Rotoids Relief Pitcher Award Winners (RotoRP)

  Best Season Best Season By Decade Best Season by Stat By Career
Hitters 1903-2013|1903-1946|1947-2013
C|1B|2B|SS|3B|OF|DH|HOF|HOM|MVP|MVFH
1900s|10s|20s|30s|40s|50s|
60s|70s|80s|90s|2000s|10s
R|HR|RBI|SB|AVG All|C|1B|2B|SS|3B|OF|DH|
HOF|HOM|1+ MVP|MVFH Top 10
Pitchers 1903-2013|1903-1946|1947-2013
SP|RP|HOF|HOM|Cy|MVP|FantCy|RotoRP
1900s|10s|20s|30s|40s|50s|
60s|70s|80s|90s|2000s|10s
W|SV|ERA|WHIP|K All|SP|RP|HOF|HOM|1+ Cy|1+ MVP|
FantCy Top 10|RotoRP Top 10

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# Name Year Team Halls Awards $ IP G GS W SV ERA WHIP K $W $SV $ERA $WHIP $K
Craig Kimbrel 2013 ATL 22.7 67.0 68 0 4 50 1.21 0.88 98 1.8 7.9 4.4 3.9 3.7
Craig Kimbrel 2012 ATL 22.6 62.7 63 0 3 42 1.00 0.65 116 0.8 6.6 4.2 5.3 4.7
Aroldis Chapman 2012 CIN 22.6 71.7 68 0 5 38 1.51 0.81 122 2.5 5.4 4.0 4.6 5.1
Craig Kimbrel 2011 ATL 22.2 77.0 79 0 4 46 2.10 1.04 127 1.7 7.2 3.3 3.1 5.9
Brian Wilson 2010 SF 24.9 86.4 80 0 4 54 1.56 1.12 109 1.5 10.4 4.6 2.9 4.6
Jonathan Broxton 2009 LAD 22.9 76.0 73 0 7 36 2.61 0.96 114 4.7 4.7 3.1 4.2 5.2
Mariano Rivera 2008 NYY 24.4 70.7 64 0 6 39 1.40 0.66 77 3.4 6.5 4.5 6.4 2.5
J.J. Putz 2007 SEA 23.6 71.7 68 0 6 40 1.38 0.70 82 3.8 6.2 4.4 5.5 2.8
Joe Nathan 2006 MIN 23.0 68.3 64 0 7 36 1.58 0.79 95 4.0 5.3 4.0 5.2 3.5
Mariano Rivera 2005 NYY 23.5 78.3 71 0 7 43 1.38 0.87 80 3.8 6.7 4.5 5.0 2.5
Eric Gagne 2004 LAD 26.2 82.3 70 0 7 45 2.19 0.91 114 4.1 7.7 3.7 4.7 5.1
Eric Gagne 2003 LAD 32.1 82.3 77 0 2 55 1.20 0.69 137 -0.1 12.1 5.2 6.7 7.2
Eric Gagne 2002 LAD 25.7 82.3 77 0 4 52 1.97 0.86 114 1.5 8.9 3.9 5.0 5.4
Mariano Rivera 2001 NYY 22.7 80.7 71 0 4 50 2.34 0.90 83 1.3 9.6 3.6 4.7 2.5
Robb Nen 2000 SF 21.9 66.0 68 0 4 41 1.50 0.85 92 1.0 7.3 4.2 5.1 3.3
Billy Wagner 1999 HOU 24.2 74.7 66 0 4 39 1.57 0.78 124 1.2 6.0 4.4 5.7 5.8
Robb Nen 1998 SF 25.4 88.7 78 0 7 40 1.52 0.95 110 3.9 6.3 4.8 4.6 4.8
Trevor Hoffman 1997 SD 21.9 81.3 70 0 6 37 2.66 1.02 111 2.7 6.1 3.2 4.5 4.4
Trevor Hoffman 1996 SD 27.9 88.0 70 0 9 42 2.25 0.92 111 5.7 8.1 3.6 4.9 4.5
Jose Mesa 1995 CLE 22.9 64.0 62 0 3 46 1.13 1.03 58 0.8 10.8 5.1 4.0 1.2
John Wetteland 1994 MON 20.9 63.7 52 0 4 25 2.83 1.05 68 2.1 7.3 3.0 3.9 3.6
John Wetteland 1993 MON 29.4 85.3 70 0 9 43 1.37 1.01 113 6.0 7.6 5.1 4.3 5.3
Dennis Eckersley 1992 OAK FM Cy,MVP 27.7 80.0 69 0 7 51 1.91 0.91 93 3.6 11.1 3.5 4.6 4.0
Bryan Harvey 1991 CAL 23.4 78.7 67 0 2 46 1.60 0.86 101 -1.1 10.6 4.2 4.9 3.9
Dennis Eckersley 1990 OAK FM 25.8 73.3 63 0 4 48 0.61 0.61 73 0.6 10.8 5.1 6.5 1.9
Mark Davis 1989 SD Cy 21.1 92.7 70 0 4 44 1.84 1.05 92 0.8 8.9 3.6 3.4 3.5
Dennis Eckersley 1988 OAK FM 21.1 72.7 60 0 4 45 2.35 0.87 70 0.6 10.4 2.8 4.6 1.7
Tom Henke 1987 TOR 20.5 94.0 72 0 0 34 2.49 0.93 128 -3.8 9.3 3.3 5.3 5.4
Mark Eichhorn 1986 TOR 26.5 157.0 69 0 14 10 1.72 0.96 166 7.0 -2.5 6.2 6.3 8.6
Bob James 1985 CHW 21.5 110.0 69 0 8 32 2.13 1.03 88 2.4 7.4 3.8 4.0 2.9
Willie Hernandez 1984 DET Cy,MVP 28.0 140.3 80 0 9 32 1.92 0.94 112 3.7 7.2 4.9 6.0 5.2
Dan Quisenberry 1983 KC 25.8 139.0 69 0 5 45 1.94 0.93 48 0.1 15.1 4.7 5.8 -0.9
Bill Caudill 1982 SEA 23.2 95.7 70 0 12 26 2.35 1.04 111 5.1 5.9 2.7 3.6 4.9
Rollie Fingers 1981 MIL FM Cy,MVP 34.7 78.0 47 0 6 28 1.04 0.87 61 2.8 15.9 5.7 6.0 3.4
Rich Gossage 1980 NYY FM 21.7 99.0 64 0 6 33 2.27 1.12 103 0.3 10.0 2.9 3.1 4.4
Jim Kern 1979 TEX 33.4 143.0 71 0 13 29 1.57 1.13 136 4.9 9.7 5.9 4.1 7.7
Rich Gossage 1978 NYY FM 27.1 134.3 63 0 10 27 2.01 1.09 122 3.5 7.6 4.4 4.1 6.4
Rich Gossage 1977 PIT FM 30.3 133.0 72 0 11 26 1.62 0.95 151 3.2 8.2 5.4 5.5 7.0
Bill Campbell 1976 MIN 23.4 167.7 78 0 17 20 3.01 1.23 115 7.9 6.1 1.5 1.9 4.8
Rich Gossage 1975 CHW FM 30.5 141.7 62 0 9 26 1.84 1.19 130 2.8 11.9 5.0 3.2 6.6
Mike Marshall 1974 LAD Cy 31.8 208.3 106 0 15 21 2.42 1.19 143 6.6 9.7 4.1 3.2 7.1
John Hiller 1973 DET 33.6 125.3 65 0 10 38 1.44 1.02 124 2.8 15.5 5.2 4.5 4.6
Sparky Lyle 1972 NYY 28.0 107.7 59 0 9 35 1.92 1.05 75 2.7 16.1 3.6 3.5 1.1
Ken Sanders 1971 MIL 26.3 136.3 83 0 7 31 1.91 1.06 80 1.2 13.5 4.5 4.1 2.0
Lindy McDaniel 1970 NYY 21.7 111.7 62 0 9 29 2.01 0.99 81 2.7 7.9 3.7 4.5 1.8
Ron Perranoski 1969 MIN 23.3 119.7 75 0 9 31 2.11 1.14 62 1.7 12.5 4.2 3.7 0.2
Phil Regan 1968 LAD 23.7 134.7 73 0 12 25 2.27 1.07 67 4.9 11.1 2.6 2.6 1.5
Ted Abernathy 1967 CIN 23.0 106.3 70 0 6 28 1.27 0.98 88 0.6 10.5 4.7 4.0 2.2
Phil Regan 1966 LAD 24.2 116.7 65 0 14 21 1.62 0.93 88 6.3 5.6 4.6 4.7 2.0
Stu Miller 1965 BAL 22.1 119.3 67 0 14 24 1.89 1.00 104 5.3 5.2 3.7 3.9 3.0
Eddie Fisher 1965 CHW 22.1 165.3 82 0 15 24 2.40 0.97 90 6.0 5.2 3.1 4.8 2.0
Dick Radatz 1964 BOS 34.8 157.0 79 0 16 29 2.29 1.03 181 7.3 10.4 4.0 4.3 7.8
Dick Radatz 1963 BOS 28.9 132.3 66 0 15 25 1.97 1.10 162 6.3 7.9 3.7 2.9 7.1
Dick Radatz 1962 BOS 28.5 124.7 62 0 9 24 2.24 1.08 144 2.7 9.7 4.3 4.2 6.7
Luis Arroyo 1961 NYY 31.1 119.0 65 0 15 29 2.19 1.11 87 5.8 14.6 4.0 3.3 2.4
Lindy McDaniel 1960 STL 30.0 116.3 65 2 12 26 2.09 0.94 105 2.6 15.6 3.4 4.1 3.4
Bill Henry 1959 CHC 16.8 134.3 65 0 9 12 2.68 1.02 115 1.2 3.3 2.8 4.3 4.2
Ryne Duren 1958 NYY 21.6 75.7 44 1 6 20 2.02 1.10 87 0.3 12.1 3.2 3.3 1.9
Bob Grim 1957 NYY 21.5 72.0 46 0 12 19 2.63 1.33 52 4.4 12.0 2.9 1.8 -0.6
Clem Labine 1956 BRO 22.0 115.7 62 3 10 19 3.34 1.30 75 1.2 13.0 2.6 2.7 1.5
Ray Narleski 1955 CLE 20.7 111.7 60 1 9 19 3.71 1.28 94 2.7 9.3 1.3 2.0 4.3
Marv Grissom 1954 NYG 17.0 122.3 56 3 10 19 2.35 1.23 64 2.5 6.0 3.1 2.2 2.1
Ellis Kinder 1953 BOS 24.5 107.0 69 0 10 27 1.85 1.14 39 1.4 14.4 4.6 4.1 -1.0
Joe Black 1952 BRO 24.8 142.3 56 2 15 15 2.15 1.00 85 4.3 8.1 4.0 4.5 2.9
Ellis Kinder 1951 BOS 23.6 127.0 63 2 11 14 2.55 1.21 84 3.5 9.2 3.8 3.4 2.7
Jim Konstanty 1950 PHI MVP 31.2 152.0 74 0 16 22 2.66 1.04 56 4.5 17.0 4.1 5.0 -0.4
Joe Page 1949 NYY 37.3 135.3 60 0 13 27 2.59 1.32 99 3.4 23.8 3.0 1.7 4.4
Ted Wilks 1948 STL 17.6 130.7 57 2 6 13 2.62 1.16 71 0.6 5.2 3.8 4.3 2.7
Joe Page 1947 NYY 30.4 141.3 56 2 14 17 2.48 1.25 116 4.1 10.8 3.8 3.4 7.2
Earl Caldwell 1946 CHW 23.7 90.7 39 0 13 8 2.08 0.98 42 3.7 11.3 3.9 4.3 -0.5
Andy Karl 1945 PHI 23.9 180.7 67 2 8 15 2.99 1.25 51 1.2 15.0 2.9 2.6 1.2
Joe Berry 1944 PHA 22.7 111.3 53 0 10 12 1.94 0.91 44 2.6 8.5 4.3 5.0 1.2
Gordon Maltzberger 1943 CHW 19.2 98.7 37 0 7 14 2.46 1.11 48 0.0 12.0 2.9 2.9 0.5
Hugh Casey 1942 BRO 23.3 112.0 50 2 6 13 2.25 1.21 54 -0.9 16.3 3.1 2.9 0.9
Johnny Murphy 1941 NYY 24.6 77.3 35 0 8 15 1.98 1.40 29 0.6 20.1 3.2 1.4 -1.6
Al Benton 1940 DET 24.7 79.3 42 0 6 17 4.43 1.63 50 -0.3 21.6 1.8 0.8 -0.2
Clint Brown 1939 CHW 20.4 118.3 61 0 11 18 3.88 1.30 41 2.6 13.7 1.7 2.6 -1.2
Charlie Root 1938 CHC 20.1 160.7 44 11 8 8 2.86 1.20 70 0.9 7.8 3.7 3.7 3.0
Clint Brown 1937 CHW 22.9 100.0 53 0 7 18 3.42 1.28 51 -0.2 17.6 2.4 2.6 -0.4
Pat Malone 1936 NYY 18.5 134.7 35 9 12 9 3.81 1.51 72 2.6 7.5 2.8 2.1 2.5
Syl Johnson 1935 PHI 19.2 174.7 37 18 10 6 3.55 1.22 89 2.1 4.1 3.1 4.3 4.6
Waite Hoyt 1934 PIT F 22.5 190.7 48 15 15 5 2.93 1.19 105 3.9 4.1 3.8 4.3 5.5
Jack Russell 1933 WSH 23.5 124.0 50 3 12 13 2.69 1.22 28 4.2 11.1 3.7 3.4 0.1
Firpo Marberry 1932 WSH 20.0 197.7 54 15 8 13 4.01 1.39 66 0.1 12.9 2.2 1.7 2.1
Bump Hadley 1931 WSH 23.8 179.7 55 11 11 8 3.06 1.32 124 2.5 5.8 3.8 2.6 8.2
Watty Clark 1930 BRO 21.3 200.0 44 24 13 6 4.19 1.24 81 3.5 5.8 2.5 4.7 3.8
Syl Johnson 1929 STL 16.3 182.3 42 19 13 3 3.60 1.33 80 3.2 0.5 3.5 3.5 4.7
Watty Clark 1928 BRO 18.7 194.7 40 19 12 3 2.68 1.25 85 2.9 1.7 4.2 3.2 5.7
Wilcy Moore 1927 NYY 33.7 213.0 50 12 19 13 2.28 1.15 75 6.7 11.1 5.6 5.1 4.1
Firpo Marberry 1926 WSH 34.1 138.0 64 5 12 22 3.00 1.35 43 2.6 23.6 3.6 2.7 0.7
Firpo Marberry 1925 WSH 27.9 93.3 55 0 9 15 3.47 1.38 53 1.5 18.1 3.5 3.2 0.6
Firpo Marberry 1924 WSH 31.1 195.3 50 15 11 15 3.09 1.33 68 2.3 18.1 3.2 2.8 3.8
Allan Russell 1923 WSH 20.9 181.3 52 5 10 9 3.03 1.40 67 1.8 10.2 3.4 1.8 2.8
Hub Pruett 1922 SLB 20.5 119.7 39 8 7 7 2.33 1.32 70 0.5 8.5 4.4 2.9 3.3
Bill Bayne 1921 SLB 13.9 164.0 47 14 11 3 4.72 1.51 82 3.4 2.4 0.9 1.6 4.6

Notes

Methodology/FAQs/Definitions:  Click here for a long list of FAQs.

Positions (Season):  ‘POS’ represents all position the player had either 20 games played that season or the previous season (the general standard for fantasy baseball).  ‘MVPOS’ represents the most valuable position for the player which is used in determining the player’s value based on the following order of most valuable to least valuable: C, SS, 2B, 3B, OF, 1B, DH.  Pitchers are either designated as a starter or reliever and is more subjective given the shifting roles of relievers over the years.  In general, any pitcher whose GS represent 50+% of Games is noted as a SP as well as any pitchers with 20+ GS.

Positions (Career):  The ‘Pos’ field for hitters reflects any position where the player qualified for 1+ years and it was deemed their most valuable fantasy position (see above).  The shorthand is C=Catcher, 1=1B, 2=2B, S=SS, 3=3B, O=OF, D=DH.  Pitchers typically are set to S (Starter) or R (Reliever) based on their predominant role.  A combined SR is given to pitchers who had 3+ years in both roles (e.g., Dennis Eckersley) or 1-3 years in each role.

Halls: “F” is Hall of Fame, “M” is Baseball Think Factory’s Hall of Merit, “FM” is both.  For those unfamiliar with the BBTF Hall of Merit, consider it a wiser, less corrupt, more SABR-friendly Hall of Fame.   Four players are voted in every year.  Players must be retired for 5 years before becoming eligible.  Players are never made ineligible (unlike the HOF who ‘one and done’ players like Lou Whitaker, Bobby Grich, and Kevin Brown).

Awards:  Just includes Cy Young and MVP awards.  The Cy Young Award was awarded to the best MLB pitcher starting in 1956 and then became the best pitcher in each league in 1967.  The MVP award has been awarded to the most valuable player in each league since 1931.

Filtering Results:  You can filter multiple fields at the same time.  The text fields below the column headers enable several methods for filtering the data.  Here are some examples:

Function Symbol Example Explanation
ANY MATCH ‘B’ in Pos Typing B in Pos will filter to any player with 1B, 2B, or 3B eligibility.  Type in more details to filter further – e.g., “1B’, “1B, 3B”, etc.
OR | Ruth|Aaron in ‘Name’ All players with Ruth or Aaron in their name
NOT ! !FM in ‘Halls’ All players who are not in both the Hall of Fame and the Hall of Merit
NOR ! | !F|M in ‘Halls’ All players who are not in the Hall of Fame NOR the Hall of Merit.  Just use the ! once.
GREATER THAN > >30 in $ All players whose $ is greater than 30
LESS THAN < <30 in $ All players whose $ is less than 30
GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO >= >=30 in $ All players whose $ is greater than or equal to 30
LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO <= <=30 in $ All players whose $ is less than or equal to 30

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