You may want for your team to be able to sort records pulled by a robot based on Close Date, showing the ones with more recent Close Dates first.
You can create a custom sort for your team to sort opportunities or other records by Close Date. Please note that you cannot use date fields to filter objects, i.e. you cannot use them as the CRM Criteria for a custom sort, but you can still use date fields as the Sort By setting.
For example, to display opportunities with the most recent Close Dates first, you need to set the Sort By Close Date option to DESCENDING: