RELIEVERS: Pirates, Tigers, Braves, Royals, Padres

This week, the column is back to looking at individual bullpens: Pirates, Tigers, Braves, Royals, and Padres. Thanks to those on Twitter who suggested these teams.

We start in Pittsburgh. Closer Tony Watson (LHP, PIT) has continued his struggles and while there is not immediate speculation that he could lose the role, there is speculation that he will get traded into a LH set-up role with the Pirates fading out of the playoff hunt. Here are the year's BPIs:

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