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Bullpen Report: September 26, 2018

• There aren’t many big closer changes this far into the season but it looks like the Braves are going to go with Arodys Vizcaino as the primary closer moving forward in Atlanta. With Vizcaino returning from injury and the calendar already pushing October, I figured the Braves wouldn’t make a full change like this, but Vizcaino has pitched quite well and the committee is now over. With Vizcaino in the top chair, look for A.J. MinterChad Sobotka to be the primary set up men with Brad Brach, Dan Winkler and others behind them.

• Earlier in the year, Trevor Hildenberger looked like a sneaky future saves option in Minnesota. While he’s reached the promised land of the 9th, he hasn’t been a particularly good option and after last night’s 4 run blow up, Hildenberger now supports a 5.25 ERA, 4.53 FIP, and more promising 3.68 SIERA. Paul Molitor will now move to a committee with the bullpen and we expect Taylor Rogers or Trevor May to receive the next save opportunity. It’s possible Hildenberger gets another opportunity before the season is over, and we don’t know what 2019 will bring, but Rogers (2.73 ERA/2.35 FIP) and May (3.43 ERA/3.41 FIP) have been better and will likely lead the committee in the last week.

Jace Fry is slated to start a bullpen game for the White Sox which doesn’t necessarily take him out of the committee in Chicago as he’s not likely to throw more than an inning or two, but it does take him out of a potential save today. If you have him in your daily lineup for saves, I suggest you replace him with someone else today.

• Even though Mike Scioscia is stepping down as the Angles manager, he still finds time in the last week to make some last minute bullpen changes. Ty Buttrey had blown his last two save opportunities and last night Scioscia called on Hansel Robles for the save with Blake Parker pitching in the 8th.  Buttrey could have been unavailable having pitched in two of the last three games so we won’t make a change to the grid as he’s likely given a longer leash with “closer of the future” potential for the Angels. By keeping Parker in the 8th, the Angels could also be dictating this is the order moving forward, with Buttrey just getting a day off and Robles coming in to not upset the order. However, with all of that said, if Buttrey blows a third opportunity in a row, the Angels may not look to go back to him for the 9th in the season’s last days, even if he enters 2019 as the leading saves candidate.


Bullpen Report: September 11, 2018

• Due to Brad Boxberger’s recent struggles, the Diamondbacks are going to the most hated word in fantasy baseball – a committee, with Boxberger out. While it’s possible that Boxberger can string together a solid run and get back into the mix, we are going to take him off of the grid for now. In his place I would expect a combination of Andrew Chafin, Archie Bradley, Yoshihisa Hirano, Jake Diekman, and Brad Ziegler to see the ninth. It’s not that helpful to list off 5 names in a committee but that’s why it’s such a pain in our butts. Archie Bradley was always the presumptive favorite but he’s been terrible of late and unless the Diamondbacks want to give him a chance to prove himself in the middle of a playoff race, I’d expect them to mix and match with the other guys. For the first stab I’m putting Hirano, Diekman and Chafin on the list. Hirano is a righty so I’m guessing he could see more than the rest of the committee but with multiple lefty options in Diekman and Chafin it’s possible they see more saves, along with Brad Ziegler who just won’t go away!

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Bullpen Report: September 4, 2018

Hoping that everyone had a lovely Labor Day, here’s what went on with the bullpens on Monday…

Bud Norris is currently struggling and although Jordan Hicks hasn’t been lights out, Norris may not be receiving consistent saves. I don’t want to overdo the alarm but Norris had a very poor Labor Day Weekend. On SAturday Norris received the L giving up 3 earned and 4 baserunners and yesterday he blew the save giving up 2 earned runs and allowing 4 baserunners while only getting two outs in the 9th.  On the year, Norris’ 3.86 FIP and 3.02 SIERA look good enough but with the Cardinals in a playoff race, he might not be their current best option. Additionally, with Norris on a one-year contract in St. Louis they aren’t beholden to him for future years. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt didn’t give Norris a resounding vote of confidence,  and I would bet that Jordan Hicks or a make-shift committee will see the next save opportunity in St. Louis. Without word from Shildt, we will keep Norris on top here, but note he is very red, with Hicks and Daniel Hudson currently behind him.

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Bullpen Report: August 28, 2018

• Mildly interesting night in Chicago in the 9th inning for the Cubs. The last third of the game started as usual with Steve Cishek handling the 7th and Carl Edwards pitching in the 8th with the ball being handed to Strop for the final frame.  In the 9th, Strop walked Jose Bautista to start the inning, got Jose Reyes on a force out and then gave up a single to Kevin Plawecki. With two on and one out, Joe Maddon called on Justin Wilson to face the lefty Jay Bruce. Wilson couldn’t get Bruce out and exited the game with bases loaded and still just one out. New-ish Cub Jesse Chavez then came on and struck out Amed Rosario and Austin Jackson for his 3rd save of the year. While Pedro Strop wasn’t given the opportunity to clean up his mess, I believe he’s still very much the Cubs closer. However, we can’t be surprised to see Joe Maddon give anyone the quick hook if he feels someone else gives him the best option. Strop’s done a great job and Morrow doesn’t look likely to return right away so I would still bet on his saves total being the highest from here on out over anyone in Chicago, even if Justin Wilson or Jesse Chavez gets a rogue chance. Note that I didn’t include Brandon Kintzler in that grouping and took him off the grid as he’s been quite abysmal in Chicago. He might play his well into higher leverage set up innings but he’s not sniffing the 9th.

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Bullpen Report: August 21, 2018

• After being used like a yo-yo in the rotation and relief, Sergio Romo has had his ups and downs this year but has actually been quite terrific of late in the closer’s seat in Tampa. On the year he’s supporting  a 3.48 ERA/3.40 FIP/3.26 SIERA and since June 19th he has an ERA of 1.33. With all of that said, the Rays went to Jose Alvarado last night for the save with Sergio Romo available as far as we know. Lefty Lucas Duda started the inning which could be why the Rays went to Alvarado over Romo but it wasn’t a particularly strong lefty heavy lineup that followed. The Rays situation was as fluid as any this year before Romo started putting up consistent zeroes, so we are keeping Romo alone in the chairr for now but if Alvarado starts seeing the ninth again we will have to consider moving this situation back to the frustrating committee situation we had to endure earlier.

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Bullpen Report: August 16, 2018

• Although he’s not pitching particularly well and he’s not on a particularly good team saves are saves and Trevor Hildenberger is getting them for the Twins. Hildy closed out a 6-4 win for the Twins for his third save of the year, issuing one walk and striking out a man in the 9th inning. This situation still might be fluid but after going 3-3 on saves I’m expecting Hildenberger to receive the lion’s share of opportunities as we close out the season.

• On August 7th, Ken Giles allowed 5 earned runs without completing an inning and his role at the MLB level let alone as closer seemed to be in jeopardy. Since then he’s allowed 2 runs in 4 innings but is also 3-3 on saves, suggesting the Blue Jays are going to roll him out  for each save opportunity moving forward. Of course nobody is immune to multiple melt downs but I’d expect Giles to have a solid leash moving forward. On the season, his 6.04 ERA looks unsightly but he’s also running a 41/4 k/bb with a 3.45 FIP and 2.85 SIERA. Giles peripherals are always dominant but he’s been prone to gopheritis this year. He may not be as dominant as his line would suggest but if he can avoid the long ball, he could have a strong finish.

• Every year there are a few bullpen situations that arise that give you a heart attack on who to pick up for saves, and right now that seems to be the White Sox. Jeanmar Gomez started the ninth but was unable to finish the inning as Luis Avilan came in for the save. I’m fairly certain Gomez won’t see the next save opportunity but I’m not sure if Avilan will either. I’m calling this a full on committee with Xavier Cedeno, Juan Minaya, Jace Fry, and honestly anyone else in the pen who is scheduled to be available that night in Chicago. While I said saves are saves for Hildenberger above, this might actually be a different situation where the recommended course of action is to avoid.

• No save situation for the Cubs as it was a four run lead but Pedro Strop threw a scoreless ninth nonetheless. Strop’s done an excellent job filling in for Morrow and on the year has a 3.16 FIP and 3.56 SIERA. He’s not elite but he’s plenty good enough and closing on a top team that should provide many save opportunities for the rest of the season. How many saves go to Strop and not Morrow depends on the latter’s recovery. Right now Morrow is expected to throw from a mound this weekend but his return date to the majors is still in question. Maybe this is an optimistic Strop owner talking, but I don’t expect Morrow to be back soon and when he does return I’m not confident that he will immediately take over his old role. Strop is doing the job and so long as he’s putting up 0’s in the 9th, he should continue to rack up saves.

Quick Hits: Another game another Edwin Diaz save as he picked up his 47th in extras against the A’s. Pairing 47 saves with an ERA under two and 103 strikeouts and counting, Diaz has been a top 10 player in fantasy this year. You can’t predict guys to get 60 saves in a season but he’s proven to be one of a few elite options for this year and likely in next year’s drafts. Seranthony Dominguez got four outs for his 13th save. The Phillies might throw a wrench or two and give some others a save chance but Dominguez is still the man to own there. Cody Allen pitched a perfect 7th and 8th innings with four strikeouts handing the ball to Hand for his 28th save, continuing what has become a committee of great options in Cleveland. AJ Minter struck out a pair and received his 11th save. He’s closing with Arodys Vizcaino is on the DL but considering this job became fluid when he was healthy, I would bet on Minter holding the job even when Vizcaino returns.

Not Very Stable
Hot Seat
Committee
Bullpen Report — 8/16/2018
Team Closer First Up Second Up Minors/DL
ARI Brad Boxberger Archie Bradley Yoshihisa Hirano
ATL A.J. Minter Brad Brach Jesse Biddle Arodys Vizcaino
BAL Mychal Givens Paul Fry Mike Wright
BOS Craig Kimbrel Matt Barnes Heath Hembree
CHC Pedro Strop Carl Edwards Jr. Brandon Kintzler Brandon Morrow
CWS Xavier Cedeno Juan Minaya Thyago Vieira Nate Jones
CIN Raisel Iglesias Jared Hughes David Hernandez
CLE Cody Allen Brad Hand Andrew Miller
COL Wade Davis Adam Ottavino Seung Hwan Oh
DET Shane Greene Joe Jimenez Alex Wilson
HOU Hector Rondon Roberto Osuna Collin McHugh
KC Wily Peralta Brandon Maurer Blaine Boyer
LAA Blake Parker Justin Anderson Cam Bedrosian Keynan Middleton
LAD Kenta Maeda Scott Alexander Caleb Ferguson Kenley Jansen
MIA Drew Steckenrider Adam Conley Tayron Guerrero Kyle Barraclough
MIL Josh Hader Jeremy Jeffress Corey Knebel Joakim Soria
MIN Trevor Hildenberger Trevor May Matt Magill
NYM Robert Gsellman Seth Lugo Jerry Blevins Anthony Swarzak
NYY Aroldis Chapman Dellin Betances Zach Britton
OAK Blake Treinen Jeurys Familia Fernando Rodney
PHI Seranthony Dominguez Victor Arano Tommy Hunter
PIT Felipe Vazquez Keone Kela Kyle Crick
STL Bud Norris Jordan Hicks Dakota Hudson Luke Gregerson
SD Kirby Yates Craig Stammen Phil Maton
SF Will Smith Tony Watson Sam Dyson Hunter Strickland
SEA Edwin Diaz Alex Colome Nick Vincent
TB Sergio Romo Jose Alvarado Diego Castillo
TEX Jose LeClerc Alex Claudio Chris Martin
TOR Ken Giles Ryan Tepera Tyler Clippard
WSH Koda Glover Greg Holland Justin Miller Sean Doolittle

Bullpen Report: August 7, 2018

• With Anthony Swarzak on the shelf, the Mets end of game situation has turned into a bit of a committee approach. Last night Bobby Wahl got the second out in the 7th and handed the ball off to Gsellman who finished the 7th and 8th innings. In the 9th, Jerry Blevins came in for the save, his first of the year. Gsellman looks like he’s being used as the relief ace with Wahl, Blevins and Seth Lugo lingering around for potential saves. Wahl has the stuff you would normally see in a closer but it doesn’t look like the Mets are going to turn over closing duties to him right away by any means. I’m keeping Gsellman ahead of the committee here but look for Lugo, Blevins and Wahl to get involved as well moving forward. If the Mets get enough leads over the next week, we will have a better idea which direction they might be leaning.

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Bullpen Report: July 31, 2018

• The first of two big trades in the bullpen world yesterday was the Houston Astros trading with the Blue Jays for Roberto Osuna in a deal including Ken Giles. The Astros are deserving of all the bad publicity they’re getting for acquiring Osuna and his disgusting recent transgressions but on a purely baseball level, Osuna is an upgrade to their bullpen. Osuna is expected to pitch in another minor league appearance this week before being activated in Houston for Sunday. While we expect Osuna to be the main closer in Houston once he is acclimated, Hector Rondon should man the ninth until then.

Ken Giles was demoted after struggling a bit this year in Houston, but now in Toronto it’s expected that he will be back in the majors, closing games. However, we’re going to start the grid with Ryan Tepera still manning the ninth inning for now even if the expectation is that Giles has it soon.

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Bullpen Report: July 24, 2018

• There was no save last night between the Cardinals and the Reds but there was a save opportunity that was blown as Bud Norris allowed two runs in the ninth for his third blown save and third loss on the year. Jordan Hicks threw a scoreless eighth inning and weirdly enough both relievers now support matching 3.38 ERAs. Hicks has the blazing fastball but Norris’ peripherals have been quite a bit better. Hicks has been better of late generating whiffs but on the year has a 3.55 FIP and 3.98 SIERA compared to Norris’ 3.06 FIP and 2.36 SIERA. With the Cardinals closer to last place than first in the division at a .500 record, it’s possible they are mini-sellers with Norris being a trade candidate. But at the same time, it’s already July 24th, which doesn’t leave considerable time for a move to be done. If the Cardinals do decide to pack it in, they may give Hicks an extended look either way as Norris is a Free Agent next year and isn’t necessarily likely to return to St. Louis.

Sergio Romo wasn’t feeling well last night and the Rays turned to Jose Alvarado for a four-out save against the Yankees. Things got a bit interesting in the ninth when Alvarado allowed two guys on but he closed the door for his fourth save. Sergio Romo is still the closer in Tampa but Alvarado looks to be securely behind him and ahead of Diego Castillo who gave up two runs in the seventh inning last night. Like every other soon to be free agent reliever on a non-playoff team, Romo is a trade candidate but there are no real rumors that he has been involved in of late, which is probably because he isn’t all that good. If he is moved, it’s hard to expect what the Rays will do but Alvarado and Castillo look like potential closers.

Jacob deGrom pitched great and to the surprise of nobody, didn’t win which gave San Diego a save opportunity for Kirby Yates. Yates finished the 9th for his third save of the year and his first since being named closer after Brad Hand was moved. With two years of team control after this season, the Padres are in no rush to move Yates but as we saw with Hand, they aren’t in the business of hoarding relievers. I expect Yates to stay on the team however and enter next season as a close to top tier closer. Whether he’s closing on an upstart young team ready to take a leap or on another rebuilding team ready to be moved at the deadline, we don’t know.

• OK closers on bad teams are always trade candidates but I didn’t actually expect Soria to be quality enough this year to be wanted in a trade. However, after getting his 15th save last night Soria is supporting a 2.63 ERA, 2.18 FIP, and 2.81 SIERA with the second highest K% of his career at 30% which is supported by the highest swinging strike % of his career (14.9%). If Soria isn’t dealt, he won’t get many saves for the remainder of the year but his grasp on the job would be firm and the way he’s pitching he would provide ratio and strikeout help. However, if he is moved it’s unlikely he’s seeing saves.  Who closes for Chicago if Soria is moved was asked in the comment section yesterday and I agree with Al’s assessment that it might be best avoided. While Soria is proving to be a quality reliever this year, the same can’t quite be said about Jeanmar Gomez, Juan Minaya, Jace Fry and co.

Joe Jimenez was a popular pick for future closer this year but Shane Greene is still there in Detroit and there aren’t too many rumors with Greene leaving. Greene picked up the save last night against the Royals, for his 20th on the year. While he’s unlikely at this time to be on the move, if he struggles the Tigers could put Jimenez in the ninth in a more permanent role as he’s the future. However, with the Tigers looking at a more lengthy rebuild, Jimenez figures to be a cost controlled highly valued trade deadline piece next year.

Not Very Stable
Hot Seat
Committee
Bullpen Report — 7/24/2018
Team Closer First Up Second Up Minors/DL
ARI Brad Boxberger Archie Bradley Yoshihisa Hirano
ATL A.J. Minter Dan Winkler Jesse Biddle Arodys Vizcaino
BAL Zach Britton Mychal Givens Brad Brach Darren O’Day
BOS Craig Kimbrel Matt Barnes Joe Kelly
CHC Pedro Strop Carl Edwards Jr. Steve Cishek Brandon Morrow
CWS Joakim Soria Jeanmar Gomez Juan Minaya Nate Jones
CIN Raisel Iglesias Jared Hughes Amir Garrett
CLE Cody Allen Brad Hand Adam Cimber Andrew Miller
COL Wade Davis Adam Ottavino Scott Oberg
DET Shane Greene Joe Jimenez Alex Wilson
HOU Hector Rondon Chris Devenski Collin McHugh
KC Wily Peralta Kevin McCarthy Brandon Maurer
LAA Blake Parker Justin Anderson Hansel Robles Keynan Middleton
LAD Kenley Jansen Dylan Floro Scott Alexander Josh Fields
MIA Kyle Barraclough Drew Steckenrider Brad Ziegler Tayron Guerrero
MIL Corey Knebel Josh Hader Jeremy Jeffress
MIN Fernando Rodney Trevor Hildenberger Zach Duke Addison Reed
NYM Robert Gsellman Anthony Swarzak Seth Lugo
NYY Aroldis Chapman Dellin Betances David Robertson
OAK Blake Treinen Jeurys Familia Lou Trivino
PHI Seranthony Dominguez Victor Arano Pat Neshek Edubray Ramos
PIT Felipe Vazquez Kyle Crick Edgar Santana
STL Bud Norris Jordan Hicks Greg Holland
SD Kirby Yates Craig Stammen Phil Maton
SF Will Smith Tony Watson Mark Melancon Hunter Strickland
SEA Edwin Diaz Alex Colome James Pazos
TB Sergio Romo Jose Alvarado Diego Castillo Chaz Roe
TEX Keone Kela Jake Diekman Jose LeClerc Chris Martin
TOR Ryan Tepera Tyler Clippard Seung Hwan Oh Roberto Osuna
WSH Kelvin Herrera Ryan Madson Brandon Kintzler Sean Doolittle

(Belated) Bullpen Report: July 10, 2018

A quick apologies on a belated Bullpen Report going over Monday’s games.

• Monday’s doubleheader was quite interesting for Phillies reliever Victor Arano. Arano pitched in the 10th inning of a tie game in the first game but his outing didn’t last long as Wilmer Flores hit a walk off homer for the Mets. Seranthony Dominguez pitched a perfect two innings in the 8th and 9th which still establishes him as the leading closer candidate, even if Kapler might play the matchups or use Dominguez for multi-inning outings.

In the second game, Arano found himself pitching in the ninth inning and only needed one out to get his 3rd save of the year. Tommy Hunter got the previous 5 outs for the hold. With Dominguez unavailable after his heavy workload in the previous game, Arano was available to get the last out. Edubray Ramos is also in the setup mix with Tommy Hunter and Pat Neshek, but it seems that only Arano and Dominguez are in any committee for saves.

• There was no save situation last night for the Giants as the game was tied but Tony Watson threw in the 7th, Mark Melancon in the 8th and Will Smith in the 9th. With Smith picking up the last few saves his place on top of the closing totem pole seems safe with Melancon and Watson behind him. Melancon’s salary suggests he might sneak in for saves but he will need to prove it on the field and so far Smith has been outstanding with a 1.03 ERA, 1.11 FIP and 2.02 SIERA. He may be a lefty but he’s getting everyone out and has a fairly strong grasp on the 9th.

Blake Treinen continued his all-star season with another scoreless inning, dropping his ERA to 0.79 for his 23rd save.  Treinen historically was a hard thrower and worm killer but this year his posted his worst GB% at 47.3% but is having by far his best year with a 18.5% swinging strike rate, far higher than last year’s 13.1%. Treinen still doesn’t allow too many fly balls, throws 97 mph and gets whiffs among the elite as only Josh Hader has a higher swinging strike rate among qualified relievers this year. Add it all up and he’s an elite closing option. Of other interest in Oakland is the guy setting up Treinen – Lou Trivino who threw two perfect frames in the 7th and 8th while also striking out three batters. His 14.7% SwStr% is far below Treinen but still ranks 22nd among qualified relievers. On the year he has a 1.34 ERA, 3.05 FIP, and 3.15 SIERA. A 28.7% strikeout rate is nothing to sneeze at either and it actually might see some growth considering all of the whiffs he’s able to get. Treinen’s job is super safe, but if something happens to him Trivino is the obvious replacement.

•  Fernando Rodney danced in and out of a little trouble, getting his 20th save on the year. His Age + Twins Record = Trade Rumors and he’s been linked with the Red Sox the last I heard. He will probably get traded this summer and likely would lose his closing gig wherever he went. If he ends up getting moved, expect Trevor Hildenberger to get the first crack at saves with Addison Reed and Zach Duke behind him.

• The Royals situation is a mess but Kevin McCarthy and Brandon Maurer are likely in the committee with Wily Peralta still in charge. As we discussed when Kelvin Herrera was first moved, if you need saves and snagged Peralta off the wire then you still need saves. I would almost recommend moving off of this situation entirely as neither pitcher is particularly good and save totals can’t really be expected moving forward outside of a handful.

• Nobody is perfect, not even Josh Hader has he blew the lead for the Brewers against the Marlins, allowing two homers in 1.2 innings. Drew Steckenrider blew the lead for the Marlins in the 8th and Brad Ziegler received a win in the 10th after Corey Knebel gave up the game winning run. In between Kyle Barraclough threw a scoreless 9th in a tie game. Barraclough is starting to regress a tad, having given up hits and run sin his previous outings but his job is still very safe, so long as he’s still on the Marlins. In Milwaukee, Knebel’s job as closer is still green as well with Hader picking up innings, strikeouts and holds ahead of him.

•  Quick Hits: Raisel Iglesias got the last two outs for his 18th save against the Indians. Sergio Romo “blew” the save last night but also recorded four outs without giving up a run – he still looks like the closer (or the closest approximation of one) in Tampa. Felipe Vazquez recorded his 19th save, pitching around two hits in the 9th. It’s been 11 appearances since he’s allowed a run as he’s put his terrible end of May behind him. Zach Britton closed the first game against the Yankees helping his trade value. In the second game Giovanny Gallegos got a three inning save in a blow out and I might bet the under on another save on the Yankees for the rest of his career.

Not Very Stable
Hot Seat
Committee
Bullpen Report — 7/10/2018
Team Closer First Up Second Up Minors/DL
ARI Brad Boxberger Archie Bradley Yoshihisa Hirano
ATL Arodys Vizcaino A.J. Minter Dan Winkler
BAL Zach Britton Brad Brach Mychal Givens Darren O’Day
BOS Craig Kimbrel Matt Barnes Joe Kelly
CHC Brandon Morrow Pedro Strop Justin Wilson
CWS Joakim Soria Jace Fry Juan Minaya Nate Jones
CIN Raisel Iglesias Jared Hughes Amir Garrett
CLE Cody Allen Neil Ramirez Oliver Perez Andrew Miller
COL Wade Davis Adam Ottavino Jake McGee
DET Joe Jimenez Alex Wilson Louis Coleman Shane Greene
HOU Hector Rondon Ken Giles Chris Devenski Joe Smith
KC Wily Peralta Kevin McCarthy Brandon Maurer
LAA Blake Parker Justin Anderson Hansel Robles Keynan Middleton
LAD Kenley Jansen Scott Alexander Daniel Hudson Josh Fields
MIA Kyle Barraclough Drew Steckenrider Brad Ziegler Tayron Guerrero
MIL Corey Knebel Josh Hader Jeremy Jeffress
MIN Fernando Rodney Trevor Hildenberger Zach Duke
NYM Jeurys Familia Anthony Swarzak Robert Gsellman
NYY Aroldis Chapman Dellin Betances David Robertson
OAK Blake Treinen Lou Trivino Ryan Buchter
PHI Seranthony Dominguez Victor Arano Tommy Hunter
PIT Felipe Vazquez Kyle Crick Tyler Glasnow
STL Bud Norris Jordan Hicks Greg Holland
SD Brad Hand Kirby Yates Craig Stammen
SF Will Smith Tony Watson Mark Melancon Hunter Strickland
SEA Edwin Diaz Alex Colome James Pazos
TB Sergio Romo Jose Alvarado Diego Castillo Chaz Roe
TEX Keone Kela Jake Diekman Jose Leclerc Chris Martin
TOR Tyler Clippard Seung Hwan Oh John Axford Roberto Osuna
WSH Sean Doolittle Kelvin Herrera Ryan Madson