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The Closer Catch-Up: The Herrera We All Deserve

The Royals have played 14 games at home so far this season. Do you know how many they've won? Just three. Saturday's 5-2 win over the White Sox reminded me just how great Kelvin Herrera can and could be. Kansas City's closer holds the lowest ERA among all relievers in baseball right now, but since the Royals have scored the fewest runs in the Majors, it's a shame most of it's going to waste in the saves column. Herrera tallied just his fifth save over the weekend, and if you weren't paying attention, I'd forgive you for…

The Baseball Show | S2.E18 Jason Collette [VIDEO]

The Baseball Show, guest Jason Collette After a two week hiatus, The Baseball Show returns with guest Jason Collette! We are trying out a new format in which we release the full episode as an audio podcast. It will be available on our Soundcloud/iTunes feeds, and then we will present a condensed video montage. This week we welcome Jason Collette (@jasoncollette) of Fangraph's The Sleeper and The Bust podcast, as well as RotoWire, and ESPN's the Sweet Spot. We discussed Tyler O'Neill's promotion. Also we reviewed Hot…

Waiver Wire Report: Need a Bud? Norris Steps Up in St. Louis

Let me start by thanking you all. Joey Lucchesi's ownership finally increased to more than 75% of Fantrax leagues, so he will not be included here again. I was getting a little worried that I might have to remind everyone for a third time about how damn good Lucchesi has been and could be for the rest of the season. Nope, not going there again. Instead, there's a fresh new batch of players this week hot out of the oven. Included in the six-pack of waiver wire recommendations below are two rookies, a Colorado arm (gasp!),…