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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
1889 No qualifiers   BRO       1889 No qualifiers
       
1890 3 Dave Foutz   BRO 1 R 33 1B   3 3 1 0 2   10.33 10 0 4 2 2 1 .083 1.74   1.7 .567 1.78 1890 3 Dave Foutz
       
1891 No qualifiers   BRO       1891 No qualifiers
       
1892 No qualifiers   BRO       1892 No qualifiers
       
1893 No qualifiers   BRO       1893 No qualifiers
       
1894 7 Hank Gastright   BRO 5 R 29   8 7 0 2 2   27.67 40 0 25 20 16 6 .107 6.51   1.6 .200 1.22 1894 7 Hank Gastright
1894 5 Brickyard Kennedy   BRO 5 R 26 SP   7 7 4 0 2   23.67 29 1 19 13 10 7 .179 4.94   2.0 .286 1.82 1894 5 Brickyard Kennedy
       
1895 T10 John Cronin   R BRO T5 R 21   2 2 0 0 2   5.00 10 0 8 6 3 1 .077 10.80   - .000 - 1895 T10 John Cronin
       
1896 No qualifiers   BRO       1896 No qualifiers
       
1897 No qualifiers   BRO       1897 No qualifiers
       
1898 No qualifiers   BRO       1898 No qualifiers
       
1899 1 Jack Dunn   BRO 1 R 26 SP   7 6 2 1 2   20.33 22 1 11 8 6 3 .107 3.54   3.2 .457 3.29 1899 1 Jack Dunn
1899 T4 Brickyard Kennedy   BRO 1 R 31 SP   7 6 1 0 2   19.67 21 1 9 6 6 4 .148 2.75   2.8 .400 2.70 1899 T4 Brickyard Kennedy
       
1900 1 Frank Kitson   BRO 1 L 30 SP   10 9 2 0 4   35.00 39 2 21 16 8 8 .170 4.11   7.2 .720 7.62 1900 1 Frank Kitson
       
1901 3 Frank Kitson   BRO 3 L 31 SP   6 6 1 2 2   21.33 24 1 10 7 5 10 .345 2.95   2.8 .467 2.88 1901 3 Frank Kitson
       
1902 No qualifiers   BRO       1902 No qualifiers
       
1903 1 Henry Schmidt   R BRO 5 R 30 SP   4 4 1 0 2   15.00 16 0 8 6 6 5 .227 3.60   3.0 .750 3.75 1903 1 Henry Schmidt
1903 8 Ned Garvin   BRO 5 R 29 SP   4 4 0 1 2   15.00 14 0 8 5 4 8 .444 3.00   1.7 .425 1.59 1903 8 Ned Garvin
       
1904 No qualifiers   BRO       1904 No qualifiers
       
1905 No qualifiers   BRO       1905 No qualifiers
       
1906 7 Harry McIntire   BRO 5 R 27 SP   8 8 2 2 3   26.00 24 0 12 9 8 11 .344 3.12   2.3 .288 1.90 1906 7 Harry McIntire
1906 4 Elmer Stricklett   BRO 5 R 29 SP   6 5 0 1 5   19.00 18 0 8 6 5 6 .261 2.84   2.8 .467 2.94 1906 4 Elmer Stricklett
       
1907 No qualifiers   BRO       1907 No qualifiers
       
1908 No qualifiers   BRO       1908 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
1909 No qualifiers   BRO       1909 No qualifiers
       
1910 No qualifiers   BRO       1910 No qualifiers
       
1911 10 Bill Schardt   R BRO 7 R 25 SP   17 13 2 0 4   44.33 43 1 23 18 21 17 .266 3.65   3.9 .229 3.17 1911 10 Bill Schardt
1911 3 Nap Rucker T27   BRO 7 L 26 SP   15 14 5 4 4   42.33 34 2 14 13 15 25 .510 2.76   6.3 .420 6.93 1911 3 Nap Rucker
       
1912 6 Nap Rucker   BRO 7 L 27 SP   11 11 3 4 4   32.67 30 1 11 8 8 17 .447 2.20   3.9 .355 3.79 1912 6 Nap Rucker
       
1913 8 Nap Rucker   BRO 6 L 28 SP   8 7 1 1 3   18.33 17 0 7 6 5 8 .364 2.95   2.5 .313 2.81 1913 8 Nap Rucker
       
1914 7 Ed Reulbach   BRO 5 R 31 SP   15 12 1 3 3   41.67 37 1 18 12 14 19 .373 2.59   3.5 .233 2.90 1914 7 Ed Reulbach
1914 8 Pat Ragan   BRO 5 R 25 SP   13 10 1 2 3   33.00 34 1 16 11 13 17 .362 3.00   2.4 .185 1.78 1914 8 Pat Ragan
1914 4 Jeff Pfeffer   R BRO 5 R 26 SP   9 9 0 2 4   25.33 21 1 8 6 7 11 .393 2.13   3.5 .389 3.75 1914 4 Jeff Pfeffer
       
1915 6 Jeff Pfeffer   BRO 3 R 27 SP   6 6 1 2 3   16.00 13 0 5 4 4 5 .294 2.25   2.7 .450 3.32 1915 6 Jeff Pfeffer
       
1916 3 Rube Marquard Vet   BRO 1 L 29 SP   16 11 3 1 5   36.33 30 0 10 6 7 19 .514 1.49   5.5 .344 5.65 1916 3 Rube Marquard
       
1917 2 Sherry Smith   BRO 7 L 26 SP   15 14 2 1 3   35.33 35 1 17 13 9 10 .227 3.31   4.2 .280 4.11 1917 2 Sherry Smith
1917 5 Leon Cadore   R BRO 7 R 26 SP   7 6 0 0 3   17.33 15 0 6 5 4 8 .421 2.60   2.8 .400 3.27 1917 5 Leon Cadore
       
1918 No qualifiers   BRO       1918 No qualifiers
       
1919 No qualifiers   BRO       1919 No qualifiers
       
1920 2 Al Mamaux   BRO 1 R 26 SP   24 16 5 1 4   60.00 51 0 16 10 22 29 .397 1.50   11.5 .479 11.06 1920 2 Al Mamaux
1920 6 Sherry Smith   BRO 1 L 29   20 16 6 2 3   40.00 35 0 11 7 7 10 .238 1.58   5.8 .290 4.34 1920 6 Sherry Smith
       
1921 9 Sherry Smith   BRO 5 L 30 SP   18 13 2 2 4   49.33 66 1 25 21 10 12 .158 3.83   4.6 .256 4.04 1921 9 Sherry Smith
       
1922 No qualifiers   BRO       1922 No qualifiers
       
1923 2 Art Decatur   BRO 6 R 29   31 18 2 0 3   68.33 71 3 28 15 21 17 .185 1.98   6.7 .216 5.66 1923 2 Art Decatur
       
1924 7 Dutch Ruether   BRO 2 L 30 SP   9 8 1 1 3   17.33 24 0 9 9 4 1 .036 4.67   1.4 .156 1.26 1924 7 Dutch Ruether
       
1925 No qualifiers   BRO       1925 No qualifiers
       
1926 4 Rube Ehrhardt   BRO 6 R 31   43 29 2 4 4   91.00 92 5 46 37 35 25 .197 3.66   6.0 .140 4.82 1926 4 Rube Ehrhardt
       
1927 No qualifiers   BRO       1927 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
1928 No qualifiers   BRO       1928 No qualifiers
       
1929 4 Johnny Morrison   BRO 6 R 33   29 22 10 2 8   64.67 65 6 33 28 36 23 .228 3.90   7.9 .272 8.10 1929 4 Johnny Morrison
1929 9 Lou Koupal   BRO 6 R 30 SP   15 9 0 0 4   28.33 34 2 22 14 15 15 .306 4.45   2.6 .173 1.90 1929 9 Lou Koupal
       
1930 2 Watty Clark   BRO 4 L 28 SP   20 14 4 1 6   45.00 41 6 18 13 8 24 .490 2.60   7.1 .355 8.32 1930 2 Watty Clark
       
1931 2 Jack Quinn T17   BRO 4 R 47   38 29 5 3 15   58.33 56 1 22 13 24 24 .300 2.01   9.8 .258 8.30 1931 2 Jack Quinn
       
1932 3 Jack Quinn   BRO 3 R 48   42 32 3 7 8   87.33 102 1 36 32 24 28 .222 3.30   7.5 .179 5.60 1932 3 Jack Quinn
1932 5 Joe Shaute   BRO 3 L 32   25 15 5 3 4   67.33 72 5 32 28 13 24 .282 3.74   5.6 .224 4.67 1932 5 Joe Shaute
       
1933 No qualifiers   BRO       1933 No qualifiers
       
1934 3 Dutch Leonard   R BRO 6 R 25 SP   23 16 5 3 5   49.00 48 2 20 14 13 28 .459 2.57   6.8 .296 7.16 1934 3 Dutch Leonard
       
1935 10 Dutch Leonard   BRO 5 R 26   32 18 0 4 8   60.00 63 2 29 27 18 17 .210 4.05   4.2 .131 2.62 1935 10 Dutch Leonard
1935 9 Tom Zachary   BRO 5 L 39 SP   4 4 0 0 4   7.00 5 0 0 0 0 1 .200 -   2.3 .575 3.00 1935 9 Tom Zachary
       
1936 No qualifiers   BRO       1936 No qualifiers
       
1937 No qualifiers   BRO       1937 No qualifiers
       
1938 6 Luke Hamlin   BRO 7 R 33 SP   14 9 1 1 6   39.33 36 3 12 11 8 21 .477 2.52   6.7 .479 8.56 1938 6 Luke Hamlin
       
1939 6 Vito Tamulis   BRO 3 L 27 SP   22 14 3 1 4   55.00 53 3 26 24 14 31 .463 3.93   6.4 .291 6.38 1939 6 Vito Tamulis
       
1940 No qualifiers   BRO       1940 No qualifiers
       
1941 1 Hugh Casey   BRO 1 R 27 SP   27 25 8 4 7   59.00 44 3 17 15 19 26 .413 2.29   9.0 .333 11.04 1941 1 Hugh Casey
       
1942 3 Hugh Casey   BRO 2 R 28   48 29 6 2 13   100.00 77 1 27 23 42 47 .395 2.07   12.5 .260 10.50 1942 3 Hugh Casey
1942 6 Ed Head   R BRO 2 R 24 SP   21 11 3 1 4   40.00 38 3 19 17 12 23 .460 3.83   3.6 .171 2.45 1942 6 Ed Head
       
1943 8 Les Webber   BRO 3 R 28   54 27 2 2 10   115.67 112 6 54 49 69 24 .133 3.81   5.2 .096 3.18 1943 8 Les Webber
1943 4 Ed Head   BRO 3 R 25 SP   29 17 2 3 6   55.67 48 2 22 19 20 26 .382 3.07   7.3 .252 7.25 1943 4 Ed Head
       
1944 3 Curt Davis   BRO 7 R 40 SP   8 7 2 0 4   11.00 4 0 1 1 2 3 .500 0.82   2.9 .363 4.15 1944 3 Curt Davis
       
1945 3 Cy Buker   R BRO 3 R 26   38 23 5 2 5   64.33 63 2 25 21 35 37 .378 2.94   6.3 .170 6.02 1945 3 Cy Buker
1945 4 Vic Lombardi   R BRO 3 L 22 SP   14 10 3 1 4   33.00 21 3 11 8 17 16 .421 2.18   4.3 .310 5.55 1945 4 Vic Lombardi
       
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
1946 2 Hugh Casey   BRO 2 R 32   45 27 11 4 5   99.33 97 2 29 20 33 32 .246 1.81   10.9 .242 10.63 1946 2 Hugh Casey
1946 1 Hank Behrman   R BRO 2 R 25   36 12 6 1 4   81.33 62 1 20 15 35 39 .402 1.66   10.5 .292 11.25 1946 1 Hank Behrman
1946 7 Art Herring   BRO 2 R 40   33 13 5 2 5   76.00 87 2 37 30 26 29 .257 3.55   4.7 .142 3.52 1946 7 Art Herring
       
1947 2 Hugh Casey 12   BRO 1 R 33   46 37 10 4 18   77.67 75 7 36 34 29 40 .385 3.94   9.6 .209 9.46 1947 2 Hugh Casey
1947 8 Hank Behrman   BRO 1 R 26   34 16 1 3 8   55.00 59 6 46 42 30 25 .281 6.87   - .000 - 1947 8 Hank Behrman
       
1948 6 Hank Behrman   BRO 3 R 27   30 14 3 2 7   61.33 65 5 41 32 29 29 .309 4.70   2.7 .090 1.74 1948 6 Hank Behrman
       
1949 4 Erv Palica   BRO 1 R 21   48 27 8 9 6   91.67 84 5 40 36 48 43 .326 3.53   7.5 .156 6.80 1949 4 Erv Palica
       
1950 3 Ralph Branca   BRO 2 R 24 SP   28 16 2 3 7   47.67 37 3 22 20 22 40 .678 3.78   6.8 .243 6.62 1950 3 Ralph Branca
       
1951 6 Clyde King   BRO 2 R 26   45 31 13 6 6   104.00 98 11 51 44 43 30 .213 3.81   7.7 .171 7.65 1951 6 Clyde King
       
1952 1 Joe Black 3   R-1 BRO 1 R 28   54 41 14 3 15   128.33 94 7 33 29 36 80 .615 2.03   19.2 .356 22.38 1952 1 Joe Black
       
1953 5 Jim Hughes   R BRO 1 R 30   48 20 4 3 9   85.67 80 6 33 33 41 49 .405 3.47   8.8 .183 8.39 1953 5 Jim Hughes
1953 2 Clem Labine   BRO 1 R 27   30 21 10 4 7   66.67 55 4 19 18 17 26 .361 2.43   9.2 .307 11.36 1953 2 Clem Labine
1953 10 Joe Black   BRO 1 R 29   31 17 6 2 5   61.67 64 10 38 38 23 38 .437 5.55   2.5 .081 1.58 1953 10 Joe Black
       
1954 4 Jim Hughes   BRO 2 R 31   60 41 8 4 24   86.67 76 7 36 31 44 58 .483 3.22   13.7 .228 13.92 1954 4 Jim Hughes
1954 6 Clem Labine   BRO 2 R 28   45 19 6 5 5   96.67 88 5 53 43 51 41 .295 4.00   6.7 .149 5.50 1954 6 Clem Labine
       
1955 1 Clem Labine 15   BRO 1 R 29   52 32 10 2 11   93.33 68 6 30 24 39 43 .402 2.31   14.3 .275 16.79 1955 1 Clem Labine
1955 7 Ed Roebuck   R BRO 1 R 23   47 27 5 6 12   84.00 96 14 51 44 24 33 .275 4.71   4.2 .089 2.80 1955 7 Ed Roebuck
1955 9 Jim Hughes   BRO 1 R 32   24 15 0 2 6   42.67 41 10 22 20 19 20 .333 4.22   2.3 .096 1.60 1955 9 Jim Hughes
       
1956 3 Clem Labine T30 a BRO 1 R 30   59 47 9 6 19   97.00 91 10 40 36 32 60 .488 3.34   11.9 .202 12.13 1956 3 Clem Labine
1956 4 Don Bessent BRO 1 R 25   38 21 4 3 9   79.33 63 5 23 22 31 52 .553 2.50   10.2 .268 11.99 1956 4 Don Bessent
     
1957 3 Clem Labine a BRO 3 R 31   58 37 5 7 17 6 .739   104.67 104 8 50 40 27 67 .511 3.44   10.9 .188 10.65 1957 3 Clem Labine
     
1958 7 Clem Labine LA 7 R 32   50 35 5 5 14 5 .737   90.00 97 7 49 42 31 37 .289 4.20   7.5 .150 6.71 1958 7 Clem Labine
1958 5 Johnny Klippstein LA 7 R 30   45 22 3 5 9 1 .900   90.00 81 12 40 38 44 73 .584 3.80   7.8 .173 7.42 1958 5 Johnny Klippstein
     
1959 8 Clem Labine LA 1 R 33   56 33 5 10 9 3 .750   84.67 91 11 39 37 25 37 .319 3.93   6.7 .120 5.11 1959 8 Clem Labine
     
1960 5 Ed Roebuck LA 4 R 28   58 29 8 3 8 3 .727   116.67 109 13 42 36 38 77 .524 2.78   12.5 .216 11.75 1960 5 Ed Roebuck
1960 6 Larry Sherry T20 LA 4 R 24   54 38 13 8 7 6 .538   119.67 99 10 51 46 71 97 .571 3.46   11.2 .207 10.33 1960 6 Larry Sherry
     
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 4 Larry Sherry LA 2 R 25   52 34 4 3 15 4 .789   92.67 84 9 42 35 39 78 .634 3.40   10.6 .204 10.50 1961 4 Larry Sherry
1961 2 Ron Perranoski R LA 2 L 25   52 15 7 5 6 4 .600   87.67 76 3 28 24 40 54 .466 2.46   11.5 .221 15.79 1961 2 Ron Perranoski
1961 11 Dick Farrell LA 2 R 27   50 28 6 6 10 3 .769   89.00 107 12 56 50 43 80 .533 5.06   4.1 .082 2.46 1961 11 Dick Farrell
     
1962 7 Ed Roebuck T26 LA 2 R 30   64 22 10 2 9 2 .818   119.33 102 11 60 41 54 72 .462 3.09   9.0 .141 7.74 1962 7 Ed Roebuck
1962 4 Ron Perranoski LA 2 L 26   70 39 6 6 20 4 .833   107.33 103 1 40 34 36 68 .489 2.85   12.1 .173 11.53 1962 4 Ron Perranoski
1962 13 Larry Sherry LA 2 R 26   58 36 7 3 11 4 .733   90.00 81 8 40 32 44 71 .568 3.20   7.4 .128 6.05 1962 13 Larry Sherry
     
1963 1 Ron Perranoski 4 LA 1 L 27   69 47 16 3 21 7 .750   129.00 112 7 30 24 43 75 .484 1.67   20.3 .294 22.66 1963 1 Ron Perranoski
     
1964 10 Ron Perranoski LA T6 L 28   72 52 5 7 14 4 .778   125.33 128 5 62 43 46 79 .454 3.09   7.2 .100 5.15 1964 10 Ron Perranoski
1964 4 Bob Miller LA T6 R 25   72 39 6 6 9 6 .600   125.33 99 1 42 33 61 82 .513 2.37   12.0 .167 11.09 1964 4 Bob Miller
     
1965 5 Ron Perranoski LA 1 L 29   59 36 6 6 17 4 .810   104.67 85 2 28 26 40 53 .424 2.24   13.4 .227 14.15 1965 5 Ron Perranoski
1965 7 Bob Miller LA 1 R 26   60 37 6 6 9 4 .692   95.00 75 7 32 29 25 73 .730 2.75   8.5 .142 7.09 1965 7 Bob Miller
     
1966 1 Phil Regan 7 a-rep LA 1 R 29   65 48 14 1 21 7 .750   116.67 85 6 24 21 24 88 .807 1.62   22.6 .348 30.95 1966 1 Phil Regan
1966 11 Ron Perranoski LA 1 L 30   55 33 6 7 7 3 .700   82.00 82 4 32 29 31 50 .442 3.18   6.4 .116 5.07 1966 11 Ron Perranoski
     
1967 4 Ron Perranoski LA 8 L 31   70 47 6 7 16 1 .941   110.00 97 4 36 30 45 75 .528 2.45   12.4 .177 11.44 1967 4 Ron Perranoski
1967 10 Phil Regan LA 8 R 30   52 28 5 7 6 9 .400   79.33 91 2 32 26 28 45 .378 2.95   6.0 .115 4.47 1967 10 Phil Regan
     
1968 9 Jim Brewer LA T7 L 30   54 39 8 3 14 3 .824   76.33 59 5 22 21 33 75 .815 2.48   9.9 .183 9.64 1968 9 Jim Brewer
1968 12 Jack Billingham R LA T7 R 25   49 26 3 0 8 4 .667   63.33 49 0 17 16 28 39 .506 2.27   6.8 .139 5.77 1968 12 Jack Billingham
     
1969 6 Jim Brewer LA 4W L 31   59 43 7 6 20 10 .667   88.33 71 5 30 25 41 92 .821 2.55   11.5 .195 11.49 1969 6 Jim Brewer
     
1970 6 Jim Brewer LA 2W L 32   58 41 7 6 24 5 .828   89.00 66 10 36 31 33 91 .919 3.13   12.4 .214 12.89 1970 6 Jim Brewer
     
1971 2 Jim Brewer LA 2W L 33   55 41 6 5 22 5 .815   81.33 55 4 17 17 24 66 .835 1.88   15.3 .278 18.41 1971 2 Jim Brewer
1971 15 Pete Mikkelsen LA 2W R 31   41 28 8 5 5 6 .455   74.00 67 10 38 30 17 46 .548 3.65   4.5 .110 3.40 1971 15 Pete Mikkelsen
     
1972 3 Jim Brewer LA 3W L 34   51 41 8 7 17 7 .708   78.33 41 6 16 11 25 69 1.045 1.26   15.5 .304 17.57 1972 3 Jim Brewer
     
1973 8 Jim Brewer a LA 2W L 35   56 39 6 8 20 8 .714   71.67 58 8 26 24 25 56 .675 3.01   10.3 .184 10.45 1973 8 Jim Brewer
1973 14 Pete Richert LA 2W L 33   39 21 3 3 7 6 .538   51.00 44 5 18 18 19 31 .492 3.18   5.1 .131 4.36 1973 14 Pete Richert
     
1974 1 Mike Marshall 3 1 a LA 1W R 31   106 83 15 12 21 12 .636   208.33 191 9 66 56 56 143 .579 2.42   21.0 .198 21.70 1974 1 Mike Marshall
     
1975 10 Mike Marshall a LA 2W R 32   57 46 9 14 13 8 .619   109.33 98 8 46 40 39 64 .467 3.29   8.4 .147 7.89 1975 10 Mike Marshall
     
1976 1 Charlie Hough LA 2W R 28   77 55 12 8 18 4 .818   142.67 102 6 43 35 77 81 .453 2.21   20.1 .261 23.26 1976 1 Charlie Hough
1976 17 Mike Marshall LA 2W R 33   30 23 4 3 8 5 .615   62.67 64 2 33 31 25 39 .438 4.45   3.0 .100 2.06 1976 17 Mike Marshall
     
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
1977 10 Charlie Hough LA 1W R 29   69 53 5 12 22 5 .815   122.33 96 10 53 47 69 100 .606 3.46   11.7 .170 10.41 1977 10 Charlie Hough
1977 17 Mike Garman LA 1W R 28   49 30 4 4 12 5 .706   62.67 60 7 20 19 22 29 .354 2.73   7.5 .153 6.34 1977 17 Mike Garman
     
1978 16 Charlie Hough LA 1W R 30   55 31 5 5 7 4 .636   93.33 69 6 38 34 48 66 .564 3.28   7.0 .127 5.51 1978 16 Charlie Hough
1978 7 Terry Forster LA 1W L 26   47 40 5 4 22 4 .846   65.33 56 2 19 14 23 46 .582 1.93   11.6 .247 12.72 1978 7 Terry Forster
     
1979 No qualifiers LA       1979 No qualifiers
     
1980 11 Steve Howe R-1 LA 2W L 22   59 36 7 9 17 9 .654   84.67 83 1 33 25 22 39 .371 2.66   10.5 .178 10.01 1980 11 Steve Howe
1980 24 Don Stanhouse LA 2W R 29   21 12 2 2 7 5 .583   25.00 30 4 14 14 16 5 .109 5.04   - .000 - 1980 24 Don Stanhouse
     
1981 10 Steve Howe LA 2W L 23   41 25 5 3 8 2 .800   54.00 51 2 17 15 18 32 .464 2.50   6.5 .159 5.90 1981 10 Steve Howe
     
1982 10 Steve Howe a LA 2W L 24   66 41 7 5 13 9 .591   99.33 87 3 27 23 17 49 .471 2.08   13.6 .206 14.03 1982 10 Steve Howe
1982 17 Tom Niedenfuer R LA 2W R 22   55 24 3 4 9 5 .643   69.67 71 3 22 21 25 60 .625 2.71   6.9 .125 5.56 1982 17 Tom Niedenfuer
     
1983 6 Tom Niedenfuer LA 1W R 23   66 38 8 3 11 4 .733   94.67 55 6 22 20 29 66 .786 1.90   14.8 .224 15.67 1983 6 Tom Niedenfuer
1983 20 Dave Stewart LA 1W R 26   45 25 5 2 8 4 .667   73.33 61 3 25 22 32 51 .548 2.70   7.4 .164 6.71 1983 20 Dave Stewart
1983 5 Steve Howe LA 1W L 25   46 33 4 7 18 5 .783   68.67 55 2 15 11 12 52 .776 1.44   13.6 .296 16.53 1983 5 Steve Howe
     
1984 17 Tom Niedenfuer LA 4W R 24   33 21 2 5 11 3 .786   47.33 39 3 14 13 23 45 .726 2.47   6.9 .209 7.16 1984 17 Tom Niedenfuer
1984 22 Ken Howell R LA 4W R 23   31 19 5 5 6 4 .600   45.67 43 1 18 16 9 51 .981 3.15   5.6 .181 5.40 1984 22 Ken Howell
     
1985 6 Tom Niedenfuer LA 1W R 25   64 43 7 9 19 6 .760   106.33 86 6 32 32 24 102 .927 2.71   13.3 .208 13.67 1985 6 Tom Niedenfuer
1985 19 Ken Howell LA 1W R 24   56 31 4 7 12 3 .800   86.00 66 8 41 36 35 85 .842 3.77   5.9 .105 4.32 1985 19 Ken Howell
     
1986 18 Ken Howell LA 5W R 25   62 36 6 12 12 9 .571   97.67 86 7 48 42 63 104 .698 3.87   6.2 .100 4.45 1986 18 Ken Howell
1986 17 Tom Niedenfuer LA 5W R 26   60 27 6 6 11 6 .647   80.00 86 11 35 33 29 55 .478 3.71   6.4 .107 4.75 1986 17 Tom Niedenfuer
     
1987 22 Matt Young LA 4W L 28   47 31 5 8 11 4 .733   54.33 62 3 30 27 17 42 .532 4.47   4.1 .087 2.68 1987 22 Matt Young
1987 11 Alejandro Pena LA 4W R 28   30 17 2 2 11 0 1.000   51.67 35 3 15 13 23 50 .862 2.26   9.1 .303 11.12 1987 11 Alejandro Pena
     
1988 6 Alejandro Pena LA 1W R 29   60 31 6 7 12 2 .857   94.33 75 4 29 20 27 83 .814 1.91   12.3 .205 13.06 1988 6 Alejandro Pena
1988 3 Jay Howell LA 1W R 32   50 38 5 3 21 6 .778   65.00 44 1 16 15 21 70 1.077 2.08   13.3 .266 16.09 1988 3 Jay Howell
1988 20 Jesse Orosco LA 1W L 31   55 21 3 2 9 6 .600   53.00 41 4 18 16 30 43 .606 2.72   6.1 .111 4.76 1988 20 Jesse Orosco
     
1989 2 Jay Howell a LA 4W R 33   56 41 5 3 28 4 .875   79.67 60 3 15 14 22 55 .671 1.58   16.2 .289 19.40 1989 2 Jay Howell
     
1990 10 Jay Howell LA 2W R 34   45 35 5 5 16 8 .667   66.00 59 5 17 16 20 59 .747 2.18   9.7 .216 10.19 1990 10 Jay Howell
     
1991 8 Jay Howell LA 2W R 35   44 35 6 5 16 2 .889   51.00 39 3 19 18 11 40 .800 3.18   9.3 .211 10.54 1991 8 Jay Howell
     
1992 21 Roger McDowell LA 6W R 31   65 39 6 10 14 8 .636   83.67 103 3 46 38 42 50 .345 4.09   2.9 .045 1.52 1992 21 Roger McDowell
     
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 Jim Gott LA 4W R 33   62 45 4 8 25 4 .862   77.67 71 6 23 20 17 67 .761 2.32   14.1 .227 15.22 1993 6 Jim Gott
     
1994 15 Todd Worrell LA 1W R 34   38 27 6 5 11 8 .579   42.00 37 4 21 20 12 44 .898 4.29   5.8 .153 5.25 1994 15 Todd Worrell
     
1995 2 Todd Worrell a LA 1W R 35   59 53 4 1 32 4 .889   62.33 50 4 15 14 19 61 .884 2.02   13.6 .231 15.25 1995 2 Todd Worrell
     
1996 12 Todd Worrell 21 T5 a LA 2W R 36   72 67 4 6 44 9 .830   65.33 70 5 29 22 15 66 .776 3.03   10.9 .151 10.05 1996 12 Todd Worrell
     
1997 17 Todd Worrell LA 2W R 37   65 55 2 6 35 9 .795   59.67 60 12 38 35 23 61 .735 5.28   3.9 .060 2.42 1997 17 Todd Worrell
     
1998 17 Scott Radinsky LA 3W L 30   62 30 6 6 13 11 .542   61.67 63 5 21 18 20 45 .542 2.63   8.5 .137 7.36 1998 17 Scott Radinsky
1998 19 Antonio Osuna LA 3W R 25   54 25 7 1 6 5 .545   64.67 50 8 26 22 32 72 .878 3.06   7.8 .144 6.93 1998 19 Antonio Osuna
1998 4 Jeff Shaw a LA 3W R 31   34 34 1 4 25 4 .862   35.33 35 6 11 10 7 26 .619 2.55   5.9 .174 5.64 1998 4 Jeff Shaw
     
1999 8 Jeff Shaw LA 3W R 32   64 56 2 4 34 5 .872   68.00 64 6 25 21 15 43 .544 2.78   11.5 .180 11.29 1999 8 Jeff Shaw
     
2000 18 Jeff Shaw LA 2W R 33   60 51 3 4 27 7 .794   57.33 61 7 29 27 16 39 .506 4.24   6.9 .115 5.69 2000 18 Jeff Shaw
     
2001 6 Jeff Shaw a LA 3W R 34   77 66 3 5 43 9 .827   74.67 63 10 32 30 18 58 .716 3.62   12.7 .165 12.91 2001 6 Jeff Shaw
     
2002 2 Eric Gagne 12 T4 a LA 3W R 26   77 68 4 1 52 4 .929   82.33 55 6 18 18 16 114 1.606 1.97   20.1 .261 23.02 2002 2 Eric Gagne
     
2003 1 Eric Gagne 6 1 a LA 2W R 27   77 67 2 3 55 0 1.000   82.33 37 2 12 11 20 137 2.404 1.20   26.3 .342 34.51 2003 1 Eric Gagne
     
2004 2 Eric Gagne 11 7 a LA 1W R 28   70 59 7 3 45 2 .957   82.33 53 5 24 20 22 114 1.520 2.19   19.4 .277 22.53 2004 2 Eric Gagne
     
2005 16 Duaner Sanchez LA 4W R 25   79 31 4 7 8 4 .667   82.00 75 8 36 34 36 71 .640 3.73   7.0 .089 4.84 2005 16 Duaner Sanchez
2005 21 Yhency Brazoban R LA 4W R 25   74 44 4 10 21 6 .778   72.67 70 11 46 43 32 61 .598 5.33   4.1 .055 2.24 2005 21 Yhency Brazoban
     
2006 1 Takashi Saito 8 R-T7 LA 2W R 36   72 48 6 2 24 2 .923   78.33 48 3 19 18 23 107 1.507 2.07   20.0 .278 26.40 2006 1 Takashi Saito
2006 23 Danys Baez LA 2W R 28   46 27 5 5 9 7 .563   49.67 53 3 29 24 11 29 .453 4.35   4.8 .104 3.81 2006 23 Danys Baez
     
2007 1 Takashi Saito a LA 4W R 37   63 55 2 1 39 4 .907   64.33 33 5 10 10 13 78 1.696 1.40   18.2 .289 23.76 2007 1 Takashi Saito
     
2008 11 Jonathan Broxton LA 1W R 24   70 32 3 5 14 8 .636   69.00 54 2 29 24 27 88 1.086 3.13   10.3 .147 9.99 2008 11 Jonathan Broxton
2008 8 Takashi Saito LA 1W R 38   45 35 4 4 18 4 .818   47.00 40 1 14 13 16 60 1.071 2.49   9.4 .209 10.87 2008 8 Takashi Saito
     
2009 2 Jonathan Broxton a LA 1W R 25   73 58 7 2 36 6 .857   76.00 44 4 24 22 29 114 1.562 2.61   16.1 .221 18.43 2009 2 Jonathan Broxton
     
2010 21 Jonathan Broxton a LA 4W R 26   64 46 5 6 22 7 .759   62.33 64 4 30 28 28 73 .793 4.04   6.3 .098 4.71 2010 21 Jonathan Broxton
2010 2 Hong-Chih Kuo a LA 4W L 28   56 16 3 2 12 1 .923   60.00 29 1 8 8 18 73 1.553 1.20   15.5 .277 19.50 2010 2 Hong-Chih Kuo
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia