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All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1901 1 Ned Garvin   MIL 8 R 27 SP   10 10 0 0 2   35.67 36 1 21 14 12 17 .354 3.53   2.4 .240 2.25 1901 1 Ned Garvin
       
1902 2 Willie Sudhoff   STL 2 R 27 SP   5 5 2 1 2   19.33 19 1 9 6 6 4 .160 2.79   2.8 .560 2.36 1902 2 Willie Sudhoff
1902 1 Jack Powell   STL 2 R 27 SP   3 3 0 0 3   11.00 11 0 5 4 3 5 .357 3.27   3.1 1.033 3.54 1902 1 Jack Powell
       
1903 4 Jack Powell   STL 6 R 28 SP   4 4 1 0 2   15.00 14 1 6 5 3 8 .471 3.00   2.0 .500 1.92 1903 4 Jack Powell
       
1904 No qualifiers   STL       1904 No qualifiers
       
1905 4 Jim Buchanan   R STL 8 R 28 SP   7 7 0 1 2   20.00 21 0 11 8 4 8 .320 3.60   1.3 .186 0.94 1905 4 Jim Buchanan
       
1906 No qualifiers   STL       1906 No qualifiers
       
1907 3 Bill Dinneen   STL 6 R 31 SP   8 7 0 1 4   23.33 23 0 10 6 5 6 .214 2.31   3.5 .438 3.79 1907 3 Bill Dinneen
1907 7 Harry Howell   STL 6 R 30 SP   7 7 0 0 3   22.33 18 0 8 5 6 8 .333 2.02   2.8 .400 2.89 1907 7 Harry Howell
       
1908 3 Rube Waddell Vet   STL 4 L 31 SP   7 6 1 1 3   17.33 14 0 6 4 5 14 .737 2.08   2.6 .371 2.51 1908 3 Rube Waddell
       
1909 2 Jack Powell   STL 7 R 34 SP   7 6 2 0 3   21.00 19 0 7 5 4 7 .304 2.14   2.6 .371 2.39 1909 2 Jack Powell
       
1910 No qualifiers   STL       1910 No qualifiers
       
1911 No qualifiers   STL       1911 No qualifiers
       
1912 No qualifiers   STL       1912 No qualifiers
       
1913 No qualifiers   STL       1913 No qualifiers
       
1914 3 George Baumgardner   STL 5 R 22 SP   27 23 6 5 3   65.67 54 1 26 20 30 33 .393 2.74   5.6 .207 4.97 1914 3 George Baumgardner
1914 14 Roy Mitchell   STL 5 R 29   19 13 2 0 4   46.00 60 0 34 22 17 17 .221 4.30   - .000 - 1914 14 Roy Mitchell
       
1915 5 Carl Weilman   STL 6 L 25 SP   16 15 5 2 4   45.67 37 1 17 12 13 19 .380 2.36   4.4 .275 4.42 1915 5 Carl Weilman
       
1916 10 Bob Groom   STL 5 R 31 SP   15 8 2 1 4   34.67 28 0 13 10 16 15 .341 2.60   3.4 .227 3.17 1916 10 Bob Groom
1916 9 Eddie Plank Vet   STL 5 L 40 SP   11 8 3 3 3   25.00 22 0 8 6 7 9 .310 2.16   3.2 .291 3.37 1916 9 Eddie Plank
       
1917 11 Allen Sothoron   R STL 7 R 24 SP   16 14 2 3 4   38.67 36 0 19 12 13 12 .245 2.79   2.8 .175 2.15 1917 11 Allen Sothoron
1917 10 Bob Groom   STL 7 R 32 SP   10 6 1 1 3   25.67 21 0 9 8 10 9 .290 2.80   2.7 .270 2.59 1917 10 Bob Groom
       
1918 No qualifiers   STL       1918 No qualifiers
       
1919 3 Allen Sothoron   STL 5 R 26 SP   10 9 5 0 3   23.67 22 0 9 6 8 9 .300 2.28   3.1 .310 3.07 1919 3 Allen Sothoron
       
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1920 2 Bill Burwell   R STL 4 R 25   31 18 6 3 4   98.67 114 4 46 39 38 27 .178 3.56   7.4 .239 6.08 1920 2 Bill Burwell
1920 3 Urban Shocker   STL 4 R 29 SP   10 10 2 1 5   16.00 14 0 4 2 3 7 .412 1.13   4.6 .460 5.24 1920 3 Urban Shocker
       
1921 7 Bill Bayne   STL 3 L 22   33 14 5 1 3   74.67 80 1 47 39 32 33 .295 4.70   5.4 .164 3.91 1921 7 Bill Bayne
1921 11 Urban Shocker   STL 3 R 30 SP   9 8 2 2 4   18.67 33 1 13 13 10 6 .140 6.27   1.0 .111 0.60 1921 11 Urban Shocker
       
1922 5 Hub Pruett   R STL 2 L 21   31 23 4 4 7   61.67 46 1 27 15 30 41 .539 2.19   7.1 .229 5.45 1922 5 Hub Pruett
1922 7 Rasty Wright   STL 2 R 26 SP   15 9 2 2 5   35.67 30 1 10 9 10 14 .350 2.27   4.8 .320 4.35 1922 7 Rasty Wright
1922 8 Elam Vangilder   STL 2 R 26 SP   13 8 3 3 5   26.67 31 0 13 11 6 15 .405 3.71   3.6 .277 3.03 1922 8 Elam Vangilder
1922 11 Urban Shocker T17   STL 2 R 31 SP   10 8 4 1 3   18.33 20 0 8 5 4 6 .250 2.45   2.1 .210 1.54 1922 11 Urban Shocker
       
1923 4 Urban Shocker 14   STL 5 R 32 SP   8 8 0 0 5   11.00 12 0 3 0 1 7 .538 -   5.4 .675 7.54 1923 4 Urban Shocker
       
1924 2 Dave Danforth   STL 4 L 34 SP   14 10 3 1 5   36.00 46 2 20 15 14 15 .250 3.75   7.0 .500 9.43 1924 2 Dave Danforth
       
1925 4 Elam Vangilder   STL 3 R 29 SP   36 23 11 2 6   102.00 103 4 56 41 44 44 .299 3.62   8.2 .228 7.66 1925 4 Elam Vangilder
       
1926 5 Ernie Wingard   STL 7 L 25 SP   23 16 1 2 3   65.33 67 1 27 21 26 14 .151 2.89   7.3 .317 7.45 1926 5 Ernie Wingard
       
1927 No qualifiers   STL       1927 No qualifiers
       
1928 No qualifiers   STL       1928 No qualifiers
       
1929 4 General Crowder   STL 4 R 30 SP   6 5 1 0 4   11.33 11 0 2 2 5 2 .125 1.59   4.0 .667 5.78 1929 4 General Crowder
       
1930 3 George Blaeholder   STL 6 R 26 SP   14 11 1 2 4   36.33 43 4 19 17 10 15 .283 4.21   4.6 .329 4.91 1930 3 George Blaeholder
       
1931 4 Chad Kimsey   STL 5 R 24   41 35 4 5 7   91.67 112 1 53 40 27 26 .187 3.93   7.0 .171 5.29 1931 4 Chad Kimsey
       
1932 3 Sam Gray   STL 6 R 34 SP   34 18 2 1 4   91.00 103 2 46 41 20 34 .276 4.05   8.7 .256 8.80 1932 3 Sam Gray
       
1933 6 Sam Gray   STL 8 R 35   32 21 4 4 4   74.67 86 5 39 36 25 25 .225 4.34   5.9 .184 4.96 1933 6 Sam Gray
       
1934 3 Jack Knott   STL 6 R 27   35 18 7 0 4   79.33 79 9 46 42 40 34 .286 4.76   7.1 .203 6.33 1934 3 Jack Knott
1934 6 Bobo Newsom   R STL 6 R 26 SP   15 9 3 4 5   31.67 24 2 16 14 29 16 .302 3.98   4.3 .287 4.55 1934 6 Bobo Newsom
       
1935 4 Jack Knott   STL 7 R 28 SP   29 16 5 4 7   63.67 70 4 40 34 39 17 .156 4.81   6.1 .210 5.88 1935 4 Jack Knott
       
1936 5 Jack Knott   STL 7 R 29 SP   24 16 3 3 6   48.33 73 5 46 44 22 18 .189 8.19   1.8 .075 0.87 1936 5 Jack Knott
       
1937 No qualifiers   STL       1937 No qualifiers
       
1938 No qualifiers   STL       1938 No qualifiers
       
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1939 No qualifiers   STL       1939 No qualifiers
       
1940 6 Roxie Lawson   STL 6 R 34   28 16 5 1 4   68.33 67 4 35 31 49 18 .155 4.08   4.2 .150 3.73 1940 6 Roxie Lawson
       
1941 No qualifiers   STL       1941 No qualifiers
       
1942 2 George Caster   STL 3 R 34   39 24 8 2 5   80.00 62 3 30 25 39 34 .337 2.81   8.7 .223 8.24 1942 2 George Caster
1942 6 Al Hollingsworth   STL 3 L 34 SP   15 12 1 2 4   30.33 28 0 12 8 14 10 .238 2.37   4.4 .293 4.78 1942 6 Al Hollingsworth
       
1943 5 George Caster   STL 6 R 35   35 32 6 8 8   76.33 69 4 22 18 41 43 .391 2.12   8.1 .231 7.50 1943 5 George Caster
       
1944 5 George Caster   STL 1 R 36   42 34 6 6 12   81.00 91 5 37 22 33 46 .371 2.44   7.8 .186 6.47 1944 5 George Caster
       
1945 No qualifiers   STL       1945 No qualifiers
       
1946 3 Tom Ferrick   STL 7 R 31   24 19 4 0 5   30.00 22 0 8 6 3 11 .440 1.80   4.8 .200 3.60 1946 3 Tom Ferrick
       
1947 No qualifiers   STL       1947 No qualifiers
       
1948 2 Ned Garver   R STL 6 R 22 SP   14 7 1 0 5   39.67 24 0 8 8 24 11 .229 1.81   7.2 .514 10.20 1948 2 Ned Garver
       
1949 4 Tom Ferrick   STL 7 R 34   50 29 6 4 6   104.33 102 9 51 45 41 34 .238 3.88   8.2 .164 5.99 1949 4 Tom Ferrick
       
1950 No qualifiers   STL       1950 No qualifiers
       
1951 9 Satchel Paige Other   STL 8 R 44   20 16 3 2 5   44.33 45 5 25 20 19 38 .594 4.06   3.2 .160 2.41 1951 9 Satchel Paige
       
1952 2 Satchel Paige Other T17   a STL 7 R 45   40 35 8 8 10   100.00 82 4 37 34 40 68 .557 3.06   10.8 .270 11.43 1952 2 Satchel Paige
1952 7 Earl Harrist   STL 7 R 33   27 13 2 2 5   63.67 57 5 31 26 29 29 .337 3.68   4.3 .159 3.49 1952 7 Earl Harrist
       
1953 7 Marlin Stuart   STL 8 R 34   58 30 8 1 7   107.67 121 5 50 44 42 43 .264 3.68   9.2 .159 7.47 1953 7 Marlin Stuart
1953 5 Satchel Paige Other   a STL 8 R 46   53 34 2 8 11   93.00 92 6 37 37 36 38 .297 3.58   9.5 .179 8.19 1953 5 Satchel Paige
       
1954 No qualifiers   BAL       1954 No qualifiers
       
1955 11 Harry Dorish   BAL 7 R 33   34 18 3 2 6   63.67 53 4 21 19 26 22 .278 2.69   5.6 .165 4.88 1955 11 Harry Dorish
1955 13 Ray Moore   R BAL 7 R 29   32 18 3 7 6   60.67 51 3 29 29 30 36 .444 4.30   3.6 .113 2.61 1955 13 Ray Moore
       
1956 3 George Zuverink BAL 6 R 31   62 40 7 6 16   97.33 112 6 52 45 34 33 .226 4.16   8.9 .144 7.99 1956 3 George Zuverink
     
1957 1 George Zuverink BAL 5 R 32   56 37 10 6 9 8 .529   112.67 105 9 37 31 39 36 .250 2.48   12.2 .218 12.34 1957 1 George Zuverink
     
1958 4 Billy O'Dell a BAL 6 L 25 SP   16 12 2 1 8 3 .727   33.67 27 2 9 8 11 26 .684 2.14   6.9 .431 9.02 1958 4 Billy O'Dell
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1959 5 Billy Loes BAL 6 R 29   37 31 4 7 14 6 .700   64.33 58 5 31 29 25 34 .410 4.06   6.3 .170 5.88 1959 5 Billy Loes
     
1960 3 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW BAL 2 R 36   30 24 8 4 7 3 .700   75.33 49 5 29 21 24 55 .753 2.51   9.0 .300 10.71 1960 3 Hoyt Wilhelm
     
1961 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW T24 a(2) BAL 3 R 37   50 43 9 7 18 4 .818   106.67 84 5 31 25 41 84 .672 2.11   17.5 .350 21.68 1961 2 Hoyt Wilhelm
     
1962 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW a-inj(2) BAL 7 R 38   52 44 7 10 15 5 .750   93.00 64 5 28 20 34 90 .918 1.94   13.5 .260 14.49 1962 2 Hoyt Wilhelm
     
1963 3 Stu Miller T18 BAL 4 R 35   71 59 5 8 27 3 .900   112.33 93 5 36 28 53 114 .781 2.24   15.2 .214 14.65 1963 3 Stu Miller
1963 5 Dick Hall BAL 4 R 32   44 21 5 2 12 4 .750   93.33 69 7 23 22 13 62 .756 2.12   12.0 .273 13.06 1963 5 Dick Hall
     
1964 6 Stu Miller BAL 3 R 36   66 46 7 7 23 5 .821   97.00 77 7 37 33 34 87 .784 3.06   13.4 .203 12.81 1964 6 Stu Miller
1964 7 Harvey Haddix BAL 3 L 38   49 28 5 5 10 2 .833   89.67 68 4 26 23 23 90 .989 2.31   11.3 .231 11.51 1964 7 Harvey Haddix
     
1965 1 Stu Miller 7 BAL 3 R 37   67 55 14 7 24 1 .960   119.33 87 5 26 25 32 104 .874 1.89   21.8 .325 26.14 1965 1 Stu Miller
1965 7 Dick Hall BAL 3 R 34   48 35 11 8 12 4 .750   93.67 84 8 34 32 11 79 .832 3.07   11.1 .231 11.22 1965 7 Dick Hall
     
1966 2 Stu Miller 11 BAL 1 R 38   51 33 9 4 18 6 .750   92.00 65 5 24 23 22 67 .770 2.25   13.8 .271 16.05 1966 2 Stu Miller
1966 7 Eddie Fisher BAL 1 R 29   44 32 5 2 13 3 .813   71.67 60 4 26 21 19 39 .494 2.64   9.1 .207 9.07 1966 7 Eddie Fisher
1966 16 Dick Hall BAL 1 R 35   32 20 6 2 7 4 .636   66.00 59 8 30 29 8 44 .657 3.95   4.9 .153 4.29 1966 16 Dick Hall
     
1967 4 Moe Drabowsky BAL T6 R 31   43 26 7 5 12 5 .706   95.33 66 7 21 17 25 96 1.055 1.60   12.2 .284 14.42 1967 4 Moe Drabowsky
1967 13 Stu Miller BAL T6 R 39   42 31 3 10 8 4 .667   81.33 63 5 28 23 36 60 .606 2.55   5.8 .138 4.78 1967 13 Stu Miller
     
1968 9 Eddie Watt BAL 2 R 27   59 39 5 5 11 1 .917   83.33 63 1 32 21 35 72 .735 2.27   7.8 .132 6.50 1968 9 Eddie Watt
1968 8 Moe Drabowsky BAL 2 R 32   45 26 4 4 7 3 .700   61.33 35 3 17 13 25 46 .767 1.91   7.3 .162 6.75 1968 8 Moe Drabowsky
     
1969 6 Eddie Watt BAL 1E R 28   56 41 5 2 16 5 .762   71.00 49 3 18 13 26 46 .613 1.65   12.5 .223 12.95 1969 6 Eddie Watt
1969 10 Pete Richert BAL 1E L 29   44 30 7 4 12 3 .800   57.33 42 7 17 14 14 54 .964 2.20   9.3 .211 9.37 1969 10 Pete Richert
     
1970 15 Eddie Watt BAL 1E R 29   53 35 7 7 12 7 .632   55.33 44 3 20 20 29 33 .452 3.25   6.8 .128 5.40 1970 15 Eddie Watt
1970 9 Pete Richert BAL 1E L 30   50 25 7 2 13 4 .765   54.67 36 5 14 12 24 66 1.100 1.98   10.4 .208 10.53 1970 9 Pete Richert
     
1971 12 Eddie Watt BAL 1E R 30   35 26 3 1 11 1 .917   39.67 39 1 12 8 8 26 .553 1.81   6.6 .189 6.45 1971 12 Eddie Watt
     
1972 14 Eddie Watt BAL 3E R 31   38 29 2 3 7 3 .700   45.67 30 2 12 11 20 23 .460 2.17   5.3 .139 4.75 1972 14 Eddie Watt
     
1973 6 Bob Reynolds R BAL 1E R 26   41 28 7 5 9 3 .750   106.00 82 2 25 22 30 72 .643 1.87   13.5 .329 16.18 1973 6 Bob Reynolds
9 Grant Jackson BAL 1E L 30   45 33 8 0 9 2 .818   80.33 54 5 18 17 24 47 .603 1.90   12.1 .269 13.11 9 Grant Jackson
     
1974 11 Bob Reynolds BAL 1E R 27   54 30 7 5 7 3 .700   69.33 75 4 23 21 14 43 .483 2.73   7.4 .137 5.85 1974 11 Bob Reynolds
1974 8 Grant Jackson BAL 1E L 31   49 32 6 4 12 7 .632   66.67 48 7 19 19 22 56 .800 2.56   9.7 .198 9.20 1974 8 Grant Jackson
     
1975 9 Dyar Miller R BAL 2E R 29   30 21 6 3 8 4 .667   46.33 32 3 14 14 16 33 .688 2.72   6.9 .230 7.09 1975 9 Dyar Miller
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1976 15 Dyar Miller R BAL 2E R 30   49 29 2 4 7 3 .700   88.67 79 5 31 29 36 37 .322 2.94   7.0 .143 5.82 1976 15 Dyar Miller
     
1977 14 Tippy Martinez BAL T2E L 27   41 29 5 1 9 2 .818   50.00 47 2 17 15 27 29 .392 2.70   6.8 .166 6.01 1977 14 Tippy Martinez
     
1978 11 Don Stanhouse BAL 4E R 27   56 47 6 9 24 7 .774   74.67 60 0 28 24 52 42 .375 2.89   10.2 .182 9.57 1978 11 Don Stanhouse
     
1979 6 Don Stanhouse a BAL 1E R 28   52 46 7 3 21 6 .778   72.67 49 4 24 23 51 34 .340 2.85   12.7 .244 13.04 1979 6 Don Stanhouse
     
1980 8 Tim Stoddard BAL 2E R 27   64 52 5 3 26 7 .788   86.00 72 2 27 24 38 64 .582 2.51   13.9 .217 13.60 1980 8 Tim Stoddard
1980 17 Tippy Martinez BAL 2E L 30   53 26 4 4 10 1 .909   80.67 69 5 30 27 34 68 .660 3.01   8.1 .153 6.65 1980 17 Tippy Martinez
     
1981 8 Tippy Martinez BAL 2E L 31   37 24 3 3 11 3 .786   59.00 48 4 21 19 32 50 .625 2.90   6.9 .186 6.16 1981 8 Tippy Martinez
1981 12 Tim Stoddard BAL 2E R 28   31 20 4 2 7 4 .636   37.33 38 6 16 16 18 32 .571 3.86   2.9 .094 1.83 1981 12 Tim Stoddard
     
1982 13 Tippy Martinez BAL 2E L 32   76 44 8 8 16 7 .696   95.00 81 6 39 36 37 78 .661 3.41   11.6 .153 9.21 1982 13 Tippy Martinez
1982 19 Tim Stoddard BAL 2E R 29   50 38 3 4 12 3 .800   56.00 53 4 26 25 29 42 .512 4.02   5.6 .112 3.81 1982 19 Tim Stoddard
     
1983 3 Tippy Martinez 27 a BAL 1E L 33   65 51 9 3 21 6 .778   103.33 76 10 30 27 37 81 .717 2.35   16.9 .260 18.25 1983 3 Tippy Martinez
1983 23 Tim Stoddard BAL 1E R 30   47 34 4 3 9 2 .818   57.67 65 10 39 39 29 50 .532 6.09   0.8 .017 0.22 1983 23 Tim Stoddard
     
1984 13 Sammy Stewart BAL 5E R 29   60 39 7 4 13 3 .813   93.00 81 7 42 34 47 56 .438 3.29   9.2 .153 8.00 1984 13 Sammy Stewart
1984 19 Tippy Martinez BAL 5E L 34   55 42 4 9 17 6 .739   89.67 88 9 42 39 51 72 .518 3.91   6.8 .124 5.31 1984 19 Tippy Martinez
     
1985 7 Sammy Stewart BAL 4E R 30   55 36 5 6 9 1 .900   127.33 110 14 55 47 65 76 .434 3.32   12.0 .218 12.10 1985 7 Sammy Stewart
1985 14 Don Aase BAL 4E R 30   54 43 10 6 14 5 .737   88.00 83 6 44 37 35 67 .568 3.78   8.6 .159 7.41 1985 14 Don Aase
1985 24 Tippy Martinez BAL 4E L 35   49 20 3 3 4 8 .333   70.00 70 8 48 42 37 47 .439 5.40   1.7 .035 0.68 1985 24 Tippy Martinez
     
1986 6 Don Aase a BAL 7E R 31   66 58 6 7 34 9 .791   81.67 71 6 29 27 28 67 .677 2.98   14.3 .217 14.86 1986 6 Don Aase
     
1987 13 Mark Williamson R BAL 6E R 27   59 36 8 8 3 7 .300   113.33 106 11 50 47 37 68 .476 3.73   9.6 .163 8.84 1987 13 Mark Williamson
1987 20 Tom Niedenfuer BAL 6E R 27   45 39 3 5 13 3 .813   52.33 55 11 32 29 22 37 .481 4.99   4.5 .100 3.25 1987 20 Tom Niedenfuer
     
1988 19 Tom Niedenfuer BAL 7E R 28   52 42 3 4 18 5 .783   59.00 59 8 23 23 19 40 .513 3.51   7.3 .140 6.21 1988 19 Tom Niedenfuer
     
1989 9 Mark Williamson BAL 2E R 29   65 38 10 5 9 6 .600   107.33 105 4 35 35 30 55 .407 2.93   12.2 .188 12.07 1989 9 Mark Williamson
1989 2 Gregg Olson 12 T6 R-1 BAL 2E R 22   64 52 5 2 27 6 .818   85.00 57 1 17 16 46 90 .874 1.69   17.5 .273 20.90 1989 2 Gregg Olson
     
1990 5 Gregg Olson a BAL 5E R 23   64 58 6 5 37 5 .881   74.33 57 3 20 20 31 74 .841 2.42   13.8 .216 14.85 1990 5 Gregg Olson
     
1991 15 Gregg Olson BAL 6E R 24   72 62 4 6 31 8 .795   73.67 74 1 28 26 29 72 .699 3.18   9.8 .136 8.20 1991 15 Gregg Olson
     
1992 7 Gregg Olson BAL 3E R 25   60 56 1 5 36 8 .818   61.33 46 3 14 14 24 58 .829 2.05   12.6 .210 13.66 1992 7 Gregg Olson
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1993 6 Gregg Olson BAL T3E R 26   50 45 0 2 29 6 .829   45.00 37 1 9 8 18 44 .800 1.60   10.4 .208 11.14 1993 6 Gregg Olson
     
1994 6 Lee Smith 5 a BAL 2E R 36   41 39 1 4 33 6 .846   38.33 34 6 16 14 11 42 .933 3.29   7.7 .188 8.09 1994 6 Lee Smith
     
1995 17 Doug Jones BAL 3E R 38   52 47 0 4 22 3 .880   46.67 55 6 30 26 16 42 .592 5.01   3.7 .071 2.26 1995 17 Doug Jones
     
1996 11 Randy Myers BAL 2E L 33   62 50 4 4 31 7 .816   58.67 60 7 24 23 29 74 .831 3.53   8.6 .139 7.58 1996 11 Randy Myers
     
1997 9 Armando Benitez BAL 1E R 24   71 26 4 5 9 1 .900   73.33 49 7 22 20 43 106 1.152 2.45   11.0 .155 10.25 1997 9 Armando Benitez
1997 3 Randy Myers 4 4 a BAL 1E L 34   61 57 2 3 45 1 .978   59.67 47 2 12 10 22 56 .812 1.51   14.6 .239 16.91 1997 3 Randy Myers
     
1998 13 Armando Benitez BAL 4E R 25   71 54 5 6 22 4 .846   68.33 48 10 29 29 39 87 1.000 3.82   9.5 .134 8.12 1998 13 Armando Benitez
     
1999 15 Mike Timlin BAL 4E R 33   62 52 3 9 27 9 .750   63.00 51 9 30 25 23 50 .676 3.57   9.0 .145 8.03 1999 15 Mike Timlin
     
2000 20 Mike Trombley BAL 4E R 33   75 32 4 5 4 7 .364   72.00 67 15 34 33 38 72 .686 4.13   6.2 .083 4.29 2000 20 Mike Trombley
2000 21 Buddy Groom BAL 4E L 34   70 14 6 3 4 7 .364   59.33 63 5 37 32 21 44 .524 4.85   5.8 .083 4.02 2000 21 Buddy Groom
2000 23 Mike Timlin BAL 4E R 34   37 31 2 3 11 4 .733   35.00 37 6 22 19 15 26 .500 4.89   4.1 .111 3.28 2000 23 Mike Timlin
2000 22 Ryan Kohlmeier R BAL 4E R 23   25 22 0 1 13 1 .929   26.33 30 1 9 7 15 17 .378 2.39   4.0 .160 3.85 2000 22 Ryan Kohlmeier
     
2001 14 Buddy Groom BAL 4E L 35   70 35 1 4 11 2 .846   66.00 64 4 28 26 9 54 .740 3.55   7.7 .110 6.11 2001 14 Buddy Groom
2001 21 Ryan Kohlmeier R BAL 4E R 24   33 21 1 1 6 4 .600   36.00 42 11 29 29 18 27 .450 7.25   - .000 - 2001 21 Ryan Kohlmeier
2001 17 Willis Roberts R BAL 4E R 26 SP   28 20 3 2 6 4 .600   29.67 31 5 10 10 11 27 .643 3.03   4.6 .164 4.46 2001 17 Willis Roberts
     
2002 4 Jorge Julio R-3 BAL 4E R 23   67 61 5 6 25 6 .806   68.00 55 5 22 15 27 55 .671 1.99   12.8 .191 13.55 2002 4 Jorge Julio
     
2003 17 Jorge Julio BAL 4E R 24   64 51 0 7 36 8 .818   61.67 60 10 36 30 34 52 .553 4.38   5.6 .088 3.91 2003 17 Jorge Julio
     
2004 14 Jorge Julio BAL 3E R 25   65 50 2 5 22 4 .846   69.00 59 11 35 35 39 70 .714 4.57   7.4 .114 5.77 2004 14 Jorge Julio
     
2005 6 B.J. Ryan a BAL 4E L 29   69 61 1 4 36 5 .878   70.33 54 4 20 19 26 100 1.250 2.43   13.6 .197 13.83 2005 6 B.J. Ryan
     
2006 9 Chris Ray R BAL 4E R 24   61 56 4 4 33 5 .868   66.00 45 10 22 20 27 51 .708 2.73   11.9 .195 11.44 2006 9 Chris Ray
     
2007 17 Jamie Walker BAL 4E L 35   81 19 3 2 7 6 .538   61.33 57 6 25 22 17 41 .554 3.23   8.2 .101 5.97 2007 17 Jamie Walker
2007 18 Chris Ray BAL 4E R 25   43 37 5 6 16 4 .800   42.67 35 5 22 21 18 44 .830 4.43   6.1 .142 5.26 2007 18 Chris Ray
     
2008 12 George Sherrill a BAL 5E L 31   57 49 3 5 31 6 .838   53.33 47 6 28 28 33 58 .725 4.73   6.3 .111 4.72 2008 12 George Sherrill
     
2009 16 Jim Johnson BAL 5E R 26   64 29 4 6 10 6 .625   70.00 73 8 32 32 23 49 .510 4.11   6.7 .105 5.11 2009 16 Jim Johnson
2009 12 George Sherrill BAL 5E L 32   42 38 0 1 20 3 .870   41.33 34 3 11 11 13 39 .830 2.40   7.9 .188 8.07 2009 12 George Sherrill
     
2010 21 Alfredo Simon R BAL 5E R 29   49 35 4 2 17 4 .810   49.33 54 10 30 27 22 37 .487 4.93   3.6 .073 2.28 2010 21 Alfredo Simon
2010 8 Koji Uehara BAL 5E R 35   43 22 1 2 13 2 .867   44.00 37 5 15 14 5 55 1.310 2.86   10.5 .244 12.12 2010 8 Koji Uehara
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Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia