Heroes of the Zeros: The Bullpen

As we continue our vote on the Reds All Decade Team, we look today at the bullpen.  The Reds bullpen was a strength in the early aughts, but it also had some very lean periods in the middle of the decade before rebounding a bit the last two seasons.  Below you will see the 28 relievers who managed to pitch 60 or more games out of the bullpen for the Reds between 2000 and 2009.  The survey below will have you choose a closer, 2 right-handed relievers, 2 left-handed relievers, and 2 other relievers of your choice.  Please be careful not to choose a pitcher for more than one spot as I will only count a single vote for that player. 

One note before you vote, I didn't feel like doing the extra work it would take to separate a pitcher's relief appearances from his starts, so some of the stats below include starts as well as relief appearances.  This mainly only affects Danny Graves (30 GS), Chris Reitsma (53 GS), and Matt Belisle (43 GS) with a couple other pitchers having a handful of starts in their numbers.  Please try to take that into account when considering a player as best you can.  Voting can be done after the jump.

Other ballots: Starting Rotation

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Years G W L W-L% SV IP ERA ERA+ FIP BA OBP SLG OPS SO/9 BB/9 HR/9
Jeremy Affeldt 2008 74 1 1 .500 0 78.1 3.33 133 3.72 .260 .323 .410 .733 9.19 2.87 1.03
Matt Belisle 2003-2008 132 16 22 .421 1 341.2 5.06 89 4.54
.302 .351 .472 .823 6.06 2.53 1.24
Bill Bray 2006-2008 111 7 6 .538 3 89.0 3.84 118 3.40
.278 .348 .433 .780 9.20 3.84 0.81
Jim Brower 2001-2002 68 9 10 .474 1 168.2 3.95 114 4.49
.250 .328 .406 .734 6.30 3.74 1.01
Jared Burton 2007-2009 154 10 3 .769 0 161.0 3.47 128 3.73
.238 .322 .368 .690 7.77 3.91 0.73
Todd Coffey 2005-2008 213 12 9 .571 9 206.1 4.62 98 4.58
.311 .366 .476 .842 5.98 2.75 1.22
Francisco Cordero 2008-2009 140 7 10 .412 73 137.0 2.76 158 3.42
.238 .329 .327 .656 8.93 4.47 0.53
Jon Coutlangus 2007 64 4 2 .667 0 41.0 4.39 105 4.57
.250 .373 .362 .735 8.34 5.93 0.66
Danny Graves 2000-2005 318 29 35 .453 147 526.0 4.16 105 4.62
.279 .331 .451 .782 4.59 2.58 1.16
Daniel Ray Herrera 2008-2009 77 4 4 .500 0 69.0 3.52 122 4.00
.283 .354 .419 .772 6.78 3.52 0.78
Mike Lincoln 2008-2009 83 3 6 .333 0 93.1 5.40 81 5.66
.269 .357 .465 .822 6.36 4.15 1.64
Gary Majewski 2006-2008 88 2 6 .250 0 78.0 7.38 61 4.73
.388 .429 .562 .992 5.31 2.54 1.15
Nick Masset 2008-2009 84 6 1 .857 0 93.1 2.31 186 3.65
.213 .276 .334 .610 7.81 2.80 0.87
Hector Mercado 2000-2001 68 3 2 .600 0 67.0 4.16 111 4.26
.262 .354 .418 .772 9.67 5.10 1.07
Kent Mercker 2003-2008 179 5 4 .556 5 142.0 3.36 129 4.72
.256 .336 .447 .783 6.91 3.99 1.27
Phil Norton 2003-2004 86 2 5 .286 0 80.1 4.59 92 4.10
.263 .359 .380 .740 6.16 4.93 0.56
Brian Reith 2001-2004 73 4 12 .250 1 127.2 5.92 73 6.16
.292 .381 .542 .923 5.99 5.01 1.83
Chris Reitsma 2001-2003 125 22 32 .407 12 404.1 4.52 97 4.57
.280 .329 .456 .785 5.19 2.52 1.20
Dennys Reyes 2000-2001 97 4 7 .364 0 96.2 4.75 98 4.74
.254 .363 .395 .757 8.19 5.96 0.93
Arthur Rhodes 2009 66 1 1 .500 0 53.1 2.53 169 3.14
.198 .276 .299 .576 8.10 3.38 0.51
John Riedling 2000-2004 200 13 12 .520 3 274.1 4.13 104 4.37
.256 .345 .385 .730 5.97 4.43 0.69
Brian Shackelford 2005-2006 63 2 0 1.000 0 46.0 4.11 107 5.20
.229 .333 .388 .722 6.26 3.72 1.17
Mike Stanton 2007 69 1 3 .250 0 57.2 5.93 78 4.26
.315 .374 .462 .836 6.24 2.81 0.94
Scott Sullivan 2000-2003 279 22 12 .647 4 338.0 4.05 111 4.21
.246 .326 .408 .734 7.96 3.49 1.14
Ryan Wagner 2003-2005 108 8 4 .667 0 119.0 4.69 90 4.38
.274 .354 .410 .764 7.64 4.24 0.98
David Weathers 2005-2009 325 20 23 .465 61 336.1 3.56 126 4.37
.239 .317 .390 .707 6.21 3.67 0.96
Gabe White 2000-2004 137 10 3 .769 1 128.2 4.34 98 4.25
.256 .289 .467 .756 6.92 1.54 1.47
Scott Williamson 2000-2003 155 13 15 .464 35 229.0 3.14 143 3.53
.209 .326 .329 .655 10.73 5.42 0.71
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 12/14/2009.

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