A major key to a winning major league team is how they manage the back-end of their games.
This season the Philadelphia Phillies find themselves in what most would describe as a good position with the additions of Joaquin Benoit and Pat Neshek—both long-time major league relievers. In addition, the Phillies bring back Hector Neris, Edubray Ramos and Jeanmar Gomez—who all had their own success for Philadelphia in 2016. With these five relievers expecting to see significant innings this season, how exactly will manager Pete Mackanin handle this bullpen?
Here is a breakdown of the top-five right-handed arms in the Phillies bullpen: