2008 NL ONLY 5x5 AUCTION VALUES - Printable

$260 Salary Cap, 12 Team, Standard 5x5 scoring catagories - Updated 3/31

 Catchers TM $$ Notes
Russell Martin LAD 29 Clearly the best of the NL
Brian McCann ATL 22 Should bounce back from year of missed expectations.
Bengie Molina SF 14 Solid hitting consistent catcher gives you your $$ worth
Geovany Soto CHC 13 Was never really considered a prospect before, may disappoint
Carlos Ruiz PHI 13 Will see increased at bats in a great offense
J.R. Towles HOU 12 Has nice upside, and having a good spring
Josh Bard SD 10 Solid all around, should improve after first full season
Paul Lo Duca WAS 9 Not what he used to be, still capable of serviceable numbers.
Ronny Paulino PIT 8 May not be able to repeat last season
Yorvit Torrealba COL 7 Still the starter, but he will not help you much.
Yadier Molina STL 6 Showed nice improvement last year and will get lots of work.
Chris Snyder ARI 5 Would benefit from an increase in at bats, may not happen
Ryan Doumit PIT 5 Could be the most oft injured player. He or Chris Snelling
Jason Kendall MIL 5 Has really been awful the past few years.
Chris Iannetta COL 4 Needs to show he can hit above AAA.
Brian Schneider NYM 4 Change of scenery could help, but injuries have taken toll.
Mike Rabelo FLA 3 Good enough with the bat to have some value. Will start season on DL
Miguel Montero ARI 3 Platoons with Snyder, pass
David Ross CIN 3 An absolute anchor on your batting avg.
Ramon Castro NYM 2 Would have lots of value if ever called on to start.
Johnny Estrada WAS 2 Good hitter who will only play once a week or so.
Matt Treanor FLA 1 Will be the starter to open the season.
Michael Barrett SD 1 Will be a backup after hitting 0 homers in 133 abs with Pads
Chris Coste PHI 1 Pretty good offensive cacher who figures to get around 150 abs

 First Base TM $$ Notes
Ryan Howard PHI 39 After big win in arbitration, he could be in for monster season.
Albert Pujols STL 38 Elbow injury is a big reason to pause before blowing $40
Prince Fielder MIL 36 Pure Power is fun to watch, no reason to think it will not continue
Mark Teixeira ATL 32 People forget about how big of a bust he was for most of 07
Lance Berkman HOU 27 Imagine what he could do with a fast start.
Adrian Gonzalez SD 26 Puts up great numbers in a lousy hitters park.
Derrek Lee CHC 25 Last years numbers seem to be the new norm
Todd Helton COL 23 Can help your power numbes and your average, a nice combo
James Loney LAD 18 Had a surprising rookie season, a pullback in his numbers is on the way.
Carlos Delgado NYM 17 Works as hard as anyone, hard to imagine two bad years in a row.
Conor Jackson ARI 16 Once considered a can't miss prospect, the time is now.
Mike Jacobs FLA 14 Has been somewhat of a disappointment so far.
Adam LaRoche PIT 13 He needs to build on the momentum of last years second half surge.
Nick Johnson WAS 10up Well on his way to claiming starting job, nice sleeper if healthy
Nomar Garciaparra LAD 8 Will face competion for playing time, but should get 350 hollow at bats.
Jorge Cantu FLA 7 up Is now the starting 3b for Marlins, bat has some life in it.
Scott Hatteberg CIN 6 Looks like first base job is his.
Joey Votto CIN 6 Poor spring seems to have him out of running for startng job.
Dmitri Young WAS 5 down Not very consistent over his career, don't count on him, losing 1b job
Rich Aurilia SF 4 May slide over to third base where he would be a little more valuable
Dan Ortmeier SF 3 Could win first base job if Aurilla moves to third.
Josh Phelps STL 1 Country strong has had many opportunities.
Scott Thorman ATL 1 With Tex in town he has officially blown his big chance.
Tony Clark SD 1 Veteran will spend most of his summer on the bench

 Second Base TM $$ Notes
Chase Utley PHI 37 No reason not to bid him up, as consistent as they come.
Brandon Phillips CIN 33 We pumped him last year and he did not disappoint.
Rickie Weeks MIL 22 We've been waiting for that huge year, this could be it.
Kelly Johnson ATL 19 Future star now fully recovered from 2006 Tommy John surgery
Freddy Sanchez PIT 18 Power stroke starting to come around, look for a nice jump up in 08
Dan Uggla FLA 18 Gives you some pop from 2b, where it is hard to find.
Ryan Theriot CHC 17 up Get nice boost being moved into leadoff spot.
Ty Wigginton HOU 17 Figures to get plenty of AB's, offers nice pop at second base.
Luis Castillo NYM 16 Should benefit from full season away from the Metrodome.
Orlando Hudson ARI 15 Year after year, he just puts up the numbers you pay for.
Jeff Kent LAD 14 Can still hit, but at 40, age is now becoming a big factor
Yunel Escobar ATL 12 Have to see how he will hold up over full season after jus 319 abs in 07
Ronnie Belliard WAS 11 Underrated talent who will enjoy the new ballpark in DC, should start.
Tadahito Iguchi SD 10 Ballpark effects aside, Iguchi is a good hitter, especially in the clutch.
Eugenio Velez SF 8 up Has 118 steals last two years. Will get plenty of AB's with Frandsen out
Jayson Nix COL 8 A prospect from years gone by, he may be ready to start 7 years later. Good speed
Kazuo Matsui HOU 7 Coming off career season, Has bust written all over him
Mark DeRosa CHC 6 Has been playing over his head for a few years now.
Ray Durham SF 5 Nearing the end of the line, doubt he has enough left for bad team
Adam Kennedy STL 5 Can't get much wose than last year, Can It?
Felipe Lopez WAS 4 b Bir salary not enough to get him starting job. May be riding the pine.
Brendan Ryan STL 2 Steals make hm worth considering.
Mike Fontenot CHC 2 Failed to build on hot start last year, will have hard time finding 200 at bats.
Marcus Giles COL 1 Has been released, may land with the Dodgers.
Omar Infante ATL 1 Has been a while since he had regular AB's
Alfredo Amezaga FLA 1 Things getting crowded in FLA
Chris Burke ARI 1 Has potential to deliver solid numbers in part-time role.
Josh Wilson PIT 1 Should get some AB's at third base
Kevin Frandsen SF 0 b Out for season with Achilles injury

 Shortstops TM $$ Notes
Jose Reyes NYM 41 119 rns, 12 HRs 57 Rbi 78 SB .280 avg. is a bad season? Will learn from 07
Hanley Ramirez FLA 40 I wonder if the Red Sox are sorry they traded him?
Jimmy Rollins PHI 39 How good are the NL shortstops? Rollins is third?
Troy Tulowitzki COL 30 Just outside the elite 3, but should join them this year with great power.
Rafael Furcal LAD 26 Will come cheaper after last years debacle.
Miguel Tejada HOU 24 Has been in delcine for a while now, not worth the risk at these prices.
J.J. Hardy MIL 21 Hits in nice lineup and still room for improvement.
Khalil Greene SD 20 With some luck could go 100, 30, 100, but the average needs work
Ryan Theriot CHC 17 Get nice boost being moved into leadoff spot.
Yunel Escobar ATL 14 Gets his chance to play everyday.
Stephen Drew ARI 12 Coming off disappointing season, not sure he will improve all that much
Cristian Guzman WAS 8 Looks like he will start in DC, could put up serviceable numbers.
Alex Gonzalez CIN 5 Out with compression fracture in left knee.
Jack Wilson PIT 4 Can play in spurts, not for a season.
Felipe Lopez WAS 4 Bir salary not enough to get him starting job. May be riding the pine.
Kevin Frandsen SF 4 In mix for 3b job, worth watching
Jeff Keppinger CIN 3 Nice on base guy who could shine with look he is going to get.
Omar Vizquel SF 3 Let's see how he comes back from knee surgery Out till at least mid-April
Clint Barmes COL 2 In competition with Jayson Nix for 2b job, we like Nix
Cesar Izturis STL 1 Horrific bat for a starter, the few runs and rbi's not worth damage to average
Alfredo Amezaga FLA 1 Getting crowded in FLA
Brendan Ryan STL 1 Steals make hm worth considering.
Brian Bocock SF 1 Has chance to Start in SF unitl Vizquel gets back.


 Third Base TM $$ Notes
David Wright NYM 40 Outstanding talent still improving. As safe of a $40 pick as you will find.
Ryan Braun MIL 37 Going to be hard to do it again, sophomore jinx lurks.
Aramis Ramirez CHC 31 Seems to go through long dry spells, but numbers end up great.
Garrett Atkins COL 26 Wil build on last year, still has room to get better.
Ryan Zimmerman WAS 23 New ballpark and enthusiasm for team will help a lot.
Chipper Jones ATL 22 We don't like taking chances with players with his injury history.
Edwin Encarnacion CIN 19 This is the year he puts it all together, will be a nice value
Troy Glaus STL 18 37, 38, and 20 HR's (injured) last 3 years. An undervalued bat who will like grass.
Ty Wigginton HOU 15 Figures to get plenty of AB's, offers nice pop at second base.
Kevin Kouzmanoff SD 13 With Chase Headley around, he can not slump
Andy LaRoche LAD 13 Will Miss 8-10 weeks with thumb injury
Pedro Feliz PHI 12 up Will hit 20+ HRs hitting 7th in the best offense in the NL. Could have a career year.
Yunel Escobar ATL 12 Gets his chance to play everyday.
Mark Reynolds ARI 10 Drop him way down if you count strikeouts.
Nomar Garciaparra LAD 8 Will face stiff competion for playing time, but should get 350 hollow at bats.
Jose Bautista PIT 7 Offers some power and looks to build on gains made in 07
Chad Tracy ARI 6 Looks like he will back up Reynolds, worth a bench spot.
Mark DeRosa CHC 6 Has been playing over his head for a few years now
Rich Aurilia SF 5 May slide over to third base where he would be a little more valuable
Jeff Keppinger CIN 4 Nice on base guy who could shine with look he is going to get.
Chase Headley SD 3 Not much value in back up role.
Jose Castillo SFG 2 Claimed by the Giants, role has yet to be defined
Tony Abreu LAD 1 Can hit for average, but not enough at bats to make it work.
Wes Helms PHI 1 Feliz signing means he should be dealt at some point.
Ian Stewart COL 1 Sent to AAA
Greg Dobbs PHI 1 The addition of Feliz hurts value.
Dallas McPherson FLA 1 Career has paralleled that of Britney Spears. Now a complete train wreck. in AAA


 Outfielders TM $$ Notes
Matt Holliday COL 40 A fantastic player who plays hard all the time in a hitters paradise.
Carlos Lee HOU 35 Reliably delivers big numbers.
Alfonso Soriano CHC 30 May come at a discount after a disappointing season.  Finger inury a concern
Hunter Pence HOU 28 Announced his arrival last year, should put up great numbers across the board
Lance Berkman HOU 27 Imagine what he could do with a fast start.
Adam Dunn CIN 26 Just put the 40+ homers in your stats and just don't look at your average.
Matt Kemp LAD 26 Could hit 25 HRs and Swipe 25 Bags while batting well over .300 = Stud
Carlos Beltran NYM 26 Bid your money and cross your fingers, looks like a injury waiting to happen
Corey Hart MIL 25 Last year is about as good as it gets, not that that is all that bad.
Chris Young ARI 25 Good counting stats come at the expense of your average
Jason Bay PIT 24 Former top 5 outfielder fell off a cliff last year due to injuris, has to improve.
Eric Byrnes ARI 23 Last season really came out of nowhere, don't expect that again.
Brad Hawpe COL 23 If he could only hit lefties.
Willy Taveras COL 22 In a great spot to use his speed.
Shane Victorino PHI 22 Turned on the jets last year, At the golden age of 27 could swipe 40+
Juan Pierre LAD 21 vv Might get squeezed out of some playing time, will see less ab's in 08
Andruw Jones LAD 20 Will improve on last years nosedive.
Jeff Francoeur ATL 20 Slight drop in power a little bit of a concern
Rick Ankiel STL 19 Good source of power, should hit at least 30 HR with everyday job.
Jeremy Hermida FLA 18 vv Career been slow to come around but has huge upside, may start on DL
Ken Griffey Jr. CIN 16 Reports have him being in great shape, perhaps he can put one more big year up
Justin Upton ARI 16 Upside get your upside, big things are expected this year from Upton.
Pat Burrell PHI 15 Fan favorite in Philadelphia, NOT
Michael Bourn HOU 15 Has fantastic speed and could steal 40 bags
Aaron Rowand SF 14 Change in ballparks and teammates will really hurt
Josh Willingham FLA 13 Needs to take it up to the next leve, he has the talent.
Nate McLouth PIT 13 It's over he will start and makes a nice value play.
Mike Cameron MIL 13 25 game suspension hurts.
Chris Duncan STL 13 Struggles against lefties may limit his upside.
Corey Patterson CIN 13 up Bruce being sent down means he will get lots of time in CF
Lastings Milledge WAS 12 Has the ability to be a 5 catagory player, shoul hit in 2 hole.
Felix Pie CHC 12 Youngster continues to develop, over coming a painful injury
Kosuke Fukudome CHC 11 These Japanese imports are hard to gauge, but not really worth the ris.
Geoff Jenkins PHI 8 Ballpark change alone will help improve him power numbers
Barry Bonds FA 7 Should catch on as a DH in AL at some point.
Xavier Nady PIT 7 Needs to stay on field, something he has issues with.
Jose Bautista PIT 7 Offers some power and looks to build on gains made in 07
Austin Kearns WAS 7 Always have to worry about the injuries with him
Colby Rasmus STL 7 Should be 4th OF for Cards
Scott Hairston SD 7 Has good power, but needs to start hot to keep his job.
Bill Hall MIL 6 Been getting worse 3 years running, needs to stop the bleeding.
Randy Winn SF 6 Amazing how he only plays for half a season almost every year.
Matt Diaz ATL 6 For some reason, never gets much respect from MLB brass.
Dan Ortmeier SF 5 Could win first base job if Aurilla moves to third.
Elijah Dukes WAS 5 Pena's injury opens door for at leas 2 months playing time.
Jim Edmonds SD 5 Could he have picked a worse ballpark.
Dave Roberts SF 5 At age 35 his skills are in major decline, can still run however.
Moises Alou NYM 5 If he is healthy he can still hit. But he is not healthy and will miss at least April
Wily Mo Pena WAS 5 Oblique strain will cost him 2 months. Ouch.
Ryan Freel CIN 5 Super Sub still gets his stats.
Andre Ethier LAD 4 Needs a place to play.
Rajai Davis SF 4 Platoon player with some value for his speed.
Jay Bruce CIN 4 down Sent to AAA with have to wait for next shot. Still a great keeper
Matt Murton CHC 4 A trade seems to be possible, it would help his value.
Ryan Spilborghs COL 3 No regular work on loaded team.
Jayson Werth PHI 3 Will not get many chances to string together a run.
Brian Giles SD 3 Knee surgery makes him a player to avoid at his age.
Cameron Maybin FLA 3 vv Has been sent to AAA, should be up in June.
Ryan Church NYM 3 4th outfielder on a solid club,
Scott Podsednik COL 2 Former fantasy stud derailed by nagging injuries.
Nyjer Morgan PIT 2 Lost battle for CF job, may be on way to AAA .
Cody Ross FLA 2 May start in center with Maybin getting sent down.
Andrew McCutchen PIT 1 Great talent will try to make club but could head to AAA
Josh Anderson ATL 1 Grab him as soon as Kotsay gets hurt.
Mark Kotsay ATL 1 The Athletics were wise to dump him, bad player, alwasy hurt.
Luis Gonzalez FLA 1 What a place to finish out your career, in front of 2,000 fans.
Victor Diaz HOU 1 Has tons of power, but strikes out and looks bad doing it.
Ryan Ludwick STL 1 If injuries open a spot, he could be productive
Gabe Gross MIL 1 Back to bench after failing to impress.
Trot Nixon ARI 1 Hanging on at this point.


 Starters TM $$ Notes
Johan Santana NYM 38 He may disappoint a little this year, league switch, NY media, etc.
Jake Peavy SD 37 Just reaching his peak at age 26, is sitting on big season.
Brandon Webb ARI 31 Is on a roll with improving ball club behind him.
Cole Hamels PHI 27 Has some of the best stuff in the game. Starting to whine about $$
Dan Haren ARI 27 Makes a great 1-2 punch with Webb.
Aaron Harang CIN 26 Underrated pitcher, who works in awful pitchers park.
Roy Oswalt HOU 24 Improved offense should offset drop in K rate.
Ian Snell PIT 24 Will probably blame his teammates if he goes for under $20
Matt Cain SF 24 Only 23 years old, he has great stuff, run support will be an issue.
Yovani Gallardo MIL 23 down Knee surgery will delay start of phenom's season. Will miss most of April
Tim Lincecum SF 23 Minor league numbers suggest he is something special, ready to roll
Carlos Zambrano CHC 22 Innings are starting to pile up, due for a breakdown.
Ben Sheets MIL 21 When he is healthy, he is one of the elite. Arm is still sound.
Rich Hill CHC 21 Has had some control issues in the spring, good source of K's
John Smoltz ATL 20 Will start the season on DL, may miss a start or two
Pedro Martinez NYM 20 Has had plenty of time to recover from surgery and could pull out a big year.
Brett Myers PHI 20 Back to familiar role of starter.
Chris Young SD 19 Needs to shake injury bug, his body build might make that difficult.
Jeff Francis COL 19 Coors Field not the band box it used to be.
Chad Billingsley LAD 16 Great talent still a year away from full potential
Ted Lilly CHC 15 Seems to have solved control issues.
Bronson Arroyo CIN 14 Has got plenty of talent, should be better this season.
Tim Hudson ATL 14 Good ratios but lacking in strikeouts.
Oliver Perez NYM 14 Don't watch him pitch if you own him, unless you enjoy high stress levels.
John Maine NYM 13 Figures to be someone who may regress a bit.
Brad Penny LAD 13 Numbers don't usually live up to what is paid for him.
Greg Maddux SD 12 Going to give it another go at age 41
Adam Wainwright STL 12 Started rolling in second half last year, can keep it going.
Derek Lowe LAD 12 Good pick, you get your money's worth from him.
Dave Bush MIL 10 Seems like he has been on the verge for a long time now.
Manny Parra MIL 9 w Has a spot in rotation to start the season, let see what he can do
Barry Zito SF 9 His big curveball is not that effective anymore. Getting hammered in the spring
Randy Johnson ARI 9 Been a money pit the last few seasons.
Johnny Cueto CIN 8 w Sensational spring has him in line to make the rotation, nice upside here.
Jason Schmidt LAD 7 Many questions about his health, see how the spring shakes out.
Micah Owings ARI 7 Should improve in second full season
Tom Gorzelanny PIT 7 Has not come along as quickly as projected
Ryan Dempster CHC 7 Is locked into a rotation spot to start the season
Kyle Lohse STL 7 w In a good spot to be a useful fantasy option
Mike Hampton ATL 6 Injury risk abounds, but reports having him throwing very well.
Jason Bergmann WAS 6 Chance to rack up some K's
Edinson Volquez CIN 6 w Has made the rotation, has electric stuff.
Wandy Rodriguez HOU 6 Pretty pedestrian stats. Gets a bit whipy.
Shawn Hill WAS 6 Has the stuff, needs to keep himself on the mound.
Ubaldo Jimenez COL 6 Added some weight in the offseason to improve stamina.
Homer Bailey CIN 5 Has pitched his way out of rotation, all the way to AAA
Hiroki Kuroda LAD 5 Extreme ground ball pitcher will need solid play from his D
Jair Jurrjens ATL 5 w Has won fifth starters job and will start game 3 of the season
Chuck James ATL 5 down Will not make rotation to start the season
Chris Carpenter STL 5 Probably will not be back until August, worth using a bench spot on, or as a keeper
Carlos Villanueva MIL 5 Suprise release of Vargas gives him rotation spot for now.
Franklin Morales COL 4 down Poor spring nearly has cost him spot in the rotation
Randy Wolf SD 4 Coming off shoulder surgery, with very average stuff. pass
Doug Davis ARI 4 down Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer, if all goes well may miss 5 weeks
Shawn Chacon HOU 4 Gets into rotation by default, the Astros are going to be real bad.
Jason Marquis CHC 4 w Has won #5 spot in rotation.
Jeff Suppan MIL 4 Decent chance to post some wins.
Jon Lieber CHC 4 Has lost out on #5 spot and will start the season in the pen.
Jamie Moyer PHI 4 Could win some games without killing your ratios.
Joel Pineiro STL 4 Has always had a good arm. Dealing with shoulder soreness
Andrew Miller FLA 3 Top prospect's career going the wrong way in a hurry.
Kyle Kendrick PHI 3 Really bailed the Phils out last year. Should be good for 10 or more wins.
Mark Prior SD 3 Placed on 60 day DL, Should be back in late May or early June.
Justin Germano SD 3 w Some value after winning 5 spot in rotation over Ledezma
Orlando Hernandez NYM 2 Has look dreadful, no velocity - stay away
Tom Glavine ATL 2 Leaving NY might have been a bad idea.
Scott Olsen FLA 2 Wheels came off the wagon last year.
Anthony Reyes STL 2 Wow last season was a disaster.
Aaron Cook COL 2 Abundance of grounders keeps him relevant.
Mark Hendrickson FLA 2 Don't buy into hot spring, he may pitch will for a month or two then dump him
Matt Morris PIT 2 Will not have the benefit of AT&T park working in his favor.
Jorge Sosa NYM 2 Looks like he will get a shot at fifth spot in rotation.
Woody Williams HOU 1 Gives up way too many homers to be reliable
Mark Redmen COL 1 Earned a spot in the rotation, is capable of putting a few good weeks together
Matt Belisle CIN 1 Is on the outside of the roation lookin in.
Matt Chico WAS 1 Expect more growing pains.
Tim Redding WAS 1 Will start for Nats
Braden Looper STL 1 So so ratios and second full season in rotation likely equal trouble.
Odalis Perez WAS 1 He could not make it with the Royals, so let's make him our opening day starter.
Jonathan Sanchez SF 1 Needs to harness his control.
Paul Maholm PIT 1 Road woes continue to hurt him. Poor numbers for an NL pitcher
Jason Hirsh COL 1 #4 starter for Rockies offers little upside.
Zach Duke PIT 1 Has done nothing since impressive rookie year.
Mark Mulder STL 1 Cracking 100 IP would be an accomplishment. Starts on DL
Buddy Carlyle ATL 1 Late bloomer worth looking into.
Esteban Loaiza LAD 1 He is just about done, If Schmidt is healthy  he will ptich in relief
Rick VandenHurk FLA 1 Has some potentional not going to start.
Jo-Jo Reyes ATL 1 AAA
Josh Fogg CIN 1 Fighting for a spot in roatation.
Sean Marshall CHC 1 Longshot to win a rotation spot, has little value in relief
Sergio Mitre FLA 1 Out until at least June
Noah Lowry SF 1 Overrated lefty, is now out until at least late april
Adam Eaton PHI 1 What a horrible signing by the Phillies.
Anibal Sanchez FLA 1 Will miss a few months if not more.
Mike Pelfrey NYM 1 Has been dreadful this spring
Chris Capuano MIL 1 Possibly facing season ending surgery


 Relievers TM $$ Notes
Takashi Saito LAD 27 Fantastic ratios make him one of the elite.
Rafael Soriano ATL 25 Ready to roll in first full season as closer
Manny Corpas COL 24 Should do just fine in first full season as closer.
Matt Capps PIT 22 Save Ops may be hard to come by, but he slams the door.
Francisco Cordero CIN 22 Hurt by move to smaller ballpark.
Billy Wagner NYM 21 Injuries are starting to pile up, and numbers are slipping.
Jose Valverde HOU 20 Will have a hard time matching last years numbers.
Brad Lidge PHI 19 Placed on 15 day DL, can return on 4/5 so he will not miss much time.
Trevor Hoffman SD 17 Back for yet another season.
Jason Isringhausen STL 17 Team and pitcher in decline.
Kerry Wood CHC 16 w Calling him the winner of Closer battle, could be rather effective.
Kevin Gregg FLA 16 Has a live arm, needs to cut down on the BB's
Eric Gagne MIL 14 Serious questons about his effectiveness.
Chad Cordero WAS 11 down Uh-Oh already held out of opener, DL stint may be coming.
Brian Wilson SF 10 Has the arm and the job, just needs a better team.
Brandon Lyon ARI 7 down Getting pounded in the spring - 12 runs in 6 2/3 innings could be in trouble
Jon Rauch WAS 7 w With Cordero down, he is worth grabbing asap
Jonathan Broxton LAD 6 Takashi Saito will need to be injured for a shot, still worth a spot.
Carlos Marmol CHC 6 down Best reliever on the Cubs, may have to wait behind Wood.
Tony Pena ARI 6 w Brandon Lyon's spring meltdown may make him closer soon.
Bob Howry CHC 5 Even if he does not close, he still puts up good numbers.
Chad Qualls ARI 5 Good rations make him a good use of roster spot.
Heath Bell SD 4 Will fill in when Trevor Hoffman rests.
Derrick Turnbow MIL 3 Even if Gagne struggles, doubt the Brewers would turn to him.
Brian Fuentes COL 3 Has no chance to reclaim the job.
Kevin Correia SF 3 Might land rotation spot after promising audition.
Lee Gardner FLA 2 Hot finish to last year has him on the radar.
Tom Gordon PHI 2 Has as good of a shot as anyone to quickly take over closer job.
Aaron Heilman NYM 2 The best Billy Wagner Handcuff.
Matt Lindstrom FLA 2 Could Close down the line.
Brad Hennessey SF 2 Brian Wilson has the job, and will keep it.
Damaso Marte PIT 2 Could be traded, still has good stuff.
Taylor Tankersley FLA 1 Flamethrower has not been able to put it all together.
J.C. Romero PHI 1 Not much fantasy value.
Chris Perez STL 1 Future closer could take over from Izzy next year.
Ryan Madson PHI 1 Will battle Tom Gordon for top setup job, but not next in line for save.
Duaner Sanchez NYM 1 Missed all of last year, wait and see.
Cla Meredith SD 1 06 looks more and more like a fluke.
David Riske MIL 1 Most likely to take over if Gagne flops.
David Weathers CIN 1 Mercifully out of closer mix.
Peter Moylan ATL 1 Good handcuff for Soriano
Michael Wuertz CHC 1 Good source of Ks, but not in closer mix.
Juan Cruz ARI 1 Another good K guy



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