FLB: 2007 relief pitcher rankings
1. Francisco Rodriguez, Angels: When scouting for closers, look for pitchers on teams well-rounded enough to generate a fair share of save chances, quality WHIP numbers (think close to 1.000, or better) and 100-strikeout potential. K-Rod certainly fits the bill, and while his critics continue to say his delivery could lead to future arm troubles, his second half sure didn't suggest wear and tear. He had 26 saves and an 0.50 ERA in 35 appearances.
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