Grab Edward Mujica while you still can

April 16, 2013

Boston Red Sox — Andrew Bailey got a save opportunity in Joel Hanrahan’s absence, giving up a few hits to tie the game before settling down and earning the win in the comeback.  No hierarchy change.

 |Closer |Set-Up |2nd In Line |2014 Closer |UpdatedBOS |Hanrahan |Bailey |Uehara |Hanrahan |4/16/13

 
Toronto Blue Jays — Sergio Santos was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained triceps, and young Aaron Loup was summoned today in a high-leverage eighth.  Hierarchy change: Aaron Loup to Set-up, Sergio Santos to DL.

 |Closer |Set-Up |2nd In Line |2014 Closer |UpdatedTOR |Janssen |Loup |Oliver |Santos |4/16/13 |Santos(DL) |

 
St. Louis Cardinals — After Mike Matheny told reporters that he would eschew prescribed roles to play matchups with his bullpen, he threw Mitchell Boggs in a four-run game — and had Edward Mujica warming up when Boggs got into trouble. Mujica is probably the best Cardinal reliever to own, and certainly seems a better bet to pick up saves than Trevor Rosenthal.  Hierarchy change: Edward Mujica to Set-Up, Trevor Rosenthal to 2nd in line.

 |Closer |Set-Up |2nd In Line |2014 Closer |UpdatedSTL |Boggs |Mujica |Rosenthal |Motte |4/16/13 |Motte(DL) |

 
VULTURE SAVE WATCH
1. Andrew Bailey, Boston Red Sox — Joel Hanrahan is still day-to-day with a hamstring injury.
2. Jeff Russell, Chicago Cubs — Russell and Shawn Camp could be sharing opportunities for the Cubs.

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