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The playoff roster that won it all in 2019 included none of the relievers from the division winner just three years prior.

One is that the Nationals fill out their bullpen with Clay and McGowin, who could both become depth options — swinging between the majors and minors — if the club sees a chance to add relievers.

The next items to check off are a second catcher, a backup first baseman and perhaps a reliever to fill out the bullpen.

The top remaining relievers are Hand and Alex Colomé, whom Washington nearly dealt for at the 2019 trade deadline and who has always been of interest.

That assumes Finnegan and Suero are back in the mix as middle relievers.

By 2001, sales of the drug exceeded $1 billion, making Oxy the bestselling nongeneric narcotic pain reliever in the country.

They were sleeping, arms about each other, warm in the arms of Death, the kindly Reliever of Pain.

"No alms will be given to-day," said the Reliever-of-Headaches.

This Reliever then came up to the women and asked them how they did.

Chloral hydrate not only possesses these qualities, but it also is an antiferment and a pain reliever.

Reliever, a coat worn in turn by any party of poor devils whose wardrobes are in pawn.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reliever, such as: backup, abettor, accessory, accomplice, adherent, and adjunct.

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