Below are the top 10 relief and closing pitchers that are available in the free agency. Each player is broken down by stats, teams interested, projected contract, and my prediction on where they win sign. Again, these are MY predictions. Let’s get started!

 

  1. Craig Kimbrel, 31, RHP

2018 Stats:

42 SV, 2.74 ERA, 62.1 IP, 96 SO, 0.99 WHIP

Teams Interested: CHI, PHI, BOS, NYY, ATL, NYM

Expected Contract: 3-5 years, 60M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Boston Red Sox

 

  1. Zach Britton, 31, LHP

2018 Stats:

7 SV, 3.10 ERA, 40.2 IP, 34 SO, 1.23 WHIP

Teams Interested: HOU, BOS, MIN, PHI, LAD

Expected Contract: 3 years, 30M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Houston Astros

 

  1. Andrew Miller, 34, LHP

2018 Stats:

2 SV, 4.24 ERA, 34 IP, 45 SO, 1.38 WHIP

Teams Interested: BOS, BAL, NYY, CLE

Expected Contract: 2-3 years, 30M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Boston Red Sox

 

  1. Jeurys Familia, 29, RHP

2018 Stats:

18 SV, 3.13 ERA, 72 IP, 83 SO, 1.22 WHIP

Teams Interested: OAK, LAA, CLE, TOR

Expected Contract: 3 years, 35M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Oakland A’s

 

  1. Kelvin Herrera, 29, RHP

2018 Stats:

17 SV, 2.44 ERA, 44.1 IP, 38 SO, 1.20 WHIP

Teams Interested: LAD, LAA, TB, ATL, PHI, WAS

Expected Contract: 1 year, 10M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Philadelphia Phillies

 

  1. Cody Allen, 30, RHP

2018 Stats:

27 SV, 4.70 ERA, 67 IP, 80 SO, 1.36 WHIP

Teams Interested: ATL, PHI, BOS, CLE

Expected Contract: 2 years, 20M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Cleveland Indians

 

  1. David Robertson, 34, RHP

2018 Stats:

5 SV, 3.23 ERA, 69.2, IP, 91 SO, 1.03 WHIP

Teams Interested: NYY, ATL, WAS, CHI, LAA

Expected Contract: 1 year, 11M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Chicago Cubs

 

  1. Joe Kelly, 31, RHP

2018 Stats:

2 SV, 4.39 ERA, 65.2 IP, 68 SO, 1.36 WHIP

Teams Interested: BOS, LAA, CLE

Expected Contract: 4 years, 36M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Cleveland Indians

 

  1. Adam Ottavino, 33, RHP

2018 Stats:

6 SV, 2.43 ERA, 77.2 IP, 112 SO, 0.99 WHIP

Teams Interested: COL, NYY, CLE, LAD, WAS

Expected Contract: 2 years, 20M+

Predicted Landing Spot: New York Yankees

 

  1. Brad Brach, 33, RHP

2018 Stats:

12 SV, 3.59 ERA, 62.2 IP, 60 SO, 1.60 WHIP

Teams Interested: MIL, ATL, LAA

Expected Contract: 1 year, 5M+

Predicted Landing Spot: Atlanta Braves

 

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