Reliever Rankings, August 27

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Reliever Rankings, August 27   Welcome to the August 27 edition of (clutch) Reliever Rankings! There has been some shuffling in the team rankings since the last edition. This is largely due to the amount of back-end reliever movement at the trade deadline. Consequently, all reliever rankings from here until the end of the season […] READ MORE


Cincinnati Reds Acquire Michael Givens from Rockies

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The Cincinnati Reds have made another move to bolster their bullpen. Late Tuesday night they completed a trade with the New York Yankees for Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson. Wednesday morning, they acquired Colorado Rockies reliever Mychal Givens. In return, the Rockies received minor league right-handers Case Williams and Noah Davis. This is a huge […] READ MORE


Reliever Rankings, July 20

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Reliever Rankings, July 20 Welcome to the July 20 edition of (clutch) Reliever Rankings! There has been some shuffling in the team rankings since the last edition. Furthermore, some relievers who had tremendous starts have either come back to Earth or straight up slumped. A reminder that these are clutch reliever rankings. Mop-up duty or […] READ MORE


Reliever Rankings, June 27

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Reliever Rankings, June 27 Our (clutch) Reliever Rankings for this week see a shakeup toward the top of the table in both leagues. The American League had a swap of its second- and third-place teams, while the National League has a new leader. A reminder that these are clutch reliever rankings. Mop-up duty or pitching […] READ MORE



Reliever Rankings, June 20

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Reliever Rankings, June 20 Starting this week, the Reliever Rankings for 2021 will be different. They are now clutch reliever rankings. Mop-up duty or pitching while narrowly behind, while important, is not what makes a relief corps earn its keep. Pitching scoreless innings in tie games or with a narrow lead is what does it. […] READ MORE


Reliever Rankings, June 6

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Reliever Rankings, June 6 Here are the Reliever Rankings for 2021, up to and including June 6. Teams are ranked by league in the following categories: inherited runners scored percentage (IS%), ERA-minus (ERA–), WHIP, strikeouts per walk (K/BB), Goose Egg percentage (GE%), Broken Egg percentage (BE%), and GE per BE (GE/BE). These ranks are averaged […] READ MORE


Reliever Rankings, May 30

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Reliever Rankings, May 30 Here are the Reliever Rankings for 2021, up to and including May 30. Teams are ranked by league in the following categories: inherited runners scored percentage (IS%), ERA-minus (ERA–), WHIP, strikeouts per walk (K/BB), Goose Egg percentage (GE%), Broken Egg percentage (BE%), and GE per BE (GE/BE). These ranks are averaged […] READ MORE