Ranking the Best Closers in the MLB by the Odds

Jason Schandl
Ranking the MLB's best closers by the odds, including Aroldis Chapman.
Ranking the MLB's best closers by the odds, including Aroldis Chapman. / Bob Levey/Getty Images
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The recent trends in MLB pitching have seen bullpens emphasized as much as ever. Even with some new rules in place to curtail that trend a bit, the closer remains an incredibly crucial spot on every team.

Based on the odds to lead the MLB in saves, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, this is how the rankings for the league's best closer stack up.

MLB Best Closers 2020

12. Raisel Iglesias, Cincinnati Reds (+1200)

11. Edwin Diaz, New York Mets (+1200)

10. Craig Kimbrel, Chicago Cubs (+1200)

9. Taylor Rodgers, Minnesota Twins (+1000)

8. Liam Hendriks, Oakland Athletics (+1000)

7. Kirby Yates, San Diego Padres (+1000)

6. Josh Hader, Milwaukee Brewers (+1000)

5. Brad Hand, Cleveland Indians (+1000)

4. Alex Colome, Chicago White Sox (+1000)

3. Kenley Jansen, Los Angeles Dodgers (+750)

2. Roberto Osuna, Houston Astros (+650)

1. Aroldis Chapman, New York Yankees (+650)


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