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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 Tom Gordon RP 21 1988-2009 34.9 0.1 0.0 35.0 -0.1 23.3 29.1
2 Lee Smith RP 18 1980-1997 28.9 -0.4 0.0 29.3 -0.1 20.8 24.8
3 Trevor Hoffman RP 18 1993-2010 27.9 0.3 -0.0 28.1 -0.5 19.4 23.7
4 Dan Quisenberry RP 12 1979-1990 24.7 0.1 0.0 24.6 -0.0 22.5 23.6
5 John Franco RP 21 1984-2005 23.4 0.2 0.0 23.6 -0.4 15.3 19.3
6 Jesse Orosco RP 24 1979-2003 23.2 0.4 0.0 22.9 -0.1 17.7 20.4
7 Tom Henke RP 14 1982-1995 22.9 -0.0 0.0 22.9 -0.0 17.5 20.2
8 Rick Aguilera RP 16 1985-2000 21.9 1.3 0.0 20.7 -0.1 15.7 18.8
9 Doug Jones RP 16 1982-2000 21.4 0.1 0.0 21.4 -0.1 19.0 20.2
10 Dave Righetti RP 16 1979-1995 21.3 -0.0 0.0 21.3 0.0 21.0 21.1
11 Keith Foulke RP 11 1997-2008 20.7 -0.1 -0.0 20.8 0.0 20.7 20.7
12 Jeff Montgomery RP 13 1987-1999 20.5 -0.0 0.0 20.5 0.0 18.9 19.7
13 Greg Harris RP 15 1981-1995 19.9 0.7 0.0 19.2 -0.0 18.6 19.2
14 John Wetteland RP 12 1989-2000 19.2 0.1 0.0 19.1 0.0 16.9 18.1
15 Mark Eichhorn RP 11 1982-1996 19.1 -0.0 0.0 19.2 -0.0 19.8 19.5
16 Mike Timlin RP 18 1991-2008 19.0 -0.0 0.0 19.1 -0.1 13.6 16.3
17 Michael Jackson RP 17 1986-2004 18.9 0.0 0.0 18.9 -0.0 13.7 16.3
18 Jeff Reardon RP 16 1979-1994 18.6 -0.4 0.0 19.0 -0.0 13.8 16.2
19 Roberto Hernandez RP 17 1991-2007 18.5 0.2 0.0 18.5 -0.1 18.4 18.5
20 Steve Farr RP 11 1984-1994 18.1 0.0 0.0 18.1 0.0 17.6 17.8
21 Paul Quantrill RP 14 1992-2005 17.8 -0.3 0.0 18.1 -0.1 14.2 16.0
22 Steve Reed RP 14 1992-2005 17.6 0.1 0.0 17.8 -0.3 14.4 16.0
23 Greg Minton RP 16 1975-1990 17.4 0.5 0.0 16.9 -0.0 16.6 17.0
24 Armando Benitez RP 15 1994-2008 17.3 0.2 0.0 17.4 -0.2 16.3 16.8
25 Troy Percival RP 14 1995-2009 17.0 -0.1 0.0 17.1 -0.0 14.8 15.9
26 Dan Plesac RP 18 1986-2003 16.9 0.0 0.0 17.1 -0.2 13.6 15.3
27 Bob Wickman RP 15 1992-2007 16.9 0.1 0.0 16.9 -0.1 13.4 15.1
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 Arthur Rhodes RP 20 1991-2011 15.2 0.1 0.0 15.2 -0.1 14.1 14.6
32 Jay Howell RP 15 1980-1994 15.0 -0.1 0.0 15.1 -0.0 16.0 15.5
33 Robb Nen RP 10 1993-2002 15.0 0.2 0.0 15.1 -0.4 14.9 14.9
34 Don Aase RP 13 1977-1990 15.0 -0.1 0.0 15.1 -0.0 14.4 14.7
35 Jeff Russell RP 14 1983-1996 14.9 -0.0 0.0 14.9 0.0 13.5 14.2
36 Jeff Nelson RP 15 1992-2006 14.7 -0.0 0.0 14.7 -0.0 11.5 13.1
37 Steve Bedrosian RP 14 1981-1995 14.5 -0.9 0.0 15.5 -0.1 14.0 14.3
38 Mike Stanton RP 19 1989-2007 14.3 0.6 0.0 13.8 -0.1 15.5 14.9
39 Larry Andersen RP 17 1975-1994 13.8 0.0 0.0 13.8 -0.0 12.8 13.3
40 Jeff Shaw RP 12 1990-2001 13.7 0.1 0.0 13.9 -0.3 14.3 14.0
41 Eric Plunk RP 14 1986-1999 13.5 0.1 0.0 13.5 -0.1 12.5 13.0
42 Eddie Guardado RP 17 1993-2009 13.2 -0.0 0.0 13.3 -0.0 10.8 12.0
43 Ugueth Urbina RP 11 1995-2005 13.2 0.1 -0.0 13.3 -0.2 12.3 12.7
44 Paul Assenmacher RP 14 1986-1999 13.0 0.0 0.0 13.1 -0.0 12.9 13.0
45 Dave Veres RP 10 1994-2003 12.9 0.5 0.0 12.7 -0.3 11.7 12.3
46 Mike Henneman RP 10 1987-1996 12.9 -0.0 0.0 12.9 0.0 13.6 13.2
47 Gregg Olson RP 14 1988-2001 12.8 0.3 0.0 12.7 -0.1 13.6 13.2
48 Bryan Harvey RP 9 1987-1995 12.3 -0.0 0.0 12.3 0.0 12.3 12.3
49 Tim Burke RP 8 1985-1992 12.1 -0.3 0.0 12.4 -0.0 12.7 12.4
50 Curt Leskanic RP 11 1993-2004 12.1 0.5 0.0 11.9 -0.3 12.1 12.1
51 Kent Mercker RP 18 1989-2008 12.0 -0.6 -0.0 12.8 -0.1 11.4 11.7
52 Al Holland RP 10 1977-1987 11.9 -0.2 0.0 12.1 -0.0 12.9 12.4
53 Ramiro Mendoza RP 10 1996-2005 11.7 -0.0 0.0 11.8 0.0 12.5 12.1
54 Dave Smith RP 13 1980-1992 11.7 -0.2 0.0 11.9 -0.1 12.4 12.0
55 Shigetoshi Hasegawa RP 9 1997-2005 11.6 0.0 0.0 11.6 0.0 11.8 11.7
56 Jose Mesa RP 19 1987-2007 11.4 0.2 0.0 11.4 -0.2 12.8 12.1
57 Jeff Brantley RP 14 1988-2001 11.3 -0.1 0.0 11.6 -0.2 13.7 12.5
58 Rod Beck RP 13 1991-2004 11.3 0.2 0.0 11.3 -0.2 11.2 11.3
59 Steve Karsay RP 11 1993-2006 11.1 0.1 0.0 11.1 -0.0 11.4 11.3
60 Bill Caudill RP 9 1979-1987 11.0 -0.2 0.0 11.3 0.0 12.2 11.6
61 Todd Worrell RP 11 1985-1997 10.9 0.0 0.0 11.1 -0.2 12.3 11.6
62 Dennis Cook RP 15 1988-2002 10.7 1.2 0.0 9.6 -0.2 8.6 9.6
63 Mike Remlinger RP 14 1991-2006 10.6 -0.4 -0.0 11.3 -0.3 10.7 10.7
64 Doug Brocail RP 15 1992-2009 10.6 0.3 0.0 10.4 -0.1 10.5 10.6
65 Jim Gott RP 14 1982-1995 10.5 0.7 0.0 9.8 0.0 11.2 10.8
66 Bob McClure RP 19 1975-1993 10.5 0.1 0.0 10.4 -0.0 9.7 10.1
67 Todd Jones RP 16 1993-2008 10.3 0.3 0.0 10.3 -0.2 11.0 10.7
68 Andy McGaffigan RP 11 1981-1991 10.3 -1.1 0.0 11.5 -0.1 10.3 10.3
69 Tom Niedenfuer RP 10 1981-1990 10.3 0.0 0.0 10.3 -0.0 10.8 10.5
70 Steve Howe RP 12 1980-1996 10.3 -0.1 0.0 10.4 -0.0 12.0 11.1
71 Duane Ward RP 9 1986-1995 10.1 -0.0 0.0 10.2 0.0 11.2 10.7
72 Roger McDowell RP 12 1985-1996 10.1 0.7 -0.0 9.4 -0.0 9.9 10.0
73 Terry Leach RP 11 1981-1993 10.0 -0.1 0.0 10.2 -0.0 9.9 10.0
74 Juan Berenguer RP 15 1978-1992 10.0 -0.1 0.0 10.1 -0.0 13.2 11.6
75 Sammy Stewart RP 10 1978-1987 10.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 10.2 10.1
76 Steve Kline RP 11 1997-2007 9.9 0.4 0.0 9.9 -0.4 9.8 9.8
77 Scott Garrelts RP 10 1982-1991 9.6 -0.2 0.0 9.7 -0.0 11.2 10.4
78 Rheal Cormier RP 16 1991-2007 9.5 1.0 0.0 8.6 -0.2 11.3 10.4
79 Rob Dibble RP 7 1988-1995 9.3 -0.2 0.0 9.5 -0.0 9.3 9.3
80 Mark Guthrie RP 15 1989-2003 9.2 0.1 0.0 9.3 -0.2 10.0 9.6
81 Hector Carrasco RP 12 1994-2007 9.2 -0.2 0.0 9.5 -0.1 9.3 9.2
82 Mike Trombley RP 11 1992-2002 9.1 -0.0 0.0 9.1 -0.0 9.5 9.3
83 Craig Lefferts RP 12 1983-1994 8.9 -0.5 0.0 9.5 -0.1 10.2 9.6
84 Chuck McElroy RP 13 1989-2001 8.7 0.3 -0.0 8.6 -0.1 11.0 9.9
85 Dave Schmidt RP 12 1981-1992 8.7 -0.1 0.0 8.8 0.0 10.9 9.8
86 Tim Worrell RP 14 1993-2006 8.7 0.0 -0.0 8.9 -0.3 8.6 8.6
87 Felix Rodriguez RP 11 1995-2006 8.6 0.5 0.0 8.3 -0.3 9.5 9.0
88 Scott Williamson RP 9 1999-2007 8.5 -0.1 -0.0 8.7 -0.1 8.9 8.7
89 Mike Myers RP 13 1995-2007 8.1 0.2 0.0 8.1 -0.2 7.8 7.9
90 Jim Corsi RP 10 1988-1999 8.0 -0.0 0.0 8.1 0.0 8.2 8.1
91 Norm Charlton RP 13 1988-2001 8.0 -0.5 0.0 8.5 -0.0 10.6 9.3
92 Jim Mecir RP 11 1995-2005 8.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 -0.0 8.1 8.1
93 Mark Davis RP 15 1980-1997 7.9 0.6 0.0 7.4 -0.1 12.0 9.9
94 Mark Clear RP 11 1979-1990 7.9 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0 9.5 8.7
95 Bobby Thigpen RP 9 1986-1994 7.8 -0.0 0.0 7.8 0.0 8.9 8.3
96 Mike Fetters RP 16 1989-2004 7.7 0.1 0.0 7.7 -0.1 8.5 8.1
97 Jeff Zimmerman RP 3 1999-2001 7.5 0.0 0.0 7.5 0.0 7.5 7.5
98 Darren Holmes RP 13 1990-2003 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.5 -0.2 9.3 8.3
99 Mitch Williams RP 11 1986-1997 7.3 0.1 0.0 7.2 -0.0 9.4 8.3
100 Gene Nelson RP 13 1981-1993 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.3 -0.0 9.6 8.5
 
Jose Bautista RP 9 1988-1997 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.2 -0.0 3.5 1.7