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          Closer
             
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
1961 9 Dave Sisler WAS T9 R 29   44 29 2 7 11 7 .611   56.00 48 4 28 22 45 27 .290 3.54   6.8 .155 5.60 1961 9 Dave Sisler
     
1962 No qualifiers WAS       1962 No qualifiers
     
1963 10 Ron Kline WAS 10 R 31   61 46 3 8 17 5 .773   90.67 83 3 35 28 29 47 .420 2.78   9.6 .157 7.94 1963 10 Ron Kline
     
1964 8 Ron Kline WAS 9 R 32   61 52 10 7 14 5 .737   81.33 81 4 29 21 21 40 .392 2.32   11.7 .192 10.87 1964 8 Ron Kline
     
1965 5 Ron Kline T29 WAS 8 R 33   74 58 7 6 29 8 .784   99.33 106 7 36 29 32 52 .377 2.63   13.6 .184 12.26 1965 5 Ron Kline
1965 15 Steve Ridzik WAS 8 R 36   63 25 6 4 8 8 .500   109.67 108 18 61 49 43 72 .477 4.02   5.1 .081 3.05 1965 15 Steve Ridzik
     
1966 4 Ron Kline WAS 8 R 34   63 46 6 4 23 3 .885   90.33 79 12 32 24 17 46 .479 2.39   12.7 .202 12.75 1966 4 Ron Kline
     
1967 7 Darold Knowles WAS T6 L 25   60 35 6 7 14 3 .824   112.00 85 5 31 28 51 85 .625 2.25   12.3 .205 12.35 1967 7 Darold Knowles
1967 9 Dave Baldwin R WAS T6 R 29   58 26 2 4 12 5 .706   68.67 53 2 19 13 20 52 .712 1.70   10.3 .178 9.63 1967 9 Dave Baldwin
     
1968 14 Dennis Higgins WAS 10 R 28   59 33 4 4 13 2 .867   99.67 81 8 40 36 46 66 .520 3.25   5.3 .090 3.65 1968 14 Dennis Higgins
     
1969 18 Dennis Higgins WAS 4E R 29   55 35 10 9 16 10 .615   85.33 79 7 42 33 56 71 .526 3.48   6.2 .113 4.57 1969 18 Dennis Higgins
1969 8 Darold Knowles a WAS 4E L 27   53 40 9 2 13 9 .591   84.33 73 8 25 21 31 59 .567 2.24   10.8 .204 10.70 1969 8 Darold Knowles
     
1970 6 Darold Knowles WAS 6E L 28   71 49 2 14 27 11 .711   119.33 100 4 36 27 58 71 .449 2.04   15.0 .211 15.29 1970 6 Darold Knowles
1970 16 Horacio Pina WAS 6E R 25   61 30 5 3 6 4 .600   71.00 66 4 25 22 35 41 .406 2.79   6.6 .108 4.81 1970 16 Horacio Pina
     
1971 7 Paul Lindblad WAS 5E L 29   43 23 6 4 8 5 .615   83.67 58 6 25 24 29 50 .575 2.58   10.1 .235 10.12 1971 7 Paul Lindblad
1971 17 Casey Cox WAS 5E R 29   43 21 5 4 7 3 .700   68.33 70 3 34 26 21 27 .297 3.42   4.3 .100 3.06 1971 17 Casey Cox
     
1972 11 Paul Lindblad TEX 6W L 30   66 33 5 8 9 5 .643   99.67 95 7 31 29 29 51 .411 2.62   7.3 .111 5.82 1972 11 Paul Lindblad
1972 15 Horacio Pina TEX 6W R 27   60 40 2 7 15 3 .833   76.00 61 3 33 27 43 60 .577 3.20   4.8 .080 3.26 1972 15 Horacio Pina
     
1973 20 Steve Foucault R TEX 6W R 23   32 23 2 4 8 6 .571   55.67 54 6 26 24 31 28 .329 3.88   3.1 .097 2.02 1973 20 Steve Foucault
     
1974 5 Steve Foucault TEX 2W R 24   69 53 8 9 12 8 .600   144.33 123 8 51 36 40 106 .650 2.24   14.8 .214 14.61 1974 5 Steve Foucault
     
1975 14 Steve Foucault TEX 3W R 25   59 40 8 4 10 9 .526   107.00 96 10 57 49 55 56 .371 4.12   7.3 .124 5.50 1975 14 Steve Foucault
     
1976 17 Steve Foucault TEX T4W R 26   46 31 8 8 5 5 .500   75.67 68 9 31 28 25 41 .441 3.33   6.3 .137 5.13 1976 17 Steve Foucault
1976 21 Joe Hoerner TEX T4W L 39   41 19 0 4 8 3 .727   35.00 41 3 22 20 19 15 .250 5.14   0.1 .002 0.01 1976 21 Joe Hoerner
     
1977 7 Adrian Devine TEX 2W R 25   54 33 10 6 15 4 .789   95.00 92 7 35 34 28 61 .508 3.22   12.1 .224 12.43 1977 7 Adrian Devine
     
1978 17 Reggie Cleveland TEX 2W R 30   53 41 5 8 11 7 .611   75.67 65 5 33 26 23 46 .523 3.09   8.3 .157 7.23 1978 17 Reggie Cleveland
     
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
1979 1 Jim Kern T12 4 a TEX 3W R 30   71 57 13 5 29 9 .763   143.00 99 5 35 25 62 136 .845 1.57   24.9 .351 30.66 1979 1 Jim Kern
1979 13 Sparky Lyle TEX 3W L 34   67 53 5 8 13 7 .650   95.00 78 9 37 33 28 48 .453 3.13   10.2 .152 8.27 1979 13 Sparky Lyle
     
1980 11 Danny Darwin TEX 4W R 24   51 35 12 4 8 6 .571   94.67 80 4 31 28 45 94 .752 2.66   10.8 .212 10.44 1980 11 Danny Darwin
1980 21 Sparky Lyle TEX 4W L 35   49 32 3 2 8 4 .667   80.67 97 9 47 42 28 43 .344 4.69   3.4 .069 1.88 1980 21 Sparky Lyle
     
1981 No qualifiers TEX       1981 No qualifiers
     
1982 16 Danny Darwin TEX 6W R 26   55 41 10 7 7 7 .500   82.33 87 5 33 29 37 56 .452 3.17   9.3 .169 7.77 1982 16 Danny Darwin
     
1983 13 Odell Jones TEX 3W R 30   42 33 3 6 10 5 .667   67.00 56 4 28 23 22 50 .641 3.09   6.9 .164 5.93 1983 13 Odell Jones
     
1984 10 Dave Schmidt TEX 7W R 27   43 37 6 6 12 4 .750   70.33 69 3 30 20 20 46 .517 2.56   8.8 .205 8.84 1984 10 Dave Schmidt
     
1985 5 Greg A. Harris TEX 7W R 29   58 35 5 4 11 4 .733   113.00 74 7 35 31 43 111 .949 2.47   15.6 .269 17.47 1985 5 Greg A. Harris
1985 22 Dave Rozema TEX 7W R 28   30 16 1 5 7 4 .636   63.00 74 8 33 33 19 33 .355 4.71   3.9 .130 3.03 1985 22 Dave Rozema
     
1986 8 Greg A. Harris TEX 2W R 30   73 63 10 8 20 11 .645   111.33 103 12 40 35 42 95 .655 2.83   14.3 .196 14.11 1986 8 Greg A. Harris
1986 18 Mitch Williams R TEX 2W L 21   80 38 8 6 8 7 .533   98.00 69 8 39 39 79 90 .608 3.58   8.8 .110 6.51 1986 18 Mitch Williams
1986 17 Dale Mohorcic R TEX 2W R 30   58 20 2 4 7 5 .583   79.00 86 5 25 22 15 29 .287 2.51   8.4 .145 7.13 1986 17 Dale Mohorcic
     
1987 9 Dale Mohorcic TEX T6W R 31   74 54 7 6 16 7 .696   99.33 88 11 34 33 19 48 .449 2.99   12.8 .173 12.15 1987 9 Dale Mohorcic
     
1988 21 Mitch Williams TEX 6W L 23   67 51 2 7 18 8 .692   68.00 48 4 38 35 47 61 .642 4.63   6.0 .090 4.07 1988 21 Mitch Williams
     
1989 4 Jeff Russell 9 a TEX 4W R 27   71 66 6 4 38 6 .864   72.67 45 4 21 16 24 77 1.116 1.98   16.1 .227 17.51 1989 4 Jeff Russell
     
1990 13 Kenny Rogers TEX 3W L 25   66 46 9 4 15 8 .652   82.33 77 6 34 30 37 64 .561 3.28   10.4 .158 9.57 1990 13 Kenny Rogers
1990 16 Mike Jeffcoat TEX 3W L 30   32 11 2 1 5 5 .500   43.67 32 2 11 10 10 29 .690 2.06   6.2 .194 6.32 1990 16 Mike Jeffcoat
1990 24 Jeff Russell TEX 3W R 28   27 22 1 5 10 2 .833   25.33 23 1 15 12 16 16 .410 4.26   2.4 .089 1.66 1990 24 Jeff Russell
     
1991 14 Jeff Russell TEX 3W R 29   68 56 6 4 30 10 .750   79.33 71 11 36 29 26 52 .536 3.29   10.0 .147 8.70 1991 14 Jeff Russell
     
1992 20 Kenny Rogers TEX 4W L 27   81 38 3 6 6 4 .600   78.67 80 7 32 27 26 70 .660 3.09   6.8 .084 4.66 1992 20 Kenny Rogers
1992 6 Jeff Russell TEX 4W R 30   51 42 2 3 28 9 .757   56.67 51 3 14 12 22 43 .589 1.91   9.9 .194 10.11 1992 6 Jeff Russell
     
1993 5 Tom Henke TEX 2W R 35   66 60 5 5 40 7 .851   74.33 55 7 25 24 27 79 .963 2.91   13.7 .208 14.67 1993 5 Tom Henke
     
1994 14 Cris Carpenter TEX 1W R 29   47 16 2 5 5 6 .455   59.00 69 7 35 33 20 39 .438 5.03   3.4 .072 2.22 1994 14 Cris Carpenter
1994 10 Tom Henke TEX 1W R 36   37 31 3 6 15 6 .714   38.00 33 6 16 16 12 39 .867 3.79   5.7 .154 5.43 1994 10 Tom Henke
     
1995 10 Jeff Russell TEX 3W R 33   37 32 1 0 20 4 .833   32.67 36 3 12 11 9 21 .467 3.03   6.5 .176 6.26 1995 10 Jeff Russell
     
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
1996 14 Mike Henneman TEX 1W R 34   49 45 0 7 31 6 .838   42.00 41 6 28 27 17 34 .586 5.79   5.5 .112 4.37 1996 14 Mike Henneman
     
1997 2 John Wetteland TEX 3W R 30   61 58 7 2 31 6 .838   65.00 43 5 18 14 21 63 .984 1.94   15.4 .252 18.32 1997 2 John Wetteland
     
1998 4 John Wetteland T16 a TEX 1W R 31   63 59 3 1 42 5 .894   62.00 47 6 17 14 14 72 1.180 2.03   14.6 .232 16.43 1998 4 John Wetteland
     
1999 6 John Wetteland T6 a TEX 1W R 32   62 59 4 4 43 7 .860   66.00 67 9 30 27 19 60 .698 3.68   11.7 .189 11.90 1999 6 John Wetteland
     
2000 14 John Wetteland TEX 4W R 33   62 57 6 5 34 9 .791   60.00 67 10 35 28 24 53 .582 4.20   8.4 .135 7.43 2000 14 John Wetteland
     
2001 7 Jeff Zimmerman TEX 4W R 28   66 53 4 4 28 3 .903   71.33 48 10 19 19 16 72 1.125 2.40   12.1 .183 12.39 2001 7 Jeff Zimmerman
     
2002 7 Francisco Cordero TEX 4W R 27   39 25 2 0 10 2 .833   45.33 33 2 12 9 13 41 .891 1.79   9.5 .244 11.36 2002 7 Francisco Cordero
2002 20 Hideki Irabu TEX 4W R 33   36 26 3 6 16 4 .800   36.00 37 9 22 22 15 26 .500 5.50   3.1 .086 2.20 2002 20 Hideki Irabu
     
2003 6 Francisco Cordero TEX 4W R 28   73 36 5 8 15 10 .600   82.67 70 4 33 27 38 90 .833 2.94   12.7 .174 12.49 2003 6 Francisco Cordero
2003 15 Ugueth Urbina TEX 4W R 29   39 37 0 4 26 4 .867   38.67 33 6 19 18 18 41 .804 4.19   5.7 .146 5.14 2003 15 Ugueth Urbina
     
2004 5 Francisco Cordero T24 a TEX 3W R 29   67 63 3 4 49 5 .907   71.67 60 1 19 17 32 79 .859 2.13   17.2 .257 20.16 2004 5 Francisco Cordero
     
2005 9 Francisco Cordero TEX 3W R 30   69 60 3 1 37 8 .822   69.00 61 5 28 26 30 79 .868 3.39   11.8 .171 11.18 2005 9 Francisco Cordero
     
2006 7 Akinori Otsuka TEX 3W R 34   63 48 2 4 32 4 .889   59.67 53 3 17 14 11 47 .734 2.11   13.7 .217 13.91 2006 7 Akinori Otsuka
2006 15 Francisco Cordero TEX 3W R 31   49 21 7 4 6 9 .400   48.67 49 5 27 26 16 54 .831 4.81   5.3 .108 3.80 2006 15 Francisco Cordero
     
2007 10 Joaquin Benoit TEX 4W R 29   70 22 7 4 6 7 .462   82.00 68 6 28 26 28 87 .906 2.85   10.0 .143 8.65 2007 10 Joaquin Benoit
2007 12 C.J. Wilson TEX 4W L 26   66 22 2 1 12 2 .857   68.33 50 4 25 23 33 63 .759 3.03   9.1 .138 7.72 2007 12 C.J. Wilson
2007 15 Eric Gagne TEX 4W R 31   34 30 2 0 16 1 .941   33.33 23 2 8 8 12 29 .829 2.16   7.2 .212 6.12 2007 15 Eric Gagne
     
2008 14 Frank Francisco TEX 2W R 28   58 18 3 5 5 6 .455   63.33 47 7 24 22 26 83 1.137 3.13   6.2 .107 4.57 2008 14 Frank Francisco
2008 19 C.J. Wilson TEX 2W L 27   50 41 2 2 24 4 .857   46.33 49 8 35 31 27 41 .539 6.02   2.2 .044 1.04 2008 19 C.J. Wilson
     
2009 7 C.J. Wilson TEX 2W L 28   74 30 5 6 14 4 .778   73.67 66 3 29 23 32 84 .857 2.81   11.1 .150 10.13 2009 7 C.J. Wilson
2009 10 Frank Francisco TEX 2W R 29   51 42 2 3 25 4 .862   49.33 40 6 21 21 15 57 1.036 3.83   8.7 .171 8.46 2009 10 Frank Francisco
     
2010 1 Neftali Feliz a R-1 TEX 1W R 22   70 59 4 3 40 3 .930   69.33 43 5 21 21 18 71 1.164 2.73   15.7 .224 17.36 2010 1 Neftali Feliz
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
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