This article is part of our Oak's Corner series.
Welcome back to another year of Oak's Corner! First of all, thanks to everyone at RotoWire for inviting me back, and thanks to everyone who reads the column each week. I love hearing the feedback and comments here and on Twitter. Please feel free to reach out at any time with thoughts, as I always love talking baseball. I look forward to once again sharing my thoughts on the weeks in baseball, as well as identifying some free agent and closer pickups I like. The in-season grind of fantasy baseball can be a tough one, especially in the dog days of summer, but here's hoping I can make the grind a touch easier for you and maybe make a small difference in helping you win your fantasy leagues this year.
With the season only two weeks away (sorry, I can't get fired up or acknowledge the initial series in Japan, even as an A's fan, since the games come on at 2:30 a.m. my time), and drafts in full swing, (I head to Vegas for the NFBC Main Event next weekend) I'll share a few thoughts on the closer market before breaking down a few players in the Top 100 that I am fading in drafts this season.
It has been well established if you listened to any podcast or read an article this offseason that the closer market is an absolute mess. Between Craig Kimbrel still (it's March 15th!) being unsigned, many closers possessing shaky skills and multiple teams