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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 Tom Gordon RP 21 1988-2009 34.9 0.1 0.0 35.0 -0.1 23.3 29.1
3 Lee Smith RP 18 1980-1997 28.9 -0.4 0.0 29.3 -0.1 20.8 24.8
4 Kent Tekulve RP 16 1974-1989 25.5 -0.5 0.0 26.2 -0.2 19.3 22.4
5 Dan Quisenberry RP 12 1979-1990 24.7 0.1 0.0 24.6 -0.0 22.5 23.6
6 Bruce Sutter RP 12 1976-1988 24.1 -0.4 0.0 24.5 -0.1 24.3 24.2
7 Bob Stanley RP 13 1977-1989 23.9 0.0 0.0 23.9 0.0 22.9 23.4
8 John Franco RP 21 1984-2005 23.4 0.2 0.0 23.6 -0.4 15.3 19.3
9 Jesse Orosco RP 24 1979-2003 23.2 0.4 0.0 22.9 -0.1 17.7 20.4
10 Tom Henke RP 14 1982-1995 22.9 -0.0 0.0 22.9 -0.0 17.5 20.2
11 Rick Aguilera RP 16 1985-2000 21.9 1.3 0.0 20.7 -0.1 15.7 18.8
12 Doug Jones RP 16 1982-2000 21.4 0.1 0.0 21.4 -0.1 19.0 20.2
13 Dave Righetti RP 16 1979-1995 21.3 -0.0 0.0 21.3 0.0 21.0 21.1
14 Jeff Montgomery RP 13 1987-1999 20.5 -0.0 0.0 20.5 0.0 18.9 19.7
15 Greg Harris RP 15 1981-1995 19.9 0.7 0.0 19.2 -0.0 18.6 19.2
16 John Wetteland RP 12 1989-2000 19.2 0.1 0.0 19.1 0.0 16.9 18.1
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 Michael Jackson RP 17 1986-2004 18.9 0.0 0.0 18.9 -0.0 13.7 16.3
20 Jeff Reardon RP 16 1979-1994 18.6 -0.4 0.0 19.0 -0.0 13.8 16.2
21 Roberto Hernandez RP 17 1991-2007 18.5 0.2 0.0 18.5 -0.1 18.4 18.5
22 Steve Farr RP 11 1984-1994 18.1 0.0 0.0 18.1 0.0 17.6 17.8
23 Paul Quantrill RP 14 1992-2005 17.8 -0.3 0.0 18.1 -0.1 14.2 16.0
24 Steve Reed RP 14 1992-2005 17.6 0.1 0.0 17.8 -0.3 14.4 16.0
25 Greg Minton RP 16 1975-1990 17.4 0.5 0.0 16.9 -0.0 16.6 17.0
26 Dan Plesac RP 18 1986-2003 16.9 0.0 0.0 17.1 -0.2 13.6 15.3
27 Gene Garber RP 19 1969-1988 16.7 0.3 0.0 16.5 -0.1 15.9 16.3
28 Willie Hernandez RP 13 1977-1989 16.7 0.1 0.0 16.6 -0.0 15.9 16.3
29 Alejandro Pena RP 15 1981-1996 15.5 -0.3 0.0 15.7 -0.0 16.7 16.1
30 Randy Myers RP 14 1985-1998 15.3 0.2 0.0 15.1 -0.0 15.0 15.1
31 Jay Howell RP 15 1980-1994 15.0 -0.1 0.0 15.1 -0.0 16.0 15.5
32 Robb Nen RP 10 1993-2002 15.0 0.2 0.0 15.1 -0.4 14.9 14.9
33 Don Aase RP 13 1977-1990 15.0 -0.1 0.0 15.1 -0.0 14.4 14.7
34 Jeff Russell RP 14 1983-1996 14.9 -0.0 0.0 14.9 0.0 13.5 14.2
35 Jeff Nelson RP 15 1992-2006 14.7 -0.0 0.0 14.7 -0.0 11.5 13.1
36 Steve Bedrosian RP 14 1981-1995 14.5 -0.9 0.0 15.5 -0.1 14.0 14.3
37 Mike Stanton RP 19 1989-2007 14.3 0.6 0.0 13.8 -0.1 15.5 14.9
38 Larry Andersen RP 17 1975-1994 13.8 0.0 0.0 13.8 -0.0 12.8 13.3
39 Jeff Shaw RP 12 1990-2001 13.7 0.1 0.0 13.9 -0.3 14.3 14.0
40 Eric Plunk RP 14 1986-1999 13.5 0.1 0.0 13.5 -0.1 12.5 13.0
41 Paul Assenmacher RP 14 1986-1999 13.0 0.0 0.0 13.1 -0.0 12.9 13.0
42 Dave Veres RP 10 1994-2003 12.9 0.5 0.0 12.7 -0.3 11.7 12.3
43 Mike Henneman RP 10 1987-1996 12.9 -0.0 0.0 12.9 0.0 13.6 13.2
44 Gregg Olson RP 14 1988-2001 12.8 0.3 0.0 12.7 -0.1 13.6 13.2
45 Bryan Harvey RP 9 1987-1995 12.3 -0.0 0.0 12.3 0.0 12.3 12.3
46 Rick Camp RP 9 1976-1985 12.1 -1.3 0.0 13.5 -0.0 12.4 12.3
47 Tim Burke RP 8 1985-1992 12.1 -0.3 0.0 12.4 -0.0 12.7 12.4
48 Curt Leskanic RP 11 1993-2004 12.1 0.5 0.0 11.9 -0.3 12.1 12.1
49 Kent Mercker RP 18 1989-2008 12.0 -0.6 -0.0 12.8 -0.1 11.4 11.7
50 Al Holland RP 10 1977-1987 11.9 -0.2 0.0 12.1 -0.0 12.9 12.4
51 Dave Smith RP 13 1980-1992 11.7 -0.2 0.0 11.9 -0.1 12.4 12.0
52 Jose Mesa RP 19 1987-2007 11.4 0.2 0.0 11.4 -0.2 12.8 12.1
53 Jeff Brantley RP 14 1988-2001 11.3 -0.1 0.0 11.6 -0.2 13.7 12.5
54 Rod Beck RP 13 1991-2004 11.3 0.2 0.0 11.3 -0.2 11.2 11.3
55 Bill Caudill RP 9 1979-1987 11.0 -0.2 0.0 11.3 0.0 12.2 11.6
56 Todd Worrell RP 11 1985-1997 10.9 0.0 0.0 11.1 -0.2 12.3 11.6
57 Dennis Cook RP 15 1988-2002 10.7 1.2 0.0 9.6 -0.2 8.6 9.6
58 Jim Gott RP 14 1982-1995 10.5 0.7 0.0 9.8 0.0 11.2 10.8
59 Bob McClure RP 19 1975-1993 10.5 0.1 0.0 10.4 -0.0 9.7 10.1
60 Tom Niedenfuer RP 10 1981-1990 10.3 0.0 0.0 10.3 -0.0 10.8 10.5
61 Andy McGaffigan RP 11 1981-1991 10.3 -1.1 0.0 11.5 -0.1 10.3 10.3
62 Steve Howe RP 12 1980-1996 10.3 -0.1 0.0 10.4 -0.0 12.0 11.1
63 Duane Ward RP 9 1986-1995 10.1 -0.0 0.0 10.2 0.0 11.2 10.7
64 Roger McDowell RP 12 1985-1996 10.1 0.7 -0.0 9.4 -0.0 9.9 10.0
65 Terry Leach RP 11 1981-1993 10.0 -0.1 0.0 10.2 -0.0 9.9 10.0
66 Juan Berenguer RP 15 1978-1992 10.0 -0.1 0.0 10.1 -0.0 13.2 11.6
67 Sammy Stewart RP 10 1978-1987 10.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 10.2 10.1
68 Scott Garrelts RP 10 1982-1991 9.6 -0.2 0.0 9.7 -0.0 11.2 10.4
69 Rheal Cormier RP 16 1991-2007 9.5 1.0 0.0 8.6 -0.2 11.3 10.4
70 Aurelio Lopez RP 11 1974-1987 9.4 -0.1 0.0 9.5 -0.0 11.3 10.4
71 Rob Dibble RP 7 1988-1995 9.3 -0.2 0.0 9.5 -0.0 9.3 9.3
72 Doug Corbett RP 8 1980-1987 9.3 0.0 0.0 9.3 0.0 10.2 9.8
73 Mark Guthrie RP 15 1989-2003 9.2 0.1 0.0 9.3 -0.2 10.0 9.6
74 Mike Trombley RP 11 1992-2002 9.1 -0.0 0.0 9.1 -0.0 9.5 9.3
75 Dan Spillner RP 12 1974-1985 9.1 -0.4 0.0 9.4 -0.0 11.2 10.1
76 Craig Lefferts RP 12 1983-1994 8.9 -0.5 0.0 9.5 -0.1 10.2 9.6
77 Chuck McElroy RP 13 1989-2001 8.7 0.3 -0.0 8.6 -0.1 11.0 9.9
78 Dave Schmidt RP 12 1981-1992 8.7 -0.1 0.0 8.8 0.0 10.9 9.8
79 Joe Sambito RP 11 1976-1987 8.7 0.3 0.0 8.4 -0.0 10.0 9.3
80 Tippy Martinez RP 14 1974-1988 8.7 0.0 0.0 8.7 -0.0 11.4 10.1
81 Mike Proly RP 7 1976-1983 8.6 0.1 0.0 8.5 0.0 8.6 8.6
82 Sid Monge RP 10 1975-1984 8.5 -0.1 0.0 8.6 -0.0 10.1 9.3
83 Jim Corsi RP 10 1988-1999 8.0 -0.0 0.0 8.1 0.0 8.2 8.1
84 Norm Charlton RP 13 1988-2001 8.0 -0.5 0.0 8.5 -0.0 10.6 9.3
85 Mark Davis RP 15 1980-1997 7.9 0.6 0.0 7.4 -0.1 12.0 9.9
86 Mark Clear RP 11 1979-1990 7.9 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0 9.5 8.7
87 Bobby Thigpen RP 9 1986-1994 7.8 -0.0 0.0 7.8 0.0 8.9 8.3
88 Mike Fetters RP 16 1989-2004 7.7 0.1 0.0 7.7 -0.1 8.5 8.1
89 Darren Holmes RP 13 1990-2003 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.5 -0.2 9.3 8.3
90 Mitch Williams RP 11 1986-1997 7.3 0.1 0.0 7.2 -0.0 9.4 8.3
91 Gene Nelson RP 13 1981-1993 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.3 -0.0 9.6 8.5
92 Ted Power RP 13 1981-1993 7.1 -0.4 0.0 7.6 -0.0 9.9 8.5
93 Neil Allen RP 11 1979-1989 7.0 -0.1 0.0 7.0 0.0 8.4 7.7
94 Donnie Moore RP 13 1975-1988 6.9 0.8 0.0 6.1 -0.0 7.5 7.2
95 Doug Bair RP 15 1976-1990 6.8 -0.2 0.0 7.0 -0.0 9.7 8.2
96 Victor Cruz RP 5 1978-1983 6.7 -0.1 0.0 6.8 0.0 6.7 6.7
97 Greg McMichael RP 8 1993-2000 6.6 0.1 0.0 6.7 -0.2 7.0 6.8
98 Greg Cadaret RP 10 1987-1998 6.6 -0.0 0.0 6.7 0.0 5.9 6.3
99 Alan Mills RP 12 1990-2001 6.6 0.0 0.0 6.7 -0.1 8.1 7.4
100 Mark Williamson RP 8 1987-1994 6.6 0.0 0.0 6.6 0.0 7.2 6.9