2016 Relief Pitcher Fantasy Baseball Rankings

RotoAce provides detailed third base fantasy baseball rankings broken into tiers, along with 2016 projections for all of the major statistical categories.

2016 FANTASY BASEBALL RELIEF PITCHER RANKINGS AND PROJECTIONS

TIER 1 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
1. Kenley Jansen, LAD 28 66 2.39 4 39 92 0.92 12.5 2.1 9.8 2.35
2. Wade Davis, KC 30 68 2.48 5 38 80 1.07 10.6 2.7 6.6 2.89
3. Craig Kimbrel, Bos 27 63 2.44 4 38 87 1.07 12.4 3.3 9.2 2.53
TIER 2 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
4. Jeurys Familia, NYM 26 72 2.69 3 39 78 1.11 9.7 2.7 9.6 2.74
5. Mark Melancon, Pit 31 68 2.66 3 38 61 1.09 8.0 1.9 8.8 2.83
6. Trevor Rosenthal, SL 25 67 2.64 2 38 82 1.16 11.0 3.3 6.2 2.91
7. Zach Britton, Bal 28 66 2.39 4 36 73 1.14 9.9 2.6 14.2 2.34
8. Aroldis Chapman, NYY 28 52 2.23 3 30 81 1.03 13.8 3.8 7.9 2.25
9. David Robertson, ChW 30 65 2.96 4 36 80 1.11 11.1 2.8 10.9 2.88
10. Cody Allen, Cle 27 65 2.81 4 35 80 1.12 11.1 3.2 7.1 3.03
11. Kenneth Giles, Hou 25 65 2.87 4 35 79 1.11 10.8 3.2 5.5 2.95
12. Hector Rondon, ChC 28 68 2.74 4 37 68 1.12 9.0 2.4 7.5 2.93
TIER 3 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
13. Glen Perkins, Min 33 63 3.13 3 34 63 1.13 8.9 2.1 10.1 3.29
14. Sean Doolittle, Oak 29 61 2.96 3 31 66 1.14 9.7 2.6 5.9 3.23
15. Francisco Rodriguez, Det 34 63 3.37 3 35 61 1.19 8.7 2.4 12.5 3.29
16. A.J. Ramos, Mia 29 65 3.23 3 34 73 1.25 10.1 4.0 8.4 3.36
17. Shawn Tolleson, Tex 28 67 3.37 3 33 65 1.25 8.8 3.0 12.1 3.51
18. Huston Street, LAA 32 65 3.46 3 33 55 1.24 7.7 2.8 8.7 3.91
19. Jonathan Papelbon, Was 35 65 3.63 3 32 57 1.22 7.8 2.3 10.3 3.55
TIER 4 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
20. Andrew Miller, NYY 30 63 2.42 3 15 88 1.02 12.6 3.0 10.6 2.46
21. Jake McGee, Col 29 64 3.16 3 26 74 1.15 10.4 2.9 11.1 3.06
22. Will Smith, Mil 26 64 2.94 3 26 83 1.17 11.6 3.3 11.5 2.97
23. Santiago Casilla, SF 35 63 3.21 4 30 60 1.24 8.5 3.1 9.1 3.44
24. Dellin Betances, NYY 28 82 2.39 3 6 116 1.05 12.8 3.5 9.7 2.45
25. Brad Ziegler, Ari 36 66 3.37 3 27 45 1.24 6.1 2.9 11.1 3.45
26. Steve Cishek, Sea 29 63 3.65 3 29 55 1.30 7.8 3.3 6.5 4.04
27. Fernando Rodney, SD 39 65 3.59 3 29 65 1.31 9.1 3.8 9.1 3.65
28. Andrew Bailey, Phi 31 52 3.71 3 27 67 1.20 9.3 3.3 8.1 3.91
29. J.J. Hoover, Cin 28 64 3.71 4 24 62 1.31 8.7 3.9 10.1 3.98
TIER 5 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
30. Danny Farquhar, TB 29 65 3.38 3 25 64 1.21 8.9 3.0 10.1 3.41
31. Roberto Osuna, Tor 21 71 2.96 3 20 78 1.12 9.8 2.5 8.6 3.11
32. Drew Storen, Tor 28 64 3.11 3 20 66 1.15 9.3 2.6 7.3 3.38
33. Jason Grilli, Atl 39 59 2.99 3 19 70 1.11 10.7 2.8 7.7 3.13
34. Arodys Vizcaino, Atl 25 60 3.01 2 17 67 1.20 9.9 3.4 5.9 3.21
35. Brad Boxberger, TB 27 45 3.15 2 12 53 1.19 10.5 3.6 14.3 3.32
36. David Hernandez, Phi 30 66 3.69 3 12 68 1.25 9.2 3.0 10.6 3.79
37. Jumbo Diaz, Cin 32 56 3.21 3 10 61 1.18 9.8 2.9 14.5 3.19
38. Jeremy Jeffress, Mil 28 66 3.36 3 9 63 1.31 8.6 3.3 9.5 3.44
39. Sergio Romo, SF 33 58 2.86 4 7 63 1.05 9.8 1.8 7.9 2.91
40. Joaquin Benoit, Sea 38 65 3.29 4 8 65 1.18 9.1 3.0 9.8 3.61
41. Alex Colome, TB 27 64 3.59 3 8 55 1.24 7.9 2.7 7.4 3.76
42. Kevin Quackenbush, SD 27 55 3.51 3 7 55 1.26 9.0 3.3 8.3 3.53
43. Hunter Strickland, SF 27 56 2.49 3 5 62 1.03 10.0 2.0 8.1 2.65
44. Darren O’Day, Bal 33 66 2.76 4 5 69 1.11 9.4 2.6 8.7 3.55
45. Luke Gregerson, Hou 31 64 3.06 4 6 59 1.14 8.3 2.1 8.4 3.12
46. Tony Cingrani, Cin 26 63 3.49 2 6 73 1.23 10.4 3.9 13.4 3.73
47. Daniel Hudson, Ari 29 65 3.26 3 6 67 1.20 9.3 3.1 9.3 3.35
48. Shawn Kelley, Was 31 65 3.08 3 5 73 1.17 10.2 3.0 9.8 3.09
49. Sam Dyson, Tex 27 64 3.45 3 4 58 1.27 8.0 2.8 10.9 3.48
TIER 6 Age IP ERA W S K WHIP K/9 BB/9 HR/FB xFIP
50. Joakim Soria, KC 31 65 3.21 3 4 61 1.18 8.5 2.7 8.2 3.40
51. Tony Watson, Pit 30 71 2.71 4 2 65 1.09 8.3 2.1 7.9 2.82
52. Brett Cecil, Tor 29 56 2.72 3 2 68 1.09 10.8 2.9 10.7 2.66
53. Koji Uehara, Bos 41 60 2.76 3 2 68 1.09 9.6 1.9 9.1 2.82
54. Chris Hatcher, LAD 31 67 2.96 3 2 76 1.13 10.1 2.8 10.3 2.99
55. Pedro Strop, ChC 30 66 2.92 4 2 77 1.18 10.5 3.7 9.1 2.95
56. Silvino Brachio, Ari 23 48 3.02 2 3 58 1.11 10.8 2.9 12.4 3.11
57. Corey Knebel, Mil 24 45 3.28 2 3 54 1.22 10.7 3.5 11.5 3.31
58. Tyler Clippard, Ari 31 59 3.41 4 3 55 1.22 8.9 3.3 8.2 4.02
59. Kevin Jepsen, Min 31 65 3.69 3 3 61 1.31 8.5 3.4 7.5 3.72
60. Keone Kela, Tex 22 49 3.31 4 2 54 1.22 10.1 3.5 8.9 3.35
61. Carson Smith, Bos 26 49 2.93 3 2 57 1.11 10.5 3.0 7.8 2.86
62. Jason Motte, Col 33 65 4.35 3 4 52 1.34 7.3 2.7 9.8 4.37
63. Kelvin Herrera, KC 26 63 2.81 4 2 62 1.20 8.9 3.2 8.6 3.05
64. Ryan Madson, Oak 35 64 3.30 3 3 62 1.20 8.7 2.7 9.4 3.35
65. Nate Jones, ChW 30 55 3.15 3 2 65 1.19 10.5 3.2 10.4 3.12
66. Mark Lowe, Det 32 60 3.56 2 2 58 1.21 8.7 2.8 9.3 3.58
67. Kevin Siegrist, SL 26 65 3.11 3 1 77 1.22 10.6 3.9 6.3 3.41
68. Addison Reed, NYM 27 66 3.55 3 3 64 1.23 8.8 2.9 8.7 3.52
69. Joe Smith, LAA 32 65 3.32 4 3 55 1.23 7.6 2.7 9.2 3.52
70. Bryan Shaw, Cle 28 66 3.79 3 2 54 1.28 7.5 2.9 9.3 3.91
71. Jim Johnson, Atl 32 55 3.73 2 3 46 1.34 7.5 3.2 8.8 3.67
72. Dalier Hinojosa, Phi 30 46 3.93 2 2 52 1.34 8.6 3.9 7.4 3.95
73. Bryan Morris, Mia 29 56 3.69 3 2 44 1.37 7.1 3.6 12.5 3.82