Relief Pitcher Power Rankings – Week 10
This is a list of the top 50 relief pitchers in baseball in order of their projected value for the rest of the season, along with the reason for any changes from the previous week. Only pitchers who are currently in relief roles will be considered for the list.
|1.||Craig Kimbrel, ATL||↔|
|2.||Jonathan Papelbon, PHI||↔|
|3.||Aroldis Chapman, CIN||↑1|
|4.||Kenley Jansen, LAD||↓1|
|5.||Joel Hanrahan, PIT||↑1|
|7.||Jim Johnson, BAL||↔|
|8.||Rafael Betancourt, COL||↔|
|9.||Jason Motte, STL||↔|
|10.||Fernando Rodney, TB||↔|
|11.||Joe Nathan, TEX||↔|
|12.||Chris Perez, CLE||↑3|
|13.||Brett Myers, HOU||↓1|
|14.||Santiago Casilla, SF||↓1|
|15.||Jose Valverde, DET||↓1|
|16.||Jonathan Broxton, KC||↑1|
|17.||Matt Capps, MIN||↑2|
|18.||Huston Street, SD||↑19|
|19.||Addison Reed, CHW||↑3|
|20.||J.J. Putz, ARI||↓2|
|21.||Rafael Soriano, NYY||↑5|
|22.||Ernesto Frieri, LAA||↑11|
|23.||Alfredo Aceves, BOS||↓2|
|24.||Tyler Clippard, WAS||↑10|
|25.||Scott Downs, LAA||↓5|
|26.||Jonny Venters, ATL||↓1|
|27.||Brian Fuentes, OAK||↑2|
|28.||Brandon League, SEA||↓12|
|29.||Sergio Santos, TOR||↓2|
|30.||Heath Bell, MIA||↔|
|31.||David Hernandez, ARI||↑4|
|32.||David Robertson, NYY||↓9|
|33.||Casey Janssen, TOR||↓2|
|34.||Mike Adams, TEX||↓2|
|35.||Tom Wilhelmsen, SEA||↑7|
|36.||Drew Storen, WAS||↓4|
|37.||James Russell, CHC||↑13|
|38.||Andrew Bailey, BOS||NEW|
|39.||Matt Thornton, CHW||↔|
|40.||Frank Francisco, NYM||↑1|
|41.||Sergio Romo, SF||↑3|
|42.||Sean Burnett, WAS||↓4|
|43.||Ryan Cook, OAK||↔|
|44.||Joaquin Benoit, DET||↑1|
|45.||Shawn Camp, CHC||NEW|
|46.||Vinnie Pestano, CLE||↑1|
|47.||Francisco Rodriguez, MIL||↑2|
|48.||Sean Marshall, CIN||↓2|
|49.||Steve Cishek, MIA||NEW|
|50.||Darren O’Day, BAL||NEW|
Huston Street, up 19, due to return from DL.
James Russell, up 13, due to sharing closer role.
Ernesto Frieri, up 11, due to sharing closer role.
Tyler Clippard, up 10, due to being named closer.
Tom Wilhelmsen, up 7, due to sharing closer role.
Added to List:
Andrew Bailey, due to being closer to returning from DL.
Shawn Camp, due to sharing closer role.
Steve Cishek, due to good performance.
Darren O’Day, due to good performance.
Brandon League, down 12, due to losing closer role, probably temporarily.
David Robertson, down 9, due Soriano’s firmer hold on closer role.
Dropped from List:
Henry Rodriguez, due to being removed from closer role.
Dale Thayer, due to Street’s return from DL.
Rafael Dolis, due to being optioned to the minors.
Jon Rauch, due to injury.
Today’s must-watch game: MIN @ KC, 8:10pm ET. Felipe Paulino has yet to give up a run in 19 innings at home this season, and will look to extend his streak against the weak-hitting Twins.