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Who is the best closer in baseball?

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This was a debate on Baseball Tonight either last night or hte night before I believe.


Its hard to choose.


Eric Gagne

John Smoltz


No other closer is close.

Although a certain Astro closer is nasty, just not three pitch nasty.
 

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John Smoltz, when he comes in -- the game is over. Just hit the showers. Gagne is solid but Smoltz just seems even more solid to me.
 

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Admin, The Game is over when Smoltz comes in?

He just blew a save
 

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If he started the inning, you probably wouldn't have tied it up. Don't base a season off 1 game.
 

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Smoltz has converted 67 of his last 70 save opps...

Smoltz over Gagne but Eric is gaining ground...
 

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No It's just funny you said that...
 

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smoltz for consistency, but gagne doesnt have the consistency as smoltz, but sure has more K-s
 

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oh also benitez, the past 28 inns (may and june) hes only let in 12 hits, 8 BB 1 run, around 24 ks

in the past 25 inns (may and june) for smoltz hes let in 19 hits, 4 runs 4 BB with 28 ks
in the past 22.2 inns (may and june) for gagne hes let in 9 hits, 7 runs 5 BB with 43 ks

to me benitez has been 2nd best, gagne comes first, smoltz doesnt have BAA or WHIP and k's
 

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Benitez over Smoltz?

no chance

Smoltz has better k/9ip, more k's, better whip, more saves, better era

Smoltz and Gagne...

Wagner is a close 3rd...

everyone else is far away
 

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Benitez over Smoltz?

no chance

Smoltz has better k/9ip, more k's, better whip, more saves, better era

Smoltz and Gagne...

Wagner is a close 3rd...

everyone else is far away
take out benitez's april month, he has better stats then smoltz, except a few ks
 

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He still has pitched bad this season...he is dominant but when Smoltz comes in you already know you lost.
 

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He still has pitched bad this season...he is dominant but when Smoltz comes in you already know you lost.
he lets in to many hits to be the best closer
 

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What before The Phils game, His ERA was .58...

I think

He's by far The best.
 

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