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Fantasy Baseball: Relief Pitcher Weekly Positional Forecast

Here, you’ll find relief pitchers with no off days (more opportunities), good matchups, and bad matchups.

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Each and every week, we will break down the pitching forecast for the upcoming week. Here, you’ll find relief pitchers with no off days (more opportunities), good matchups, and bad matchups. In addition, you will find all relievers who will start a game this week. Keep those guys in mind when your closers have bad matchups, or if you do not have any closers rostered.

Without further ado, this week’s Relief Pitcher Positional Forecast:

Closers with No Off-Days

Greg Holland KC

Hector Rondon CHC

Glen Perkins MIN

Craig Kimbrel ATL

Zach Britton BAL

Joe Nathan DET

Neftali Feliz TEX

Santiago Casilla SF

Oakland Athletics

Jake McGee TB

Cody Allen CLE

LaTroy Hawkins COL

New York Mets

Good Matchups

[Player, Team, (Opponent)]

Greg Holland KC (Twins and Indians)

Craig Kimbrel ATL (Mets and Marlins

Kenley Jansen LAD (Diamondbacks and Padres)

Bad Matchups

[Player, Team, (Opponent)]

Glen Perkins MIN (Royals and Orioles)

Steve Cishek MIA (Angels and Braves)

Santiago Casilla SF (Rockies and Brewers)

Relief Pitcher Probable Starts

[Player, Team, (Opponent)]

Trevor Cahill, Arizona Diamondbacks (Dodgers and Padres)

Jacob Turner, Chicago Cubs (Reds and Brewers)

Hector Santiago, Los Angeles Angels (Marlins)

Drew Smyly, Tampa Bay Rays (Orioles and Red Sox)

Tyson Ross, San Diego Padres (Brewers and Diamondbacks)

Joe Kelly, Boston Red Sox (Blue Jays)

Chris Capuano, New York Yankees (Blue Jays)

Roberto Hernandez, Los Angeles Dodgers (Diamondbacks and Nationals)

Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros (Athletics and Rangers)

Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves (Mets and Marlins)

Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles (Rays and Twins)

Brad Hand, Miami Marlins (Braves)

Scott Baker, Texas Rangers (Astros)

Josh Collmenter, Arizona Diamondbacks (Rockies)

Tanner Roark, Washington Nationals (Phillies and Mariners)

Jerome Williams, Philadelphia Phillies (Mets)

Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland Indians (White Sox)

Alfredo Simon, Cincinnati Reds (Pirates)

Danny Duffy, Kansas City Royals (Twins and Indians)

Franklin Morales, Colorado Rockies (Giants and Giants)

Hector Noesi, Chicago White Sox (Indians)

Mike Fiers, Milwaukee Brewers (Giants)

Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays (Red Sox)

Wade LeBlanc, Los Angeles Angels (Marlins and Athletics)

Jimmy Nelson, Milwaukee Brewers (Padres and Cubs)

Rubby De La Rosa, Boston Red Sox (Blue Jays and Rays)

Dylan Axelrod, Cincinnati Reds (Pirates

Miles Mikolas, Texas Rangers (Mariners and Astros)

Nick Martinez, Texas Rangers (Mariners and Astros)

Shane Greene, New York Yankees (Tigers)

Matt Shoemaker, Los Angles Angels (Marlins and Athletics)

Scott Carroll, Chicago White Sox (Tigers)

Stay tuned for next week’s edition of our pitching forecasts.

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