Preseason Ranks: Relief Pitcher

Preseason Ranks: Relief Pitcher
By Yahoo! Sports Staff
March 10, 2008

Rankings: 1B | 2B | 3B | SS | C | OF | SP | RP

The following list comprises the fantasy baseball top 40 relief pitcher rankings of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert for the '08 season. The list is ordered by the overall top 40 composite ranking of the three experts, with the remaining players that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

2008 Relief Pitcher Rankings
 
Brandon
Funston

Matt
Buser

Brad
Evans

Andy
Behrens

Composite
Ranking
Jonathan Papelbon 1 1 1 1 1
J.J. Putz 2 2 2 2 2
Francisco Rodriguez 3 3 3 4 3
Joe Nathan 4 4 4 3 4
Billy Wagner 6 7 6 5 5
Jose Valverde 7 8 7 6 6
Mariano Rivera 8 6 9 7 7
Takashi Saito 5 5 13 8 8
Rafael Soriano 9 10 8 10 9
Bobby Jenks 10 9 11 9 10
Manny Corpas 11 12 10 16 11
Brett Myers 14 11 15 11 12
Joba Chamberlain 15 19 5 15 13
Francisco Cordero 12 15 16 14 14
Huston Street 13 14 17 13 14
Matt Capps 16 13 14 18 16
Chad Billingsley 19 22 12 12 17
Trevor Hoffman 17 16 19 17 18
Joakim Soria 22 18 20 19 19
Chad Cordero 21 20 18 21 20
Jason Isringhausen 18 17 21 25 21
Brad Lidge 23 21 23 20 22
Carlos Marmol 20 27 29 24 23
Kevin Gregg 26 23 25 26 23
B.J. Ryan 30 26 22 28 25
Todd Jones 24 28 28 29 26
Eric Gagne 27 24 26 34 27
Joe Borowski 25 25 24 40 28
Jonathan Broxton 28 35 36 22 29
Brandon Lyon 31 31 30 32 30
Troy Percival 29 29 34 37 31
Rafael Betancourt 40 34 37 23 32
C.J. Wilson 32 38 33 36 33
Pat Neshek 33 36 39 33 34
Kerry Wood 36 39 35 38 35
Brian Wilson 37 30 27 36
Zack Greinke 35 31 31 37
George Sherrill 34 32 32 38
Shaun Marcum 39 27 39
Joaquin Benoit 38 40 40
Hideki Okajima 40 39
Heath Bell 30
Jeremy Accardo 33
Jeremy Guthrie 35
Bob Howry 37
Tony Pena 38

Rankings based on a standard, 5x5 (BA, HR, RBI, R, SB) league format

Updated on Monday, Mar 10, 2008 8:41 pm, EDT

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