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All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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
1913 No qualifiers   DET       1913
       
1914 No qualifiers   DET       1914
       
1915 1 Bernie Boland   R DET 2 R 23 SP   27 16 4 2 2   73.67 61 1 31 25 27 26 .295 3.05   5.9 .219 6.81 1915 1 Bernie Boland
       
1916 3 George Cunningham   R DET 3 R 21 SP   21 14 2 1 2   48.67 47 0 23 15 24 22 .310 2.77   3.0 .143 3.18 1916 3 George Cunningham
1916 2 Jean Dubuc   DET 3 R 27 SP   20 16 5 2 1   46.33 36 0 18 15 23 11 .186 2.91   3.4 .170 3.93 1916 2 Jean Dubuc
       
1917 No qualifiers   DET       1917
       
1918 No qualifiers   DET       1918
       
1919 No qualifiers   DET       1919
       
1920 5 Doc Ayers   DET 7 R 30 SP   23 16 0 2 1   44.33 61 1 33 25 16 21 .273 5.08   1.5 .065 0.83 1920 5 Doc Ayers
1920 6 Frank Okrie   R DET 7 L 23   20 14 1 1 0   32.67 34 1 23 18 12 7 .152 4.96   0.3 .015 0.08 1920 6 Frank Okrie
       
1921 No qualifiers   DET       1921
       
1922 T2 Syl Johnson   R DET 3 R 21   21 13 3 1 1   49.00 43 4 20 17 14 19 .333 3.12   4.3 .205 4.78 1922 T2 Syl Johnson
       
1923 4 Ray Francis   DET 2 L 30   27 12 5 3 1   56.67 64 2 31 23 13 20 .260 3.65   2.8 .104 2.06 1923 4 Ray Francis
       
1924 No qualifiers   DET       1924
       
1925 4 Ken Holloway   DET 4 R 27 SP   24 10 4 0 2   50.67 55 2 30 24 23 9 .115 4.26   3.3 .138 2.93 1925 4 Ken Holloway
1925 T7 Ed Wells   DET 4 L 25   22 14 2 3 2   45.33 77 0 43 39 27 16 .154 7.74   - .000 - 1925 T7 Ed Wells
       
1926 T12 Ken Holloway   DET 6 R 28   24 14 0 3 2   60.00 84 1 48 37 18 21 .206 5.55   - .000 - 1926 T12 Ken Holloway
1926 T12 George S. Smith   R DET 6 R 24   23 17 1 2 0   43.33 51 3 34 31 33 15 .179 6.44   - .000 - 1926 T12 George S. Smith
1926 7 Augie Johns   R DET 6 L 26   21 12 2 0 1   39.00 39 2 20 20 26 18 .277 4.62   2.7 .129 2.22 1926 7 Augie Johns
       
1927 3 George S. Smith   R DET 4 R 25   29 13 4 1 0   71.33 62 3 38 31 50 32 .286 3.91   4.7 .162 4.35 1927 3 George S. Smith
       
1928 2 George S. Smith   DET 6 R 26   37 21 1 0 3   97.67 90 3 48 45 43 50 .376 4.15   5.5 .149 6.18 1928 2 George S. Smith
       
1929 9 Augie Prudhomme   R DET 6 R 26   28 12 0 3 1   55.33 69 5 53 44 32 17 .168 7.16   - .000 - 1929 9 Augie Prudhomme
1929 3 Emil Yde   DET 6 L 29   23 16 3 1 0   47.33 50 4 35 28 42 20 .217 5.32   1.6 .070 1.15 1929 3 Emil Yde
       
1930 No qualifiers   DET       1930
       
1931 3 Charlie Sullivan   DET 7 R 28   27 19 1 0 0   71.67 81 6 46 39 38 17 .143 4.90   3.5 .130 3.08 1931 3 Charlie Sullivan
       
All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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
1932 3 Whit Wyatt   DET 5 R 24 SP   21 10 3 2 1   55.67 53 3 36 31 26 28 .354 5.01   2.5 .119 2.22 1932 3 Whit Wyatt
       
1933 9 Art Herring   DET 5 R 27   21 10 0 2 0   39.67 39 5 25 19 19 14 .241 4.31   1.4 .067 1.05 1933 9 Art Herring
       
1934 T8 Eldon Auker   DET 1 R 23 SP   25 12 6 4 1   74.67 92 4 52 35 27 39 .328 4.22   4.0 .160 3.69 1934 T8 Eldon Auker
1934 11 Chief Hogsett   DET 1 L 30   26 16 3 2 3   50.33 61 4 34 24 19 23 .288 4.29   2.8 .108 2.12 1934 11 Chief Hogsett
       
1935 No qualifiers   DET       1935
       
1936 4 Roxie Lawson   DET 2 R 30   33 16 5 5 3   82.33 83 8 51 42 44 21 .165 4.59   6.7 .203 6.40 1936 4 Roxie Lawson
1936 11 Joe Sullivan   DET 2 L 25   22 12 1 3 1   60.33 86 2 55 45 31 24 .205 6.71   0.1 .005 0.02 1936 11 Joe Sullivan
1936 9 Chad Kimsey   DET 2 R 29   22 17 2 3 3   52.00 58 2 36 28 29 11 .126 4.85   3.2 .145 2.59 1936 9 Chad Kimsey
       
1937 1 Slick Coffman   R DET 2 R 26   23 15 5 3 0   75.67 87 4 40 28 29 19 .164 3.33   6.9 .300 9.15 1937 1 Slick Coffman
1937 2 George Gill   R DET 2 R 28   21 18 7 1 1   69.00 78 3 38 32 25 21 .204 4.17   6.1 .290 7.95 1937 2 George Gill
       
1938 T10 Slick Coffman   DET 4 R 27   33 15 1 3 2   58.67 83 5 51 45 29 16 .143 6.90   - .000 - 1938 T10 Slick Coffman
1938 8 Jake Wade   DET 4 L 26   25 11 3 0 0   63.00 63 8 47 42 42 20 .190 6.00   0.9 .036 0.44 1938 8 Jake Wade
       
1939 4 Bud Thomas   DET 5 R 28   27 15 7 0 1   47.33 45 7 25 22 20 14 .215 4.18   4.6 .170 4.02 1939 4 Bud Thomas
1939 11 Slick Coffman   DET 5 R 28   22 10 2 1 0   41.00 49 4 35 29 21 8 .114 6.37   0.3 .014 0.08 1939 11 Slick Coffman
       
1940 2 Archie McKain   DET 1 L 29   27 17 5 0 3   51.00 48 2 18 16 25 24 .329 2.82   6.7 .250 7.99 1940 2 Archie McKain
1940 10 Tom Seats   R DET 1 L 29   24 10 2 1 1   49.00 54 4 31 23 18 25 .347 4.22   2.0 .080 1.35 1940 10 Tom Seats
1940 6 Dizzy Trout   DET 1 R 25   23 6 1 2 2   50.00 63 1 30 26 27 29 .322 4.68   2.4 .100 1.81 1940 6 Dizzy Trout
       
1941 5 Bud Thomas   DET T4 R 30   25 14 1 2 2   69.33 65 4 39 28 21 17 .198 3.63   4.2 .168 4.38 1941 5 Bud Thomas
       
1942 5 Roy Henshaw   DET 5 L 30   21 14 2 3 1   47.67 50 3 25 22 20 22 .314 4.15   2.1 .100 1.65 1942 5 Roy Henshaw
       
1943 5 Roy Henshaw   DET 5 L 31   23 12 0 1 2   61.00 60 1 24 21 28 28 .318 3.10   2.2 .096 1.72 1943 5 Roy Henshaw
       
1944 5 Boom-Boom Beck   DET 2 R 39   26 15 1 1 1   71.00 61 5 27 25 23 23 .274 3.17   3.5 .135 3.10 1944 5 Boom-Boom Beck
       
1945 6 George Caster   DET 1 R 37   22 10 5 1 2   51.33 47 3 25 22 27 23 .311 3.86   3.4 .155 2.66 1945 6 George Caster
1945 9 Walter Wilson   R DET 1 R 31   21 9 0 1 0   45.67 45 1 23 20 25 19 .271 3.94   0.5 .024 0.18 1945 9 Walter Wilson
       
1946 No qualifiers   DET       1946
       
1947 7 Johnny Gorsica   DET 2 R 32   31 16 2 0 1   57.67 44 5 27 24 26 20 .286 3.75   3.7 .119 3.37 1947 7 Johnny Gorsica
1947 4 Hal White   DET 2 R 28   30 13 4 2 2   56.67 59 3 22 19 33 22 .239 3.02   4.8 .160 5.08 1947 4 Hal White
       
All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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
1948 17 Stubby Overmire   DET 5 L 29   33 16 3 3 3   57.67 68 3 31 30 27 13 .137 4.68   0.7 .021 0.26 1948 17 Stubby Overmire
1948 18 Al Benton   DET 5 R 37   30 11 2 2 3   44.33 45 4 34 28 36 18 .222 5.68   0.6 .020 0.22 1948 18 Al Benton
1948 16 Hal White   DET 5 R 29   27 11 2 1 1   42.67 46 2 31 29 26 17 .236 6.12   0.7 .026 0.29 1948 16 Hal White
       
1949 7 Dizzy Trout   DET 4 R 34   33 24 3 6 3   59.33 68 2 35 29 21 19 .213 4.40   3.2 .097 2.25 1949 7 Dizzy Trout
1949 T17 Marv Grissom   R DET 4 R 31   25 3 2 3 0   35.67 46 4 25 20 29 15 .200 5.05   - .000 - 1949 T17 Marv Grissom
       
1950 3 Hal White   DET 2 R 31   34 18 6 3 1   66.67 55 4 30 28 40 34 .358 3.78   6.6 .194 7.52 1950 3 Hal White
1950 T12 Paul Calvert   DET 2 R 32   32 19 2 2 4   51.33 71 7 42 36 25 14 .146 6.31   - .000 - 1950 T12 Paul Calvert
       
1951 5 Gene Bearden   DET 5 L 30   33 12 1 3 0   81.67 88 6 47 39 46 32 .239 4.30   5.4 .164 5.17 1951 5 Gene Bearden
1951 13 Hal White   DET 5 R 32   34 19 2 1 4   57.00 53 6 34 31 36 22 .247 4.89   2.9 .085 2.00 1951 13 Hal White
1951 17 Hank Borowy   DET 5 R 35   25 11 2 2 0   38.00 49 3 36 32 23 11 .153 7.58   - .000 - 1951 17 Hank Borowy
       
1952 6 Billy Hoeft   R DET 8 L 20   24 9 0 2 4   53.67 55 5 29 28 25 38 .475 4.70   2.0 .083 1.75 1952 6 Billy Hoeft
1952 3 Dick Littlefield   R DET 8 L 26   27 17 0 3 1   46.33 40 3 21 20 25 32 .492 3.89   0.6 .022 0.09 1952 3 Dick Littlefield
1952 13 Marlin Stuart   DET 8 R 33   21 12 1 0 0   44.00 47 6 35 31 24 22 .310 6.34   - .000 - 1952 13 Marlin Stuart
       
1953 11 Dick Marlowe   R DET 6 R 24   31 9 3 1 0   64.00 84 8 38 37 24 27 .250 5.20   1.5 .048 0.86 1953 11 Dick Marlowe
1953 T15 Dave Madison   DET 6 R 32   31 17 3 3 0   61.00 74 7 51 43 41 27 .235 6.34   - .000 - 1953 T15 Dave Madison
       
1954 T14 Ray Herbert   DET 5 R 24   38 15 3 3 0   73.00 88 5 44 40 41 40 .310 4.93   - .000 - 1954 T14 Ray Herbert
1954 7 Dick Marlowe   DET 5 R 25   36 20 5 2 2   71.33 63 8 37 32 34 33 .340 4.04   4.2 .117 3.85 1954 7 Dick Marlowe
1954 5 Bob G. Miller   R DET 5 L 18   31 22 1 1 1   67.00 56 1 23 18 24 26 .325 2.42   5.7 .184 6.55 1954 5 Bob G. Miller
       
1955 2 Al Aber   DET 5 L 27   38 22 6 3 3   78.00 82 9 29 27 24 36 .340 3.12   6.3 .166 7.05 1955 2 Al Aber
1955 4 Babe Birrer   R DET 5 R 26   33 15 3 1 3   66.33 60 5 30 28 24 26 .310 3.80   4.5 .136 4.56 1955 4 Babe Birrer
1955 14 Paul Foytack   R DET 5 R 24   21 7 0 0 0   45.67 42 4 25 25 36 37 .474 4.93   0.6 .029 0.28 1955 14 Paul Foytack
       
1956 15 Walt Masterson DET 5 R 36   35 18 1 1 0   49.67 54 2 28 23 32 28 .326 4.17   1.9 .054 1.01 1956 15 Walt Masterson
1956 8 Steve Gromek DET 5 R 36   27 12 3 0 4   57.00 54 11 24 22 22 35 .461 3.47   5.9 .219 6.27 1956 8 Steve Gromek
     
1957 10 Lou Sleater DET 4 L 30   41 19 3 3 2 2 .500   69.33 61 9 33 29 28 43 .483 3.76   4.5 .110 3.32 1957 10 Lou Sleater
1957 7 Harry Byrd DET 4 R 32   36 18 4 3 5 1 .833   59.00 49 5 19 18 28 20 .260 2.75   5.9 .164 5.32 1957 7 Harry Byrd
1957 T15 Al Aber DET 4 L 29   28 13 3 3 1 2 .333   37.00 46 6 33 28 11 15 .263 6.81   - .000 - 1957 T15 Al Aber
     
1958 8 Tom Morgan DET 5 R 28   38 11 2 5 1 2 .333   60.67 64 6 25 19 2 33 .500 2.82   4.5 .118 4.28 1958 8 Tom Morgan
1958 6 Hank Aguirre DET 5 L 27   41 16 2 2 5 1 .833   54.00 44 5 19 19 18 31 .500 3.17   5.1 .124 4.97 1958 6 Hank Aguirre
     
1959 7 Pete Burnside DET 4 L 28   30 11 1 3 1 0 1.000   62.00 55 7 31 26 25 49 .613 3.77   3.4 .113 3.33 1959 7 Pete Burnside
1959 17 Ray Narleski DET 4 R 30   32 21 2 7 5 3 .625   53.00 50 13 40 35 28 40 .513 5.94   - .000 - 1959 17 Ray Narleski
     
1960 1 Dave Sisler DET 6 R 28   41 19 7 5 6 1 .857   80.00 56 3 23 22 45 47 .465 2.48   10.0 .244 12.58 1960 1 Dave Sisler
     
All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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 16 Bill Fischer DET 2 R 30   25 13 3 1 3 0 1.000   42.00 49 9 23 21 13 17 .274 4.50   1.7 .068 1.14 1961 16 Bill Fischer
     
1962 15 Ron Nischwitz R DET 4 L 24   48 23 4 5 4 1 .800   64.67 73 5 30 28 26 28 .283 3.90   4.6 .096 3.67 1962 15 Ron Nischwitz
1962 20 Ron Kline DET 4 R 30   32 16 3 3 2 2 .500   54.00 57 8 29 26 20 31 .403 4.33   2.6 .081 1.91 1962 20 Ron Kline
     
1963 No qualifiers DET       1963
     
1964 6 Fred Gladding R DET 4 R 28   42 23 7 4 7 2 .778   67.33 57 7 23 23 27 59 .702 3.07   7.6 .181 7.77 1964 6 Fred Gladding
1964 8 Terry Fox DET 4 R 28   32 20 4 3 5 2 .714   61.00 77 4 26 23 16 28 .301 3.39   4.6 .144 4.20 1964 8 Terry Fox
     
1965 2 Fred Gladding DET 4 R 29   46 25 6 2 5 3 .625   70.00 63 6 22 22 29 43 .467 2.83   7.6 .165 9.19 1965 2 Fred Gladding
1965 3 Larry Sherry DET 4 R 29   39 21 3 6 5 3 .625   78.33 71 5 30 27 40 46 .414 3.10   6.2 .159 7.36 1965 3 Larry Sherry
1965 4 Orlando Pena DET 4 R 31   30 19 4 6 4 2 .667   57.33 54 5 18 16 20 55 .743 2.51   6.0 .200 7.19 1965 4 Orlando Pena
     
1966 8 Orlando Pena DET 3 R 32   54 18 4 2 7 1 .875   108.00 105 16 47 37 35 79 .564 3.08   7.2 .133 6.91 1966 8 Orlando Pena
1966 13 Fred Gladding DET 3 R 30   51 23 5 0 2 3 .400   74.00 62 6 33 27 29 57 .626 3.28   5.2 .102 4.37 1966 13 Fred Gladding
     
1967 4 Dave Wickersham DET T2 R 31   32 13 4 1 4 0 1.000   67.67 53 2 18 14 25 36 .462 1.86   6.9 .216 8.76 1967 4 Dave Wickersham
1967 20 Hank Aguirre DET T2 L 36   30 11 0 1 0 1 .000   37.00 29 1 12 9 15 29 .659 2.19   2.6 .087 2.09 1967 20 Hank Aguirre
     
1968 3 Daryl Patterson R DET 1 R 24   37 22 2 3 7 1 .875   63.67 49 3 16 13 25 46 .622 1.84   7.4 .200 9.47 1968 3 Daryl Patterson
1968 1 Pat Dobson R DET 1 R 26   37 16 3 3 7 1 .875   60.33 36 3 12 10 25 52 .852 1.49   8.7 .235 12.07 1968 1 Pat Dobson
1968 10 Fred Lasher R DET 1 R 26   34 14 5 1 5 2 .714   48.67 37 5 19 18 22 32 .542 3.33   4.1 .121 4.08 1968 10 Fred Lasher
     
1969 6 John Hiller DET 2E L 26   32 13 3 1 4 3 .571   53.67 45 6 24 21 22 39 .582 3.52   4.9 .153 5.33 1969 6 John Hiller
1969 14 Fred Lasher DET 2E R 27   32 5 2 1 0 1 .000   44.00 34 5 16 15 22 26 .464 3.07   3.4 .106 3.08 1969 14 Fred Lasher
1969 12 Tom Timmerman R DET 2E R 29   30 14 3 3 1 1 .500   46.67 43 1 19 14 23 39 .591 2.70   4.0 .133 4.06 1969 12 Tom Timmerman
     
1970 18 Daryl Patterson DET 4E R 26   43 14 7 1 2 2 .500   78.00 81 9 47 42 39 55 .458 4.85   3.6 .084 2.94 1970 18 Daryl Patterson
1970 7 Fred Scherman R DET 4E L 25   48 20 4 4 1 2 .333   69.67 61 5 28 25 28 58 .652 3.23   5.9 .123 5.83 1970 7 Fred Scherman
1970 1 John Hiller DET 4E L 27   42 18 5 3 3 3 .500   71.00 50 7 26 22 36 58 .674 2.79   7.9 .188 9.64 1970 1 John Hiller
     
1971 19 Bill Denehy DET 2E R 25   30 10 0 2 1 0 1.000   45.67 41 3 22 20 27 25 .368 3.94   1.1 .037 0.58 1971 19 Bill Denehy
     
1972 No qualifiers DET       1972
     
1973 7 Fred Scherman DET 3E L 28   34 17 2 2 1 1 .500   61.67 59 6 30 29 30 28 .315 4.23   3.1 .091 2.91 1973 7 Fred Scherman
     
1974 No qualifiers DET       1974
     
1975 No qualifiers DET       1975
     
1976 10 Steve Grilli R DET 5E R 27   36 24 3 1 3 1 .750   66.00 63 5 43 34 41 36 .346 4.64   2.1 .058 1.39 1976 10 Steve Grilli
     
All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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
1977 14 Jim Crawford DET 4E L 26   30 12 5 4 1 2 .333   86.67 100 10 57 44 40 67 .479 4.57   4.2 .140 4.05 1977 14 Jim Crawford
     
1978 No qualifiers DET       1978
     
1979 8 Dave Tobik R DET 5E R 26   37 19 3 5 3 5 .375   68.67 59 12 34 33 25 48 .571 4.33   4.1 .111 3.41 1979 8 Dave Tobik
     
1980 2 Pat Underwood DET 5E L 23   42 24 1 4 5 0 1.000   71.33 64 5 20 19 22 43 .500 2.40   8.7 .207 10.40 1980 2 Pat Underwood
     
1981 No qualifiers DET       1981
     
1982 17 Elias Sosa DET 4E R 32   38 27 3 3 4 3 .571   61.00 64 11 31 30 18 24 .293 4.43   3.2 .084 2.33 1982 17 Elias Sosa
1982 11 Kevin Saucier DET 4E L 25   30 14 3 1 5 2 .714   37.00 28 0 12 11 27 21 .382 2.68   5.0 .167 5.12 1982 11 Kevin Saucier
     
1983 21 Howard Bailey R DET 2E L 25   30 15 4 3 0 1 .000   55.00 49 9 32 27 20 17 .246 4.42   1.7 .057 1.10 1983 21 Howard Bailey
     
1984 6 Doug Bair DET 1E R 34   46 12 5 2 4 3 .571   91.00 74 10 36 33 36 57 .518 3.26   7.1 .154 7.42 1984 6 Doug Bair
     
1985 20 Aurelio Lopez DET 3E R 36   51 22 3 7 5 2 .714   86.33 82 15 50 46 41 53 .431 4.80   3.3 .065 2.19 1985 20 Aurelio Lopez
1985 21 Bill Scherrer DET 3E L 27   48 14 3 2 0 2 .000   66.00 62 10 35 32 41 46 .447 4.36   3.0 .063 1.96 1985 21 Bill Scherrer
     
1986 11 Bill Campbell DET 3E R 37   34 19 3 6 3 1 .750   55.67 46 5 26 24 21 37 .552 3.88   3.5 .103 3.23 1986 11 Bill Campbell
     
1987 19 Mark Thurmond DET 1E L 30   48 23 0 1 5 2 .714   61.67 83 5 32 29 24 21 .196 4.23   3.2 .067 2.34 1987 19 Mark Thurmond
     
1988 8 Paul Gibson R DET 2E L 28   39 18 3 2 0 2 .000   85.00 76 6 30 28 33 48 .440 2.96   6.3 .162 7.06 1988 8 Paul Gibson
     
1989 18 Frank Williams DET 7E R 31   42 16 3 3 1 1 .500   71.67 70 5 37 29 46 33 .284 3.64   3.9 .093 3.36 1989 18 Frank Williams
1989 28 Paul Gibson DET 7E L 29   32 16 3 3 0 2 .000   54.67 47 4 31 28 26 35 .479 4.61   2.0 .063 1.41 1989 28 Paul Gibson
     
1990 13 Paul Gibson DET 3E L 30   61 17 5 4 3 3 .500   97.33 99 10 36 33 44 56 .392 3.05   7.2 .118 6.91 1990 13 Paul Gibson
1990 5 Edwin Nunez DET 3E R 27   42 15 3 1 6 1 .857   80.33 65 4 26 20 37 66 .647 2.24   8.2 .195 10.12 1990 5 Edwin Nunez
     
1991 20 Jerry Don Gleaton DET T2E L 33   47 16 3 2 2 1 .667   75.33 74 7 37 34 39 47 .416 4.06   4.2 .089 3.56 1991 20 Jerry Don Gleaton
     
1992 19 Mike Munoz R DET 6E L 26   65 15 1 2 2 1 .667   48.00 44 3 16 16 25 23 .333 3.00   4.1 .063 2.93 1992 19 Mike Munoz
1992 T28 Les Lancaster DET 6E R 30   40 17 3 3 0 3 .000   82.00 95 10 59 55 47 33 .232 6.04   - .000 - 1992 T28 Les Lancaster
1992 18 Kurt Knudsen R DET 6E R 25   47 14 2 2 5 2 .714   68.67 66 9 34 31 37 50 .485 4.06   3.8 .081 3.08 1992 18 Kurt Knudsen
     
1993 30 Bob MacDonald DET T3E L 28   68 24 3 3 3 3 .500   65.67 67 8 42 39 33 39 .390 5.34   2.6 .038 1.56 1993 30 Bob MacDonald
     
1994 6 Joe Boever DET 5E R 33   46 27 9 2 3 3 .500   81.33 80 12 40 36 37 49 .419 3.98   6.5 .141 6.99 1994 6 Joe Boever
1994 19 Buddy Groom DET 5E L 28   40 10 0 1 1 0 1.000   32.00 31 4 14 14 13 27 .614 3.94   2.6 .065 1.90 1994 19 Buddy Groom
     
All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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
1995 25 Joe Boever DET 4E R 34   60 27 5 7 3 3 .500   98.67 128 17 74 70 44 71 .413 6.38   2.4 .040 1.36 1995 25 Joe Boever
1995 4 John Doherty DET 4E R 28   46 18 5 7 6 3 .667   107.33 116 9 53 51 34 46 .307 4.28   9.1 .198 11.52 1995 4 John Doherty
1995 16 Brian Bohanon DET 4E L 26   42 7 1 0 1 0 1.000   64.33 70 6 32 31 18 36 .409 4.34   4.5 .107 4.19 1995 16 Brian Bohanon
1995 30 Brian Maxcy R DET 4E R 24   41 14 4 5 0 2 .000   52.33 61 6 48 40 31 20 .217 6.88   - .000 - 1995 30 Brian Maxcy
     
1996 28 Richie Lewis DET 5E R 30   72 19 4 6 2 4 .333   90.33 78 9 45 42 65 78 .545 4.18   4.9 .068 3.60 1996 28 Richie Lewis
1996 36 Mike Myers R DET 5E L 27   83 25 1 5 6 2 .750   64.67 70 6 41 36 34 69 .663 5.01   3.3 .040 1.86 1996 36 Mike Myers
     
1997 23 Dan Miceli DET 3E R 26   71 24 3 2 3 5 .375   82.67 77 13 49 46 38 79 .687 5.01   4.6 .065 3.60 1997 23 Dan Miceli
1997 39 Mike Myers DET 3E L 28   88 23 0 4 2 3 .400   53.67 58 12 36 34 25 50 .602 5.70   1.3 .015 0.49 1997 39 Mike Myers
1997 8 Doug Brocail DET 3E R 30   57 20 3 3 2 7 .222   56.67 48 8 18 15 23 50 .704 2.38   7.0 .123 7.54 1997 8 Doug Brocail
     
1998 32 Sean Runyan R DET 5C L 24   88 11 1 4 1 2 .333   50.33 47 7 23 20 28 39 .520 3.58   4.2 .048 2.91 1998 32 Sean Runyan
1998 8 Doug Brocail DET 5C R 31   60 24 5 2 0 1 .000   62.67 47 2 23 19 18 55 .846 2.73   7.6 .127 8.54 1998 8 Doug Brocail
1998 43 Doug Bochtler DET 5C R 27   51 11 0 2 0 2 .000   67.33 73 17 46 46 42 45 .391 6.15   1.0 .020 0.44 1998 43 Doug Bochtler
1998 19 Matt Anderson R DET 5C R 21   42 10 5 1 0 4 .000   44.00 38 3 16 16 31 44 .638 3.27   4.9 .117 5.29 1998 19 Matt Anderson
     
1999 2 Doug Brocail DET 3C R 32   70 22 4 4 2 2 .500   82.00 60 7 23 23 25 78 .918 2.52   12.0 .171 14.97 1999 2 Doug Brocail
1999 41 Masao Kida R DET 3C R 30   49 21 1 0 1 0 1.000   64.67 73 6 48 45 30 50 .485 6.26   1.6 .033 0.88 1999 41 Masao Kida
1999 38 C.J. Nitkowski DET 3C L 26   61 7 2 3 0 0 ---   44.33 34 9 25 23 24 37 .638 4.67   2.7 .044 1.71 1999 38 C.J. Nitkowski
     
2000 29 Matt Anderson DET 3C R 23   69 27 3 2 1 0 1.000   74.33 61 8 44 39 45 71 .670 4.72   4.3 .062 3.42 2000 29 Matt Anderson
2000 19 Danny Patterson DET 3C R 29   58 12 5 1 0 2 .000   56.67 69 4 26 25 14 29 .349 3.97   5.0 .086 4.69 2000 19 Danny Patterson
2000 11 C.J. Nitkowski DET 3C L 27   56 7 2 2 0 2 .000   56.67 46 4 26 21 26 49 .681 3.34   6.4 .114 6.91 2000 11 C.J. Nitkowski
2000 21 Doug Brocail DET 3C R 33   49 10 5 4 0 5 .000   50.67 57 5 25 23 14 41 .577 4.09   4.6 .094 4.51 2000 21 Doug Brocail
     
2001 12 Danny Patterson DET 4C R 30   60 16 5 4 1 4 .200   64.67 64 4 24 22 12 27 .355 3.06   6.7 .112 6.81 2001 12 Danny Patterson
2001 41 C.J. Nitkowski DET 4C L 28   56 12 0 3 0 6 .000   45.33 51 7 30 28 31 38 .463 5.56   0.4 .007 0.10 2001 41 C.J. Nitkowski
     
2002 33 Jeff Farnsworth R DET 5C R 26   44 15 2 3 0 1 .000   70.00 100 6 47 45 29 28 .217 5.79   1.4 .032 0.76 2002 33 Jeff Farnsworth
2002 24 Jamie Walker DET 5C L 30   57 16 1 1 1 3 .250   43.67 32 9 19 18 9 40 .976 3.71   3.5 .061 2.63 2002 24 Jamie Walker
2002 38 Jose Paniagua DET 5C R 28   41 15 0 1 1 1 .500   41.67 50 10 30 27 15 34 .523 5.83   0.4 .010 0.12 2002 38 Jose Paniagua
     
2003 15 Jamie Walker DET 5C L 31   78 19 4 3 3 4 .429   65.00 61 9 30 24 17 45 .577 3.32   6.4 .082 5.70 2003 15 Jamie Walker
2003 22 Chris Spurling R DET 5C R 26   66 18 1 3 3 3 .500   77.00 78 9 42 40 22 38 .380 4.68   4.2 .064 3.30 2003 22 Chris Spurling
2003 29 Steve Sparks DET 5C R 37   42 24 0 6 2 2 .500   89.67 95 11 57 47 34 49 .380 4.72   3.0 .071 2.40 2003 29 Steve Sparks
2003 39 Franklyn German R DET 5C R 23   45 15 2 4 5 2 .714   44.67 47 5 32 30 45 41 .446 6.04   0.6 .013 0.21 2003 39 Franklyn German
     
2004 18 Jamie Walker DET 4C L 32   70 18 3 4 1 6 .143   64.67 69 8 28 23 12 53 .654 3.20   5.5 .079 4.88 2004 18 Jamie Walker
2004 35 Alan Levine DET 4C R 36   65 14 3 4 0 1 .000   70.67 83 10 37 36 24 32 .299 4.58   3.6 .055 2.67 2004 35 Alan Levine
2004 49 Steve Colyer R DET 4C L 25   41 9 1 0 0 0 ---   32.00 33 8 24 23 24 31 .544 6.47   0.2 .005 0.05 2004 49 Steve Colyer
     
All- Other Middle Reliever Game Stats Middle Reliever 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
2005 18 Chris Spurling DET 4C R 28   56 8 3 4 0 1 .000   70.67 58 8 30 27 22 26 .325 3.44   5.3 .095 5.19 2005 18 Chris Spurling
2005 32 Jamie Walker DET 4C L 33   66 11 4 3 0 2 .000   48.67 49 5 22 20 13 30 .484 3.70   3.9 .059 3.01 2005 32 Jamie Walker
2005 29 Franklyn German DET 4C R 25   58 19 4 0 1 2 .333   59.00 63 7 26 24 34 38 .392 3.66   4.1 .071 3.47 2005 29 Franklyn German
2005 9 Kyle Farnsworth DET 4C R 29   46 16 1 1 6 2 .750   42.67 29 1 12 11 20 55 1.122 2.32   6.8 .148 8.31 2005 9 Kyle Farnsworth
     
2006 1 Joel Zumaya R DET 2C R 21   62 12 6 3 1 5 .167   83.33 56 6 20 18 42 97 .990 1.94   12.2 .197 17.46 2006 1 Joel Zumaya
2006 29 Jason Grilli DET 2C R 29   51 18 2 3 0 0 ---   62.00 61 6 31 29 25 31 .360 4.21   3.6 .071 3.09 2006 29 Jason Grilli
2006 20 Jamie Walker DET 2C L 34   56 14 0 1 0 0 ---   48.00 47 8 15 15 8 37 .673 2.81   4.6 .082 4.25 2006 20 Jamie Walker
     
2007 24 Jason Grilli DET 2C R 30   57 13 5 3 0 2 .000   79.67 81 5 46 42 32 62 .549 4.74   4.2 .074 3.59 2007 24 Jason Grilli
2007 11 Bobby Seay DET 2C L 29   58 19 3 0 1 1 .500   46.33 38 1 12 12 15 38 .717 2.33   6.3 .109 6.54 2007 11 Bobby Seay
2007 33 Fernando Rodney DET 2C R 30   48 12 2 6 1 2 .333   50.67 46 5 27 24 21 54 .806 4.26   3.2 .067 2.60 2007 33 Fernando Rodney
     
2008 14 Aquilino Lopez DET 5C R 33   48 18 4 1 0 1 .000   78.67 86 9 33 31 22 61 .565 3.55   6.3 .131 6.94 2008 14 Aquilino Lopez
2008 37 Bobby Seay DET 5C L 30   60 14 1 2 0 1 .000   56.33 59 4 28 28 25 58 .690 4.47   3.3 .055 2.35 2008 37 Bobby Seay
2008 33 Freddy Dolsi R DET 5C R 25   42 13 1 5 2 1 .667   47.67 50 3 21 21 28 29 .372 3.96   3.2 .076 2.68 2008 33 Freddy Dolsi
     
2009 3 Brandon Lyon DET 2C R 29   65 27 6 5 3 3 .500   78.67 56 7 25 25 31 57 .655 2.86   10.3 .158 12.81 2009 3 Brandon Lyon
2009 22 Bobby Seay DET 2C L 31   67 7 6 3 0 4 .000   48.67 46 3 23 23 17 37 .587 4.25   5.5 .082 4.92 2009 22 Bobby Seay
2009 30 Ryan Perry R DET 2C R 22   53 12 0 1 0 3 .000   61.67 56 7 30 26 38 60 .638 3.79   3.8 .072 3.18 2009 30 Ryan Perry
2009 17 Zach Miner DET 2C R 27   46 9 5 3 1 4 .200   68.67 71 6 29 29 32 47 .456 3.80   5.8 .126 6.44 2009 17 Zach Miner
     
2010 16 Phil Coke DET 3C L 27   73 18 7 5 2 2 .500   63.00 62 2 27 25 25 51 .586 3.57   5.8 .079 5.58 2010 16 Phil Coke
2010 18 Ryan Perry DET 3C R 23   60 21 3 5 2 3 .400   62.67 55 6 26 25 23 45 .577 3.59   5.2 .087 5.25 2010 18 Ryan Perry
2010 14 Brad Thomas R DET 3C L 32   47 7 6 2 0 0 ---   63.33 66 3 25 24 24 29 .322 3.41   5.2 .111 5.93 2010 14 Brad Thomas
2010 29 Eddie Bonine DET 3C R 29   46 14 4 0 0 0 ---   64.67 76 7 32 30 21 25 .258 4.18   3.6 .078 3.44 2010 29 Eddie Bonine
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia