Fantasy Baseball Closer Depth Charts

The closer report provides a snapshot of the closer situation for all 30 MLB teams. Each team's "Next in line" list features the order of relievers most likely to take over if a closing change is made. For analysis, check out our latest Closer articles. Updated: 1/15/2017


  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Fernando Rodney (RHP)Medium60.66325203.981.3865.17425383.441.39
Next In Line 
Jake Barrett (RHP) 60.7586004.001.3559.1564583.491.26
Enrique Burgos (RHP) 57.7652004.451.4641.1431375.661.48
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jim Johnson (RHP)Medium61.45622203.681.3265.26820383.061.19
Next In Line 
Mauricio Cabrera (RHP) 51.8522003.751.4238.1326182.821.30
Jose Ramirez (RHP) 0.000000.000.0033.2330033.581.35
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Zach Britton (LHP)Strong66.77438102.101.0267.07447000.540.84
Next In Line 
Brad Brach (RHP) 69.2781003.111.1979.09225242.051.04
Darren O'Day (RHP) 61.6702003.131.1031.03832103.771.23
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Craig Kimbrel (RHP)Strong58.88135203.031.1453.08331213.401.09
Next In Line 
Tyler Thornburg (RHP) 63.9703003.541.2267.090138202.150.94
Joe Kelly (RHP) 54.1561003.671.3140.0480125.181.70
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Wade Davis (RHP)Strong62.37638202.221.0343.14727301.871.13
Next In Line 
C.J. Edwards (RHP) 55.2701003.411.2236.0522163.750.81
Koji Uehara (RHP) 51.7612003.031.0147.06372183.450.96
Hector Rondon (RHP) 58.4602003.021.0851.05818573.530.98

Cincinnati Reds

Job Battle
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Anthony Cingrani (LHP) 58.5583004.331.4663.04917684.141.44
Raisel Iglesias (RHP) 62.16624003.211.1478.1836272.531.14
Michael Lorenzen (RHP) 62.5572003.671.2750.04802102.881.08
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Cody Allen (RHP)Medium66.48529203.001.1468.08732302.511.00
Next In Line 
Andrew Miller (LHP) 70.710712002.040.8874.1123122251.450.69
Bryan Shaw (RHP) 61.8582003.571.2867.26913253.241.26
Zach McAllister (RHP) 57.8610003.691.3252.1540173.441.45
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Adam Ottavino (RHP)Medium53.05622303.271.1427.0357542.670.93
Next In Line 
Jake McGee (LHP) 52.3533003.821.2946.23815444.731.58
Carlos Estevez (RHP) 54.3562004.291.4155.059117115.241.42
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
David Robertson (RHP)Strong61.97635403.401.1962.17537703.471.36
Next In Line 
Nate Jones (RHP) 63.3733002.991.0471.28039282.290.89
Dan Jennings (LHP) 58.4471003.471.4161.24612102.081.40
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Francisco Rodriguez (RHP)Strong59.35535303.471.1658.15244503.241.13
Next In Line 
Alex Wilson (RHP) 69.3471003.691.2673.04904142.961.22
Shane Greene (RHP) 72.2601004.441.3760.15921165.821.33
Mark Lowe (RHP) 53.8521004.421.3549.1490187.111.58
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kenneth Giles (RHP)Medium66.68833202.961.1866.2102155184.111.29
Next In Line 
Will Harris (RHP) 62.0643002.991.1164.069123282.251.05
Luke Gregerson (RHP) 62.4654003.211.0858.267156153.280.97
Michael Feliz (RHP) 70.3850003.981.2465.0950354.431.18
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kelvin Herrera (RHP)Medium67.57233202.881.1172.086123262.750.96
Next In Line 
Joakim Soria (RHP) 65.8643003.651.2967.26817204.051.46
Brian Flynn (LHP) DL60 68.9591003.811.3255.1440032.601.10
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Huston Street (RHP) 48.74016404.101.3222.1149306.451.93
Cameron Bedrosian (RHP) 61.07016003.091.2840.1511171.121.09
Andrew Bailey (RHP) 50.6473004.431.3244.2416155.361.33
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kenley Jansen (RHP)Strong65.29341302.410.8869.210447601.830.67
Next In Line 
Pedro Baez (RHP) 64.4711003.421.1174.08302233.041.00
Grant Dayton (LHP) 60.1761002.901.0626.1390262.050.76
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
A.J. Ramos (RHP)Strong63.17133203.131.2764.07340322.811.36
Next In Line 
Kyle Barraclough (RHP) 68.8945002.851.2673.211304292.851.22
Brad Ziegler (RHP) 62.3473003.131.2768.05822682.251.37
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Carlos Torres (RHP) 69.8662003.801.2982.17823202.731.15
Corey Knebel (RHP) 60.36813103.641.2733.23822134.681.47

Minnesota Twins

Job Battle
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Brandon Kintzler (RHP) 60.94123203.771.3254.13517313.151.23
Glen Perkins (LHP) DTD 43.4425003.681.232.030109.003.00
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jeurys Familia (RHP)Strong65.77037302.831.1778.28451502.551.21
Next In Line 
Addison Reed (RHP) 69.8754003.061.1378.29114401.970.94
Hansel Robles (RHP) 64.1701003.691.2378.28512133.481.35
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Aroldis Chapman (LHP)Strong64.410137302.241.0558.09036301.550.86
Next In Line 
Dellin Betances (RHP) 72.61113002.381.0673.0126125283.081.12
Tyler Clippard (RHP) 62.3641003.821.2463.07233253.571.27
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Ryan Madson (RHP)Medium58.75125203.591.2365.24930733.621.28
Next In Line 
Ryan Dull (RHP) 57.8563003.321.1074.17333152.420.87
Liam Hendriks (RHP) 61.7640003.291.1865.27101103.761.28
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jeanmar Gomez (RHP) 66.44610004.061.3869.24737614.851.46
Hector Neris (RHP) 67.47718103.491.2180.110224282.581.11
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Tony Watson (LHP)Strong65.45933203.241.1368.258155233.061.06
Next In Line 
Daniel Hudson (RHP) 59.6582004.001.3460.15852175.221.44
Felipe Rivero (LHP) 68.7752003.391.2277.09213264.091.29
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Brandon Maurer (RHP)Medium64.86322103.721.2270.272136134.521.26
Next In Line 
Ryan Buchter (LHP) 58.3712003.271.2063.07811202.861.03
Brad Hand (LHP) 73.3773003.461.2389.111116212.921.11
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Edwin Diaz (RHP)Medium67.18735102.811.1052.288183132.791.16
Next In Line 
Steve Cishek (RHP) DTD 58.7612003.401.2364.07625792.811.02
Nick Vincent (RHP) 62.3642003.601.2160.16536173.731.13
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Mark Melancon (RHP)Strong66.16037102.581.0371.16547401.640.90
Next In Line 
Hunter Strickland (RHP) 61.7622002.991.1061.05735183.101.13
Will Smith (LHP) 54.0683103.081.2240.14805233.351.21
Derek Law (RHP) 56.8532003.201.1755.05011142.130.96
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Seung-Hwan Oh (RHP)Medium67.98135102.581.0280.2103194141.920.92
Next In Line 
Trevor Rosenthal (RHP) 63.4771003.241.4340.15614404.461.91
Kevin Siegrist (LHP) 63.2712003.451.2362.26635172.771.10
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Alexander Colome (RHP)Weak61.56431103.171.1757.27137311.911.02
Next In Line 
Bradley Boxberger (RHP) 55.3628003.991.3624.1220374.811.73
Danny Farquhar (RHP) 57.8571003.921.2835.1460173.061.36
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Sam Dyson (RHP)Medium66.55629203.391.2770.155385102.431.22
Next In Line 
Matt Bush (RHP) 67.2682003.081.1162.26113222.480.94
Jeremy Jeffress (RHP) 60.5503003.331.3358.04227162.331.26
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Roberto Osuna (RHP)Medium69.27736303.021.0174.08236602.680.93
Next In Line 
Jason Grilli (RHP) 56.2682003.881.2759.08144234.121.29
Joe Biagini (RHP) 73.2621003.751.3168.2621293.061.30
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Shawn Kelley (RHP) 58.17225103.041.0758.08072132.640.90
Blake Treinen (RHP) 66.2625003.371.3167.06312222.281.22