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          Middle Reliever
             
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 2 Hank Robinson   PIT 4 L 23 SP   20 15 4 4 0   44.00 41 0 16 12 9 11 .220 2.45   3.1 .155 4.02 1913 2 Hank Robinson
1913 4 Wilbur Cooper   R PIT 4 L 20   21 15 3 1 0   40.67 43 0 23 15 20 17 .270 3.32   1.3 .062 1.07 1913 4 Wilbur Cooper
       
1914 4 Joe Conzelman   R PIT 7 R 28   24 17 2 2 2   51.00 44 1 20 17 20 20 .313 3.00   3.2 .133 3.16 1914 4 Joe Conzelman
       
1915 No qualifier   PIT       1915 No qualifier
       
1916 No qualifier     PIT       1916 No qualifier
         
1917 6 Burleigh Grimes Vet   R PIT 8 R 23 SP   20 18 1 4 0   54.67 52 1 28 21 20 20 .278 3.46   1.3 .065 0.91 1917 6 Burleigh Grimes
       
1918 No qualifier     PIT       1918 No qualifier
       
1919 No qualifier     PIT       1919 No qualifier
       
1920 No qualifier     PIT       1920 No qualifier
       
1921 No qualifier     PIT       1921 No qualifier
       
1922 T13 Chief Yellowhorse   R PIT T3 R 24   24 13 2 0 0   48.33 58 0 31 28 14 15 .208 5.21   - .000 - 1922 T13 Chief Yellowhorse
       
1923 No qualifier   PIT       1923 No qualifier
       
1924 6 Arnie Stone   R PIT 3 L 31   24 14 3 1 0   52.67 44 0 20 17 15 7 .119 2.90   4.2 .175 4.07 1924 6 Arnie Stone
       
1925 No qualifier   PIT       1925 No qualifier
       
1926 5 Don Songer   R PIT 3 L 26   20 12 0 2 2   33.67 30 1 14 12 12 5 .119 3.21   2.8 .140 3.28 1926 5 Don Songer
       
1927 No qualifier   PIT       1927 No qualifier
       
1928 1 Joe Dawson   PIT 4 R 31   24 17 5 2 3   84.67 70 1 30 25 32 29 .284 2.66   9.5 .396 15.09 1928 1 Joe Dawson
       
1929 2 Carmen Hill   PIT 2 R 33   24 13 2 1 3   66.00 68 2 30 24 30 24 .245 3.27   4.9 .204 6.16 1929 2 Carmen Hill
       
1930 No qualifier     PIT       1930 No qualifier
         
1931 10 Bob Osborn   PIT 5 R 28   25 13 6 1 0   56.00 76 3 34 30 17 9 .097 4.82   1.0 .040 0.66 1931 10 Bob Osborn
1931 2 Glenn Spencer   PIT 5 R 25 SP   20 14 3 3 3   47.67 49 1 26 18 21 20 .286 3.40   4.4 .220 6.77 1931 2 Glenn Spencer
       
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 12 Glenn Spencer   PIT 2 R 26   26 10 2 1 1   51.33 54 5 28 21 20 11 .149 3.68   0.7 .027 0.34 1932 12 Glenn Spencer
1932 4 Leon Chagnon   PIT 2 R 29   20 11 5 1 0   59.67 67 2 32 26 18 31 .365 3.92   4.1 .205 5.50 1932 4 Leon Chagnon
1932 3 Bill Harris   PIT 2 R 32 SP   20 15 6 2 2   51.33 43 3 25 17 10 21 .396 2.98   5.6 .280 8.78 1932 3 Bill Harris
1932 T13 Erv Brame   PIT 2 R 30   20 14 3 0 0   39.33 66 2 39 30 12 8 .103 6.86   - .000 - 1932 T13 Erv Brame
       
1933 3 Leon Chagnon   PIT 2 R 30   34 20 5 1 1   74.00 60 1 25 20 11 29 .408 2.43   4.6 .135 4.98 1933 3 Leon Chagnon
       
1934 5 Leon Chagnon   PIT 5 R 31   33 14 4 1 1   59.00 68 5 32 31 24 19 .207 4.73   2.9 .088 2.93 1934 5 Leon Chagnon
       
1935 No qualifier   PIT       1935 No qualifier
       
1936 1 Mace Brown   PIT 4 R 27   37 21 7 5 3   104.33 114 3 54 41 30 45 .313 3.54   7.5 .203 9.80 1936 1 Mace Brown
1936 7 Ralph Birkofer   PIT 4 L 27   21 14 6 2 0   55.00 54 2 24 19 16 25 .357 3.11   3.5 .167 4.15 1936 7 Ralph Birkofer
       
1937 6 Jim Weaver   PIT 3 R 33   23 10 5 4 0   63.33 61 2 26 21 13 27 .365 2.98   5.5 .239 7.43 1937 6 Jim Weaver
       
1938 No qualifier   PIT       1938 No qualifier
       
1939 3 Rip Sewell   R PIT 6 R 32   40 20 4 3 2   102.67 97 5 48 46 49 36 .247 4.03   6.3 .158 7.20 1939 3 Rip Sewell
       
1940 9 Johnny Lanning   PIT 4 R 29   31 16 5 2 2   68.33 69 5 35 31 24 26 .280 4.08   3.7 .119 3.80 1940 9 Johnny Lanning
1940 14 Dick Lanahan   R PIT 4 L 28   32 17 2 6 2   58.00 63 4 39 29 26 24 .270 4.50   1.7 .053 1.16 1940 14 Dick Lanahan
1940 7 Danny MacFayden   PIT 4 R 35   27 13 4 2 2   48.33 50 3 19 15 17 12 .179 2.79   3.9 .144 4.40 1940 7 Danny MacFayden
1940 T18 Ken Heintzelman   R PIT 4 L 24 SP   23 12 3 2 3   54.33 72 3 38 35 23 19 .200 5.80   - .000 - 1940 T18 Ken Heintzelman
       
1941 3 Dutch Dietz   R PIT 4 R 29   27 11 4 0 1   59.33 47 3 15 14 20 11 .164 2.12   6.9 .256 10.00 1941 3 Dutch Dietz
1941 9 Lefty Wilkie   R PIT 4 L 26   20 12 1 1 2   39.67 45 0 21 19 19 7 .109 4.31   2.5 .125 2.53 1941 9 Lefty Wilkie
       
1942 10 Lefty Wilkie   PIT 5 L 27   29 19 3 4 1   70.00 65 2 29 27 28 11 .118 3.47   4.3 .148 3.98 1942 10 Lefty Wilkie
1942 5 Johnny Lanning   PIT 5 R 31   26 11 4 2 1   72.00 69 5 26 21 13 21 .256 2.63   6.5 .250 7.81 1942 5 Johnny Lanning
1942 6 Dutch Dietz   PIT 5 R 30   27 18 2 2 3   58.33 54 3 20 15 23 14 .182 2.31   5.9 .219 6.64 1942 6 Dutch Dietz
       
1943 8 Bill Brandt   R PIT 4 R 28   26 12 3 0 0   45.33 42 2 19 15 16 13 .224 2.98   3.1 .119 3.07 1943 8 Bill Brandt
1943 4 Xavier Rescigno   R PIT 4 R 29   23 8 3 3 2   41.33 35 2 14 11 11 17 .370 2.40   4.3 .187 5.35 1943 4 Xavier Rescigno
       
1944 No qualifier   PIT       1944 No qualifier
       
1945 7 Cookie Cuccurullo   PIT 4 L 27   25 11 1 1 1   51.00 52 0 25 17 26 16 .205 3.00   0.6 .024 0.31 1945 7 Cookie Cuccurullo
       
1946 9 Al Gerheauser   PIT 7 L 29   32 18 2 0 0   68.00 75 2 31 28 20 25 .263 3.71   3.4 .106 3.06 1946 9 Al Gerheauser
1946 12 Ken Gables   PIT 7 R 27   25 10 1 0 1   65.00 68 1 36 34 37 31 .295 4.71   0.5 .020 0.20 1946 12 Ken Gables
1946 5 Jack Hallett   PIT 7 R 31   26 12 3 2 0   56.33 54 0 24 20 18 34 .472 3.20   4.2 .162 4.67 1946 5 Jack Hallett
       
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
1947 18 Jim Bagby Jr.   PIT T7 R 30   31 18 2 2 0   75.00 88 11 48 39 28 15 .129 4.68   2.2 .071 1.64 1947 18 Jim Bagby Jr.
1947 21 Elmer Singleton   PIT T7 R 29   33 14 2 0 1   55.00 51 5 29 27 32 20 .241 4.42   0.6 .018 0.23 1947 21 Elmer Singleton
1947 20 Nick Strincevich   PIT T7 R 32   25 10 0 1 0   53.00 66 4 29 25 19 14 .165 4.25   1.3 .052 0.83 1947 20 Nick Strincevich
       
1948 T13 Elmer Singleton   PIT 4 R 30   33 17 3 4 2   64.67 62 8 34 34 21 34 .410 4.73   3.2 .097 2.99 1948 T13 Elmer Singleton
1948 7 Vic Lombardi   PIT 4 L 25 SP   21 15 3 1 4   39.33 48 5 19 18 17 17 .262 4.12   3.9 .186 5.05 1948 7 Vic Lombardi
       
1949 2 Murray Dickson   PIT 6 R 32 SP   24 15 3 5 0   81.00 75 7 34 27 26 37 .366 3.00   7.9 .329 13.60 1949 2 Murray Dickson
1949 6 Vic Lombardi   PIT 6 L 26   22 11 1 2 1   59.33 60 5 30 29 29 26 .292 4.40   4.5 .205 6.12 1949 6 Vic Lombardi
1949 18 Rip Sewell   PIT 6 R 42   22 9 4 1 1   40.00 45 6 25 23 23 16 .235 5.18   0.5 .023 0.23 1949 18 Rip Sewell
       
1950 T18 Vic Lombardi   PIT 8 L 27   37 23 0 3 1   71.67 83 12 53 51 45 24 .188 6.40   - .000 - 1950 T18 Vic Lombardi
1950 1 Murray Dickson   PIT 8 R 33 SP   29 18 5 4 3   77.33 73 3 29 27 26 31 .313 3.14   8.4 .290 12.74 1950 1 Murray Dickson
1950 11 Junior Walsh   PIT 8 R 31   36 17 1 1 2   56.00 47 5 28 27 27 29 .392 4.34   2.9 .081 2.33 1950 11 Junior Walsh
       
1951 T18 Junior Walsh   PIT 7 R 32   35 10 1 3 0   70.00 88 9 61 51 44 30 .227 6.56   - .000 - 1951 T18 Junior Walsh
       
1952 5 Ted Wilks   PIT 8 R 36   44 34 5 5 4   72.33 65 9 32 29 31 24 .250 3.61   5.0 .114 5.57 1952 5 Ted Wilks
1952 14 Woody Main   R PIT 8 R 30   37 19 0 7 2   79.33 71 10 44 43 39 51 .464 4.88   - .000 - 1952 14 Woody Main
1952 9 Paul LaPalme   PIT 8 L 28   29 16 1 2 0   55.00 48 5 31 23 33 25 .309 3.76   2.4 .083 2.28 1952 9 Paul LaPalme
       
1953 1 Johnny Hetki   PIT 8 R 31   52 31 3 5 3   108.33 106 7 51 45 30 34 .250 3.74   9.5 .183 12.37 1953 1 Johnny Hetki
1953 11 Roger Bowman   R PIT 8 L 25   28 15 0 2 0   57.00 49 9 32 27 24 29 .397 4.26   2.7 .096 2.55 1953 11 Roger Bowman
1953 21 Roy Face   R PIT 8 R 25   28 13 3 2 0   50.00 62 7 40 38 11 27 .370 6.84   0.7 .025 0.34 1953 21 Roy Face
1953 6 Bob Hall   PIT 8 R 29 SP   20 8 0 1 1   48.33 55 5 27 24 22 16 .208 4.47   5.2 .260 8.07 1953 6 Bob Hall
       
1954 8 Bob Purkey   R PIT 8 R 24   25 7 1 1 0   71.00 73 1 38 37 31 23 .221 4.69   4.3 .172 5.21 1954 8 Bob Purkey
1954 5 Vern Law   PIT 8 R 24 SP   21 17 4 0 3   62.33 76 4 37 34 20 23 .240 4.91   4.9 .233 6.91 1954 5 Vern Law
       
1955 1 Bob Friend 16   PIT 8 R 24 SP   24 11 5 1 2   60.00 46 4 21 13 19 27 .415 1.95   8.4 .350 13.84 1955 1 Bob Friend
       
1956 1 Roy Face PIT 7 R 28   65 34 11 12 6   119.33 111 10 47 44 39 86 .573 3.32   10.9 .168 14.27 1956 1 Roy Face
1956 3 Nellie King PIT 7 R 28   38 21 4 1 5   60.00 54 8 24 21 19 25 .342 3.15   5.9 .155 7.42 1956 3 Nellie King
     
1957 15 Luis Arroyo PIT T7 L 30   44 15 3 5 1 1 .500   78.00 85 12 45 40 20 68 .648 4.62   1.3 .030 0.69 1957 15 Luis Arroyo
1957 13 Nellie King PIT T7 R 29   36 19 2 1 1 1 .500   52.00 69 7 27 26 16 23 .271 4.50   1.8 .050 1.22 1957 13 Nellie King
1957 10 Bob Purkey PIT T7 R 27 SP   27 11 5 3 2 1 .667   55.33 58 2 24 22 18 15 .197 3.58   4.1 .152 4.86 1957 10 Bob Purkey
     
1958 10 Don Gross PIT 2 L 27   37 23 5 5 7 2 .778   54.33 42 3 24 21 32 40 .541 3.48   5.2 .141 5.24 1958 10 Don Gross
1958 11 Ron Blackburn R PIT 2 R 23   36 15 2 0 3 0 1.000   54.67 48 7 27 19 24 25 .347 3.13   4.6 .128 4.41 1958 11 Ron Blackburn
1958 3 Bob Porterfield PIT 2 R 34   31 10 2 3 5 1 .833   53.00 42 3 15 14 12 23 .426 2.38   6.9 .223 8.74 1958 3 Bob Porterfield
1958 14 Bob Smith PIT 2 L 27   31 9 2 0 1 1 .500   42.00 37 3 21 18 18 18 .327 3.86   2.0 .065 1.37 1958 14 Bob Smith
     
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
1959 12 Bob Porterfield PIT 4 R 35   36 14 1 2 1 1 .500   41.33 51 3 22 20 19 19 .271 4.36   1.7 .047 1.14 1959 12 Bob Porterfield
1959 7 Ron Blackburn PIT 4 R 24   26 9 1 1 1 0 1.000   44.33 50 5 21 18 15 19 .292 3.65   2.8 .108 2.97 1959 7 Ron Blackburn
     
1960 5 Freddie Green R PIT 1 L 26   45 18 8 4 3 3 .500   70.00 61 4 26 25 33 49 .521 3.21   6.6 .147 6.91 1960 5 Freddie Green
     
1961 4 Clem Labine PIT 6 R 35   55 28 4 1 8 1 .889   88.67 95 4 39 35 30 48 .384 3.55   7.6 .138 7.92 1961 4 Clem Labine
1961 9 Bobby Shantz PIT 6 L 35   37 16 3 1 2 2 .500   55.00 57 3 25 20 18 40 .533 3.27   4.9 .132 5.00 1961 9 Bobby Shantz
1961 11 Al McBean R PIT 6 R 23   25 7 3 1 0 1 .000   59.33 54 3 29 25 36 45 .500 3.79   3.5 .140 3.67 1961 11 Al McBean
     
1962 4 Jack Lamabe R PIT 4 R 25   46 15 3 1 2 0 1.000   78.00 70 4 35 25 40 56 .509 2.88   6.1 .133 6.71 1962 4 Jack Lamabe
1962 6 Tom Sturdivant PIT 4 R 32   37 13 3 1 2 0 1.000   58.00 60 7 26 23 19 35 .443 3.57   4.6 .124 4.88 1962 6 Tom Sturdivant
     
1963 8 Tommie Sisk R PIT 8 R 21   53 13 1 1 1 2 .333   81.00 64 5 32 27 31 57 .600 3.00   4.1 .077 3.84 1963 8 Tommie Sisk
1963 7 Harvey Haddix PIT 8 L 37   48 15 3 4 1 6 .143   67.00 62 7 24 23 19 68 .840 3.09   4.1 .085 4.03 1963 7 Harvey Haddix
     
1964 16 Roy Face PIT T6 R 36   55 25 3 3 4 1 .800   79.67 82 11 48 46 27 63 .578 5.20   1.3 .024 0.62 1964 16 Roy Face
1964 18 Tommie Sisk PIT T6 R 22   41 9 1 4 0 0 ---   61.33 88 4 42 38 27 35 .304 5.58   - .000 - 1964 18 Tommie Sisk
1964 14 Frank Bork R PIT T6 L 23   31 10 1 1 2 1 .667   31.00 34 4 15 12 8 26 .619 3.48   1.6 .052 1.12 1964 14 Frank Bork
     
1965 6 Don Schwall PIT 3 R 29   42 19 9 5 4 2 .667   72.00 68 4 31 22 29 51 .526 2.75   5.8 .138 6.27 1965 6 Don Schwall
1965 12 Frank Carpin R PIT 3 L 26   39 14 3 1 4 1 .800   39.67 35 0 16 14 24 27 .458 3.18   3.5 .090 3.06 1965 12 Frank Carpin
1965 15 Wilbur Wood PIT 3 L 23   33 9 1 0 0 0 ---   47.33 39 2 18 15 16 28 .509 2.85   2.8 .085 2.38 1965 15 Wilbur Wood
     
1966 8 Al McBean PIT 3 R 28   47 17 4 3 3 2 .600   86.67 95 9 38 31 24 54 .454 3.22   5.2 .111 5.65 1966 8 Al McBean
     
1967 4 Al McBean PIT 6 R 29   43 21 3 2 4 5 .444   66.33 62 4 25 21 21 30 .361 2.85   5.3 .123 6.83 1967 4 Al McBean
1967 16 Pete Mikkelsen PIT 6 R 27   32 11 1 2 2 1 .667   56.33 50 7 29 27 19 30 .435 4.31   1.5 .047 1.07 1967 16 Pete Mikkelsen
     
1968 2 Luke Walker R PIT 6 L 24   37 14 0 2 3 2 .600   53.33 30 1 14 10 31 62 1.016 1.69   5.5 .149 7.55 1968 2 Luke Walker
     
1969 1 Bruce Dal Canton R PIT 3E R 27   57 19 8 2 5 1 .833   86.33 79 3 34 32 49 56 .438 3.34   7.4 .130 9.43 1969 1 Bruce Dal Canton
     
1970 10 Bruce Dal Canton PIT 1E R 28   35 14 6 3 1 3 .250   52.67 58 4 26 23 27 34 .400 3.93   3.8 .109 4.14 1970 10 Bruce Dal Canton
1970 17 Joe Gibbon PIT 1E L 35   41 13 0 1 5 1 .833   41.00 44 2 25 22 24 26 .382 4.83   1.2 .029 0.67 1970 17 Joe Gibbon
     
1971 20 Bob Veale PIT 1E L 35   37 12 6 0 2 0 1.000   46.33 59 5 38 36 24 40 .482 6.99   - .000 - 1971 20 Bob Veale
     
1972 10 Bob Miller PIT 1E R 33   36 18 5 2 3 1 .750   54.33 54 3 19 16 24 18 .231 2.65   4.5 .125 5.19 1972 10 Bob Miller
     
1973 7 Bob Johnson PIT 3E R 30   48 11 4 1 4 0 1.000   83.33 87 10 34 32 33 63 .525 3.46   4.5 .094 4.97 1973 7 Bob Johnson
     
1974 9 Ramon Hernandez PIT 1E L 33   58 31 5 2 2 3 .400   68.67 68 3 21 21 18 33 .384 2.75   6.1 .105 6.31 1974 9 Ramon Hernandez
1974 26 John Morlan R PIT 1E R 26   39 9 0 3 0 0 ---   65.00 54 2 37 31 48 38 .373 4.29   0.9 .023 0.44 1974 26 John Morlan
     
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
1975 5 Ramon Hernandez PIT 1E L 34   46 27 7 2 5 3 .625   64.00 62 0 21 21 28 43 .478 2.95   6.7 .146 8.18 1975 5 Ramon Hernandez
1975 1 Larry Demery PIT 1E R 22   37 23 4 3 4 1 .800   64.67 39 3 14 11 24 36 .571 1.53   9.2 .249 14.66 1975 1 Larry Demery
1975 7 Kent Tekulve R PIT 1E R 28   34 9 1 2 5 0 1.000   56.00 43 2 20 14 23 28 .424 2.25   5.2 .153 6.50 1975 7 Kent Tekulve
     
1976 13 Dave Giusti PIT 2E R 36   40 22 5 4 6 2 .750   58.33 59 5 31 28 27 24 .279 4.32   3.1 .078 3.16 1976 13 Dave Giusti
1976 11 Ramon Hernandez PIT 2E L 35   37 17 2 2 3 3 .500   43.00 42 3 17 17 16 17 .293 3.56   2.7 .073 2.42 1976 11 Ramon Hernandez
     
1977 11 Grant Jackson PIT 2E L 34   47 19 5 2 4 2 .667   79.67 62 9 30 29 36 40 .408 3.28   6.1 .130 6.51 1977 11 Grant Jackson
1977 20 Larry Demery PIT 2E R 24   31 8 3 2 1 1 .500   55.67 55 8 34 26 33 23 .261 4.20   1.8 .058 1.28 1977 20 Larry Demery
     
1978 6 Grant Jackson PIT 2E L 35   60 25 7 5 5 3 .625   77.33 89 5 32 28 32 45 .372 3.26   6.2 .103 6.87 1978 6 Grant Jackson
1978 7 Ed Whitson R PIT 2E R 23   43 14 5 6 4 3 .571   74.33 66 5 31 27 37 64 .621 3.27   5.4 .126 6.61 1978 7 Ed Whitson
     
1979 No qualifier PIT       1979 No qualifier
     
1980 No qualifier PIT       1980 No qualifier
     
1981 4 Kent Tekulve PIT 4E R 34   45 27 5 5 3 5 .375   65.00 61 1 19 18 17 34 .436 2.49   6.3 .140 7.21 1981 4 Kent Tekulve
1981 15 Grant Jackson PIT 4E L 38   35 18 1 2 4 2 .667   32.33 30 1 10 9 10 17 .425 2.51   3.3 .094 2.73 1981 15 Grant Jackson
     
1982 13 Enrique Romo PIT 4E R 34   45 14 9 3 1 0 1.000   86.67 81 11 43 42 36 58 .496 4.36   4.8 .107 4.69 1982 13 Enrique Romo
     
1983 4 Cecilio Guante R PIT 2E R 23   49 19 2 6 9 0 1.000   100.33 90 5 45 37 46 82 .603 3.32   6.9 .141 8.07 1983 4 Cecilio Guante
1983 6 Manny Sarmiento PIT 2E R 27   52 17 3 5 4 1 .800   84.33 74 8 35 28 36 49 .445 2.99   6.2 .119 6.66 1983 6 Manny Sarmiento
     
1984 9 Rod Scurry PIT 6E L 28   43 25 5 6 4 1 .800   46.33 28 1 14 13 22 48 .960 2.53   5.3 .123 6.06 1984 9 Rod Scurry
     
1985 13 Don Robinson PIT 6E R 28   38 22 4 7 3 5 .375   62.00 59 4 32 26 28 44 .506 3.77   3.8 .100 4.33 1985 13 Don Robinson
1985 23 Al Holland PIT 6E L 32   38 19 1 3 4 4 .500   58.67 48 5 22 22 17 47 .723 3.37   2.2 .058 1.84 1985 23 Al Holland
1985 20 Rod Scurry PIT 6E L 29   30 13 0 1 2 1 .667   47.67 42 4 22 17 28 43 .614 3.21   2.6 .087 2.76 1985 20 Rod Scurry
     
1986 21 Pat Clements PIT 6E L 24   65 19 0 4 2 3 .400   61.00 53 1 20 19 32 31 .365 2.80   4.1 .063 3.19 1986 21 Pat Clements
1986 13 Cecilio Guante PIT 6E R 26   52 24 5 2 4 4 .500   78.00 65 11 32 29 29 63 .670 3.35   5.8 .112 6.02 1986 13 Cecilio Guante
1986 16 Jim Winn PIT 6E R 26   47 18 3 3 3 4 .429   73.00 67 8 32 25 34 58 .574 3.08   5.0 .106 5.05 1986 16 Jim Winn
1986 28 Larry McWilliams PIT 6E L 32 SP   34 11 2 3 0 1 .000   44.00 40 3 15 14 16 30 .536 2.86   2.8 .082 2.49 1986 28 Larry McWilliams
     
1987 27 John Smiley R PIT T4E L 22   63 19 5 5 4 2 .667   75.00 69 7 49 48 50 58 .487 5.76   2.4 .038 1.48 1987 27 John Smiley
1987 33 Barry Jones R PIT T4E R 24   32 10 2 4 1 3 .250   43.33 55 6 34 27 23 28 .359 5.61   - .000 - 1987 33 Barry Jones
     
1988 23 Bob Kipper PIT 2E L 23   50 15 2 6 0 0 ---   65.00 54 7 33 27 26 39 .488 3.74   2.1 .042 1.40 1988 23 Bob Kipper
1988 19 Barry Jones PIT 2E R 25   42 15 1 1 2 3 .400   56.33 57 3 21 19 21 31 .397 3.04   3.5 .083 3.29 1988 19 Barry Jones
1988 T29 Dave Rucker PIT 2E L 30   31 11 0 2 0 0 ---   28.33 39 2 19 15 9 16 .333 4.77   - .000 - 1988 T29 Dave Rucker
     
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
1989 11 Bob Kipper PIT 5E L 24   52 15 3 4 4 4 .500   83.00 55 5 29 27 33 58 .659 2.93   6.4 .123 6.96 1989 11 Bob Kipper
1989 12 Doug Bair PIT 5E R 39   44 17 2 3 1 1 .500   67.33 52 4 19 17 28 56 .700 2.27   5.7 .130 6.37 1989 12 Doug Bair
1989 T33 Jeff D. Robinson PIT 5E R 28 SP   31 18 2 6 4 4 .500   39.33 51 6 34 32 23 32 .432 7.32   - .000 - 1989 T33 Jeff D. Robinson
     
1990 3 Bob Patterson PIT 1E L 31   50 19 6 3 5 3 .625   68.33 61 6 21 19 15 55 .724 2.50   7.9 .158 10.24 1990 3 Bob Patterson
1990 5 Bob Kipper PIT 1E L 25   40 7 5 1 3 1 .750   61.33 40 5 17 14 23 34 .540 2.05   7.0 .175 9.55 1990 5 Bob Kipper
1990 15 Scott Ruskin R PIT 1E L 27   44 8 2 2 2 3 .400   47.67 50 2 21 16 28 34 .436 3.02   3.0 .068 2.47 1990 15 Scott Ruskin
1990 26 Ted Power PIT 1E R 35   40 25 1 3 7 0 1.000   51.67 50 5 23 21 17 42 .627 3.66   3.6 .090 3.52 1990 26 Ted Power
     
1991 18 Bob Patterson PIT 1E L 32   53 19 4 3 2 1 .667   62.33 63 7 31 29 14 54 .701 4.19   2.8 .053 2.17 1991 18 Bob Patterson
1991 22 Bob Kipper PIT 1E L 26   52 18 2 2 4 2 .667   60.00 66 7 34 31 22 38 .432 4.65   1.5 .029 0.86 1991 22 Bob Kipper
1991 20 Neal Heaton PIT 1E L 31   41 5 3 2 0 1 .000   64.67 67 6 33 31 19 33 .384 4.31   2.0 .049 1.49 1991 20 Neal Heaton
     
1992 26 Denny Neagle R PIT 1E L 23   49 8 3 3 2 2 .500   59.67 50 6 28 27 35 60 .706 4.07   1.9 .039 1.31 1992 26 Denny Neagle
     
1993 6 Blas Minor R PIT 5E R 25   65 18 8 6 2 1 .667   94.33 94 8 43 43 26 84 .700 4.10   7.5 .115 8.53 1993 6 Blas Minor
1993 36 Denny Neagle PIT 5E L 24   43 13 1 2 1 0 1.000   48.67 47 4 25 24 16 44 .698 4.44   2.2 .051 1.67 1993 36 Denny Neagle
     
1994 17 Ravelo Manzanillo R PIT T3C L 30   46 11 4 2 1 2 .333   50.00 45 4 30 23 42 39 .448 4.14   3.5 .076 3.25 1994 17 Ravelo Manzanillo
1994 11 Mark Dewey PIT T3C R 29   45 18 2 1 1 1 .500   51.33 61 4 22 21 19 30 .375 3.68   4.5 .100 4.80 1994 11 Mark Dewey
     
1995 22 Mike Dyer PIT 5C R 28   55 15 4 5 0 2 .000   74.67 81 9 40 36 30 53 .477 4.34   4.4 .080 4.24 1995 22 Mike Dyer
1995 24 Jason Christiansen R PIT 5C L 25   63 13 1 3 0 4 .000   56.33 49 5 28 26 34 53 .639 4.15   3.8 .060 3.17 1995 24 Jason Christiansen
1995 10 Dan Plesac PIT 5C L 33   58 16 4 4 3 2 .600   60.33 53 3 26 24 27 57 .713 3.58   6.5 .112 7.42 1995 10 Dan Plesac
1995 35 Jeff McCurry R PIT 5C R 25   55 10 1 4 1 1 .500   61.00 82 9 38 34 30 27 .241 5.02   1.7 .031 1.02 1995 35 Jeff McCurry
     
1996 25 Marc Wilkins R PIT 5C R 25   45 11 3 3 1 4 .200   65.33 68 6 34 30 29 56 .577 4.13   3.7 .082 3.75 1996 25 Marc Wilkins
     
1997 5 Marc Wilkins PIT 2C R 26   70 21 9 5 2 2 .500   75.67 65 7 33 31 33 47 .480 3.69   7.9 .113 9.51 1997 5 Marc Wilkins
1997 13 Ricardo Rincon R PIT 2C L 27   62 23 4 8 4 2 .667   60.00 51 5 26 23 24 71 .947 3.45   6.9 .111 8.23 1997 13 Ricardo Rincon
1997 T45 Matt Ruebel PIT 2C L 27   44 9 3 2 0 1 .000   62.67 77 8 50 44 27 50 .481 6.32   - .000 - 1997 T45 Matt Ruebel
1997 26 Clint Sodowsky R PIT 2C R 24   45 8 2 2 0 2 .000   52.00 49 6 22 21 34 51 .614 3.63   4.0 .089 4.27 1997 26 Clint Sodowsky
     
1998 No qualifier PIT       1998 No qualifier
     
1999 3 Scott Sauerbeck R PIT 3C L 27   65 16 4 1 2 3 .400   67.67 53 6 19 15 38 55 .604 1.99   9.3 .143 12.36 1999 3 Scott Sauerbeck
1999 24 Brad Clontz PIT 3C R 28   56 16 1 3 2 1 .667   49.33 49 6 21 15 24 40 .548 2.74   4.9 .088 5.11 1999 24 Brad Clontz
1999 37 Marc Wilkins PIT 3C R 28   46 14 2 3 0 0 ---   51.00 49 3 28 24 26 44 .587 4.24   3.3 .072 3.11 1999 37 Marc Wilkins
1999 34 Jeff Wallace R PIT 3C L 23   41 7 1 0 0 1 .000   39.00 26 2 17 16 38 41 .641 3.69   3.4 .083 3.44 1999 34 Jeff Wallace
     
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
2000 24 Scott Sauerbeck PIT 5C L 28   75 13 5 4 1 3 .250   75.67 76 4 36 34 61 83 .606 4.04   5.9 .079 5.76 2000 24 Scott Sauerbeck
2000 36 Marc Wilkins PIT 5C R 29   52 8 4 2 0 0 ---   60.33 54 4 34 34 43 37 .381 5.07   3.4 .065 3.01 2000 36 Marc Wilkins
2000 20 Josias Manzanillo PIT 5C R 32   43 11 2 2 0 2 .000   58.67 50 6 23 22 32 39 .476 3.37   5.0 .116 5.91 2000 20 Josias Manzanillo
2000 41 Jason Christiansen PIT 5C L 30   44 17 2 8 1 2 .333   38.00 28 2 22 21 25 41 .774 4.97   2.1 .048 1.59 2000 41 Jason Christiansen
2000 49 Rich Loiselle PIT 5C R 28   40 13 2 3 0 6 .000   42.33 43 5 27 24 30 32 .438 5.10   1.8 .045 1.33 2000 49 Rich Loiselle
     
2001 10 Josias Manzanillo PIT 6C R 33   71 25 3 2 2 5 .286   79.67 60 4 32 30 26 80 .930 3.39   8.0 .113 9.39 2001 10 Josias Manzanillo
2001 46 Scott Sauerbeck PIT 6C L 29   70 14 2 2 2 2 .500   62.67 61 4 41 39 40 79 .782 5.60   2.6 .037 1.75 2001 46 Scott Sauerbeck
     
2002 4 Brian Boehringer PIT 4C R 33   70 20 4 4 1 5 .167   79.67 65 5 30 30 33 65 .663 3.39   8.9 .127 11.21 2002 4 Brian Boehringer
2002 5 Scott Sauerbeck PIT 4C L 30   78 21 5 4 0 0 ---   62.67 50 4 18 16 27 70 .909 2.30   9.2 .118 11.17 2002 5 Scott Sauerbeck
2002 24 Mike Lincoln PIT 4C R 27   55 9 2 4 0 3 .000   72.33 80 7 28 25 27 50 .467 3.11   5.7 .104 6.50 2002 24 Mike Lincoln
2002 46 Sean Lowe PIT 4C R 31   42 8 4 1 0 2 .000   65.67 77 8 39 35 31 55 .509 4.80   2.3 .055 1.74 2002 46 Sean Lowe
2002 43 Joe Beimel PIT 4C L 25   45 8 1 1 0 1 .000   42.67 44 3 21 19 28 29 .403 4.01   2.5 .056 2.09 2002 43 Joe Beimel
     
2003 50 Joe Beimel PIT 4C L 26   69 11 1 3 0 5 .000   62.33 69 7 35 35 33 42 .412 5.05   2.1 .030 1.28 2003 50 Joe Beimel
2003 46 Brian Boehringer PIT 4C R 34   62 18 5 4 0 3 .000   62.33 64 11 39 38 30 47 .500 5.49   2.4 .039 1.67 2003 46 Brian Boehringer
2003 39 Scott Sauerbeck PIT 4C L 31   53 11 3 4 0 4 .000   40.00 30 5 20 18 25 32 .582 4.05   3.3 .062 2.89 2003 39 Scott Sauerbeck
     
2004 4 Salomon Torres PIT 5C R 32   84 20 7 7 0 4 .000   92.00 87 6 33 27 22 62 .569 2.64   10.8 .129 13.80 2004 4 Salomon Torres
2004 31 Brian Meadows PIT 5C R 28   68 15 2 4 1 1 .500   78.00 76 7 40 31 19 46 .484 3.58   5.6 .082 5.71 2004 31 Brian Meadows
2004 61 John Grabow R PIT 5C L 25   68 10 2 5 1 6 .143   61.67 81 8 39 35 28 64 .587 5.11   1.4 .021 0.72 2004 61 John Grabow
2004 7 Mike Gonzalez R PIT 5C L 26   47 12 3 1 1 3 .250   43.33 32 2 7 6 6 55 1.447 1.25   8.0 .170 11.74 2004 7 Mike Gonzalez
     
2005 5 Salomon Torres PIT 6C R 33   78 32 5 5 3 0 1.000   94.67 76 7 34 29 36 55 .491 2.76   9.7 .124 12.15 2005 5 Salomon Torres
2005 28 Rick White PIT 6C R 36   71 23 4 7 2 1 .667   75.00 90 3 39 31 29 40 .336 3.72   4.6 .065 4.17 2005 28 Rick White
2005 38 Brian Meadows PIT 6C R 29   65 9 3 1 0 2 .000   74.67 84 8 42 38 21 44 .419 4.58   3.4 .052 2.76 2005 38 Brian Meadows
2005 34 Ryan Vogelsong PIT 6C R 27   44 19 2 2 0 1 .000   81.33 82 5 43 40 40 52 .426 4.43   3.4 .077 3.36 2005 34 Ryan Vogelsong
2005 50 John Grabow PIT 6C L 26   63 8 2 3 0 1 .000   52.00 46 6 31 28 25 42 .592 4.85   2.2 .035 1.46 2005 50 John Grabow
2005 13 Mike Gonzalez PIT 6C L 27   51 15 1 3 3 0 1.000   50.00 35 2 15 15 31 58 .879 2.70   6.3 .124 7.89 2005 13 Mike Gonzalez
     
2006 T31 John Grabow PIT 5C L 27   72 17 4 2 0 2 .000   69.67 68 7 34 32 30 66 .673 4.13   4.9 .068 4.49 2006 T31 John Grabow
2006 49 Damaso Marte PIT 5C L 31   75 15 1 7 0 4 .000   58.33 51 5 30 24 31 63 .768 3.70   3.6 .048 2.77 2006 49 Damaso Marte
2006 34 Roberto Hernandez PIT 5C R 41   46 14 0 3 2 3 .400   43.00 46 3 24 14 24 33 .471 2.93   3.1 .067 2.82 2006 34 Roberto Hernandez
     
2007 15 Shawn Chacon PIT 6C R 29   60 11 4 3 1 7 .125   76.67 73 9 30 30 36 62 .569 3.52   5.8 .097 6.55 2007 15 Shawn Chacon
2007 50 John Grabow PIT 6C L 28   63 14 3 2 1 1 .500   51.67 56 6 27 26 19 42 .560 4.53   2.9 .046 2.26 2007 50 John Grabow
2007 25 Damaso Marte PIT 6C L 32   65 11 2 0 0 0 ---   45.33 32 2 14 12 18 51 1.020 2.38   5.1 .078 5.17 2007 25 Damaso Marte
     
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
2008 8 John Grabow PIT 6C L 29   74 18 6 3 4 4 .500   76.00 60 9 25 24 37 62 .639 2.84   7.4 .100 8.72 2008 8 John Grabow
2008 47 Tyler Yates PIT 6C R 30   72 16 6 3 1 4 .200   73.33 72 6 39 38 41 63 .558 4.66   3.7 .051 3.11 2008 47 Tyler Yates
2008 59 Sean Burnett PIT 6C L 25   58 16 1 1 0 0 ---   56.67 57 7 31 30 34 42 .462 4.76   1.9 .033 1.29 2008 59 Sean Burnett
2008 68 Franquelis Osoria PIT 6C R 26   43 10 4 3 0 2 .000   60.67 87 10 43 41 12 31 .313 6.08   0.7 .016 0.33 2008 68 Franquelis Osoria
2008 23 Damaso Marte PIT 6C L 33   47 8 4 0 5 2 .714   46.67 38 4 18 18 16 47 .870 3.47   5.2 .111 6.46 2008 23 Damaso Marte
     
2009 41 Jesse Chavez R PIT 6C R 25   73 24 1 4 0 4 .000   67.33 69 11 33 30 22 47 .516 4.01   4.0 .055 3.40 2009 41 Jesse Chavez
2009 5 John Grabow PIT 6C L 30   45 4 3 0 0 2 .000   47.33 43 4 19 18 28 41 .577 3.42   4.2 .093 4.62 2009 5 John Grabow
2009 29 Evan Meek R PIT 6C R 26   41 14 1 1 0 1 .000   47.00 34 2 18 18 29 42 .667 3.45   4.0 .098 4.53 2009 29 Evan Meek
2009 38 Steven Jackson R PIT 6C R 27   40 10 2 3 0 1 .000   43.00 38 2 20 15 22 21 .350 3.14   3.4 .085 3.60 2009 38 Steven Jackson
     
2010 30 D.J. Carrasco PIT 6C R 33   45 6 2 2 0 0 ---   55.67 50 4 24 24 22 45 .625 3.88   3.2 .071 3.12 2010 30 D. J. Carrasco
2010 18 Javier Lopez PIT 6C L 32   50 14 2 2 0 0 ---   38.67 39 2 14 12 18 22 .386 2.79   3.3 .066 3.00 2010 18 Javier Lopez
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia