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Using My Closer Early


Using My Closer Early

In one of my auto leagues, although I set my team strategy to have my closer brought in in the 9th, he was brought in in the 6th inning and my 5th starter in the rotation came in for a 3 inning save. I'm pretty confuzzled. This happen to anyone else?

Re: Using My Closer Early

Hey Kevin. That would happen if your other RPs needed rest from the game before.

Re: Re: Using My Closer Early

As Yankeebb said the SIM does that in an effort to not disrupt your starting rotation, you are going to be facing a situation shortly where all your starters are tired and you will need to either promote someone from your Farm System for a game to right things or sign a FA for a game, you don’t ever want to start tired SP.

A lot of owners carry a 6th starter and either have him in the Long Relief slot or just undefined, that prevents your rotation from getting messed up by a bad short outing and your RP are mostly tired- another option is to change the runs allowed by a SP higher for that game - he basically will take one for the team, if he wins so much the better

Re: Re: Using My Closer Early

Ahh....just realized all 5 of my relievers were used in the previous game as it was just the first game of the season. That makes a lot more sense. Thx very much, peeps. Tryna get back into things after my hiatus