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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
1969 11 Diego Segui SEA-AL 6W R 31   58 38 8 4 12 3 .800   93.67 83 9 41 33 39 77 .631 3.17   9.9 .171 8.98 1969 11 Diego Segui
1969 16 Bob Locker SEA-AL 6W R 31   51 21 3 3 6 4 .600   78.33 69 3 29 19 26 46 .484 2.18   7.4 .145 5.36 1969 16 Bob Locker
     
1970 3 Ken Sanders MIL-AL T4W R 28   50 30 5 2 13 6 .684   92.33 64 1 19 18 25 64 .719 1.75   15.1 .302 18.42 1970 3 Ken Sanders
     
1971 1 Ken Sanders 16 MIL-AL 6W R 29   83 77 7 12 31 4 .886   136.33 111 9 35 29 34 80 .552 1.91   21.3 .257 24.28 1971 1 Ken Sanders
     
1972 13 Ken Sanders MIL-AL 6E R 30   62 51 2 9 17 4 .810   92.33 88 10 38 32 31 51 .429 3.12   6.3 .102 4.81 1972 13 Ken Sanders
1972 12 Frank Linzy MIL-AL 6E R 31   47 36 2 2 12 2 .857   77.33 70 4 30 26 27 24 .247 3.03   6.3 .134 5.53 1972 12 Frank Linzy
     
1973 18 Frank Linzy MIL-AL 5E R 32   41 33 2 6 13 4 .765   60.00 64 7 33 24 21 21 .247 3.60   3.7 .090 2.14 1973 18 Frank Linzy
1973 15 Ed Rodriguez R MIL-AL 5E R 21   24 6 6 6 5 5 .500   40.67 42 4 17 13 24 24 .364 2.88   4.5 .188 3.76 1973 15 Ed Rodriguez
     
1974 2 Tom Murphy T30 MIL-AL 5E R 28   70 66 10 10 20 7 .741   123.00 97 6 27 26 51 47 .318 1.90   18.9 .270 20.94 1974 2 Tom Murphy
     
1975 15 Tom Murphy MIL-AL 5E R 29   52 43 1 9 20 9 .690   72.33 85 5 43 37 27 32 .286 4.60   3.6 .069 2.03 1975 15 Tom Murphy
     
1976 18 Bill Castro MIL-AL 6E R 22   39 29 4 6 8 2 .800   70.33 70 4 29 27 19 23 .258 3.46   5.3 .136 4.30 1976 18 Bill Castro
1976 20 Ed Rodriguez MIL-AL 6E R 24   33 26 2 6 8 3 .727   54.33 44 6 30 27 28 30 .417 4.47   2.4 .073 1.42 1976 20 Ed Rodriguez
1976 14 Danny Frisella MIL-AL 6E R 30   32 24 5 2 9 3 .750   49.33 30 4 16 15 34 43 .672 2.74   6.8 .213 6.90 1976 14 Danny Frisella
     
1977 16 Bill Castro MIL-AL 6E R 23   51 43 8 6 13 6 .684   69.33 76 7 34 32 23 28 .283 4.15   7.0 .137 5.63 1977 16 Bill Castro
     
1978 23 Bob McClure MIL-AL 3E L 26   44 29 2 6 9 4 .692   65.00 53 8 30 27 30 47 .566 3.74   4.7 .107 3.38 1978 22 Bob McClure
1978 18 Bill Castro MIL-AL 3E R 24   42 35 5 4 8 5 .615   49.67 43 2 14 10 14 17 .298 1.81   7.4 .176 6.83 1978 17 Bill Castro
     
1979 16 Bill Castro MIL-AL 2E R 25   39 26 3 1 6 6 .500   44.33 40 2 14 10 13 10 .189 2.03   6.8 .174 5.90 1979 16 Bill Castro
     
1980 18 Bill Castro MIL-AL 3E R 26   56 36 2 4 8 4 .667   84.33 89 2 35 26 17 32 .302 2.77   6.7 .120 4.87 1980 18 Bill Castro
1980 20 Bob McClure MIL-AL 3E L 28   47 23 1 7 10 5 .667   57.00 56 5 24 22 23 31 .392 3.47   5.1 .109 3.52 1980 20 Bob McClure
     
1981 1 Rollie Fingers BBW 1 1 a MIL-AL 1E R 34   47 41 6 3 28 6 .824   78.00 55 3 9 9 13 61 .897 1.04   17.4 .370 21.88 1981 1 Rollie Fingers
     
1982 7 Rollie Fingers BBW T16 2 a MIL-AL 1E R 35   50 45 5 6 29 6 .829   79.67 63 5 23 23 20 71 .855 2.60   12.4 .248 12.55 1982 7 Rollie Fingers
     
1983 15 Jim Slaton MIL-AL 5E R 33   46 26 14 6 5 6 .455   112.33 112 12 57 54 56 38 .226 4.33   7.0 .152 5.78 1983 15 Jim Slaton
1983 8 Tom Tellmann R MIL-AL 5E R 29   44 26 9 4 8 4 .667   99.67 95 7 34 31 35 48 .369 2.80   10.3 .234 10.55 1983 8 Tom Tellmann
1983 T9 Pete Ladd R MIL-AL 5E R 26   44 40 3 4 25 6 .806   49.33 30 3 17 14 16 41 .891 2.55   9.8 .223 9.80 1983 T9 Pete Ladd
     
1984 24 Pete Ladd MIL-AL 7E R 27   53 37 4 8 3 7 .300   87.00 86 14 53 48 34 71 .592 4.97   1.3 .025 0.45 1984 24 Pete Ladd
1984 9 Rollie Fingers BBW MIL-AL 7E R 37   33 30 1 2 23 3 .885   46.00 38 5 13 10 13 40 .784 1.96   8.1 .245 8.92 1984 9 Rollie Fingers
     
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
1985 15 Bob L. Gibson MIL-AL 6E R 28   40 25 6 6 11 3 .786   86.33 77 9 39 37 44 51 .421 3.86   7.6 .190 7.15 1985 15 Bob L. Gibson
1985 23 Rollie Fingers BBW MIL-AL 6E R 38   47 37 1 6 17 8 .680   55.33 59 9 33 31 19 24 .308 5.04   4.2 .089 2.71 1985 23 Rollie Fingers
     
1986 5 Dan Plesac R MIL-AL 6E L 24   51 33 10 7 14 4 .778   91.00 81 5 34 30 29 75 .682 2.97   13.4 .263 15.32 1986 5 Dan Plesac
1986 9 Mark Clear MIL-AL 6E R 30   59 52 5 5 16 3 .842   73.67 53 4 23 18 36 85 .955 2.20   12.8 .217 13.29 1986 9 Mark Clear
     
1987 7 Chuck Crim R MIL-AL 3E R 25   48 18 6 8 12 5 .706   104.00 100 10 43 38 31 46 .351 3.29   11.6 .242 13.02 1987 7 Chuck Crim
1987 3 Dan Plesac a MIL-AL 3E L 25   57 47 5 6 23 13 .639   79.33 63 8 30 23 23 89 1.035 2.61   14.4 .253 16.52 1987 3 Dan Plesac
     
1988 10 Chuck Crim MIL-AL T3E R 26   70 25 7 6 9 2 .818   105.00 95 11 38 34 28 58 .472 2.91   11.4 .163 10.44 1988 10 Chuck Crim
1988 8 Dan Plesac T22 a MIL-AL T3E L 26   50 48 1 2 30 5 .857   52.33 46 2 14 14 12 52 .897 2.41   10.5 .210 10.92 1988 8 Dan Plesac
     
1989 13 Chuck Crim MIL-AL 4E R 27   76 31 9 7 7 7 .500   117.67 114 7 42 37 36 59 .393 2.83   11.4 .150 10.08 1989 13 Chuck Crim
1989 8 Dan Plesac a MIL-AL 4E L 27   52 51 3 4 33 7 .825   61.33 47 6 16 16 17 52 .813 2.35   11.4 .219 12.20 1989 8 Dan Plesac
     
1990 19 Chuck Crim MIL-AL 6E R 28   67 25 3 5 11 5 .688   85.67 88 7 39 33 23 39 .351 3.47   6.9 .103 5.14 1990 19 Chuck Crim
1990 20 Dan Plesac MIL-AL 6E L 28   66 52 3 7 24 10 .706   69.00 67 5 36 34 31 65 .663 4.43   5.6 .085 3.78 1990 20 Dan Plesac
     
1991 20 Dan Plesac MIL-AL 4E L 29   35 25 0 4 8 4 .667   44.33 40 7 22 19 18 28 .483 3.86   3.5 .100 2.51 1991 20 Dan Plesac
1991 10 Doug Henry R-T8 MIL-AL 4E R 27   32 25 2 1 15 1 .938   36.00 16 1 4 4 14 28 .933 1.00   8.9 .278 10.65 1991 10 Doug Henry
     
1992 21 Doug Henry MIL-AL 2E R 28   68 56 1 4 29 4 .879   65.00 64 6 34 29 24 52 .591 4.02   5.7 .084 3.91 1992 21 Doug Henry
     
1993 16 Jesse Orosco MIL-AL 7E L 36   57 27 3 5 8 5 .615   56.67 47 2 25 20 17 67 1.047 3.18   7.1 .125 5.89 1993 16 Jesse Orosco
1993 23 Doug Henry MIL-AL 7E R 29   54 41 4 4 17 7 .708   55.00 67 7 37 34 25 38 .413 5.56   2.8 .052 1.49 1993 23 Doug Henry
     
1994 4 Mike Fetters MIL-AL 5C R 29   42 31 1 4 17 3 .850   46.00 41 0 16 13 27 31 .456 2.54   8.4 .200 9.11 1994 4 Mike Fetters
     
1995 15 Mike Fetters MIL-AL 4C R 30   40 34 0 3 22 5 .815   34.67 40 3 16 13 20 33 .550 3.37   4.6 .115 3.58 1995 15 Mike Fetters
     
1996 9 Mike Fetters MIL-AL 3C R 31   61 55 3 3 32 6 .842   61.33 65 4 28 23 26 53 .582 3.38   9.7 .159 9.16 1996 9 Mike Fetters
     
1997 1 Doug Jones T20 MIL-AL 3C R 40   75 73 6 6 36 2 .947   80.33 62 4 20 18 9 82 1.155 2.02   19.1 .255 22.82 1997 1 Doug Jones
1997 18 Mike Fetters MIL-AL 3C R 32   51 20 1 5 6 5 .545   70.33 62 4 30 27 33 62 .653 3.46   7.0 .137 6.14 1997 18 Mike Fetters
1998 12 Bob Wickman MIL 5C R 29   72 51 6 9 25 7 .781   82.33 79 5 38 34 39 71 .602 3.72   11.0 .153 10.05 1998 12 Bob Wickman
1998 24 Doug Jones MIL 5C R 41   46 34 3 4 12 8 .600   54.00 65 15 32 31 11 43 .566 5.17   3.1 .067 1.88 1998 24 Doug Jones
     
1999 11 Bob Wickman MIL 5C R 30   71 63 3 8 37 8 .822   74.33 75 6 31 28 38 60 .531 3.39   10.6 .149 9.48 1999 11 Bob Wickman
     
2000 7 Curt Leskanic MIL 3C R 32   73 39 9 3 12 1 .923   77.33 58 7 23 22 51 75 .688 2.56   12.2 .167 12.15 2000 7 Curt Leskanic
2000 14 Bob Wickman a MIL 3C R 31 AL-CL   43 36 2 2 16 4 .800   46.00 37 1 18 15 20 44 .772 2.93   7.4 .172 7.47 2000 14 Bob Wickman
     
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
2001 21 Curt Leskanic MIL 4C R 33   70 58 2 6 17 7 .708   69.33 63 11 30 28 31 64 .681 3.63   7.5 .107 6.15 2001 21 Curt Leskanic
     
2002 18 Mike DeJean MIL 6C R 31   68 60 1 5 27 3 .900   75.00 66 7 28 26 39 65 .619 3.12   8.4 .124 6.62 2002 18 Mike DeJean
     
2003 18 Mike DeJean MIL 6C R 32   58 40 4 7 18 8 .692   64.67 69 12 38 35 27 58 .604 4.87   5.4 .093 3.66 2003 18 Mike DeJean
2003 8 Danny Kolb MIL 6C R 28   37 25 1 2 21 2 .913   41.33 34 2 10 9 19 39 .736 1.96   9.8 .265 11.32 2003 8 Danny Kolb
     
2004 11 Danny Kolb a MIL 6C R 29   64 48 0 4 39 5 .886   57.33 50 3 22 19 15 21 .323 2.98   11.6 .181 10.89 2004 11 Danny Kolb
     
2005 2 Derrick Turnbow MIL 3C R 27   69 62 7 1 39 4 .907   67.33 49 5 15 13 24 64 .877 1.74   18.0 .261 21.35 2005 2 Derrick Turnbow
     
2006 26 Derrick Turnbow a MIL 4C R 28   64 49 4 9 24 8 .750   56.33 56 8 51 43 39 69 .726 6.87   1.5 .023 0.58 2006 26 Derrick Turnbow
2006 10 Francisco Cordero MIL 4C R 31   28 26 3 1 16 2 .889   26.67 20 2 5 5 16 30 .833 1.69   6.9 .246 8.58 2006 10 Francisco Cordero
     
2007 6 Francisco Cordero a MIL 2C R 32   66 58 0 4 44 9 .830   63.33 52 4 23 21 18 86 1.229 2.98   12.7 .192 13.53 2007 6 Francisco Cordero
     
2008 7 Salomon Torres MIL 2C R 36   71 46 7 5 28 7 .800   80.00 75 6 35 31 33 51 .472 3.49   11.9 .168 12.32 2008 7 Salomon Torres
2008 22 Eric Gagne MIL 2C R 32   50 16 4 3 10 7 .588   46.33 46 11 28 28 22 38 .559 5.44   2.3 .046 1.24 2008 22 Eric Gagne
     
2009 6 Trevor Hoffman MIL 3C R 41   55 46 3 2 37 4 .902   54.00 35 2 11 11 14 48 .980 1.83   12.3 .224 14.19 2009 6 Trevor Hoffman
     
2010 7 John Axford R MIL 3C R 27   50 43 8 2 24 3 .889   58.00 42 1 17 16 27 76 1.101 2.48   11.4 .228 13.01 2010 7 John Axford
2010 26 Trevor Hoffman MIL 3C R 42   50 36 2 7 10 5 .667   47.33 49 8 31 31 19 30 .441 5.89   1.2 .024 0.44 2010 26 Trevor Hoffman
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
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