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The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Cincinnati Reds

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A list of all players who have ever played Relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, with photos of the players when available. These Cincinnati Reds Relief pitchers are listed by popularity, so the top of this list features only the best Cincinnati Reds Relief pitchers of all time. The Cincinnati Reds have a rich history with the MLB, and they owe a lot of their success to their talented Relief pitchers. This list answers the question, "Who are the greatest Cincinnati Reds Relief pitchers of all time?"

Items here include everything from Deion Sanders to Tom Seaver.
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  • 1

    Aaron Harang

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsOakland Athletics, Cincinnati Reds

    Aaron Michael Harang (born May 9, 1978) is an American former professional baseball starting pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego...  more
  • 2

    Aaron Heilman

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceLogansport, Indiana

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsNew York Mets

    Aaron Michael Heilman (born November 12, 1978) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Heilman was drafted by the New York Mets out of Notre Dame in 2001. He came up through the Mets...  more
  • 3

    Aaron Looper

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceAda, Oklahoma

    TeamsSeattle Mariners

    Aaron Joseph Looper (born September 7, 1976) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He pitched in the Seattle Mariners farm system from 1998 to 2006. In 2003, he appeared in 6 games with...  more
  • 4

    Aaron Poreda

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceWalnut Creek, California

    Aaron Anderman Poreda (born October 1, 1986) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. A first-round pick of the Chicago White Sox in the 2007 draft who threw a 97 mile-per-hour fastball,...  more
  • 5

    Aaron Rakers

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceHighland, Illinois

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles

    Aaron James Rakers (born January 22, 1977) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 23rd...  more
  • 6

    Aaron Taylor

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceValdosta, Georgia

    TeamsSeattle Mariners

    Aaron Wade Taylor (born August 20, 1977), nicknamed Big Country, is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Seattle Mariners. Taylor was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 11th round...  more
  • 7

    Adam Butler

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceVirginia

    Adam Christopher Butler is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played one season with the Atlanta Braves in 1998....  more
  • 8

    Adam Russell

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceNorth Olmsted, Ohio

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsChicago White Sox

    Adam William Russell (born April 14, 1983) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. In 2004, Russell was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round as the 179th overall pick....  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceBrunswick, Georgia

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsSt. Louis Cardinals

    Adam Parrish Wainwright (born August 30, 1981) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Atlanta Braves selected him 29th overall in...  more
  • 10

    Akinori Otsuka

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceChiba Prefecture

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Texas Rangers

    Akinori Otsuka (大塚 晶則, Ōtsuka Akinori) (born January 13, 1972) is a retired Japanese baseball pitcher who coaches for the Chunichi Dragons in Nippon Professional Baseball. He was formerly the set-up...  more
  • 11

    Al Blanche

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceSomerville, Massachusetts

    TeamsBoston Braves, Boston Bees

    Prosper Albert Blanche is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played three seasons with the Boston Braves / Bees from 1935 to 1936....  more
  • 12

    Al Levine

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplacePark Ridge, Illinois

    TeamsKansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers

    Alan Brian Levine (born May 22, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who pitched 234 games in the minor leagues, and 416 games in the major leagues....  more
  • 13

    Al McBean

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceCharlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates

    Alvin O'Neal McBean (born May 15, 1938) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a pitcher, most notably for the Pittsburgh Pirates with whom he...  more
  • 14

    Al Reyes

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSan Cristóbal, Dominican Republic

    TeamsMilwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates

    Rafael Alberto "Al" Reyes (born April 10, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. A right-handed pitcher and career reliever, he played for seven teams; debuting on April 27, 1995, with the...  more
  • 15

    Alan Embree

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, The Dalles

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox

    Alan Duane Embree (born January 23, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Embree played for the Cleveland Indians (1992–1996), Atlanta Braves (1997–1998), Arizona Diamondbacks...  more
  • 16

    Alan Farina

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceWinter Park, Florida

    BatsRight-handed

  • 17

    Alberto Árias

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsColorado Rockies, Houston Astros

    Alberto A. Arias (born October 14, 1983) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher. In 2006, Arias played in Minor League Baseball with the Tulsa Drillers. Arias made his MLB debut with the...  more
  • 18

    Alberto Castillo

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    TeamsBaltimore Orioles

    Alberto Castillo Betancourt (born July 5, 1975) is a Cuban former professional baseball pitcher. He previously played for the Baltimore Orioles, and Arizona Diamondbacks....  more
  • 19

    Alex Hinshaw

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplacePomona, California

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants

    Alexander "Alex" Omar Hinshaw (born October 31, 1982) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He graduated from Claremont High School and attended Chaffey College and San Diego State...  more
  • 20

    Alexi Ogando

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    BirthplaceSan Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Alexi Ogando Acosta (born October 5, 1983) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers,...  more
  • 21

    Allen Watson

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    BirthplaceJamaica, New York City, New York

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Anaheim Angels, New York Yankees

    Allen Kenneth Watson (born November 18, 1970) is a high school baseball coach and former left-handed starting pitcher in professional baseball....  more
  • 22

    Anderson García

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies

    Anderson Garcia (born March 23, 1981 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) played in Major League Baseball as a relief pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies....  more
  • 23

    Andrew Brown

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceChardon, Ohio

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsOakland Athletics, Cleveland Indians

    Andrew Brown may refer to:...  more
  • 24

    Andrew Carpenter

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceFairfield, California

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies

    Andrew James Rudolph "Drew" Carpenter (born May 18, 1985), is an American former professional baseball pitcher. A graduate of Long Beach State University, Carpenter has played in Major League...  more
  • 25

    Andrew Sisco

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSteamboat Springs, Colorado

    TeamsKansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox

    Andrew Frank Sisco (born January 13, 1983) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox, in the Korean...  more