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Mound Musings: Bullpens and Crystal Balls

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson

For more than 25 years, pitching guru Brad "Bogfella" Johnson has provided insightful evaluation and analysis of pitchers to a wide variety of fantasy baseball websites, webcasts and radio broadcasts. He joined RotoWire in 2011 with his popular Bogfella's Notebook.

Bullpens and Crystal Balls

Injuries, poor performance or impending free agency can be reasons teams explore potential role changes in their bullpens. Each week in End Game Odyssey we briefly touch on the bullpen happenings around baseball, but this is a good time to throw some hopefully well-aimed darts at a target or two and hope we can pop a closer-in-waiting onto your radar screen. It might be an opportunity to grab a handful of saves for your league's stretch run, or it might give you a crystal ball look into some evolving scenarios for next year. Either way, some speculation can be fun. Let's take a look.

Chia-Jen Lo (Houston Astros)

When you only have one proven relief pitcher, and you trade him, there is bound to be some shuffling in your bullpen, and when the Astros dealt Jose Veras at the trading ...

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