Originally Posted by Vottomatic
A 1 or 2 year deal with Madsen is fine by me. Always a chance by then someone else in the bullpen or farm system emerges. No reason to sign a long contract with a closer.
As for Closers in waiting, I guess Christiani and Josh Smith are next in line. I would say, going by past performance, we can expect them to take at least a couple of college closers in the first 10-12 rounds of June's draft that they think they can fast track.