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Closer carousel: Early season awards

Edwin Diaz's overwhelming fastball has made him one of the best closers in the game. Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

We are roughly one quarter into the 2018 baseball season and there always seems to be something to talk about when it comes to the relief pitchers.

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenley Jansen made April news with his struggles. The Los Angeles Angels, Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays are among the teams making us consider several options for their respective team saves. And Milwaukee Brewers lefty Josh Hader just keeps striking everyone out.

It has been an interesting six weeks. Here are some awards.