Week 4 Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 Free Agent Closers

By Adam McGill

The fantasy baseball season may have just started, but there has already been a huge turnover at the closer position. Countless closers have hit the disabled list, while several others have been demoted into a setup role. So to help you fill out your bullpen, here are the top-five closers to add off the Week 4 fantasy baseball waiver wire.

Week 4 Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 Free Agent Closers
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5. Kevin Jepsen, Minnesota Twins

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With Glen Perkins hitting the DL last week, the closer role in Minnesota is largely up for debate. Jepsen will get the first crack at the job, and even though he has struggled as of late, the job is still his to lose.

5. Kevin Jepsen, Minnesota Twins

With Glen Perkins hitting the DL last week, the closer role in Minnesota is largely up for debate. Jepsen will get the first crack at the job, and even though he has struggled as of late, the job is still his to lose.

4. Alex Colome, Tampa Bay Rays

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Colome has taken over the closer role in Tampa Bay with Brad Boxberger on the DL. The righty has a sizzling 1.08 ERA and has quietly converted all five of his save attempts. Colome is a must-add at this point in the year.

4. Alex Colome, Tampa Bay Rays

Colome has taken over the closer role in Tampa Bay with Brad Boxberger on the DL. The righty has a sizzling 1.08 ERA and has quietly converted all five of his save attempts. Colome is a must-add at this point in the year.

3. Arodys Vizcaino, Atlanta Braves

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Jason Grilli was supposed to once again start the season as the closer in Atlanta, but a 6.75 ERA and 2.25 WHIP quickly cost him the job. Atlanta may not offer him many save chances, but Vizcaino has established himself as the closer moving forward.

3. Arodys Vizcaino, Atlanta Braves

Jason Grilli was supposed to once again start the season as the closer in Atlanta, but a 6.75 ERA and 2.25 WHIP quickly cost him the job. Atlanta may not offer him many save chances, but Vizcaino has established himself as the closer moving forward.

2. Ryan Madson, Oakland Athletics

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Despite the fact that Sean Doolittle is universally owned, Madson has better all-around numbers. He has a 1.69 ERA, 0.75 WHIP and seven saves already. Madson is the reliever to own in Oakland in the foreseeable future.

2. Ryan Madson, Oakland Athletics

Despite the fact that Sean Doolittle is universally owned, Madson has better all-around numbers. He has a 1.69 ERA, 0.75 WHIP and seven saves already. Madson is the reliever to own in Oakland in the foreseeable future.

1. Jeanmar Gomez, Philadelphia Phillies

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Before the start of the 2016 season, most fantasy fans pegged David Hernandez to claim the ninth inning in Philly. After the first month, though, Gomez has run away with the job. He has a sizzling 1.93 ERA to go along with seven saves.

1. Jeanmar Gomez, Philadelphia Phillies

Before the start of the 2016 season, most fantasy fans pegged David Hernandez to claim the ninth inning in Philly. After the first month, though, Gomez has run away with the job. He has a sizzling 1.93 ERA to go along with seven saves.

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