Top 10 bullpens in the majors
December, 28, 2013
By Buster Olney | ESPN.com
Pouya Dianat/Getty ImagesBaseball hasn't seen a reliever dominate like Craig Kimbrel since Mariano Rivera emerged.The top 10 series continues with a look at the best bullpens in the majors.
1. Atlanta Braves
If you want to know what the start of a first-ballot Hall of Fame career might look like, Craig Kimbrel is the reliever version of Mike Trout. The Atlanta closer has faced 883 batters in the regular season, and among those, he’s struck out 381 and allowed 123 hits.