2015 Relief Pitcher Fantasy Baseball Rankings

RotoAce provides detailed third base fantasy baseball rankings broken into tiers, along with 2015 projections for all of the major statistical categories.

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2015 FANTASY BASEBALL RELIEF PITCHER RANKINGS AND PROJECTIONS

TIER 1 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
1. Craig Kimbrel, SD 26 65 1.93 3 42 98 0.94 13.5 3.2 6.8 2.03
2. Aroldis Chapman, Cin 24 66 2.13 4 43 113 1.01 15.4 3.7 8.8 2.03
3. Greg Holland, KC 29 65 2.22 3 44 89 0.98 12.3 2.8 6.9 2.47
TIER 2 AGE IP ERA W SV K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
4. David Robertson, ChW 29 65 2.81 4 38 80 1.06 11.1 2.9 10.7 2.87
5. Mark Melancon, Pit 30 70 2.26 3 39 68 1.04 8.7 1.7 7.1 2.45
6. Huston Street, LAA 31 60 2.80 2 40 54 1.11 8.1 2.2 8.8 3.25
7. Koji Uehara, Bos 39 56 2.51 4 33 67 0.97 10.9 1.3 9.8 2.56
8. Trevor Rosenthal, SL 24 65 2.79 3 39 81 1.19 11.2 3.6 6.9 3.02
TIER 3 AGE IP ERA W SV K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
9. Kenley Jansen, LAD 27 51 2.32 2 34 73 0.99 12.8 2.6 9.5 2.37
10. Sean Doolittle, Oak 28 52 2.65 3 32 64 0.96 11.1 1.8 6.5 2.68
11. Cody Allen, Cle 26 69 2.94 4 34 82 1.14 10.7 3.4 8.7 3.11
12. Zach Britton, Bal 29 68 2.84 3 34 58 1.09 7.7 3.0 11.5 2.96
13. Steve Cishek, Mia 28 66 2.91 4 36 70 1.19 9.6 2.9 5.9 3.28
14. Dellin Betances, NYY 27 72 2.29 3 27 95 0.99 11.6 2.9 7.6 2.38
15. Fernando Rodney, Sea 37 65 3.11 3 40 69 1.32 9.5 3.9 6.9 3.15
16. Jonathan Papelbon, Phi 34 64 3.01 3 34 60 1.09 8.4 2.1 6.9 3.32
17. Glen Perkins, Min 32 59 3.09 3 33 62 1.13 9.5 2.1 9.6 3.15
18. Drew Storen, Was 27 61 3.34 3 32 54 1.12 7.9 2.3 7.3 3.46
19. Hector Rondon, ChC 27 65 2.92 3 28 66 1.12 9.1 2.6 7.6 2.98
20. Francisco Rodriguez, Mil 32 63 3.38 3 32 66 1.18 9.4 2.6 12.2 3.08
21. Brett Cecil, Tor 28 58 2.96 3 30 53 1.18 10.2 3.2 9.8 3.06
22. Santiago Casilla, SF 24 61 2.78 3 28 53 1.21 7.8 3.0 8.6 3.04
23. Neftali Feliz, Tex 26 65 3.45 3 34 58 1.25 8.0 3.2 9.2 4.35
24. Luke Gregerson, Hou 30 66 2.99 3 30 56 1.11 7.6 2.3 7.9 3.06
TIER 4 AGE IP ERA W SV K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
25. Addison Reed, Ari 26 62 3.62 3 30 63 1.21 9.1 2.5 10.1 3.54
26. Jason Grilli, Atl 38 56 3.08 2 28 64 1.17 10.3 3.1 7.9 3.16
27. Jenrry Mejia, NYM 25 64 3.35 3 23 65 1.28 9.1 3.1 10.9 3.31
28. Andrew Miller, NYY 29 64 2.31 4 18 88 0.98 12.4 3.1 10.3 2.28
29. Joe Nathan, Det 40 56 4.02 3 28 51 1.34 8.2 3.1 8.8 3.92
30. LaTroy Hawkins, Col 42 56 3.81 3 21 39 1.27 6.3 2.2 8.6 3.93
31. Jake McGee, TB 27 54 2.68 3 18 65 1.02 10.9 2.4 8.1 2.73
32. Brad Boxberger, TB 26 65 2.47 4 15 85 1.06 11.8 3.2 12.9 2.42
33. Joakim Soria, Det 30 59 3.35 3 15 61 1.16 9.3 2.3 7.6 3.47
34. Tyler Clippard, Oak 30 70 2.89 4 10 75 1.07 9.7 2.9 8.8 3.36
TIER 5 AGE IP ERA W SV K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
35. Ken Giles, Phi 24 66 2.43 3 10 87 1.12 11.8 3.4 6.9 2.91
36. Bobby Parnell, NYM 30 52 3.06 3 10 53 1.19 8.4 2.6 6.9 3.28
37. Sergio Romo, SF 32 57 2.97 4 8 56 0.98 8.9 1.9 8.2 3.15
38. Wade Davis, KC 29 69 2.18 4 6 86 0.98 11.2 2.8 8.4 2.25
39. Jeurys Familia, NYM 25 65 3.47 3 6 64 1.20 8.8 3.7 6.9 3.52
40. Joaquin Benoit, SD 37 63 2.57 4 5 72 1.03 10.3 2.5 8.1 2.81
41. Jonathan Broxton, Mil 30 60 3.44 3 6 51 1.20 7.7 2.9 7.9 3.68
42. Chad Qualls, Hou 36 56 3.42 3 4 44 1.21 7.1 2.1 12.5 3.21
43. Pat Neshek, Hou 34 64 3.11 3 3 60 1.08 8.4 2.1 8.8 3.21
44. Rafael Soriano, FA 35 61 3.44 3 7 56 1.18 8.2 2.8 8.2 3.94
45. Evan Marshall, Ari 24 57 3.39 3 7 56 1.25 8.9 3.4 9.8 3.37
46. Joel Peralta, LAD 39 56 3.13 3 5 59 1.17 9.5 2.8 9.9 3.15
47. Chris Hatcher, LAD 30 62 3.39 2 4 63 1.18 9.1 2.7 10.2 3.31
48. Adam Ottavino, Col 29 57 3.52 3 5 60 1.24 9.5 3.0 10.4 3.42
49. Edward Mujica, Bos 30 58 3.93 2 3 42 1.28 6.5 2.2 10.8 3.81
50. Kevin Jepsen, TB 30 56 3.03 3 4 60 1.16 9.5 2.9 6.5 3.17
51. Casey Janssen, Was 33 47 3.15 3 4 43 1.16 8.3 2.1 9.3 3.39
52. Kelvin Herrera, KC 25 56 2.92 3 2 56 1.16 9.1 2.9 8.9 3.09
53. Joe Smith, LAA 31 68 2.91 4 3 58 1.11 7.8 2.4 9.2 3.37
54. Danny Farquhar, Sea 28 63 2.92 3 2 74 1.15 10.5 2.9 8.1 2.99
55. Jordan Walden, SL 27 55 3.14 3 2 63 1.20 10.3 3.7 6.5 3.25
56. Casey Fien, Min 31 64 3.61 3 2 59 1.23 8.3 3.2 9.8 3.64
57. Bruce Rondon, Det 26 48 3.43 2 5 52 1.26 9.8 3.6 9.1 3.38
58. Jim Johnson, Atl 31 55 3.68 2 4 44 1.33 7.2 3.3 10.5 3.78
59. David Carpenter, NYY 29 61 3.28 4 1 66 1.20 9.7 2.5 9.3 3.29
60. Brad Ziegler, Ari 35 62 3.51 4 3 45 1.29 6.6 3.1 12.2 3.45
61. Tony Watson, Pit 29 70 2.62 4 2 69 1.08 8.9 2.0 8.8 2.75
62. Darren O’Day, Bal 32 65 2.74 4 2 65 1.07 9.0 2.4 8.9 3.33
63. Zach Duke, ChW 31 59 3.41 4 2 62 1.23 9.4 2.8 9.8 3.35
64. Neil Ramirez, ChC 25 55 3.28 3 1 63 1.19 10.3 3.5 7.6 3.34
65. Mike Dunn, Mia 29 57 3.21 3 2 63 1.21 9.9 3.6 7.8 3.28
66. Jake Diekman, Phi 28 65 3.15 4 2 81 1.27 11.2 4.1 6.9 3.31
67. Pedro Strop, ChC 29 64 3.00 2 2 72 1.20 10.1 3.5 8.2 3.04
68. Juan Jaime, Atl 27 42 3.66 2 3 53 1.38 11.4 5.5 10.0 3.76
69. Aaron Barrett, Was 27 54 3.25 3 2 58 1.21 9.6 3.2 7.7 3.35
70. Will Smith, Mil 25 64 3.08 3 1 76 1.20 10.7 3.0 12.5 3.05
71. Jason Motte, ChC 32 55 3.66 2 2 51 1.25 8.4 3.0 10.6 3.58
72. Joba Chamberlain, Det 29 55 3.66 3 2 50 1.31 8.2 3.5 10.6 3.61
73. Kevin Quackenbush, SD 26 49 3.38 2 1 48 1.25 8.7 3.3 5.8 3.45
74. Brandon Maurer, SD 24 52 3.46 3 1 49 1.23 8.4 2.7 9.8 3.44
75. John Axford, Col 32 56 4.12 4 2 58 1.42 9.3 4.1 13.5 3.66
OTHERS

David Hernandez, Ari; Oliver Perez, Ari; Jose Veras, Atl; Matt Capps, Atl; Tommy Hunter, Bal; T.J. McFarland, Bal; Ryan Webb, Bal; Junichi Tazawa, Bos; Heath Hembree, Bos; Edwin Escobar, Bos; Alexi Ogando, Bos; Blake Parker, ChC; Phil Coke, ChC; Nate Jones, ChW; Daniel Webb, ChW; Zach Putnam, ChW; Jake Petricka, ChW; Jesse Crain, ChW; Jumbo Diaz, Cin; Manny Parra, Cin; Sam LeCure, Cin; J.J. Hoover, Cin; Sean Marshall, Cin; Kevin Gregg, Cin; Bryan Shaw, Cle; Rex Brothers, Col; Rafael Betancourt, Col; Boone Logan, Col; Al Alburquerque, Det; Josh Fields, Hou; Tony Sipp, Hou; Ryan Madson, KC; Jason Frasor, KC; Tim Collins, KC; Cam Bedrosian, LAA; Vinnie Pestano, LAA; J.P. Howell, LAD; Brandon League, LAD; Mike Adams, LAD; A.J. Ramos, Mia; Aaron Crow, Mia; Bryan Morris, Mia; Carter Capps, Mia; Jim Henderson, Mil; Tyler Thornburg, Mil; Brandon Kintzler, Mil; Chris Perez, Mil; Corey Knebel, Mil; Vic Black, NYM; Alex Torres, NYM; Carlos Torres, NYM; Andrew Bailey, NYY; Jared Burton, NYY; Ryan Cook, Oak; Eric O’Flaherty, Oak; Dan Otero, Oak; Antonio Bastardo, Pit; Dale Thayer, SD; Shawn Kelley, SD; Domonic Leone, Sea; Yoervis Medina, Sea; Charlie Furbush, Sea; Tom Wilhelmsen, Sea; Jeremy Affeldt, SF; Hunter Strickland, SF; Erik Cordier, SF; Matt Belisle, SL; Grant Balfour, TB; Ernesto Frieri, TB; Ronald Belisario, TB; Shawn Tolleson, Tex; Kyuji Fujikawa, Tex; Tanner Scheppers, Tex; Aaron Loup, Tor; Miguel Castro, Tor; Steve Delabar, Tor; Wilton Lopez, Tor; Craig Stammen, Was; Matt Thornton, Was; Brian Wilson, FA; Matt Lindstrom, FA