This article is part of our A Look at the Free Agent Market series.
A Look at the Free Agents: Relief Pitchers
by Ryan Arbour, RotoWire Writer
This year's crop of free agent relief pitchers is full of quality arms. Here's a look at some of the most likely candidates to provide fantasy value for 2011:
Mariano Rivera, RHP
Rivera continues to dominate Major League hitters despite the fact that he throws the same pitch 90 percent of the time. His low-90's cutter is perhaps the best pitch in all of baseball, and he has shown no signs of slowing down at age 40. Rivera brings a career ERA of 2.23 into the 2011 season, and has posted an ERA under 2.00 in seven of the last eight seasons. He has also accumulated 559 saves throughout his 16-year career, ranking him second all-time behind Trevor Hoffman. Rivera needs another 42 saves to catch up to Hoffman, and with Hoffman slowing d
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