Closer watch

Welcome to Closer Watch! If you want to look up a team’s closer or his possible replacements, or just want a refresher on the league’s closing situations, you’ll find the answers on our continually updated chart.

AL Bullpens

+-----------+---------------------+----------------+-------------+----------------------------------+
| TEAM      | CLOSER              | INTERIM CLOSER | SECURITY    | NEXT-IN-LINE                     |
+-----------+---------------------+----------------+-------------+----------------------------------+
| Angels    | Ernesto Frieri      |                | Secure      | Kevin Jepsen                     |
| Astros    | Committee           |                | Shaky       | Josh Fields, Chia-Jen Lo         |
| Athletics | Grant Balfour       |                | Secure      | Ryan Cook, Sean Doolittle        |
| Blue Jays | Casey Janssen       |                | Secure      | Steve Delabar, Brett Cecil       |
| Indians   | Chris Perez         |                | Secure      | Vinnie Pestano                   |
| Mariners  | Danny Farquhar      |                | Shaky       | Furbush, Medina, Perez           |
| Orioles   | Jim Johnson         |                | Secure      | Tommy Hunter, Francisco Rodriguez|
| Rangers   | Joe Nathan          |                | Locked In   | Jason Frasor, Tanner Scheppers   |
| Rays      | Fernando Rodney     |                | Secure      | Peralta, McGee, Farnsworth       |
| Red Sox   | Koji Uehara         |                | Secure      | Junichi Tazawa                   |
| Royals    | Greg Holland        |                | Secure      | Aaron Crow, Luke Hochevar        |
| Tigers    | Joaquin Benoit      |                | Secure      | Veras, Smyly, Rondon             |
| Twins     | Glen Perkins        |                | Secure      | Jared Burton, Casey Fien         |
| White Sox | Addison Reed        |                | Locked In   | Matt Lindstrom, Nate Jones       |
| Yankees   | Mariano Rivera      |                | Locked In   | David Robertson                  |
+-----------+---------------------+----------------+-------------+----------------------------------+

NL Bullpens

+-----------+---------------------+----------------+-------------+----------------------------------+
| TEAM      | CLOSER              | INTERIM CLOSER | SECURITY    | NEXT-IN-LINE                     |
+-----------+---------------------+----------------+-------------+----------------------------------+
| Braves    | Craig Kimbrel       |                | Locked In   | Jordan Walden, Scott Downs       |
| Brewers   | Jim Henderson       |                | Secure      | Brandon Kintzler, Mike Gonzalez  |
| Cardinals | Edward Mujica       |                | Locked In   | Trevor Rosenthal                 |
| Cubs      | Kevin Gregg         |                | Secure      | Pedro Strop, James Russell       |
| D'Backs   | Brad Ziegler        |                | Secure      | Heath Bell                       |
| Dodgers   | Kenley Jansen       |                | Locked In   | Rodriguez, Belisario, Wilson     |
| Giants    | Sergio Romo         |                | Secure      | Santiago Casilla, Javier Lopez   |
| Marlins   | Steve Cishek        |                | Secure      | Dunn, Ramos, Qualls              |
| Mets      | LaTroy Hawkins      |                | Shaky       | David Aardsma                    |
| Nationals | Rafael Soriano      |                | Secure      | Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard      |
| Padres    | Huston Street       |                | Secure      | Luke Gregerson, Dale Thayer      |
| Phillies  | Jonathan Papelbon   |                | Locked In   | De Fratus, Diekman               |
| Pirates   | Mark Melacon        |                | Secure      | Justin Wilson                    |
| Reds      | Aroldis Chapman     |                | Locked In   | J.J. Hoover, Sam LeCure          |
| Rockies   | Rex Brothers        |                | Secure      | Wilton Lopez, Matt Belisle       |
+-----------+---------------------+----------------+-------------+----------------------------------+
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