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.
Notable Closer Workloads (6/21/17) *Likely replacement if unavailable listed in parentheses
Brad Brach, BAL: 3 of last 4 days; 30 pitches yesterday (Mychal Givens)
Edwin Diaz, SEA: 3 consecutive days; 14 pitches yesterday (Nick Vincent or Tony Zych)
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.
Huston Street, LAA (60-Day DL. Strained lat, retro 3/30/17) Update: Began rehab assignment on June 14th. Expected to return on June 22nd.
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
Matt Bush, TEX: 2 blown saves in last 4 chances; 6 ER, 5 BB, 3 HR in last 6.1 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. Felipe Rivero and Juan Nicasio will serve as co-closers.