Update [2007-3-9 13:35:41 by Eric Hz]: From the Boston Herald:
Panic is creeping into the Red Sox Nation. The Providence Journal's Sean McAdams is reporting that Mike Timlin is likely to be the closer following Joel Piniero's three and a third innings' worth of troubles this Spring.
$4MM down the drain already? I find that hard to believe, but Mr. McAdams is a well-respected Red Sox reporter. His industry sources aside, what causes me to say the RSN is panicking is this paragrapgh:
I know fantasy players have been relentlessly following the Red Sox closer's situation all winter, but can it be any more relentless than whispering about Piniero losing his closer role to a pitcher who hasn't thrown a pitch yet? Mr. McAdams' article goes on to detail the struggles Mike Timlin has had staying healthy and pitching with runners on-base.
Just as panics are good buying opportunities in the stock market, this may be a good buying opportunity to get Piniero.
And for keeper league participants with minor league drafts, there is this enticing closing paragraph: