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1996 National League Rolaids Relief Man

Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jeff Brantley
CIN
RP
32.8
2.8
13.3
9.4
by Pitching Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Trevor Hoffman
SDN
RP
28.7
3.9
19.6
14.8
2 Jeff Shaw
CIN
RP
30.0
3.3
11.9
6.2
3 Jeff Brantley
CIN
RP
32.8
2.8
13.3
9.4
4 Robb Nen
FLO
RP
26.6
2.7
18.2
13.7
5 Ken Ryan
PHI
RP
27.7
2.2
10.5
5.7
6 Mel Rojas
MON
RP
29.6
2.1
16.3
11.8
7 Mark Guthrie
LAN
RP
30.8
2.1
7.7
3.7
8 Turk Wendell
CHN
RP
29.1
1.9
11.0
6.7
9 Ricky Bottalico
PHI
RP
26.8
1.8
12.6
8.9
10 Terry Adams*
CHN
RP
23.3
1.8
9.0
3.5
11 Mark Wohlers
ATL
RP
26.4
1.7
13.6
9.4
12 Bruce Ruffin
COL
RP
32.7
1.5
13.2
9.4
13 Antonio Osuna*
LAN
RP
23.2
1.5
9.4
4.8
14 Steve Reed
COL
RP
31.3
1.5
7.7
3.6
15 Barry Manuel*
MON
RP
30.9
1.4
7.0
2.3
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

1996 American League Rolaids Relief Man

Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
John Wetteland
NYA
RP
29.9
2.4
13.0
9.6
by Pitching Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mariano Rivera
NYA
RP
26.6
5.0
17.9
12.1
2 Roberto Hernandez
CHA
RP
31.6
4.1
17.3
12.7
3 Troy Percival
CAL
RP
26.9
3.4
16.0
12.1
4 Heathcliff Slocumb
BOS
RP
30.1
3.1
15.0
10.6
5 Eric Plunk
CLE
RP
32.8
3.0
10.6
6.5
6 Mike James
CAL
RP
28.9
2.6
9.3
5.0
7 John Wetteland
NYA
RP
29.9
2.4
13.0
9.6
8 Mike Stanton
MULT
RP
29.1
2.4
8.3
4.1
9 Mike Trombley
MIN
RP
29.2
2.1
9.3
5.6
10 Mike Mohler
OAK
RP
27.9
2.0
8.9
4.5
11 Jim Corsi
OAK
RP
34.8
1.8
7.3
3.4
12 Richie Lewis
DET
RP
30.4
1.8
5.2
0.3
13 Tim Crabtree*
TOR
RP
26.7
1.8
8.2
4.6
14 Randy Myers
BAL
RP
33.8
1.7
8.6
5.4
15 Jeff Russell
TEX
RP
34.8
1.6
7.1
4.1
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James