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)Medium61.06325203.911.3765.17425383.441.39
Next In Line 
Jake Barrett (RHP) 59.5587003.931.3159.1564583.491.26
Enrique Burgos (RHP) 50.0561003.871.4441.1431375.661.48
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jim Johnson (RHP)Medium59.45414203.751.3565.26820383.061.19
Next In Line 
Mauricio Cabrera (RHP) 55.0552003.441.3838.1326182.821.30
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)Strong66.87438102.051.0067.07447000.540.84
Next In Line 
Brad Brach (RHP) 63.2722003.421.2179.09225242.051.04
Darren O'Day (RHP) 61.8705003.401.1231.03832103.771.23
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Craig Kimbrel (RHP)Strong60.98632203.071.1353.08331213.401.09
Next In Line 
Tyler Thornburg (RHP) 63.4695003.831.2267.090138202.150.94
Joe Kelly (RHP) 63.5633003.471.3140.0480125.181.70
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Wade Davis (RHP)Strong62.57328202.271.0443.14727301.871.13
Next In Line 
C.J. Edwards (RHP) 56.0732003.131.2236.0522163.750.81
Koji Uehara (RHP) 51.8609003.251.0647.06372183.450.96
Hector Rondon (RHP) 56.7598003.281.1251.05818573.530.98

Cincinnati Reds

Job Battle
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Anthony Cingrani (LHP) 56.5562004.141.4363.04917684.141.44
Raisel Iglesias (RHP) 66.5734003.321.1378.1836272.531.14
Michael Lorenzen (RHP) 63.2562003.801.3050.04802102.881.08
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Cody Allen (RHP)Medium66.38627203.021.1468.08732302.511.00
Next In Line 
Andrew Miller (LHP) 72.611114002.050.8774.1123122251.450.69
Bryan Shaw (RHP) 62.3592003.751.2767.26913253.241.26
Zach McAllister (RHP) 64.1661003.891.3252.1540173.441.45
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Adam Ottavino (RHP)Medium52.85420303.111.0927.0357542.670.93
Next In Line 
Jake McGee (LHP) 53.5556003.621.2646.23815444.731.58
Carlos Estevez (RHP) 58.5616003.921.3855.059117115.241.42
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
David Robertson (RHP)Strong63.27736403.351.1962.17537703.471.36
Next In Line 
Nate Jones (RHP) 65.7753003.151.0371.28039282.290.89
Dan Jennings (LHP) 58.7472003.731.4361.24612102.081.40
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Francisco Rodriguez (RHP)Strong60.85735303.551.1358.15244503.241.13
Next In Line 
Alex Wilson (RHP) 65.0453003.951.2573.04904142.961.22
Shane Greene (RHP) 97.0832003.991.3560.15921165.821.33
Mark Lowe (RHP) 45.0441004.301.3549.1490187.111.58
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kenneth Giles (RHP)Medium66.78730202.941.1966.2102155184.111.29
Next In Line 
Will Harris (RHP) 60.5625002.971.1064.069123282.251.05
Luke Gregerson (RHP) 64.5667003.121.0758.267156153.280.97
Michael Feliz (RHP) 74.5940004.081.2365.0950354.431.18
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kelvin Herrera (RHP)Medium66.77127202.831.0972.086123262.750.96
Next In Line 
Joakim Soria (RHP) 65.9644003.781.2967.26817204.051.46
Brian Flynn (LHP) 103.0902003.801.3155.1440032.601.10
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Huston Street (RHP) 51.14214404.231.3422.1149306.451.93
Cameron Bedrosian (RHP) 58.56715003.131.2840.1511171.121.09
Andrew Bailey (RHP) 47.5467003.881.3044.2416155.361.33
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kenley Jansen (RHP)Strong65.89238302.500.9269.210447601.830.67
Next In Line 
Pedro Baez (RHP) 62.6671003.401.1474.08302233.041.00
Grant Dayton (LHP) 58.5753002.691.0526.1390262.050.76
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
A.J. Ramos (RHP)Strong62.67034203.201.2764.07340322.811.36
Next In Line 
Kyle Barraclough (RHP) 70.5924002.981.2873.211304292.851.22
Brad Ziegler (RHP) 64.5499003.441.3068.05822682.251.37
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Carlos Torres (RHP) 68.8644003.971.3382.17823202.731.15
Corey Knebel (RHP) 61.37029103.571.2633.23822134.681.47

Minnesota Twins

Job Battle
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Brandon Kintzler (RHP) 58.03917203.721.3454.13517313.151.23
Glen Perkins (LHP) 54.05321003.671.232.030109.003.00
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jeurys Familia (RHP)Strong65.96836302.771.1678.28451502.551.21
Next In Line 
Addison Reed (RHP) 68.8735003.141.1578.29114401.970.94
Hansel Robles (RHP) 65.6692003.981.3078.28512133.481.35
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Aroldis Chapman (LHP)Strong62.69734302.231.0758.09036301.550.86
Next In Line 
Dellin Betances (RHP) 68.91036002.531.0673.0126125283.081.12
Tyler Clippard (RHP) 63.0643004.001.2563.07233253.571.27
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Ryan Madson (RHP)Medium61.65325203.541.2265.24930733.621.28
Next In Line 
Ryan Dull (RHP) 45.0441003.901.0774.17333152.420.87
Liam Hendriks (RHP) 63.5641003.261.2165.27101103.761.28
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jeanmar Gomez (RHP) 62.04411003.991.3969.24737614.851.46
Hector Neris (RHP) 65.97515103.491.2180.110224282.581.11
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Tony Watson (LHP)Strong64.55623203.311.1368.258155233.061.06
Next In Line 
Daniel Hudson (RHP) 59.0582003.511.3360.15852175.221.44
Felipe Rivero (LHP) 68.8743003.531.2577.09213264.091.29
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Brandon Maurer (RHP)Medium64.16015103.831.2470.272136134.521.26
Next In Line 
Ryan Buchter (LHP) 55.0663003.271.1863.07811202.861.03
Brad Hand (LHP) 74.4744003.631.2789.111116212.921.11
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Edwin Diaz (RHP)Medium60.08031102.551.1252.288183132.791.16
Next In Line 
Steve Cishek (RHP) 65.77012003.381.2164.07625792.811.02
Nick Vincent (RHP) 58.3602003.661.2060.16536173.731.13
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Mark Melancon (RHP)Strong65.95935102.701.0371.16547401.640.90
Next In Line 
Hunter Strickland (RHP) 63.5644002.981.0761.05735183.101.13
Will Smith (LHP) 55.5672003.241.2740.14805233.351.21
Derek Law (RHP) 62.9572003.441.2255.05011142.130.96
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Seung-Hwan Oh (RHP)Medium65.38131102.340.9880.2103194141.920.92
Next In Line 
Trevor Rosenthal (RHP) 71.8895003.171.4940.15614404.461.91
Kevin Siegrist (LHP) 64.3703003.781.2662.26635172.771.10
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Alexander Colome (RHP)Weak59.75928103.351.2157.27137311.911.02
Next In Line 
Bradley Boxberger (RHP) 52.0586003.981.3124.1220374.811.73
Danny Farquhar (RHP) 53.0512003.821.2535.1460173.061.36
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Sam Dyson (RHP)Medium65.05625203.291.2670.155385102.431.22
Next In Line 
Matt Bush (RHP) 64.0656003.301.1462.26113222.480.94
Jeremy Jeffress (RHP) 58.8487003.621.3458.04227162.331.26
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Roberto Osuna (RHP)Medium68.77634303.011.0074.08236602.680.93
Next In Line 
Jason Grilli (RHP) 59.0705003.921.2759.08144234.121.29
Joe Biagini (RHP) 72.5632003.771.3268.2621293.061.30
  2017 ProjectionsLast Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Shawn Kelley (RHP) 60.47422103.061.0858.08072132.640.90
Blake Treinen (RHP) 66.8634003.591.3367.06312222.281.22