MLB Closers: Power Ranking All 16 National League Closers

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MLB Closers: Power Ranking All 16 National League Closers
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Closing a baseball game is one of the most difficult jobs in sports. It requires a pitcher to come into a stressful situation, with every eye in the stadium anxiously watching every pitch. Closers are under extreme scrutiny, and a cold streak for a closer directly translates to losing games. 

Pitchers who wish to close must have a special mentality. They must be able to separate themselves from the stress and the noise and mannerisms of the crowds they are pitching in front of to be successful.

Keeping all of that in mind, none of these 16 pitchers are "bad." This is a list I've had an incredibly difficult time compiling.

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