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Backup closer

I'm hesitant to even post this in case some of you believe in jinxes. I hope this isn't bad form. But when the news spread about Nathan feeling sore, a fantasy-baseball playing friend asked me who I thought would be next in line if Nathan couldn't close, and I realized I had no idea. You could make a case for quite a lot of them. Guerrier, because he's the primary setup guy? Neshek, because he used to be a dominant setup guy, and if he's healthy he's filthy? Rauch, because he's a big intimidating veteran? Liriano, in case he can't handle starting? Crain? Mijares? Duensing? Perkins? Slama? Delaney? Manship? Swarzak? If you had to pick one of those guys to back up Nathan, who would it be?

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