Over the last two pieces, we have covered a lot of ground when considering how to build and value a bullpen in dynasty and long-term keeper formats. In part one, we marveled at the great Arthur Rhodes while acknowledging the volatility in the new normal. In part two, we did
Last week, I wrote an introduction on the Holds category. In summary, I provided some data to explain the mercurial nature of relievers, holds, and what we might take away from current trends to better adapt in the fantasy landscape. This week, we’re going a little more in-depth.
An Introduction to the Holds Stat Personally speaking, I wasn’t even aware holds was a fantasy category until 2016. To be honest, the stat seemed a little silly to me. First off, it’s an unofficial statistic measuring the effectiveness of non-closers. Per MLB, “For those pitchers, their primary job is