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Saves are an important component for many fantasy baseball leagues. Closers are one of the most volatile positions in fantasy baseball, and one of the highest turnover positions in MLB. Each year, closers drop like flies and many MLB teams make in-season changes due to injuries or poor performance. Stay on top of all closer depth charts for the AL and NL, and dominate in saves this year.

To see our tiered staff rankings for closers and relief pitchers, see our fantasy baseball rankings dashboard.

We will be updating the MLB Closers & Saves Depth Charts all season long. Bookmark this page, and keep checking back for updates!

 

AL EAST: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds  Candidates Immediate Waiver Add
Questionable Yankees Aroldis Chapman Dellin BetancesDavid Robertson Tommy Kahnle N/A
Solid Red Sox Craig Kimbrel Matt BarnesAddison Reed Joe Kelly N/A
Solid Blue Jays Roberto Osuna Ryan Tepera Joe BiaginiDanny Barnes N/A
Solid Orioles Zach Britton Brad BrachDarren O'Day Mychal Givens, Richard Bleier N/A
Solid Rays Alex Colome Tommy Hunter, Brad Boxberger Steve Cishek N/A

 

AL CENTRAL: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Solid Tigers Shane Greene Alex Wilson Bruce RondonBlaine Hardy N/A
Volatile White Sox Juan Minaya Jake Petricka, Aaron Bummer Gregory InfanteChris Beck Juan Minaya
Solid Indians Cody Allen Andrew Miller (INJ), Bryan Shaw Dan Otero N/A
Solid Royals Kelvin Herrera Joakim SoriaBrandon Maurer Ryan BuchterMike Minor, Peter Moylan N/A
Volatile Twins Matt Belisle Tyler DuffeyTaylor Rogers Trevor Hildenberger Matt Belisle

 

AL WEST: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Questionable Rangers Alex Claudio Jose LeclercKeone Kela Jason GrilliMatt Bush N/A
Volatile Angels Cam Bedrosian Keynan MiddletonBlake Parker Bud NorrisHuston Street (INJ) Cam Bedrosian
Questionable Athletics Blake Treinen Santiago CasillaRyan Dull Frankie MontasLiam Hendriks N/A
Solid Astros Ken Giles Chris DevenskiLuke Gregerson Tyler ClippardWill Harris (INJ) N/A
Questionable Mariners Edwin Diaz Nick Vincent David Phelps N/A

 

 

NL EAST: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Questionable Braves Arodys Vizcaino Jim Johnson Jose RamirezIan Krol N/A
Solid Marlins Brad Ziegler Junichi Tazawa Kyle Barraclough (INJ) Brad Ziegler
Solid Mets A.J. Ramos Jerry Blevins Fernando SalasPaul Sewald N/A
Solid Phillies Hector Neris Luis Garcia Jesse Therrien, Adam Morgan N/A
Solid Nationals Sean Doolittle Brandon KintzlerRyan Madson Matt AlbersEnny Romero N/A


NL CENTRAL: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Solid Cubs Wade Davis Koji UeharaJustin Wilson Carl Edwards Jr., Hector Rondon N/A
Solid Reds Raisel Iglesias Michael Lorenzen Drew Storen N/A
Solid Brewers Corey Knebel Jacob Barnes, Anthony Swarzak Carlos Torres  N/A
Solid Pirates Felipe Rivero Juan Nicasio Joaquin BenoitDaniel Hudson N/A
Questionable Cardinals Trevor Rosenthal (INJ) Brett CecilSeung Hwan Oh Kevin Siegrist
Seung Hwan Oh

 

NL West: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Solid Diamondbacks Fernando Rodney Archie Bradley, David Hernandez Jorge De La RosaJ.J. Hoover N/A
Solid Rockies Greg Holland Pat Neshek Mike Dunn N/A
Solid Dodgers Kenley Jansen Pedro Baez, Brandon Morrow Sergio RomoTony Watson N/A
Solid Padres Brad Hand Kirby YatesPhil Maton Craig Stammen, Carter Capps (INJ) N/A
Questionable Giants Sam DysonMark Melancon Hunter Strickland Cory Gearrin, George Kontos N/A