2017 MLB Closer Depth Chart

Last updated: 1/17/17

*These Depth Charts are as I believe each team has the order for who would close for them.  For instance, just because someone is the 8th inning set-up guy doesn’t mean the team sees him as next-in-line as CLOSER

Arizona Diamondbacks
RHP Fernando Rodney
———RHP Jake Barrett

Atlanta Braves
RHP Jim Johnson
———RHP Arodys Vizcaino
———RHP Mauricio Cabrera

Baltimore Orioles
LHP Zach Britton
———RHP Darren O’Day
———RHP Brad Brach
———RHP Mychal Givens

Boston Red Sox
RHP Craig Kimbrel
———RHP Tyler Thornburg

Chicago Cubs
RHP Wade Davis
———RHP Hector Rondon
———RHP Koji Uehara
———RHP Pedro Strop

Chicago White Sox
RHP David Robertson
———RHP Nate Jones
———RHP Zach Putnam

Cincinnati Reds
(Unsettled)
———RHP Raisel Iglesias
———RHP Drew Storen
———RHP Michael Lorenzen
———LHP Tony Cingrani

Cleveland Indians
(Committee)
RHP Cody Allen (most days)
LHP Andrew Miller (occasionally)

Colorado Rockies
RHP Adam Ottavino
———LHP Jake McGee

Detroit Tigers
RHP Francisco Rodriguez
———RHP Bruce Rondon
———LHP Justin Wilson
———RHP Alex Wilson

Houston Astros
RHP Ken Giles
———RHP Luke Gregerson
———RHP Will Harris

Kansas City Royals
RHP Kelvin Herrera
———RHP Joakim Soria

Los Angeles Angels
(Unsettled)
———RHP Cam Bedrosian
———RHP Huston Street
———RHP Andrew Bailey

Los Angeles Dodgers
RHP Kenley Jansen
———RHP Pedro Baez
———LHP Grant Dayton

Miami Marlins
RHP AJ Ramos
———RHP Brad Ziegler
———RHP Junichi Tazawa
———RHP Kyle Barraclough
———RHP David Phelps

Milwaukee Brewers
(Unsettled)
———RHP Corey Knebel
———RHP Jacob Barnes
———RHP Carlos Torres
———RHP Jhan Marinez

Minnesota Twins
RHP Brandon Kintzler
———LHP Glen Perkins (shoulder)
———RHP JT Chargois

———RHP Ryan Pressly
———RHP Trevor May

New York Mets
RHP Addison Reed
———RHP Jeurys Familia (suspended 30+ games)
———LHP Josh Smoker
———RHP Hansel Robles

New York Yankees
LHP Aroldis Chapman
———RHP Dellin Betances

Oakland Athletics
RHP Ryan Madson
———LHP Sean Doolittle
———RHP Santiago Casilla
———RHP Ryan Dull

Philadelphia Phillies
(Unsettled)
———RHP Hector Neris
———RHP Joaquin Benoit
———RHP Jeanmar Gomez

Pittsburgh Pirates
LHP Tony Watson
———RHP Daniel Hudson
———RHP Juan Nicasio
———LHP Felipe Rivero

San Diego Padres
RHP Brandon Maurer
———RHP Carter Capps (Tommy John)
———LHP Brad Hand
———LHP Ryan Buchter

San Francisco Giants
RHP Mark Melancon
———RHP Hunter Strickland
———LHP Will Smith
———RHP Derek Law

Seattle Mariners
RHP Edwin Diaz
———RHP Daniel Altavilla
———RHP Tony Zych
———RHP Steve Cishek (hip)

St. Louis Cardinals
RHP Seung Hwan Oh
———RHP Trevor Rosenthal
———LHP Brett Cecil
———LHP Kevin Siegrist

Tampa Bay Rays
RHP Alex Colome
———RHP
Brad Boxberger

Texas Rangers
RHP Sam Dyson
———RHP Matt Bush
———RHP Jeremy Jeffress
———RHP Keone Kela

Toronto Blue Jays
RHP Roberto Osuna
———RHP Jason Grilli

Washington Nationals
(Unsettled)
———RHP Shawn Kelley
———RHP Blake Treinen
———LHP Sammy Solis

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