By Michael Beller
August 13, 2013
Mike Minor has improved his strikeout and walk rates, and his home-run/fly-ball ratio this season.
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The closer position is overrated in general, but having a lockdown guy in the ninth does allow an adept manager to wisely use his starters and other relievers. Holland is just that kind of guy, and is a major part of the Royals' second-half surge.

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