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Mound Musings: Getting a Hold on the 2014 Season

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.

Getting a "Hold" on the 2014 season

Spring training is right around the corner, and despite some pretty deep snow where I am, Opening Day will be here before we know it! This is Week 1 of Mound Musings for 2014, and it's going to be something of a special edition. I'll be providing my annual mound review for each division in a six-part series beginning next week, but we had a request for some thoughts regarding the "holds" category, and I decided to throw it out there to kick off the year. Every league doesn't count holds as a scoring category, but if yours does, here are some ideas to consider on draft day.

Keep Your Options Open

Perhaps my favorite angle for collecting holds is to keep my options open while targeting pitchers who could help me in the category. That is, I like to gather guys that,

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