MLB: Closer Depth Chart

Roster Resource’s Closer Depth Chart will be updated no later than 12PM EST each day.

*Roster Resource’s MLB Power Ranking is based on Year-To-Date Production using several weighted categories.

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Notable Closer Workloads (6/27/17) *Likely replacement if unavailable listed in parentheses
Craig Kimbrel, BOS: Back-to-back days; 16 pitches yesterday, 24 pitches on Sunday (Matt Barnes)
Aroldis Chapman, NYY: 3 of last 4 days; 20 pitches yesterday (Dellin Betances)

Notable Closer Injuries 
Zach Britton, BAL (60-Day DL. Strained forearm, retro 5/5/17) Update: Began rehab assignment on June 20th. Eligible to return on July 5th.
Bud Norris, LAA (10-Day DL. Knee inflammation, retro 6/19/17) Update: Expected to return when eligible on June 29th.
Jeurys Familia, NYM (60-Day DL; Arterial clot in shoulder; retro 5/11/17) Update: Expected to miss 3-4 months.
Koda Glover, WSH (10-Day DL. Lower back tightness, retro 6/11/17) Update: No timetable for return.

Running Out Of Chances? *Likely replacement if demoted listed in parentheses?
Jim Johnson, ATL: 5 blown saves; 6 ER in last 11 IP (Arodys Vizcaino)
Hector Neris, PHI: 2 blown saves in last 3 chances; 5 ER, 11 H in last 8 IP (Pat Neshek or Joaquin Benoit or Luis Garcia)
Matt Bush, TEX: 3 blown saves in last 6 chances; 8 ER, 5 BB, 4 HR in last 9 IP (Keone Kela)

Out of Chances
Tony Watson, PIT:
 12 ER, 22 H, 4 blown saves in 14 IP from 5/9-6/7. Removed from closer’s role on 6/9/17.