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Fantasy Baseball Closer Depth Charts

What is a baseball closer report?
A closer report provides a snapshot of the closer situation for all 30 MLB teams. Current closers are listed along with their job security in the closing role. The "Next in line" list features the order of relievers most likely to take over if a closing change is made. For more analysis, check out our latest Closer articles. Most recent update: 4/18/2021.

Closer By Commitee
Arizona Diamondbacks Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Stefan Crichton (RHP) 7.161034.051.807.161034.051.80
Stefan Crichton (RHP) 7.161034.051.805.251023.601.80
Kevin Ginkel (RHP) 7.180122.571.297.180122.571.29
Kevin Ginkel (RHP) 7.180122.571.295.260123.601.20
J.B. Bukauskas (RHP) 0.000000.000.000.000000.000.00
J.B. Bukauskas (RHP) 0.000000.000.000.000000.000.00

For most teams, the fact that Smith is a lefty would hurt his chances at regular ninth-inning opportunities. However, Atlanta has a plethora of southpaws in their bullpen, so it's certainly reasonable to expect Smith will get the majority of save chances.

Atlanta Braves Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Will Smith (LHP)Medium7.1123003.861.297.1123003.861.29
Next In Line 
Will Smith (LHP)Medium7.1123003.861.296.093004.501.50
Next In Line 
A.J. Minter (LHP) 7.190236.431.577.190236.431.57
A.J. Minter (LHP) 7.190236.431.576.090237.501.83
Tyler Matzek (LHP) 8.2140030.000.918.2140030.000.91
Tyler Matzek (LHP) 8.2140030.000.917.1130030.000.75
Baltimore Orioles Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Cesar Valdez (RHP)Weak8.273101.131.008.273101.131.00
Next In Line 
Cesar Valdez (RHP)Weak8.273101.131.006.051101.501.00
Next In Line 
Tanner Scott (LHP) 6.090032.841.266.090032.841.26
Tanner Scott (LHP) 6.090032.841.265.270023.381.13
Boston Red Sox Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Matt Barnes (RHP)Strong8.2152001.130.508.2152001.130.50
Next In Line 
Matt Barnes (RHP)Strong8.2152001.130.508.2152001.130.50
Next In Line 
Adam Ottavino (RHP) 5.280117.712.145.280117.712.14
Adam Ottavino (RHP) 5.280117.712.145.280117.712.14
Hirokazu Sawamura (RHP) 7.150012.451.237.150012.451.23
Hirokazu Sawamura (RHP) 7.150012.451.236.040012.841.26
Garrett Whitlock (RHP) 6.090010.000.476.090010.000.47
Garrett Whitlock (RHP) 6.090010.000.476.090010.000.47
Chicago Cubs Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Craig Kimbrel (RHP)Strong7.1113000.000.437.1113000.000.43
Next In Line 
Craig Kimbrel (RHP)Strong7.1113000.000.436.083000.000.50
Next In Line 
Andrew Chafin (LHP) 6.3100124.761.416.3100124.761.41
Andrew Chafin (LHP) 6.3100124.761.414.180126.751.50
Alec Mills (RHP) 11.241005.061.1311.241005.061.13
Alec Mills (RHP) 11.241005.061.1310.131005.591.24
Brandon Workman (RHP) 4.160014.151.854.160014.151.85
Brandon Workman (RHP) 4.160014.151.853.340006.751.88
Cincinnati Reds Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Amir Garrett (LHP)Medium4.1320011.252.754.1320011.252.75
Next In Line 
Amir Garrett (LHP)Medium4.1320011.252.754.1320011.252.75
Next In Line 
Lucas Sims (RHP) 5.291113.380.385.291113.380.38
Lucas Sims (RHP) 5.291113.380.385.291113.380.38
Tejay Antone (RHP) 8.2120020.000.488.2120020.000.48
Tejay Antone (RHP) 8.2120020.000.488.2120020.000.48
Sean Doolittle (LHP) 6.390113.181.416.390113.181.41
Sean Doolittle (LHP) 6.390113.181.414.160114.501.50
Cleveland Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Emmanuel Clase (RHP)Strong7.1104100.001.237.1104100.001.23
Next In Line 
Emmanuel Clase (RHP)Strong7.1104100.001.237.1104100.001.23
Next In Line 
James Karinchak (RHP) 6.0111130.000.676.0111130.000.67
James Karinchak (RHP) 6.0111130.000.675.2101130.000.60
Nick Wittgren (RHP) 5.231037.711.715.231037.711.71
Nick Wittgren (RHP) 5.231037.711.714.131032.250.75
Colorado Rockies Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Daniel Bard (RHP)Weak7.1112104.051.807.1112104.051.80
Next In Line 
Daniel Bard (RHP)Weak7.1112104.051.805.271105.791.71
Next In Line 
Mychal Givens (RHP) 7.180013.861.007.180013.861.00
Mychal Givens (RHP) 7.180013.861.006.070011.500.50
Tyler Kinley (RHP) 4.140006.233.004.140006.233.00
Tyler Kinley (RHP) 4.140006.233.002.220003.863.86
Chicago White Sox Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Liam Hendriks (RHP)Strong6.092104.260.956.092104.260.95
Next In Line 
Liam Hendriks (RHP)Strong6.092104.260.955.271101.800.60
Next In Line 
Aaron Bummer (LHP) 4.170112.082.084.170112.082.08
Aaron Bummer (LHP) 4.170112.082.084.160012.451.64
Codi Heuer (RHP) 8.2120024.321.328.2120024.321.32
Codi Heuer (RHP) 8.2120024.321.327.1110015.401.20
Michael Kopech (RHP) 11.2170001.690.6611.2170001.690.66
Michael Kopech (RHP) 11.2170001.690.669.3140002.080.69
Garrett Crochet (LHP) 6.370021.591.416.370021.591.41
Garrett Crochet (LHP) 6.370021.591.413.040022.702.40
Closer By Commitee
Detroit Tigers Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Gregory Soto (LHP) 7.191012.451.507.191012.451.50
Gregory Soto (LHP) 7.191012.451.506.090010.001.26
Bryan Garcia (RHP) 7.172005.401.507.172005.401.50
Bryan Garcia (RHP) 7.172005.401.505.261006.751.69
Buck Farmer (RHP) 7.160019.451.507.160019.451.50
Buck Farmer (RHP) 7.160019.451.507.160019.451.50
Houston Astros Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Ryan Pressly (RHP)Strong6.061000.001.176.061000.001.17
Next In Line 
Ryan Pressly (RHP)Strong6.061000.001.175.251000.001.00
Next In Line 
Joe Smith (RHP) 4.1400114.542.774.1400114.542.77
Joe Smith (RHP) 4.1400114.542.773.0200021.003.33
Ryne Stanek (RHP) 9.3120012.080.469.3120012.080.46
Ryne Stanek (RHP) 9.3120012.080.466.370013.180.53
Closer By Commitee
Kansas City Royals Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Greg Holland (RHP) 6.052012.841.896.052012.841.89
Greg Holland (RHP) 6.052012.841.896.342003.181.59
Wade Davis (RHP) 6.351014.760.886.351014.760.88
Wade Davis (RHP) 6.351014.760.885.230015.401.00
Josh Staumont (RHP) 8.240020.000.398.240020.000.39
Josh Staumont (RHP) 8.240020.000.397.140020.000.45
Scott Barlow (RHP) 10.1131022.791.3410.1131022.791.34
Scott Barlow (RHP) 10.1131022.791.348.291013.381.25
Los Angeles Angels Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Raisel Iglesias (RHP)Strong5.2112106.751.135.2112106.751.13
Next In Line 
Raisel Iglesias (RHP)Strong5.2112106.751.134.191104.501.00
Next In Line 
Mike Mayers (RHP) 8.281011.131.008.281011.131.00
Mike Mayers (RHP) 8.281011.131.005.251011.691.13
Steve Cishek (RHP) 5.240013.601.605.240013.601.60
Steve Cishek (RHP) 5.240013.601.605.230010.001.29
Los Angeles Dodgers Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Kenley Jansen (RHP)Strong7.183102.571.147.183102.571.14
Next In Line 
Kenley Jansen (RHP)Strong7.183102.571.145.272103.381.31
Next In Line 
Corey Knebel (RHP) 6.092123.000.836.092123.000.83
Corey Knebel (RHP) 6.092123.000.836.382123.180.88
Blake Treinen (RHP) 7.180162.571.867.180162.571.86
Blake Treinen (RHP) 7.180162.571.866.070060.001.83
Victor Gonzalez (LHP) 5.231041.801.005.231041.801.00
Victor Gonzalez (LHP) 5.231041.801.004.121030.000.55
Miami Marlins Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Yimi Garcia (RHP)Medium9.093020.960.869.093020.960.86
Next In Line 
Yimi Garcia (RHP)Medium9.093020.960.867.173010.000.82
Next In Line 
Dylan Floro (RHP) 8.2100122.350.918.2100122.350.91
Dylan Floro (RHP) 8.2100122.350.916.380113.181.06
Anthony Bass (RHP) 6.050209.001.676.050209.001.67
Anthony Bass (RHP) 6.050209.001.674.130104.501.50
Milwaukee Brewers Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Josh Hader (LHP)Strong4.181000.000.274.181000.000.27
Next In Line 
Josh Hader (LHP)Strong4.181000.000.273.351000.000.38
Next In Line 
Devin Williams (RHP) 5.260107.711.935.260107.711.93
Devin Williams (RHP) 5.260107.711.935.260107.711.93
Minnesota Twins Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Alex Colome (RHP)Weak6.072205.681.586.072205.681.58
Next In Line 
Alex Colome (RHP)Weak6.072205.681.584.171108.311.85
Next In Line 
Taylor Rogers (LHP) 5.260120.000.945.260120.000.94
Taylor Rogers (LHP) 5.260120.000.943.020100.001.50
Tyler Duffey (RHP) 4.140014.502.254.140014.502.25
Tyler Duffey (RHP) 4.140014.502.252.220007.712.14
New York Mets Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Edwin Diaz (RHP)Medium6.372003.181.066.372003.181.06
Next In Line 
Edwin Diaz (RHP)Medium6.372003.181.066.372003.181.06
Next In Line 
Trevor May (RHP) 3.060015.402.403.060015.402.40
Trevor May (RHP) 3.060015.402.403.060015.402.40
Jeurys Familia (RHP) 3.320013.382.633.320013.382.63
Jeurys Familia (RHP) 3.320013.382.633.320013.382.63
New York Yankees Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Aroldis Chapman (LHP)Strong4.1111000.000.754.1111000.000.75
Next In Line 
Aroldis Chapman (LHP)Strong4.1111000.000.754.1111000.000.75
Next In Line 
Chad Green (RHP) 10.171000.930.5210.171000.930.52
Chad Green (RHP) 10.171000.930.527.150001.350.60
Darren O'Day (RHP) 6.070021.501.176.070021.501.17
Darren O'Day (RHP) 6.070021.501.174.160012.080.92
Oakland Athletics Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Lou Trivino (RHP)Medium11.2102010.840.7511.2102010.840.75
Next In Line 
Lou Trivino (RHP)Medium11.2102010.840.757.162010.001.00
Next In Line 
Jake Diekman (LHP) 7.190023.681.367.190023.681.36
Jake Diekman (LHP) 7.190023.681.367.170021.350.90
Philadelphia Phillies Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Hector Neris (RHP)Medium6.072101.421.266.072101.421.26
Next In Line 
Hector Neris (RHP)Medium6.072101.421.264.132102.081.85
Next In Line 
Jose Alvarado (LHP) IL10 6.3101001.591.066.3101001.591.06
Jose Alvarado (LHP) IL10 6.3101001.591.065.271001.930.86
Pittsburgh Pirates Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Richard Rodriguez (RHP)Weak6.071000.000.326.071000.000.32
Next In Line 
Richard Rodriguez (RHP)Weak6.071000.000.325.250000.000.19
Next In Line 
David Bednar (RHP) 6.050023.001.176.050023.001.17
David Bednar (RHP) 6.050023.001.175.230013.601.40
Chris Stratton (RHP) 8.270126.481.328.270126.481.32
Chris Stratton (RHP) 8.270126.481.327.170116.141.36
San Diego Padres Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Mark Melancon (RHP)Medium9.076001.000.339.076001.000.33
Next In Line 
Mark Melancon (RHP)Medium9.076001.000.337.164001.290.29
Next In Line 
Drew Pomeranz (LHP) 5.280020.000.865.280020.000.86
Drew Pomeranz (LHP) 5.280020.000.864.150010.000.82
Emilio Pagan (RHP) 7.180021.291.007.180021.291.00
Emilio Pagan (RHP) 7.180021.291.005.270021.801.40
Keone Kela (RHP) 8.2110111.171.048.2110111.171.04
Keone Kela (RHP) 8.2110111.171.047.1100111.351.05
Closer By Commitee
Seattle Mariners Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Rafael Montero (RHP) 8.282313.240.848.282313.240.84
Rafael Montero (RHP) 8.282313.240.846.051213.001.00
Kendall Graveman (RHP) 6.062010.000.506.062010.000.50
Kendall Graveman (RHP) 6.062010.000.504.112000.000.75
Keynan Middleton (RHP) 6.042006.000.836.042006.000.83
Keynan Middleton (RHP) 6.042006.000.835.232007.710.86
San Francisco Giants Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Jake McGee (LHP) IL10Medium8.2106102.160.968.2106102.160.96
Next In Line 
Jake McGee (LHP) IL10Medium8.2106102.160.966.075102.841.26
Next In Line 
Tyler Rogers (RHP) 11.281270.840.8411.281270.840.84
Tyler Rogers (RHP) 11.281270.840.849.071161.000.78
Matt Wisler (RHP) 4.1601015.752.254.1601015.752.25
Matt Wisler (RHP) 4.1601015.752.253.0401010.801.80
St. Louis Cardinals Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Alex Reyes (RHP)Medium6.053000.001.426.053000.001.42
Next In Line 
Alex Reyes (RHP)Medium6.053000.001.425.243000.001.31
Next In Line 
Jordan Hicks (RHP) 7.170011.291.147.170011.291.14
Jordan Hicks (RHP) 7.170011.291.146.070011.501.33
Giovanny Gallegos (RHP) 9.0130022.000.569.0130022.000.56
Giovanny Gallegos (RHP) 9.0130022.000.568.2110022.250.63
Andrew Miller (LHP) 6.060007.502.336.060007.502.33
Andrew Miller (LHP) 6.060007.502.335.230007.202.20

Diego Castillo saved each of the first two games of the season, but this is the Rays we're talking about. I'll keep considering this a committee until he solidifies the role over a larger sample.

Tampa Bay Rays Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Diego Castillo (RHP)Medium9.0134111.000.789.0134111.000.78
Next In Line 
Diego Castillo (RHP)Medium9.0134111.000.787.1102111.290.86
Next In Line 
Ryan Thompson (RHP) 7.150114.051.057.150114.051.05
Ryan Thompson (RHP) 7.150114.051.055.230113.380.75
Andrew Kittredge (RHP) 7.170002.571.147.170002.571.14
Andrew Kittredge (RHP) 7.170002.571.146.060001.500.83
Texas Rangers Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Ian Kennedy (RHP)Strong6.0113003.001.006.0113003.001.00
Next In Line 
Ian Kennedy (RHP)Strong6.0113003.001.006.0113003.001.00
Next In Line 
Joely Rodriguez (LHP) 1.1100027.004.501.1100027.004.50
Joely Rodriguez (LHP) 1.1100027.004.501.1100027.004.50
Toronto Blue Jays Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Rafael Dolis (RHP)Medium7.180003.861.147.180003.861.14
Next In Line 
Rafael Dolis (RHP)Medium7.180003.861.145.250001.690.75
Next In Line 
David Phelps (RHP) DTD 5.250011.691.315.250011.691.31
David Phelps (RHP) DTD 5.250011.691.314.150012.080.92
Washington Nationals Closer Depth Chart
  2021 Season
CloserSecurityIP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP IP K SV BS HD ERA WHIP
Brad Hand (LHP)Strong4.151000.000.754.151000.000.75
Next In Line 
Brad Hand (LHP)Strong4.151000.000.754.151000.000.75
Next In Line 
Tanner Rainey (RHP) 4.130028.311.854.130028.311.85
Tanner Rainey (RHP) 4.130028.311.854.130028.311.85
Daniel Hudson (RHP) 4.160012.250.754.160012.250.75
Daniel Hudson (RHP) 4.160012.250.754.160012.250.75