List of Major League Baseball career games finished leaders
In baseball statistics, a relief pitcher is credited with a game finished (denoted by GF) if he is the last pitcher to pitch for his team in a game. A starting pitcher is not credited with a GF for pitching a complete game. Mariano Rivera is the all-time leader in games finished with 952. Rivera is the only pitcher in MLB history to finish more than 900 career games. Trevor Hoffman and Lee Smith are the only other pitchers to finish more than 800 games in their careers.
|Rank||Rank amongst leaders in career games finished. A blank field indicates a tie.|
|Player (2016 GF)||Number of games finished during the 2016 Major League Baseball season|
|GF||Total career games finished|
|*||Denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame. |
|Bold||Denotes active player.|
Career leaders in games finished
- Stats updated as of the 2016 season.
|Rank||Player (2016 GF)||GF|
|81||J. J. Putz||357|
|86||Joakim Soria (18)||343|
|89||Craig Kimbrel (47)||341|