Top 100 Relievers for Save+Hold Leagues: 6/28

Top 100 RP rankings for Saves + Holds leagues in 2024.

Emmanuel Clase, Ryan Helsley, JoJo Romero, Tanner Scott, and Cade Smith each had three SV+HLDs this past week. It’s good to see Scott in this group finally, as he now has a 1.54 ERA and 1.17 WHIP on the season with 11 saves. He may be the best reliever actually available at the deadline this year, and no matter where he lands, should see high-leverage work with his new team.




  • Giovanny Gallegos, Trent Thornton, Robert Garcia, Calvin Faucher, Ben Joyce and Héctor Neris are added to the list. Gallegos is returning from the IL and should see occasional hold chances. Thornton has moved up the pecking order in Seattle, and could be in for more holds if Andrés Muñoz were to eventually miss time. Garcia and Faucher have pitched well and could see more hold chances as we get closer to the deadline. I’m intrigued by Joyce’s new “splinker” but the key with him will always be command (and staying healthy).



  • Ryan Helsley is still all alone as the league leader SV+HLDs for the season with a whopping 28 now. Emmanuel Clase is 2nd with 25, and there are currently three relievers with 23. Over Helsley’s past 14 IP he holds just a 10.1% K-BB rate, 1.86 WHIP, and 4.55 xFIP.


  • Quick closer update since Closing Time came out on Tuesday. I didn’t write about Carlos Estévez this week, but it’s worth pointing out how good he has been in the month of June, with just 1 baserunner allowed over 8 IP while striking out 10. In his two most recent outings he’s been sitting in the 97-98 range with his fastball, up from the 95-96 he had been earlier in the year. He’s likely to be on the move within the next month but is pitching well enough that he could land in a spot where he can continue to close out games.


And if you want more daily reliever updates, please check out our Reliever Ranks series.

Injured List


Rank Pitcher Change
1Emmanuel ClaseT1-
2Josh Hader-
3Edwin Díaz
4Trevor Megill-
5Andrés Muñoz-
6Mason Miller-
7Ryan Helsley
8Pete Fairbanks-
9Evan Phillips-
10Jhoan Duran-
11Craig Kimbrel-
12Tanner Scott+1
13Clay Holmes
14Griffin Jax-
15Jeff Hoffman-
16José Alvarado-
17Bryan Abreu-
18Paul Sewald-
19Robert Suarez-
20Raisel Iglesias+3
21Camilo Doval+1
22Kirby Yates
23Jason Adam+1
24Hunter Harvey-4
25Kyle Finnegan+3
26Fernando Cruz-
27Matt Strahm-
28Reed Garrett+1
29Bryan Hudson+2
30Ryan Walker+3
31Kenley Jansen+1
32Yennier Cano
33Joe Jiménez+1
34Cade Smith+1
35Jeremiah Estrada+1
36Alex Vesia+9
37Ryan Pressly+1
38Hunter Gaddis-1
39Orion Kerkering+3
40Daniel Hudson+4
41David Robertson+6
42Colin Holderman
43Luke Weaver+5
44James McArthur-5
45Blake Treinen+4
46Justin Slaten+4
47Michael Kopech-7
48Andrew Kittredge-5
49JoJo Romero-8
50Scott Barlow+1
51Chris Martin+1
52Dedniel Núñez+2
53Carlos Estévez+16
54Ryne Stanek+9
55Jason Foley-
56Tommy Kahnle
57Lucas Erceg+10
58Andrew Nardi+4
59Kevin Ginkel-6
60A.J. Puk+1
61Garrett Cleavinger-2
62Justin Martinez-5
63Adrian Morejon-7
64Pierce Johnson-4
65Taylor Rogers-1
66Tyler Rogers-
67Aroldis Chapman+5
68Chad Green-
69Ryan Thompson+8
70Giovanny Gallegos+UR
71Colin Poche
72Jorge Alcala+2
73Adam Ottavino-8
74Nate Pearson+1
75Lucas Sims+5
76Dylan Lee+16
77Shelby Miller+1
78Joel Payamps+1
79Elvis Peguero+2
80Erik Miller+3
81Randy Rodríguez+3
82Sam Hentges+3
83Alexis Díaz+3
84Enyel De Los Santos+3
85Austin Adams-14
86Trevor Richards+2
87Tyler Holton-5
88John Brebbia+5
89José Leclerc+1
90Sean Hjelle-1
91Phil Maton+3
92Yuki Matsui+4
93Trent Thornton+UR
94Matt Moore-3
95Robert Garcia+UR
96Calvin Faucher+UR
97Ben Joyce+UR
98Jacob Webb-22
99Héctor Neris+UR
100Caleb Ferguson-5

Rick Graham

Rick resides in the Boston area and has experience as a player and coach at the collegiate level. He has been covering relievers for Pitcher List since 2017.

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