Mariano Rivera career Saves

Mariano Rivera, considered by many to be the best closer ever, set the MLB record for career saves. Use this database to explore how he did it and watch as he adds to the record.

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Top final outs

  • Johnny Damon 6
  • Ray Durham 6
  • Mark McLemore 6
  • B.J. Surhoff 6
  • Frank Thomas 6
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Top batters faced

  • 3 255
  • 4 174
  • 5 100
  • 6 36
  • 1 22
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Save day of week Month Date Year opposing team Length of save H R ER BB K IR IRS Final out Note Stadium Total pitches Batters faced
1 Friday May 17 1996 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Garret Anderson - Yankee Stadium (old) 8 3
2 Saturday May 18 1996 Los Angeles Angels 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Tim Salmon - Yankee Stadium (old) 4 1
3 Thursday August 8 1996 Chicago White Sox 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 4
4 Wednesday August 14 1996 Chicago White Sox 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 25 7
6 Saturday April 5 1997 Oakland A's 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 Tony Batista - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 30 5
7 Monday April 7 1997 Los Angeles Angels 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Craig Grebeck - Anaheim Stadium 16 5
8 Sunday April 13 1997 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 George Williams - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
9 Saturday April 19 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 21 5
11 Saturday April 26 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 5
12 Monday April 28 1997 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ken Griffey Jr. - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 3
13 Wednesday April 30 1997 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Russ Davis - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 4
14 Friday May 2 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 David Howard - Kauffman Stadium 26 5
17 Saturday May 10 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 Johnny Damon (Force out) Yankee Stadium (old) 17 6
19 Wednesday May 14 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Denny Hocking - Metrodome 13 5
21 Monday June 2 1997 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Troy O'Leary - Fenway Park 18 4
22 Friday June 6 1997 Milwaukee Brewers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Gerald Williams - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 3
23 Saturday June 7 1997 Milwaukee Brewers 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jeff Huson - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 3
24 Sunday June 8 1997 Milwaukee Brewers 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jesse Levis - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 4
25 Wednesday June 11 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Norberto Martin - Yankee Stadium (old) 10 3
26 Sunday June 15 1997 Florida Marlins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Edgar Renteria - Pro Player Stadium 23 3
27 Tuesday June 17 1997 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Butch Huskey - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
28 Monday June 23 1997 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Melvin Nieves - Tiger Stadium 19 3
29 Tuesday June 24 1997 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Orlando Miller - Tiger Stadium 17 4
30 Wednesday June 25 1997 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Raul Casanova - Tiger Stadium 6 3
31 Friday June 27 1997 Cleveland Indians 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 Sandy Alomar - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 4
32 Thursday July 3 1997 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Alex Gonzalez - SkyDome 16 4
34 Saturday July 12 1997 Detroit Tigers 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Raul Casanova - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 2
36 Tuesday July 29 1997 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jose Canseco - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 4
37 Sunday August 3 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Rich Becker - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
38 Monday August 4 1997 Kansas City Royals 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Johnny Damon - Kauffman Stadium 4 1
40 Saturday August 9 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rich Becker - Metrodome 13 3
41 Sunday August 10 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Rich Becker - Metrodome 18 3
42 Thursday August 14 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Bip Roberts - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
44 Wednesday August 20 1997 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gary Disarcina - Anaheim Stadium 7 3
45 Sunday August 31 1997 Montreal Expos 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 Mike Lansing - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 5
46 Tuesday September 9 1997 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Reggie Jefferson - Fenway Park 7 3
47 Tuesday September 16 1997 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Scott Hatteberg - Yankee Stadium (old) 9 3
48 Tuesday September 16 1997 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 John Valentin - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 5
49 Saturday April 25 1998 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Bip Roberts - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
50 Monday April 27 1998 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tony Fernandez - Yankee Stadium (old) 10 3
51 Wednesday April 29 1998 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alex Rodriguez - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 3
52 Friday May 1 1998 Kansas City Royals 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dean Palmer - Kauffman Stadium 7 3
53 Wednesday May 6 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Mark McLemore - The Ballpark at Arlington 12 4
54 Tuesday May 12 1998 Kansas City Royals 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jeff King - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
55 Wednesday May 13 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 Rusty Greer - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 7
56 Saturday May 16 1998 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Orlando Merced - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
57 Thursday May 21 1998 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Brady Anderson - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
59 Tuesday June 2 1998 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Maggilo Ordonez - Yankee Stadium (old) 9 3
60 Saturday June 6 1998 Florida Marlins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cliff Floyd - Yankee Stadium (old) 13 3
61 Sunday June 14 1998 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Matt Luke - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
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