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Power Ranking the Members of the Oakland A's Bullpen

Ryan Cook might have been the Oakland Athletics All-Star representative in July, but if the bullpen arms were ranked today, he wouldn't be No. 1. There are currently eight relievers. As a staff, they have the third best ERA in Major League Baseball. They're also tied for first in most wins and lowest opposing batting average. Clearly, they're talented. The members of Oakland's bullpen fair well against the rest of the league—so how do they stack up against each other? The heaviest factors are total runs allowed and ERA.
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Oakland Athletics: 5 Reasons Ryan Cook Is Currently the Best Reliever in MLB

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (3 years ago)

Who's this Ryan Cook guy and why is he the best relief pitcher in MLB right now? To start, he's a setup man for the Oakland A's and could arguably be the closer at some point this year the way he's pitching, having allowed only four... Read Post

Ranking the Most Trustworthy Arms in the Cincinnati Reds' Bullpen

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 years ago)

The Cincinnati Reds had the best bullpen in baseball last year. Among all major league bullpens, the Reds ranked first in ERA, saves, earned runs and runs allowed. Additionally, the bullpen finished in the top five in wins, BAA, OBP... Read Post

The bullpen: Baltimore Orioles top Oakland A’s as AL’s surprise team

Baseball / MLB : Blue Jays Baseball Blog (2 years ago)

As part of the major league power rankings that can be found further down in The Bullpen, the teams ranked Nos. 3-4 overall are the Oakland A’s and the Baltimore Orioles, two teams currently holding the first and second wild-card... Read Post


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