Craig Kimbrel Showing That a Dominant Closer is Priceless

When Craig Kimbrel was acquired from the San Diego Padres for top-tier prospects, there were high expectations for the dominant closer. With a fastball that is near triple digits, and a violent breaking ball that is nearly unhittable, his stuff is out this world for a closer. If only he could control those pitches on a consistent basis.

So far, he is six of six on save opportunities. And while the first two were not pretty, his last four have been what Red Sox fans have been hoping for.

In his last three saves, he has not allowed a single base runner, and has struck out 7 out of 9 batters. That is the type of stuff that invokes fear into a team. Whenever the ninth inning comes and the opposing team is down a run, Red Sox fans should have 100% confidence in Craig Kimbrel to make sure not even a single batter reaches first base.

Continue Reading Here

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s