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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 No qualifier MON       1969 No qualifier
     
1970 10 Claude Raymond MON 6E R 33   59 43 6 7 23 6 .793   83.33 76 13 48 41 27 68 .660 4.43   9.2 .156 8.17 1970 10 Claude Raymond
     
1971 10 Mike Marshall MON 5E R 28   66 52 5 8 23 7 .767   111.33 100 9 56 53 50 85 .567 4.28   8.9 .135 7.46 1971 10 Mike Marshall
     
1972 2 Mike Marshall T10 4 MON 5E R 29   65 56 14 8 18 7 .720   116.00 82 3 26 23 47 95 .736 1.78   22.4 .345 27.03 1972 2 Mike Marshall
     
1973 1 Mike Marshall 5 2 MON 4E R 30   92 73 14 11 31 12 .721   179.00 163 10 62 53 75 124 .521 2.66   22.9 .249 27.01 1973 1 Mike Marshall
     
1974 4 Chuck Taylor MON 4E R 32   61 39 6 2 11 3 .786   107.67 101 8 27 26 25 43 .341 2.17   14.6 .239 16.59 1974 4 Chuck Taylor
1974 3 Dale Murray R MON 4E R 24   32 23 1 1 10 0 1.000   69.67 46 1 12 8 23 31 .449 1.03   12.2 .381 17.49 1974 3 Dale Murray
     
1975 7 Dale Murray MON T5E R 25   63 40 15 8 9 10 .474   111.33 134 0 59 49 39 43 .249 3.96   9.8 .156 9.46 1975 7 Dale Murray
1975 15 Chuck Taylor MON T5E R 33   54 28 2 2 6 4 .600   74.00 72 6 32 29 24 29 .302 3.53   6.5 .120 5.51 1975 15 Chuck Taylor
     
1976 13 Dale Murray MON 6E R 26   81 55 4 9 13 8 .619   113.33 117 1 47 41 37 35 .227 3.26   10.2 .126 8.20 1976 13 Dale Murray
     
1977 16 Joe Kerrigan MON 5E R 22   66 36 3 5 11 5 .688   89.33 80 4 37 32 33 43 .381 3.22   8.8 .133 6.92 1977 16 Joe Kerrigan
1977 4 Don Stanhouse MON 5E R 26 SP   31 17 6 2 10 2 .833   71.33 50 2 13 11 33 37 .446 1.39   12.5 .403 17.13 1977 4 Don Stanhouse
     
1978 17 Mike Garman MON 4E R 29   47 29 4 6 13 6 .684   61.33 54 5 32 30 31 23 .271 4.40   4.0 .085 2.34 1978 17 Mike Garman
     
1979 5 Elias Sosa MON 2E R 29   62 41 8 7 18 7 .720   96.67 77 2 24 21 37 59 .518 1.96   15.4 .248 17.29 1979 5 Elias Sosa
1979 13 Woodie Fryman MON 2E L 39   44 31 3 6 10 1 .909   58.00 52 4 25 18 22 44 .595 2.79   5.6 .127 4.50 1979 13 Woodie Fryman
     
1980 18 Elias Sosa MON 2E R 30   67 43 9 6 9 8 .529   93.67 104 5 33 32 19 58 .472 3.07   8.8 .131 7.21 1980 18 Elias Sosa
1980 8 Woodie Fryman MON 2E L 40   61 40 7 4 17 6 .739   80.00 61 1 23 20 30 59 .648 2.25   12.7 .208 13.09 1980 8 Woodie Fryman
     
1981 12 Woodie Fryman MON 2E L 41   35 16 5 3 7 8 .467   43.00 38 1 16 9 14 25 .481 1.88   5.8 .166 5.38 1981 12 Woodie Fryman
     
1982 3 Jeff Reardon MON 3E R 26   75 53 7 4 26 8 .765   109.00 87 6 28 25 36 86 .699 2.06   17.7 .236 19.54 1982 3 Jeff Reardon
1982 19 Woodie Fryman MON 3E L 42   60 34 9 4 12 6 .667   69.67 66 3 36 29 26 46 .500 3.75   6.5 .108 4.86 1982 19 Woodie Fryman
     
1983 15 Jeff Reardon MON 3E R 27   66 53 7 9 21 8 .724   92.00 87 7 34 31 44 78 .595 3.03   10.2 .155 8.96 1983 15 Jeff Reardon
     
1984 9 Jeff Reardon MON 5E R 28   68 58 7 7 23 3 .885   87.00 70 5 31 28 37 79 .738 2.90   11.8 .174 11.16 1984 9 Jeff Reardon
1984 23 Bob James MON 5E R 25   62 33 6 6 10 9 .526   96.00 92 6 47 39 45 91 .664 3.66   5.5 .089 3.71 1984 23 Bob James
1984 25 Gary Lucas MON 5E L 29   55 22 0 3 8 2 .800   53.00 54 4 20 16 20 42 .568 2.72   4.1 .075 2.54 1984 25 Gary Lucas
     
1985 8 Jeff Reardon 20 7 a MON 3E R 29   63 50 2 8 41 9 .820   87.67 68 7 31 31 26 67 .713 3.18   12.6 .200 12.70 1985 8 Jeff Reardon
     
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
1986 16 Tim Burke MON 4E R 27   66 25 8 7 4 6 .400   89.33 91 7 36 32 45 71 .522 3.22   7.0 .106 5.19 1986 16 Tim Burke
1986 12 Jeff Reardon a MON 4E R 30   62 48 7 9 35 13 .729   89.00 83 12 42 39 26 67 .615 3.94   10.7 .173 10.11 1986 12 Jeff Reardon
     
1987 5 Andy McGaffigan MON 3E R 30   69 30 5 2 12 1 .923   120.33 105 5 38 32 42 100 .680 2.39   15.5 .225 16.31 1987 5 Andy McGaffigan
1987 1 Tim Burke MON 3E R 28   55 30 7 0 18 4 .818   91.00 64 3 18 12 17 58 .716 1.19   19.7 .358 26.16 1987 1 Tim Burke
1987 19 Jeff Parrett R MON 3E R 25   45 26 7 6 6 5 .545   62.00 53 8 33 29 30 56 .675 4.21   5.3 .118 4.04 1987 19 Jeff Parrett
     
1988 8 Jeff Parrett MON 3E R 26   61 34 12 4 6 4 .600   91.67 66 8 29 27 45 62 .559 2.65   10.3 .169 9.93 1988 8 Jeff Parrett
1988 19 Tim Burke MON 3E R 29   61 39 3 5 18 6 .750   82.00 84 7 36 31 25 42 .385 3.40   6.7 .110 5.20 1988 19 Tim Burke
1988 17 Joe Hesketh MON 3E L 29   60 23 4 3 9 2 .818   72.67 63 1 30 23 35 64 .653 2.85   7.2 .120 5.85 1988 17 Joe Hesketh
     
1989 3 Tim Burke a MON 4E R 30   68 52 9 3 28 11 .718   84.67 68 6 24 24 22 54 .600 2.55   16.8 .247 18.60 1989 3 Tim Burke
     
1990 11 Tim Burke MON 3E R 31   58 35 3 3 20 5 .800   75.00 71 6 29 21 21 47 .511 2.52   10.2 .176 9.68 1990 11 Tim Burke
1990 19 Dave Schmidt MON 3E R 33   34 20 3 3 13 4 .765   48.00 58 3 26 23 13 22 .310 4.31   3.3 .097 2.32 1990 19 Dave Schmidt
     
1991 19 Barry Jones MON 6E R 28   77 46 4 9 13 8 .619   88.67 76 8 35 33 33 46 .422 3.35   7.8 .101 6.12 1991 19 Barry Jones
1991 24 Scott Ruskin MON 6E L 28   64 24 4 4 6 5 .545   63.67 57 4 31 30 30 46 .529 4.24   3.7 .058 2.19 1991 24 Scott Ruskin
1991 16 Jeff Fassero R MON 6E L 28   51 30 2 5 8 3 .727   55.33 39 1 17 15 17 42 .750 2.44   7.4 .145 6.95 1991 16 Jeff Fassero
1991 18 Tim Burke MON 6E R 32   37 16 3 4 5 7 .417   46.00 41 3 24 21 14 25 .455 4.11   1.6 .043 0.72 1991 18 Tim Burke
     
1992 3 Mel Rojas MON 2E R 25   68 26 7 1 10 1 .909   100.67 71 2 17 16 34 70 .667 1.43   15.7 .231 18.67 1992 3 Mel Rojas
1992 4 John Wetteland T23 MON 2E R 25   67 58 4 4 37 9 .804   83.33 64 6 27 27 36 99 .990 2.92   12.4 .185 13.21 1992 4 John Wetteland
     
1993 1 John Wetteland T23 MON 2E R 26   70 58 9 3 43 6 .878   85.33 58 3 17 13 28 113 1.314 1.37   21.4 .306 26.78 1993 1 John Wetteland
1993 11 Mel Rojas MON 2E R 26   66 25 5 8 10 9 .526   88.33 80 6 39 29 30 48 .436 2.95   9.2 .139 7.78 1993 11 Mel Rojas
     
1994 4 Mel Rojas MON 1E R 27   58 27 3 2 16 2 .889   84.00 71 11 35 31 21 84 .913 3.32   11.0 .190 11.10 1994 4 Mel Rojas
1994 1 John Wetteland MON 1E R 27   52 43 4 6 25 10 .714   63.67 46 5 22 20 21 68 1.015 2.83   11.7 .225 12.85 1994 1 John Wetteland
     
1995 12 Mel Rojas MON 5E R 28   59 48 1 4 30 9 .769   67.67 69 2 32 31 29 61 .622 4.12   8.0 .136 6.88 1995 12 Mel Rojas
     
1996 3 Mel Rojas MON 2E R 29   74 64 7 4 36 4 .900   81.00 56 5 30 29 28 92 1.095 3.22   17.2 .232 19.65 1996 3 Mel Rojas
     
1997 10 Ugueth Urbina MON 4E R 23   63 50 5 8 27 5 .844   64.33 52 9 29 27 29 84 1.037 3.78   9.6 .152 9.48 1997 10 Ugueth Urbina
     
1998 3 Ugueth Urbina a MON 4E R 24   64 59 6 3 34 4 .895   69.33 37 2 11 10 33 94 1.343 1.30   16.5 .258 19.58 1998 3 Ugueth Urbina
     
1999 7 Ugueth Urbina MON 4E R 25   71 62 6 6 41 9 .820   75.67 59 6 35 31 36 100 1.053 3.69   14.2 .200 14.71 1999 7 Ugueth Urbina
     
2000 15 Steve Kline MON 4E L 27   83 42 1 5 14 4 .778   82.33 88 8 36 32 27 64 .557 3.50   8.9 .107 7.10 2000 15 Steve Kline
2000 13 Scott Strickland R MON 4E R 24   49 20 4 3 9 4 .692   48.00 38 3 18 16 16 48 .889 3.00   7.8 .159 7.58 2000 13 Scott Strickland
2000 22 Ugueth Urbina MON 4E R 26   13 11 0 1 8 2 .800   13.33 11 1 6 6 5 22 1.375 4.05   2.2 .169 2.20 2000 22 Ugueth Urbina
     
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 15 Scott Strickland MON 5E R 25   77 31 2 6 9 3 .750   81.33 67 9 36 29 41 85 .787 3.21   9.6 .125 8.49 2001 15 Scott Strickland
2001 22 Ugueth Urbina MON 5E R 27 AL-CL   45 40 2 1 15 3 .833   46.67 42 8 24 22 21 57 .905 4.24   6.1 .136 5.62 2001 22 Ugueth Urbina
     
2002 14 Scott Stewart R MON 2E L 26   67 28 4 2 17 2 .895   64.00 49 4 29 22 22 67 .944 3.09   11.8 .176 11.10 2002 14 Scott Stewart
2002 20 Matt Herges MON 2E R 32   62 25 2 5 6 8 .429   64.67 80 10 33 29 26 50 .472 4.04   3.5 .056 1.86 2002 20 Matt Herges
     
2003 17 Rocky Biddle MON 4E R 27   73 58 5 8 34 7 .829   71.67 71 10 43 37 40 54 .486 4.65   7.8 .107 5.73 2003 17 Rocky Biddle
     
2004 10 Chad Cordero R MON 5E R 22   69 40 7 3 14 4 .778   82.67 68 8 28 27 43 83 .748 2.94   12.2 .177 11.32 2004 10 Chad Cordero
2004 T21 Rocky Biddle MON 5E R 28   47 19 1 4 11 4 .733   38.00 52 10 39 33 17 22 .319 7.82   - .000 - 2004 T21 Rocky Biddle
     
2005 3 Chad Cordero T14 T5 a WAS 5E R 23   74 62 2 4 47 7 .870   74.30 55 9 24 15 17 61 .847 1.82   16.0 .216 17.28 2005 3 Chad Cordero
     
2006 5 Chad Cordero WAS 5E R 24   68 59 7 4 29 2 .935   73.33 59 13 27 26 22 69 .852 3.19   12.2 .179 12.94 2006 5 Chad Cordero
     
2007 19 Jon Rauch WAS 4E R 28   88 26 8 4 4 6 .400   87.33 75 7 37 35 21 71 .740 3.61   9.8 .111 7.95 2007 19 Jon Rauch
2007 17 Chad Cordero WAS 4E R 25   76 59 3 3 37 9 .804   75.00 75 8 31 28 29 62 .596 3.36   10.1 .133 8.94 2007 17 Chad Cordero
     
2008 15 Joel Hanrahan WAS 5E R 26   69 34 6 3 9 4 .692   84.33 73 9 40 37 42 93 .809 3.95   7.9 .114 6.76 2008 15 Joel Hanrahan
2008 13 Jon Rauch WAS 5E R 29   48 41 4 2 17 5 .773   48.33 42 5 18 16 7 44 .898 2.98   9.2 .192 8.20 2008 13 Jon Rauch
     
2009 19 Mike MacDougal WAS 5E R 32   52 40 1 1 20 1 .952   50.00 45 3 25 20 31 31 .408 3.60   5.4 .104 4.24 2009 19 Mike MacDougal
2009 20 Joel Hanrahan WAS 5E R 27   34 23 1 3 5 5 .500   32.67 50 3 28 28 14 35 .547 7.71   - .000 - 2009 20 Joel Hanrahan
     
2010 17 Tyler Clippard WAS 5E R 25   78 18 11 8 1 10 .091   91.00 69 8 33 31 41 112 1.018 3.07   9.8 .126 8.31 2010 17 Tyler Clippard
2010 18 Matt Capps a WAS 5E R 26   47 43 3 3 26 4 .867   46.00 51 5 20 14 9 38 .633 2.74   7.1 .151 6.60 2010 18 Matt Capps
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia