Originally Posted by Hoosier Red
I think it's an important point too that while pretty much the league averages .97%, if a good closer means you're at 98% and a poor closer means you're at 96%, then isn't a good closer worth roughly 3 wins?
No, it doesn't mean that at all.
Assume a closer gets 50 save chances in a season. 2% is 1 blown save. And you may not even lose that game.