So Tristan Cockroft is a fantasy baseball writer for ESPN. He posted an article looking at each MLB team's closer options for next year. In it, he lists each team's projected closer, as well as a "sleeper" that could conceivably close in the case of an injury/trade.
Obviously Hanrahan will be the Pirates' closer next year, so that's not exactly news. And I know this is a fantasy article that doesn't really mean anything, but Cockroft lists as the Pirates' "sleeper" . . . Ryan Beckman? Who is 21 and split time between WV and Bradenton this year? Seriously, that's just lazy.