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Top 5 MLB free-agent relievers for 2020-21

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As always, plenty of teams will be on the lookout for bullpen help this offseason. They'll have no shortage of options as some high-end relief pitchers are set to hit the market.

Expect this year's crop of premier relievers to find a home rather quickly. As we witnessed in the last several years, having a stable bullpen is essential to making it through the postseason. Contenders should be willing to spend a pretty penny on a reliable relief arm, especially after witnessing the number of pitching changes in the Los Angeles Dodgers-Tampa Bay Rays World Series.

So who are the best relievers available? Here's a look at the top five:

Top 5 free-agent relief pitchers for 2020-21