MLB Fantasy All-Overpriced Team

Relief pitcher: <br> Craig Kimbrel
Text: Michael Beller,
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Relief pitcher:
Craig Kimbrel


This has little to do with Kimbrel's '11 stats, projected '12 stats, ability, or anything else that he controls. It has to do with the insane price tag fantasy owners apply to top closers. Right now, Kimbrel is the 57th player off the board in an average draft, ahead of guys like Buster Posey, A-Rod, Stephen Strasburg and B.J. Upton. That is a absolute joke. Remember our discussion on closers a few weeks ago. Of the 10 closers with the most saves last season, eight had an ADP outside the top 150, and four of them weren't taken in the first 200 picks of an average draft. The only situation in which I could see using the 57th pick of the draft on a closer is if I were in a saves-only league.

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