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Fantasy Baseball Closer Chart

Can Camilo Doval continue to close out games for all of 2024? Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

Latest fantasy baseball bullpen updates

  • Ryne Stanek has recorded three of the Mariners' past five saves and Tayler Saucedo two, as the team appears once again to be going the matchups route to close games. (June 12)

  • Tyler Kinley has each of the Rockies' past two successful save conversions and has worked the ninth in a victory in four of his past six, seemingly capturing the team's primary closer role. (June 10)

  • Jordan Romano was placed on the IL with right elbow inflammation. Yimi Garcia is expected to serve as the primary closer, with Chad Green, Nate Pearson and Tim Mayza in the mix. (June 2)

Team-by-team fantasy baseball bullpens

Each pitcher's roster percentages in ESPN leagues is listed in parentheses. Those who have been "heavily worked" over recent days have their names bolded and italicized. Pitchers who are thus labeled as "tired" are less likely to pitch in today's games and, therefore, less likely than normal to earn wins, holds or saves today. Our formula for deeming a reliever to be tired generally requires that he meets at least two of the following criteria: At least 25 pitches thrown the previous day; at least 35 pitches thrown over the last three days; appearances in both of the prior two days.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Closer: Paul Sewald (63.0%)
Primary setup: Justin Martinez (0.6%)
Secondary setup: Kevin Ginkel (3.2%)
Middle relief: Ryan Thompson (0.5%)


ATLANTA BRAVES
Closer: Raisel Iglesias (87.4%)
Primary setup: Joe Jimenez (2.5%)
Secondary setup: Pierce Johnson (0.4%)
Middle relief: Aaron Bummer (0.3%)


BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Closer: Craig Kimbrel (79.3%)
Primary setup: Yennier Cano (36.6%)
Secondary setup: Cionel Perez (0.2%)
Middle relief: Jacob Webb (0.4%)


BOSTON RED SOX
Closer: Kenley Jansen (65.1%)
Primary setup: Justin Slaten (1.4%)
Secondary setup: Brennan Bernardino (0.5%)
Middle relief: Greg Weissert (0.1%)


CHICAGO CUBS
Closer: Hector Neris (15.7%)
Primary setup: Mark Leiter Jr. (1.8%)
Secondary setup: Luke Little (0.1%)
Sleeper: Hayden Wesneski (0.8%)


CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Closer: Michael Kopech (3.2%)
Primary setup: Jordan Leasure (0.3%)
Secondary setup: Jared Shuster (0.1%)
Sleeper: John Brebbia (0.6%)


CINCINNATI REDS
Closer: Alexis Diaz (70.8%)
Primary setup: Fernando Cruz (3.4%)
Secondary setup: Justin Wilson (0.0%)
Sleeper: Lucas Sims (0.4%)


CLEVELAND GUARDIANS
Closer: Emmanuel Clase (98.0%)
Primary setup: Hunter Gaddis (4.2%)
Secondary setup: Scott Barlow (3.8%)
Sleeper: Cade Smith (2.9%)


COLORADO ROCKIES
Closer: Tyler Kinley (1.0%)
Primary setup: Jalen Beeks (1.5%)
Secondary setup: Nick Mears (0.0%)
Middle relief: Victor Vodnik (0.1%)


DETROIT TIGERS
Closer: Jason Foley (29.4%)
Primary setup: Shelby Miller (0.6%)
Secondary setup: Andrew Chafin (0.2%)
Middle relief: Tyler Holton (0.4%)


HOUSTON ASTROS
Closer: Josh Hader (85.9%)
Primary setup: Ryan Pressly (9.3%)
Secondary setup: Rafael Montero (0.2%)
Sleeper: Bryan Abreu (11.2%)


KANSAS CITY ROYALS
Closer: James McArthur (15.6%)
Primary setup: John Schreiber (2.9%)
Secondary setup: Chris Stratton (0.1%)
Sleeper: Nick Anderson (0.1%)


LOS ANGELES ANGELS
Closer: Carlos Estevez (25.6%)
Primary setup: Luis Garcia (0.2%)
Secondary setup: Matt Moore (0.2%)
Middle relief: Hunter Strickland (0.0%)


LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Closer: Evan Phillips (77.0%)
Primary setup: Daniel Hudson (6.5%)
Secondary setup: Alex Vesia (2.0%)
Sleeper: Blake Treinen (3.1%)


MIAMI MARLINS
Closer: Tanner Scott (54.7%)
Primary setup: Anthony Bender (0.1%)
Secondary setup: Calvin Faucher (0.0%)
Sleeper: A.J. Puk (16.0%)


MILWAUKEE BREWERS
Closer: Trevor Megill (14.2%)
Primary setup: Bryan Hudson (10.2%)
Secondary setup: Elvis Peguero (0.5%)
Injured: Devin Williams (35.2%)


MINNESOTA TWINS
Closer: Jhoan Duran (78.4%)
Primary setup: Griffin Jax (12.6%)
Secondary setup: Jorge Alcala (0.1%)
Middle relief: Cole Sands (0.2%)


NEW YORK METS
Closer-by-committee: Reed Garrett (9.4%)
Closer-by-committee: Adam Ottavino (0.9%)
Closer-by-committee: Jake Diekman (0.1%)
Closer-by-committee: Drew Smith (0.2%)


NEW YORK YANKEES
Closer: Clay Holmes (93.1%)
Primary setup: Luke Weaver (5.1%)
Secondary setup: Tommy Kahnle (0.4%)
Sleeper: Ian Hamilton (1.3%)


OAKLAND ATHLETICS
Closer: Mason Miller (77.2%)
Primary setup: Lucas Erceg (0.7%)
Secondary setup: Austin Adams (1.4%)
Middle relief: Dany Jimenez (0.2%)


PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Co-closer: Jose Alvarado (49.6%)
Co-closer: Jeff Hoffman (13.3%)
Primary setup: Matt Strahm (9.9%)
Sleeper: Orion Kerkering (1.6%)


PITTSBURGH PIRATES
Closer: David Bednar (68.6%)
Primary setup: Colin Holderman (1.9%)
Secondary setup: Hunter Stratton (0.1%)
Sleeper: Aroldis Chapman (7.1%)


ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Closer: Ryan Helsley (90.2%)
Primary setup: JoJo Romero (16.8%)
Secondary setup: Ryan Fernandez (0.0%)
Sleeper: Andrew Kittredge (5.8%)


SAN DIEGO PADRES
Closer: Robert Suarez (85.5%)
Primary setup: Jeremiah Estrada (7.5%)
Secondary setup: Wandy Peralta (0.2%)
Sleeper: Adrian Morejon (0.1%)


SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
Closer: Camilo Doval (83.7%)
Primary setup: Tyler Rogers (2.5%)
Secondary setup: Ryan Walker (4.0%)
Sleeper: Taylor Rogers (0.4%)


SEATTLE MARINERS
Co-closer: Andres Munoz (81.7%)
Co-closer: Ryne Stanek (2.6%)
Primary setup: Tayler Saucedo (0.1%)
Secondary setup: Trent Thornton (0.1%)


TAMPA BAY RAYS
Closer: Pete Fairbanks (55.5%)
Primary setup: Jason Adam (13.0%)
Secondary setup: Garrett Cleavinger (1.6%)
Sleeper: Colin Poche (0.3%)


TEXAS RANGERS
Closer: Kirby Yates (31.9%)
Primary setup: David Robertson (12.2%)
Secondary setup: Jake Latz (0.1%)
Sleeper: Jose Leclerc (24.3%)


TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Closer: Yimi Garcia (16.3%)
Primary setup: Chad Green (0.6%)
Secondary setup: Trevor Richards (0.2%)
Injured: Jordan Romano (64.0%)


WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Closer: Kyle Finnegan (57.5%)
Primary setup: Hunter Harvey (15.1%)
Secondary setup: Dylan Floro (0.3%)
Middle relief: Jordan Weems (0.0%)


KEY: "Closer" is either that team's officially designated closer, or the pitcher most likely to get the team's next save chance. Teams can be listed with "Co-closers" or "Closer-by-committee." "Primary setup" is the pitcher next-most likely to take over if something happens to the closer, the top holds-getter and the one who might get any save chances on the closer's nights off. "Secondary setup" is the pitcher third-in-line to close and a good candidate for holds. "Middle relief" covers any other pertinent relievers from that team's bullpen. "Sleeper" is another reliever who could provide a decent number of holds or eventually graduate into the closer role.