Baseball: Closers Nightmare

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Maybe Jerry Reinsdorf knew what he was doing after all. White Sox fans were mortified when the team owner unloaded closer Roberto Hernandez on the San Francisco Giants for a song. But that was before Hernandez blew his second save in as many days, and the Giants lost once again to the Florida Marlins, this time by a 7-6 score. Meanwhile, the Braves used five Houston Astros pitchers for batting practice, and Baltimore once again dismantled the Big Unit and beat Seattle 9-3.

Tonight, two teams that have dominant closers (New York, Baltimore) take on two that don't (Cleveland, Seattle) but are glad they didn't answer Reinsdorf's phone calls this summer.