The 4 Out Save

Much has been said over the years about the expediency of a 4-out save. It is usually not until the playoffs, when a closer is brought in to get a big out in the eighth, then asked to pitch the ninth as well, that this managerial decision is highlighted.In 3 of Jose Valverde’s last 4 appearances, he has been called upon to get out(s) in the eighth inning, and then pitch the ninth. In the 46 games he appeared in before that, he recorded 4 or more outs just twice.

But in the wake of the disaster in Boston, Jim Leyland has doubled down this week in New York.

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