May 07, 2014
Ernesto Frieri has been supremely shaky at the closer's position, racking up a 6.28 ERA in 14.1 innings.
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• Tomorrow, Danny Duffy will make a start against the Seattle Mariners, who are playing a doubleheader today and could be ripe for the picking if Duffy brings his A-game. Duffy was a considerable prospect back when he was first called up in 2011, but he struggled mightily, and the Royals have spent the last couple years steadily grooming him in the minors as he recuperated from a torn ligament in his pitching elbow. Now 25 and healthy, Duffy has a chance to be relevant in fantasy leagues, although he does have an innings cap this year that will threaten to make him useless in September. Still, he's worth taking a shot at tomorrow, and from there, maybe that could be the start of something good.

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