Did you know that one of the best relief pitchers in the major leagues is named JJ Putz?
That’s right: Putz is the closer for the Seattle Mariners and he’s currently tearing up the stat book. He has more saves (29) than base runners (28) in 46 1/3 innings. He’s also given up just one run in a save situation, has no blown saves and the best ERA in baseball.
Want to read more? Here’s a recent article from seattlepi.com entitled (I kid you not) “Putz Putting up Cy Young Numbers.”