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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 (INJ) Dellin Betances Tyler Clippard N/A
Solid Red Sox Craig Kimbrel Tyler Thornburg (INJ) Matt Barnes, Joe Kelly N/A
Solid Blue Jays Roberto Osuna Jason Grilli Joe Smith N/A
Questionable Orioles Brad Brach Darren O'Day Mychal GivensZach Britton (INJ) Brad Brach
Solid Rays Alex Colome Xavier Cedeno Erasmo Ramirez 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 Justin Wilson Alex WilsonShane Greene Blaine HardyFrancisco Rodriguez N/A
Solid White Sox David Robertson Nate Jones (INJ) Dan Jennings N/A
Solid Indians Cody Allen Andrew MillerBryan Shaw Dan Otero N/A
Solid Royals Kelvin Herrera Joakim Soria Matt Strahm N/A
Solid Twins Brandon Kintzler Glen Perkins (INJ) Ryan Pressly, Matt Belisle N/A

 

AL WEST: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Solid Rangers Matt Bush Keone Kela Jeremy Jeffress, Sam Dyson N/A
Questionable Angels Bud NorrisCam Bedrosian (INJ) Blake ParkerHuston Street (INJ) Andrew Bailey (INJ), Mike Morin Bud Norris
Solid Athletics Santiago Casilla Ryan MadsonSean Doolittle (INJ) Ryan Dull (INJ), John Axford Santiago Casilla
Solid Astros Ken Giles Luke Gregerson Will Harris N/A
Volatile Mariners Edwin Diaz Nick Vincent, Tony Zych Steve Cishek N/A

 

 

NL EAST: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Closers & Saves

RotoBaller Stability Rating Team Name Current Closer Backup / Handcuff More Holds
Candidates
Immediate Waiver Add
Solid Braves Jim Johnson Arodys Vizcaino Ian Krol N/A
Solid Marlins A.J. Ramos Brad Ziegler Kyle Barraclough, David Phelps N/A
Solid Mets Addison Reed Fernando Salas Jeurys Familia (INJ) N/A
Questionable Phillies Hector Neris Joaquin Benoit Pat NeshekJeanmar Gomez N/A
Questionable Nationals Koda Glover Shawn KelleyEnny Romero Matt AlbersBlake Treinen, Joe Blanton Koda Glover

 

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 Pedro StropHector Rondon Koji Uehara N/A
Solid Reds Raisel Iglesias Michael Lorenzen Drew Storen N/A
Questionable Brewers Corey Knebel Jacob Barnes, Neftali Feliz Carlos Torres Corey Knebel
Solid Pirates Tony Watson Daniel Hudson Felipe Rivero N/A
Solid Cardinals Seung Hwan Oh Trevor Rosenthal Kevin SiegristBrett Cecil
N/A

 

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 J.J. Hoover Randall Delgado N/A
Solid Rockies Greg Holland Adam Ottavino Jake McGee, Carlos Estevez N/A
Solid Dodgers Kenley Jansen Sergio Romo, Grant Dayton Luis AvilanPedro Baez N/A
Volatile Padres Brad HandBrandon Maurer Carter Capps (INJ) Ryan Buchter Brad Hand
Solid Giants Mark Melancon Derek LawHunter Strickland Josh OsichCory Gearrin, George Kontos N/A