


MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 6/22/15

A couple of newly appointed closers in Carson Smith and Brad Ziegler are on great runs, while the Jays are in desperate need of consistency in their bullpen. Some teams have begun to fall out of the playoff hunt, and we may see some closers change teams before the All-Star break as contending teams jockey for position. Editor’s Note: to... Read More

4 years ago

Rafael Soriano (RP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Monitor in Most Leagues Ownership: 9% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Veteran reliever Rafael Soriano signed a minor league deal with the Cubs and is expected to be brought up to the big leagues in the near future. While there is not an exact date yet, he is certainly a player on whom to keep an... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 6/14/15

A couple of major injuries have shaped this weeks closer news, while most of the elite ninth-inning arms just keep on dominating. Veteran closer Rafael Soriano has been signed and could add some value off the waiver wire in the near future. Editor’s Note: to read about even more waiver wire options for pitchers, be sure to... Read More

4 years ago

Ryan Vogelsong (SP, SF) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: 37-Year-old veteran pitcher Ryan Vogelsong has quietly had a nice stretch of starts over the past month, that has started to garner some attention from fantasy owners. While he has never been a high volume strikeout pitcher, he’s had a stretch of allowing... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 6/9

Most teams' bullpens are starting to take shape, meaning that you won't see many drastic changes unless there's an injury or an absolute implosion from the closer spot. There are, however, some nice waiver wire options in week 10 from the few teams still having issues late in games.   Hector Rondon and Pedro Strop (CHC)... Read More

5 years ago


Carson Smith (RP, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: I’ve touched on Smith and Rodney in the past. It may finally be time to just get rid of Rodney while you can. Rodney has had an embarrassing stretch as the closer, giving up runs in seven of his last ten appearances. That... Read More

5 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 6/1

There hasn't been a whole lot of changeover in closer roles this week, but there still are some nice waiver wire options to consider depending on your league size and format. If you are looking to add some saves off the waiver wire, now is a great time to go after some newly appointed closers... Read More

5 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 5/25

As we get into the meat of the MLB season, waiver wire pickups will continue to become more prevalent. This week we have a couple newly appointed closers in Shawn Tolleson and A.J. Ramos who are widely available in many leagues. It's important to stay on top of these instances and take advantage of these... Read More

5 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch for Week 7

This week we saw a bunch of turmoil in the closer world, with high profile guys returning and a couple of closers losing their jobs. The relief pitcher waiver wire is poised to get a lot more interesting moving forward! Here’s what to keep an eye on... Editor’s Note: to read about even more waiver wire... Read More

5 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch for 5/12/15

The two headed American League monsters in New York and Kansas City have been dominating hitters late in ball games. There hasn't been much closer shuffling over the past few weeks making it tough to grab saves off of the waiver wire, but there are guys to keep an eye on. We'll have Kenley Jansen, Jake... Read More

5 years ago


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