Sometimes it takes a setup man to shut 'em down.
Updated: May 20, 2003, 12:26 PM ETBy Tim Kurkjian
- Boston's closer-by-committee was quickly pared down to a pair. Manager Grady Little now favors Chad Fox and Brandon Lyon in the ninth. Lyon wasn't the only fill-in to find regular work in the first month. These five guys saved their managers from chugging Rolaids when big-name closers went down.
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