Top 10 Closers At The Halfway Mark

Dan Pazos@danpinreallifeCorrespondent IJuly 7, 2009

Top 10 Closers At The Halfway Mark

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    NEW YORK - JULY 01:  Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Seattle Mariners on July 1, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 4-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

10. Brian Fuentes

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    PHOENIX - JUNE 27:  Relief pitcher Brian Fuentes #40 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the major league baseball game at Chase Field on June 27, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Angels defeated the Diamondba

9. Francisco Rodriguez

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 28:  Francisco Rodriguez #75 of the New York Mets pitches against the New York Yankees on June 28, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Mets 4-2 and Yankee pitcher

8. Huston Street

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    DENVER - MAY 10:  Relief pitcher Huston Street #16 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after striking out Jeremy Hermida of the Florida Marlins for the final out of the game during MLB action at Coors Field on May 10, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Street earned a

7. Jonathan Broxton

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    ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 21:  Pitcher Jonathan Broxton #51 of the Los Angeles Dodgers comes into the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on June 21, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.   The Dodgers won 5-3.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Im

6. Jonathan Papelbon

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    CLEVELAND - OCTOBER 18:  Closing pitcherJonathan Papelbon #58 of the Boston Red Sox delivers against the Cleveland Indians during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Jacobs Field on October 18, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Red Sox won

5. Mariano Rivera

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    NEW YORK - JULY 01:  Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Seattle Mariners on July 1, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 4-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

4. Francisco Cordero

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    CINCINNATI - MARCH 31:  Francisco Cordero #48 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the game on March 31, 2008 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

3. Heath Bell

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    ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 28:  Pitcher Heath Bell #21 of the San Diego Padres throws against the Texas Rangers on June 28, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

2. Ryan Franklin

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 20:  Pitcher Ryan Franklin #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals gives a thumbs up to catcher Yadier Molina #4 during the game against the Kansas City Royals on June 20, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie S

1. Joe Nathan

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    ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 21:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Minnesota Twins pitches in the 12th inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angels Stadium on August 21, 2008 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

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