Theo Epstein on the closer by committee in 2003

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick89

Prior to the season, Jim Leyland expressed why he doesn't want to use a closer by committe. I appreciated his honesty. And you automatically understand — and this sounds kind of selfish, but I told you this all along — there is no question that it makes it a hundred times better when you have a closer that is a …

Jim Leyland Just Wants to Chillax

In Commentary And Analysis by GW

From the "some of us suspected this all along" department: The Tigers have yet to name a closer for the upcoming season. Rookie favorite Bruce Rondon has been erratic this spring, with quality setup men Joaquin Benoit and Phil Coke performing reasonably well. A trade is also a possibility, and Carlos Marmol's name has come up.* *Obligatory Cubs tie-in Typically when managers …