4:59 PM EDT, Sun April 26, 2015
DRaysBay Apr 20, 2015

Is Ernesto Frieri worthwhile in high leverage?

With ten men on the disabled list, the Rays have reached their limit on the depth chart, but this weekend they took it even further by releasing Grant Balfour. The former Rays closer is in the twilight of his career, and deserves much admiration as the second-most used reliever in Tampa Bay history. He has had some incredible moments, and stands as an Australian Hall-of-Famer. And now the cash-strapped Rays are willing to pay out the rest of his $7M owed for Balfour to leave the team. That is how bad the bullpen has become. The Depth Chart Including two relievers on the disabled list, here...

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