Friday, January 29, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, January 30, 2021 -- "Klosers"

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"You don’t want to take 2020 stats too seriously, but you would have thought that a shorter season would have presented less time for closers to blow up. It didn’t happen. The top ten in saves in 2019 collected just 15% of all saves in 2020."