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  1. Why do closers carry the highest of expectations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Call to the Pen

    ... Aroldis Chapman with his sizzling stuff (95.8) and Greg Holland , the Royals star, (94.7). So, guys like Rafael Soriano with his slate of 32 saves out of 39 save opportunities in 2014 doesn't overly impress me. Jake Petricka of the White Sox had a ...

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  2. Nationals positional review, part 2: BullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    ... reliever Jerry Blevins . Storen returned from his demotion a better pitcher and it carried over into 2014. Rafael Soriano began the season on a dominant tear. Tyler Clippard and Craig Stammen were reliable as always. Rookie Aaron Barrett and his ...

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  3. Will a Yankee Youth Movement Provide a Personality Transplant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... creating, sometimes loafing Robinson Cano . Gone was the game-ending "un-tucking" (and heart attack-inducing) Rafael Soriano . As Bryan Brunati explores in his article , the Yankees, through their recent transactions, are seemingly ridding ...

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  4. NLDS end; Cardinals and Giants will play another NLCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Let's Go Tribe

    ... Francisco, leaving Tyler Clippard, Drew Storen and Stephen Strasburg in the bullpen so that they could use Rafael Soriano and some guy named Barrett in a 1-run game. I guess it's fitting that San Francisco ended Said Team's season by scoring on a ...

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  5. Ross Detwiler left off Nationals roster for NLDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Washington Times

    ... Nationals, who will face the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 on Friday afternoon. Beleaguered former closer Rafael Soriano, left-hander Jerry Blevins and reserve outfielder Nate Schierholtz were all included on the roster. Detwiler started Game 4 of ...

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  6. Wire Taps: Nationals' NLDS opponent determined tonight - Pirates vs GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Federal Baseball

    ... with three doubles, a home run, a walk and four Ks. What role will Zimmerman end up playing? Will Rafael Soriano be on the postseason roster? Tanner Roark is definitely going to the pen, right? Check out what The Washington Post's Adam Kilgore had ...

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  7. Waiver Wire: Playing for all the marblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | CBS Sports

    ... sh . On the surface, Mujica would appear to have more job security, as the Nationals are giving ousted closer Rafael Soriano a chance to win his job back, but a poor outing

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  8. Closer Rankings: The end of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | FakeTeams

    ... I won. This is the closer rankings. As we're coming down to the end of the season, some guys ( Koji Uehara , Rafael Soriano ) who got saves before aren't getting saves anymore, and in some cases they aren't even pitching. In other cases, teams are ...

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  9. Intriguing Surprise Free Agents The Yankees May Sign For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... agents this winter, that the Yankees should be monitoring in the off-season Rickie Weeks , Dan Haren , and Rafael Soriano . These are not the top three free agents this winter, failing to meet a vesting option usually implies that. However, all ...

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  10. 5 Free Agent-To-Be Relievers Who Could Be Answers For White SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... as a closer-in-wating in the bullpen, using their money elsewhere might be a wise decision. Nationals closer Rafael Soriano received a two-year, $28-million deal as a 33-year-old in January 2013; the 29-year-old Robertson figures to receive a ...

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  11. Nationals Turning to Closer by CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Call to the Pen

    Sep 5, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano reacts after giving up a home run to Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz during the ninth inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports After a rough outing on Friday night - which included giving up two homers in an eventual 9-8 loss for the Nationals - Rafael Soriano is being ousted as the closer for now in Washington.

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  12. Nationals reliever Matt Thornton, 37, proving to be a valuable pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Washington Times

    Early Saturday afternoon, Nationals manager Matt Williams was asked to name a few relievers who could potentially pitch the ninth inning in Rafael Soriano's absence. He mentioned three relievers by name: Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard and Matt Thornton .

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  13. Touch 'Em All: Few answers on Texas manager's exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... position. Manager Matt Williams said Saturday he will use a closer-by-committee approach while struggling Rafael Soriano seeks to correct the flaws in his delivery. Soriano blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning Friday night, allowing two homers ...

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  14. Former Ray Soriano out as Nats closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    With three weeks to go in the regular season, the NL East-leading Nationals are facing uncertainty at the closer's position. Manager Matt Williams said Saturday he will use a closer-by-committee approach while struggling RHP Rafael Soriano seeks to correct flaws in his delivery.

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  15. At least for now, Soriano out as Nats closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Nationals signed Rafael Soriano to a two-year, $28 million contract in January 2013, adding him to a potential World Series contender with the hope he would record the final out of the season. In the final regular-season month of his deal, with the Nationals on the brink of a division title, Soriano will take the next two days off, regrouping as he tries to earn back his closer position before the playoffs begin.

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  16. Clippard driven to steer Nats to World Series summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Major League Baseball

    ... be interesting to see what happens next year for Clippard. Would the Nationals give him the closer's job if Rafael Soriano isn't back? Only time will tell. After next year, Clippard has a chance to become a free agent. He would like to be a member ...

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  17. Clippard driven to push Nats to apexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Washington Nationals

    ... be interesting to see what happens next year for Clippard. Would the Nationals give him the closer's job if Rafael Soriano isn't back? Only time will tell. After next year, Clippard has a chance to become a free agent. He would like to be a member ...

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  18. Yankees intend to offer Cashman new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | CBS Sports

    ... upper management on some key player decisions, perhaps most obviously the call to sign free-agent reliever Rafael Soriano , which he publicly admitted at the time, but also on the decisions to go as far as they did to retain Alex Rodriguez , Jorge ...

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  19. MLB Free Agents 2015: Early Predictions for Winter's Top 25 Available PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... this offseason, and the Cincinnati Reds fall into that group. If the Washington Nationals don't pick up Rafael Soriano's $14 million club option for 2015, the reliever will be yet another closer available in a crowded market. A stop on the South ...

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  20. 5 Reasons to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | YESNetwork

    Robertson has recorded 43 career saves and is one shy of tying Rafael Soriano for eighth place on the Yankees' all-time save list.

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