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Fantasy Baseball Closer Chart

Can Camilo Doval continue to close out games for all of 2024? Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

Latest fantasy baseball bullpen updates

  • Edwin Diaz was reinstated after serving his 10-game suspension for using a foreign substance. He'll return to serving as the chief closer with Reed Garrett moving back to a setup role. (July 6)

  • David Bednar was put on the 15-day IL with a strained left oblique. Aroldis Chapman and Colin Holderman are the primary options for saves while Bednar is sidelined. (June 24)

  • With Jordan Romano and Yimi Garcia both on the injured list, Chad Green will handle closing duties for the Blue Jays. Nate Pearson is the primary setup man. (June 21)

Team-by-team fantasy baseball bullpens

Each pitcher's roster percentages in ESPN leagues is listed in parentheses. Those who have been "heavily worked" over recent days have their names bolded and italicized. Pitchers who are thus labeled as "tired" are less likely to pitch in today's games and, therefore, less likely than normal to earn wins, holds or saves today. Our formula for deeming a reliever to be tired generally requires that he meets at least two of the following criteria: At least 25 pitches thrown the previous day; at least 35 pitches thrown over the last three days; appearances in both of the prior two days.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Closer: Paul Sewald (57.4%)
Primary setup: Ryan Thompson (0.8%)
Secondary setup: Justin Martinez (0.5%)
Middle relief: Kevin Ginkel (3.9%)


ATLANTA BRAVES
Closer: Raisel Iglesias (88.4%)
Primary setup: Joe Jimenez (3.5%)
Secondary setup: A.J. Minter (7.3%)
Middle relief: Pierce Johnson (0.4%)


BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Closer: Craig Kimbrel (84.8%)
Primary setup: Yennier Cano (35.6%)
Secondary setup: Jacob Webb (0.7%)
Middle relief: Cionel Perez (0.6%)


BOSTON RED SOX
Closer: Kenley Jansen (71.4%)
Primary setup: Justin Slaten (1.4%)
Secondary setup: Zack Kelly (0.8%)
Middle relief: Brennan Bernardino (0.3%)


CHICAGO CUBS
Closer: Hector Neris (12.4%)
Primary setup: Porter Hodge (0.4%)
Secondary setup: Luke Little (0.1%)
Middle relief: Tyson Miller (0.1%)


CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Closer: Michael Kopech (3.1%)
Primary setup: John Brebbia (1.3%)
Secondary setup: Tanner Banks (0.1%)
Middle relief: Jordan Leasure (0.1%)


CINCINNATI REDS
Closer: Alexis Diaz (72.7%)
Primary setup: Fernando Cruz (2.5%)
Secondary setup: Justin Wilson (0.0%)
Sleeper: Lucas Sims (0.4%)


CLEVELAND GUARDIANS
Closer: Emmanuel Clase (98.2%)
Primary setup: Hunter Gaddis (6.6%)
Secondary setup: Scott Barlow (3.7%)
Sleeper: Cade Smith (3.4%)


COLORADO ROCKIES
Closer-by-committee: Jalen Beeks (1.3%)
Closer-by-committee: Victor Vodnik (0.1%)
Closer-by-committee: Tyler Kinley (0.5%)
Closer-by-committee: Justin Lawrence (3.7%)


DETROIT TIGERS
Closer: Jason Foley (24.7%)
Primary setup: Andrew Chafin (0.2%)
Secondary setup: Will Vest (0.1%)
Sleeper: Shelby Miller (0.5%)


HOUSTON ASTROS
Closer: Josh Hader (85.3%)
Primary setup: Ryan Pressly (10.7%)
Secondary setup: Rafael Montero (0.2%)
Sleeper: Bryan Abreu (12.4%)


KANSAS CITY ROYALS
Closer: James McArthur (16.0%)
Primary setup: Chris Stratton (0.1%)
Secondary setup: John Schreiber (1.5%)
Sleeper: Nick Anderson (0.0%)


LOS ANGELES ANGELS
Closer: Carlos Estevez (34.1%)
Primary setup: Luis Garcia (0.2%)
Secondary setup: Matt Moore (0.2%)
Sleeper: Ben Joyce (0.4%)


LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Closer: Evan Phillips (75.1%)
Primary setup: Daniel Hudson (7.8%)
Secondary setup: Alex Vesia (3.3%)
Sleeper: Blake Treinen (1.7%)


MIAMI MARLINS
Closer: Tanner Scott (58.9%)
Primary setup: A.J. Puk (17.2%)
Secondary setup: Calvin Faucher (0.0%)
Sleeper: Anthony Bender (0.1%)


MILWAUKEE BREWERS
Closer: Trevor Megill (32.7%)
Primary setup: Bryan Hudson (11.0%)
Secondary setup: Elvis Peguero (0.4%)
Injured: Devin Williams (37.1%)


MINNESOTA TWINS
Closer: Jhoan Duran (77.3%)
Primary setup: Griffin Jax (13.8%)
Secondary setup: Jorge Alcala (0.3%)
Middle relief: Cole Sands (0.2%)


NEW YORK METS
Closer: Edwin Diaz (74.6%)
Primary setup: Dedniel Nunez (0.7%)
Secondary setup: Adam Ottavino (0.8%)
Middle relief: Jake Diekman (0.1%)


NEW YORK YANKEES
Closer: Clay Holmes (84.5%)
Primary setup: Luke Weaver (4.4%)
Secondary setup: Tommy Kahnle (0.3%)
Middle relief: Caleb Ferguson (0.6%)


OAKLAND ATHLETICS
Closer: Mason Miller (73.0%)
Primary setup: Lucas Erceg (0.5%)
Secondary setup: T.J. McFarland (0.0%)
Middle relief: Austin Adams (0.7%)


PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Co-closer: Jose Alvarado (45.7%)
Co-closer: Jeff Hoffman (16.7%)
Primary setup: Matt Strahm (9.1%)
Sleeper: Orion Kerkering (1.5%)


PITTSBURGH PIRATES
Closer: Aroldis Chapman (9.5%)
Primary setup: Colin Holderman (2.0%)
Secondary setup: Carmen Mlodzinski (0.1%)
Injured: David Bednar (63.4%)


ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Closer: Ryan Helsley (92.2%)
Primary setup: Andrew Kittredge (7.1%)
Secondary setup: JoJo Romero (13.9%)
Middle relief: Ryan Fernandez (0.8%)


SAN DIEGO PADRES
Closer: Robert Suarez (84.5%)
Primary setup: Jeremiah Estrada (3.3%)
Secondary setup: Wandy Peralta (0.2%)
Sleeper: Adrian Morejon (0.1%)


SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
Closer: Camilo Doval (82.6%)
Primary setup: Tyler Rogers (3.0%)
Secondary setup: Ryan Walker (5.7%)
Sleeper: Taylor Rogers (0.4%)


SEATTLE MARINERS
Closer: Andres Munoz (80.1%)
Primary setup: Ryne Stanek (5.5%)
Secondary setup: Austin Voth (0.1%)
Middle relief: Tayler Saucedo (0.1%)


TAMPA BAY RAYS
Closer: Pete Fairbanks (56.4%)
Primary setup: Jason Adam (12.8%)
Secondary setup: Garrett Cleavinger (0.8%)
Sleeper: Colin Poche (0.4%)


TEXAS RANGERS
Closer: Kirby Yates (34.5%)
Primary setup: David Robertson (11.8%)
Secondary setup: Jake Latz (0.1%)
Sleeper: Jose Leclerc (23.3%)


TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Closer: Chad Green (4.0%)
Primary setup: Nate Pearson (0.3%)
Secondary setup: Trevor Richards (0.3%)
Injured: Jordan Romano (55.9%)


WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Closer: Kyle Finnegan (62.5%)
Primary setup: Hunter Harvey (10.6%)
Secondary setup: Dylan Floro (0.3%)
Middle relief: Jordan Weems (0.0%)


KEY: "Closer" is either that team's officially designated closer, or the pitcher most likely to get the team's next save chance. Teams can be listed with "Co-closers" or "Closer-by-committee." "Primary setup" is the pitcher next-most likely to take over if something happens to the closer, the top holds-getter and the one who might get any save chances on the closer's nights off. "Secondary setup" is the pitcher third-in-line to close and a good candidate for holds. "Middle relief" covers any other pertinent relievers from that team's bullpen. "Sleeper" is another reliever who could provide a decent number of holds or eventually graduate into the closer role.