Top 10 MLB Relief Pitchers for 2022
Closers will generally find their names higher on the list, but a few players made the cut without closer experience. We tried to find the 15 arms we wanted most in our bullpen for 2022.
By Zach Smith
Edwin Diaz – NYM Kenley Jansen – ATL Giovanny Gallegos – STL Garrett Whitlock – BOS Jonathan Loaisiga – NYY
Craig Kimbrel may find himself in Cooperstown one day. He has a 2.19 ERA for his career; the third-lowest ever behind Zack Britton and Mariano Rivera.
Romano has been elite since 2020. In that year he allowed just two earned runs in 14.2 IP. In 2021, he struck out 34% of hitters and held opponents to a .190 batting average.
9: Jordan Romano Toronto Blue Jays
Chapman gets a lot of blame for blow-ups, and for good reason. The thing is, he’s always in big spots, always in at the most significant moments.