2014 MLB Closer Depth Chart

Last updated: 7/7/14

Los Angeles Angels
RHP Joe Smith
———RHP Jason Grilli
———RHP Mike Morin
———RHP Kevin Jepsen

Houston Astros
RHP Chad Qualls
———LHP Tony Sipp
———RHP Josh Fields
———RHP Jose Veras

Oakland Athletics
LHP Sean Doolittle
———RHP Luke Gregerson
———RHP Jim Johnson

Toronto Blue Jays
RHP Casey Janssen
———RHP Sergio Santos
———RHP Aaron Loup
———LHP Brett Cecil (groin – out until early July)

Atlanta Braves
RHP Craig Kimbrel
———RHP Jordan Walden
———RHP Shae Simmons
———RHP David Carpenter (biceps – out until early July)

Milwaukee Brewers
RHP Francisco Rodriguez
———LHP Will Smith
———RHP Brandon Kintzler
———RHP Jim Henderson (shoulder – out indefinitely)

St. Louis Cardinals
RHP Trevor Rosenthal
———RHP Pat Neshek
———RHP Jason Motte

Chicago Cubs
RHP Hector Rondon
———RHP Neil Ramirez
———RHP Pedro Strop

Arizona Diamondbacks
RHP Addison Reed
———RHP Brad Ziegler

Los Angeles Dodgers
RHP Kenley Jansen
———RHP Brian Wilson
———RHP Chris Perez
———LHP JP Howell

San Francisco Giants
RHP Santiago Casilla / LHP Jeremy Affeldt (sharing the role)
———RHP Sergio Romo
———RHP Jean Machi

Cleveland Indians
RHP Cody Allen
———RHP Bryan Shaw
———RHP John Axford

Seattle Mariners
RHP Fernando Rodney
———RHP Danny Farquhar
———RHP Yoervis Medina
———RHP Dominic Leone
———RHP Tom Wilhelmsen

Miami Marlins
RHP Steve Cishek
———RHP AJ Ramos
———LHP Mike Dunn
———RHP Kevin Gregg
———RHP Chris Hatcher

New York Mets
RHP Jenrry Mejia
———RHP Jeurys Familia
———RHP Vic Black

Washington Nationals
RHP Rafael Soriano
———RHP Tyler Clippard
———RHP Drew Storen

Baltimore Orioles
LHP Zach Britton
———RHP Darren O’Day
———RHP Tommy Hunter
———RHP Ryan Webb

San Diego Padres
RHP Huston Street
———RHP Joaquin Benoit
———RHP Dale Thayer

Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Jonathan Papelbon
———LHP Antonio Bastardo
———RHP Ken Giles
———LHP Jake Diekman
———RHP Mike Adams (shoulder – out until after the ASB)

Pittsburgh Pirates
RHP Mark Melancon
———LHP Tony Watson
———RHP Ernesto Frieri

Texas Rangers
RHP Joakim Soria
———RHP Jason Frasor
———LHP Neal Cotts

Tampa Bay Rays
(Committee)
———LHP Jake McGee
———RHP Grant Balfour
———RHP Joel Peralta
———RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo

Cincinnati Reds
LHP Aroldis Chapman
———RHP Jonathan Broxton

Boston Red Sox
RHP Koji Uehara
———RHP Edward Mujica
———LHP Andrew Miller
———RHP Junichi Tazawa
———RHP Burke Badenhop

Colorado Rockies
RHP LaTroy Hawkins
———LHP Rex Brothers
———RHP Adam Ottavino
———RHP Matt Belisle

Kansas City Royals
RHP Greg Holland
———RHP Wade Davis
———RHP Kelvin Herrera
———RHP Aaron Crow

Detroit Tigers
RHP Joe Nathan
———RHP Joba Chamberlain
———RHP Al Alburquerque
———RHP Joel Hanrahan (elbow – out indefinitely)

Minnesota Twins
LHP Glen Perkins
———RHP Casey Fien
———RHP Jared Burton

Chicago White Sox
(Committee?)
———RHP Jake Petricka
———RHP Zach Putnam
———RHP Javy Guerra
———RHP Ronald Belisario

New York Yankees
RHP David Robertson
———RHP Dellin Betances
———RHP Shawn Kelley
———RHP Adam Warren

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