Fantasy Baseball 2017: Closer depth chart, saves sleepers

Be ready for any save situation with the 2017 closer depth chart. From handcuffs to middle reliever sleepers to the latest injury worries and trade candidates, we have you covered.

You can study bullpen depth charts and relief pitcher rankings all spring, and revise your fantasy baseball cheat sheet daily prior to opening day, but you'll never feel good about the closer position when your draft comes around. Spend up for a stud, target middle reliever sleepers, grab some handcuffs -- it doesn't matter what your strategy is, this position will take you for a ride in 2017.

We're here to help as much as possible with our MLB closer depth chart, which will be updated throughout the year to reflect the latest happenings in the ninth inning. Injuries, demotions, trades -- something is going to get you at some point, so it's always good to know who's on the hot seat andwho's next-in-line as a saves sleeper.

There are still plenty of jobs up for grabs (highlighted in red), and almost every"handcuff" is far from determined, but here's our best guess as to what you can expect when the season opens.

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MLB Closer Depth Chart

* - Injured |^ - Trade bait |Hot seat

Arizona D-backs

Closer:Fernando Rodney|Handcuff:Committee

Atlanta Braves

Closer: Jim Johnson |Handcuff:Arodys Vizcaino

Baltimore Orioles

Closer: Zach Britton| Handcuff: Darren O'Day

Boston Red Sox

Closer: Craig Kimbrel |Handcuff: Joe Kelly

Chicago Cubs

Closer: Wade Davis |Handcuff: Hector Rondon

Chicago White Sox

Closer: David Robertson^ | Handcuff: Nate Jones

Cincinnati Reds

Closer:Raisel Iglesias |Handcuff: Drew Storen/Tony Cingrani

Cleveland Indians

Closer: Cody Allen |Handcuff:Andrew Miller

Colorado Rockies

Closer:Greg Holland |Handcuff:Adam Ottavino

Detroit Tigers

Closer: Francisco Rodriguez |Handcuff:Justin Wilson/Bruce Rondon

Houston Astros

Closer: Ken Giles |Handcuff:Luke Gregerson

Kansas City Royals

Closer: Kelvin Herrera | Handcuff:Joakim Soria

Los Angeles Angels

Closer: Huston Street* (lat)|Short-term:Cam Bedrosian |Handcuff:Andrew Bailey

Los Angeles Dodgers

Closer:Kenley Jansen| Handcuff: Sergio Romo

Miami Marlins

Closer:A.J. Ramos |Handcuff:Kyle Barraclough/Brad Ziegler

Milwaukee Brewers

Closer:Neftali Feliz |Handcuff:Carlos Torres

Minnesota Twins

Closer:Brandon Kintzler |Handcuff:Ryan Pressly

New York Mets

Closer: Jeurys Familia* (15-game suspension)| Short-term:Addison Reed |Handcuff:Fernando Salas

New York Yankees

Closer: Aroldis Chapman|Handcuff:Dellin Betances

Oakland Athletics

Closer: Ryan Madson |Handcuff: Ryan Dull

Philadelphia Phillies

Closer: Jeanmar Gomez | Handcuff: Hector Neris/Joaquin Benoit

Pittsburgh Pirates

Closer: Tony Watson |Handcuff: Daniel Hudson

San Diego Padres

Closer: Brandon Maurer | Handcuff: Brad Hand

San Francisco Giants

Closer:Mark Melancon |Handcuff:Hunter Strickland/Derek Law

Seattle Mariners

Closer: Edwin Diaz |Handcuff:Committee

St. Louis Cardinals

Closer:Seung Hwan Oh|Handcuff:Kevin Siegrist

Tampa Bay Rays

Closer: Alex Colome| Handcuff:Xavier Cedeno

Texas Rangers

Closer: Sam Dyson |Handcuff:Jeremy Jeffress/Matt Bush

Toronto Blue Jays

Closer:Roberto Osuna|Handcuff:Jason Grilli

Washington Nationals

Closer: Koda Glover |Handcuff: Shawn Kelley

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