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A list of all players who have ever played Relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, with photos of the players when available. These San Francisco Giants Relief pitchers are listed by popularity, so the top of this list features only the best San Francisco Giants Relief pitchers of all time. The San Francisco Giants 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 San Francisco Giants Relief pitchers of all time?"

This list has everything from Barry Bonds to Deion Sanders.

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Aaron Harang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 40 Aaron Michael Harang is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the Oakland Athletics, Cincinnati ...more

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Aaron Heilman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 40 Aaron Michael Heilman is an American professional baseball pitcher. Heilman was drafted by the New York Mets out of Notre Dame in 2001. He came up through the Mets system as a starting pitcher ...more

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Aaron Looper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 42 Aaron Joseph Looper 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 the Mariners major ...more

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Aaron Poreda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 32 Aaron Anderman Poreda is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently with Yomiuri Giants. A first-round pick of the Chicago White Sox in the 2007 draft who threw a 97 ...more

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Aaron Rakers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 41 Aaron James Rakers is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher who currently plays for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League. He attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and was ...more

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Aaron Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 41 Aaron Wade Taylor, 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 of the 1996 Major ...more

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Adam Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 45 Adam Christopher Butler is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played one season with the Atlanta Braves in 1998.

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Adam Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 35 Adam William Russell is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. In 2004, Russell was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round as the 179th overall

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Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 37 Adam Parrish Wainwright is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. The Atlanta Braves selected him at 29th overall in the first ...more

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Akinori Otsuka is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 46 Akinori Otsuka is a retired Japanese Baseball Pitcher who coaches for the Chunichi Dragons in Nippon Professional Baseball. He was formerly the set-up man for the San Diego Padres and the Texas ...more

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Al Blanche is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
Died at 88 (1909-1997) Prosper Albert Blanche is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played three seasons with the Boston Braves / Bees from 1935 to 1936.

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Al Levine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 50 Alan Brian "Al" Levine is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who last pitched for the Newark Bears of the independent Atlantic League.

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Al McBean is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 80 Alvin O'Neal McBean is a retired professional baseball player who played 10 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, and Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball.

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Al Reyes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 48 Rafael Alberto "Al" Reyes 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

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Alan Embree is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 48 Alan Embree is a baseball player.

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Alan Farina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
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Alberto Árias is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 35 Alberto A. Árias is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. In 2006, Árias played in Minor League Baseball with the Tulsa Drillers. Árias ...more

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Alberto Castillo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 43 Alberto Castillo Betancourt is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Lancaster Barnstormers.

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Alex Hinshaw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 36 Alexander "Alex" Omar Hinshaw is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He graduated from ...more

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Alexi Ogando is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 35 Alexi Ogando is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He previously pitched in MLB for the Texas Rangers from 2010 to 2014. He was an MLB ...more

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Allen Watson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 48 Allen Kenneth Watson is a high school baseball coach and former left-handed starting pitcher in professional baseball.

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Anderson García is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 37 Anderson Garcia played in Major League Baseball as a relief pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Andrew Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 37 Andrew Aaron Brown is a former professional baseball relief pitcher. He has played parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians and Oakland Athletics. Brown was ...more

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Andrew Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 33 Andrew James Rudolph "Drew" Carpenter is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. A graduate of Long Beach State University, Carpenter has played in Major League ...more

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Andrew Sisco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 35 Andrew Frank Sisco is an American professional baseball pitcher for the KT Wiz in Korea.

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Anthony Chavez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 48 Anthony Francisco Chavez is a retired professional baseball player who played 13 professional baseball seasons. In 1992, he made the 2nd Team All Big West Conference out of San Jose State ...more

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Anthony Slama is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 34 Anthony Thomas Slama is a professional baseball relief pitcher who is a free agent. He is 6'3", and weighs 207 lbs., and bats and throws right-handed. He previously played in Major League ...more

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Antonio Alfonseca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 46 Antonio Alfonseca is a retired relief pitcher. He last pitched in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies, and is also known for having an extra digit on each hand and foot. ...more

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Antonio Bastardo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 33 Antonio Francisco Bastardo Rafael is a Dominican professional baseball relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Aquilino López is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 43 Aquilino López Roa is a starting pitcher for the SK Wyverns of the Korean Baseball Organization. He bats and throws right-handed.

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Arcenio León is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
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Armando Almanza is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 46 Armando N. Almanza is a former left-handed relief pitcher, who last played for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He also played for the Florida Marlins and the Atlanta Braves in his career. He is a ...more

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Armando Benítez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 46 Armando Benítez is a retired relief pitcher. Benítez debuted with the Baltimore Orioles in 1994 and within a few years became their closer. He was a reliever for several other ...more

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Armando Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants

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Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 30 Albertín Aroldis Chapman de la Cruz is a Cuban professional baseball player who is nicknamed the Cuban Missile or the Cuban Flame Thrower. A pitcher, Chapman plays Major League Baseball ...more

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Arquimedes Caminero is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants

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Arthur Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 49 Arthur Lee Rhodes, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball left-handed relief pitcher.

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Aubrey Gatewood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 80 Aubrey Lee Gatewood is a retired professional baseball player who played four seasons for the Los Angeles/California Angels and Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.

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B. J. Ryan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 43 Robert Victor "B.J." Ryan, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Though he never officially retired, Ryan has not played since 2009.

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Barry Raziano is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 71 Barry John Raziano is a former professional baseball player who pitched in parts of the 1973 and 1974 seasons for the Kansas City Royals and California Angels, respectively, of Major League ...more

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Ben Copeland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants

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Ben Weber is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 49 Ben Edward Weber was a Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. Weber was known for his strange pitching windup. He would pump his glove up and down twice in which he then made his ...more

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Bill Brady is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
Died at 67 (1889-1956) William Aloysius "King" Brady is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played one game with the Boston Braves on July 9, 1912, giving up two hits and throwing for one scoreless ...more

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Bill Bray is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 35 William Paul "Bill" Bray, is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary. He attended Ocean Lakes High School in

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Bill Burwell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
Died at 78 (1895-1973) William Edwin Burwell was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Browns and Pittsburgh Pirates. Born in Jarbalo, Kansas, Burwell won 239 minor league ...more

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Bill Campbell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 70 William Richard Campbell is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1973 to 1987. He played for the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers all of the American League ...more

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Bill Cooney is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
Died at 45 (1883-1928) William Ambrose "Cush" Cooney is a former Major League Baseball player. He played two seasons with the Boston Doves from 1909 to 1910. Cooney made his Major League Baseball debut on ...more

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Bill Gilbreth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
age 71 William Freeman Gilbreth is a retired professional baseball player who played three seasons for the Detroit Tigers and California Angels of Major League Baseball.

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Bill Kelso is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the San Francisco Giants
Died at 69 (1940-2009) William Eugene Kelso was an American professional baseball player who played four seasons for the Los Angeles/California Angels and Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. A multi-sport ...more