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Compared to Top 100 Contemporary Relief Pitchers


Rk Players Pos Yrs Career HOF WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Peak JAWS Compare
1 Rich Gossage RP 22 1972-1994 41.2 -0.4 0.0 41.7 -0.1 31.7 36.4
2 John Hiller RP 15 1965-1980 30.5 -0.4 -0.1 31.1 -0.1 26.3 28.4
3 Lee Smith RP 18 1980-1997 28.9 -0.4 0.0 29.3 -0.1 20.8 24.8
4 Rollie Fingers RP 17 1968-1985 25.6 0.7 -0.0 25.0 -0.1 18.8 22.2
5 Kent Tekulve RP 16 1974-1989 25.5 -0.5 0.0 26.2 -0.2 19.3 22.4
6 Dan Quisenberry RP 12 1979-1990 24.7 0.1 0.0 24.6 -0.0 22.5 23.6
7 Bruce Sutter RP 12 1976-1988 24.1 -0.4 0.0 24.5 -0.1 24.3 24.2
8 Bob Stanley RP 13 1977-1989 23.9 0.0 0.0 23.9 0.0 22.9 23.4
9 John Franco RP 21 1984-2005 23.4 0.2 0.0 23.6 -0.4 15.3 19.3
10 Jesse Orosco RP 24 1979-2003 23.2 0.4 0.0 22.9 -0.1 17.7 20.4
11 Sparky Lyle RP 16 1967-1982 23.2 0.6 -0.0 22.8 -0.2 19.1 21.1
12 Tom Henke RP 14 1982-1995 22.9 -0.0 0.0 22.9 -0.0 17.5 20.2
13 Tug McGraw RP 19 1965-1984 21.8 0.8 0.0 21.0 0.1 20.0 20.9
14 Dave Righetti RP 16 1979-1995 21.3 -0.0 0.0 21.3 0.0 21.0 21.1
15 Terry Forster RP 16 1971-1986 20.4 1.9 -0.0 18.6 -0.1 18.4 19.4
16 Greg Harris RP 15 1981-1995 19.9 0.7 0.0 19.2 -0.0 18.6 19.2
17 Mark Eichhorn RP 11 1982-1996 19.1 -0.0 0.0 19.2 -0.0 19.8 19.5
18 Gary Lavelle RP 13 1974-1987 19.0 -0.7 0.0 19.7 -0.0 17.6 18.3
19 Jeff Reardon RP 16 1979-1994 18.6 -0.4 0.0 19.0 -0.0 13.8 16.2
20 Mike Marshall RP 14 1967-1981 18.2 0.9 0.0 17.3 0.0 19.7 18.9
21 Steve Farr RP 11 1984-1994 18.1 0.0 0.0 18.1 0.0 17.6 17.8
22 Tom Burgmeier RP 17 1968-1984 17.9 0.6 -0.0 17.6 -0.2 18.3 18.1
23 Greg Minton RP 16 1975-1990 17.4 0.5 0.0 16.9 -0.0 16.6 17.0
24 Gene Garber RP 19 1969-1988 16.7 0.3 0.0 16.5 -0.1 15.9 16.3
25 Willie Hernandez RP 13 1977-1989 16.7 0.1 0.0 16.6 -0.0 15.9 16.3
26 Alejandro Pena RP 15 1981-1996 15.5 -0.3 0.0 15.7 -0.0 16.7 16.1
27 Dave LaRoche RP 14 1970-1983 15.1 0.8 0.0 14.4 -0.1 13.4 14.2
28 Jay Howell RP 15 1980-1994 15.0 -0.1 0.0 15.1 -0.0 16.0 15.5
29 Don Aase RP 13 1977-1990 15.0 -0.1 0.0 15.1 -0.0 14.4 14.7
30 Jeff Russell RP 14 1983-1996 14.9 -0.0 0.0 14.9 0.0 13.5 14.2
31 Steve Bedrosian RP 14 1981-1995 14.5 -0.9 0.0 15.5 -0.1 14.0 14.3
32 Jim Kern RP 13 1974-1986 14.1 -0.2 0.0 14.2 0.0 16.4 15.2
33 Grant Jackson RP 18 1965-1982 14.1 -0.2 0.0 14.1 0.0 12.7 13.4
34 Larry Andersen RP 17 1975-1994 13.8 0.0 0.0 13.8 -0.0 12.8 13.3
35 Dick Tidrow RP 13 1972-1984 13.4 -0.8 -0.0 14.2 -0.0 14.0 13.7
36 Paul Assenmacher RP 14 1986-1999 13.0 0.0 0.0 13.1 -0.0 12.9 13.0
37 Mike Henneman RP 10 1987-1996 12.9 -0.0 0.0 12.9 0.0 13.6 13.2
38 Bill Campbell RP 15 1973-1987 12.5 0.1 0.0 12.4 -0.0 13.2 12.8
39 Bryan Harvey RP 9 1987-1995 12.3 -0.0 0.0 12.3 0.0 12.3 12.3
40 Rick Camp RP 9 1976-1985 12.1 -1.3 0.0 13.5 -0.0 12.4 12.3
41 Tim Burke RP 8 1985-1992 12.1 -0.3 0.0 12.4 -0.0 12.7 12.4
42 Chuck Taylor RP 8 1969-1976 12.0 -0.1 0.0 12.1 0.1 12.1 12.1
43 Al Holland RP 10 1977-1987 11.9 -0.2 0.0 12.1 -0.0 12.9 12.4
44 Dave Smith RP 13 1980-1992 11.7 -0.2 0.0 11.9 -0.1 12.4 12.0
45 Bill Caudill RP 9 1979-1987 11.0 -0.2 0.0 11.3 0.0 12.2 11.6
46 Todd Worrell RP 11 1985-1997 10.9 0.0 0.0 11.1 -0.2 12.3 11.6
47 Skip Lockwood RP 13 1965-1980 10.8 0.2 -0.1 10.7 -0.0 10.6 10.7
48 Jim Gott RP 14 1982-1995 10.5 0.7 0.0 9.8 0.0 11.2 10.8
49 Bob McClure RP 19 1975-1993 10.5 0.1 0.0 10.4 -0.0 9.7 10.1
50 Andy McGaffigan RP 11 1981-1991 10.3 -1.1 0.0 11.5 -0.1 10.3 10.3
51 Tom Niedenfuer RP 10 1981-1990 10.3 0.0 0.0 10.3 -0.0 10.8 10.5
52 Steve Howe RP 12 1980-1996 10.3 -0.1 0.0 10.4 -0.0 12.0 11.1
53 Al Hrabosky RP 13 1970-1982 10.3 0.3 0.0 10.0 -0.1 10.6 10.4
54 Duane Ward RP 9 1986-1995 10.1 -0.0 0.0 10.2 0.0 11.2 10.7
55 Paul Lindblad RP 14 1965-1978 10.1 0.9 -0.0 9.6 -0.3 10.9 10.5
56 Roger McDowell RP 12 1985-1996 10.1 0.7 -0.0 9.4 -0.0 9.9 10.0
57 Terry Leach RP 11 1981-1993 10.0 -0.1 0.0 10.2 -0.0 9.9 10.0
58 Juan Berenguer RP 15 1978-1992 10.0 -0.1 0.0 10.1 -0.0 13.2 11.6
59 Sammy Stewart RP 10 1978-1987 10.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 10.2 10.1
60 Scott Garrelts RP 10 1982-1991 9.6 -0.2 0.0 9.7 -0.0 11.2 10.4
61 Aurelio Lopez RP 11 1974-1987 9.4 -0.1 0.0 9.5 -0.0 11.3 10.4
62 Rob Dibble RP 7 1988-1995 9.3 -0.2 0.0 9.5 -0.0 9.3 9.3
63 Doug Corbett RP 8 1980-1987 9.3 0.0 0.0 9.3 0.0 10.2 9.8
64 Dan Spillner RP 12 1974-1985 9.1 -0.4 0.0 9.4 -0.0 11.2 10.1
65 Elias Sosa RP 12 1972-1983 9.0 -0.3 0.0 9.4 -0.1 11.7 10.4
66 Craig Lefferts RP 12 1983-1994 8.9 -0.5 0.0 9.5 -0.1 10.2 9.6
67 Doug Bird RP 11 1973-1983 8.9 -0.2 0.0 9.1 0.0 13.3 11.1
68 Dave Schmidt RP 12 1981-1992 8.7 -0.1 0.0 8.8 0.0 10.9 9.8
69 Joe Sambito RP 11 1976-1987 8.7 0.3 0.0 8.4 -0.0 10.0 9.3
70 Tippy Martinez RP 14 1974-1988 8.7 0.0 0.0 8.7 -0.0 11.4 10.1
71 Mike Proly RP 7 1976-1983 8.6 0.1 0.0 8.5 0.0 8.6 8.6
72 Sid Monge RP 10 1975-1984 8.5 -0.1 0.0 8.6 -0.0 10.1 9.3
73 Tom Murphy RP 12 1968-1979 8.5 -0.0 -0.1 8.6 -0.0 10.6 9.6
74 Steve Mingori RP 10 1970-1979 8.4 -0.0 0.0 8.5 -0.1 9.9 9.2
75 Mark Davis RP 15 1980-1997 7.9 0.6 0.0 7.4 -0.1 12.0 9.9
76 Mark Clear RP 11 1979-1990 7.9 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0 9.5 8.7
77 Bobby Thigpen RP 9 1986-1994 7.8 -0.0 0.0 7.8 0.0 8.9 8.3
78 Dave Heaverlo RP 7 1975-1981 7.5 0.1 0.0 7.4 -0.0 7.5 7.5
79 Mitch Williams RP 11 1986-1997 7.3 0.1 0.0 7.2 -0.0 9.4 8.3
80 Gene Nelson RP 13 1981-1993 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.3 -0.0 9.6 8.5
81 Ted Power RP 13 1981-1993 7.1 -0.4 0.0 7.6 -0.0 9.9 8.5
82 Neil Allen RP 11 1979-1989 7.0 -0.1 0.0 7.0 0.0 8.4 7.7
83 Andy Hassler RP 14 1971-1985 6.9 -0.4 0.0 7.3 0.0 9.4 8.2
84 Donnie Moore RP 13 1975-1988 6.9 0.8 0.0 6.1 -0.0 7.5 7.2
85 Doug Bair RP 15 1976-1990 6.8 -0.2 0.0 7.0 -0.0 9.7 8.2
86 Dyar Miller RP 7 1975-1981 6.7 0.0 0.0 6.7 0.0 6.7 6.7
87 Victor Cruz RP 5 1978-1983 6.7 -0.1 0.0 6.8 0.0 6.7 6.7
88 Greg Cadaret RP 10 1987-1998 6.6 -0.0 0.0 6.7 0.0 5.9 6.3
89 Mark Williamson RP 8 1987-1994 6.6 0.0 0.0 6.6 0.0 7.2 6.9
90 Enrique Romo RP 6 1977-1982 6.6 0.4 0.0 6.2 -0.0 6.6 6.6
91 Ed Vande Berg RP 7 1982-1988 6.5 0.0 0.0 6.6 -0.0 6.5 6.5
92 Mark Littell RP 9 1973-1982 6.5 -0.3 0.0 6.8 0.0 8.3 7.4
93 Les Lancaster RP 7 1987-1993 6.5 -0.6 0.0 7.1 0.0 6.5 6.5
94 Ramon Hernandez RP 9 1967-1977 6.2 -0.1 0.0 6.2 0.1 7.9 7.1
95 John Habyan RP 11 1985-1996 6.2 0.0 0.0 6.2 -0.0 6.7 6.4
96 Chuck Crim RP 8 1987-1994 6.2 -0.0 0.0 6.2 -0.0 7.3 6.7
97 Bill Dawley RP 7 1983-1989 6.1 0.5 0.0 5.7 -0.0 6.1 6.1
98 Bill Castro RP 10 1974-1983 6.1 0.0 0.0 6.1 0.0 7.4 6.7
99 Cecilio Guante RP 9 1982-1990 6.1 -0.4 0.0 6.5 -0.0 6.8 6.4
100 Frank Williams RP 6 1984-1989 5.8 0.2 -0.0 5.7 -0.1 5.8 5.8