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 innings pitched

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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
385 Friday May 5 2006 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 Mark Teixeira - Ameriquest Field 26 8
513 Tuesday August 4 2009 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 Aaron Hill - Rogers Centre 26 7
314 Friday July 9 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rocco Baldelli - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 7
584 Sunday July 24 2011 Oakland A's 1.1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 Ryan Sweeney Doubled off Yankee Stadium (new) 23 7
276 Sunday September 7 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 Todd Walker - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 7
441 Sunday September 16 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 David Ortiz - Fenway Park 29 7
422 Friday June 22 2007 San Francisco Giants 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Ray Durham - AT&T Park 20 6
64 Saturday June 20 1998 Cleveland Indians 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 Kenny Loften - Jacobs Field 16 6
558 Monday September 20 2010 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Matthew Joyce - Yankee Stadium (new) 25 6
62 Wednesday June 17 1998 Baltimore Orioles 1.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 Harold Bains - Camden Yards 21 6
284 Wednesday April 7 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 Brook Fordyce - Tropicana Field 19 6
268 Friday August 15 2003 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 Jay Gibbons - Camden Yards 18 6
399 Friday July 14 2006 Chicago White Sox 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 2 0 A.J. Pierzynski - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 6
81 Saturday August 22 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 Warren Newson (Double play) The Ballpark at Arlington 22 6
138 Tuesday May 2 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 Enrique Wilson - Jacobs Field 25 6
449 Wednesday April 23 2008 Chicago White Sox 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Joe Crede - U.S. Cellular Field 17 5
134 Friday April 14 2000 Kansas City Royals 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Mike Sweeney - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 5
139 Wednesday May 3 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 David Justice - Jacobs Field 15 5
91 Friday May 2 1999 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rey Sanchez - Kauffman Stadium 17 5
526 Sunday September 27 2009 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jacoby Ellsbury - Yankee Stadium (new) 9 5
294 Wednesday May 5 2004 Oakland A's 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Eric Chavez - Network Associates Coliseum 14 5
204 Thursday August 23 2001 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Randy Velarde - The Ballpark at Arlington 17 5
95 Thursday May 20 1999 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Reggie Jefferson - Fenway Park 10 5
532 Wednesday April 21 2010 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kevin Kouzmanoff - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 26 5
109 Wednesday July 21 1999 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Terrell Lowery - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
258 Monday June 30 2003 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 Deivi Cruz - Camden Yards 16 5
122 Monday August 30 1999 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Matt Stairs - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
71 Thursday July 9 1998 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 Wade Boggs - Tropicana Field 19 5
98 Friday June 4 1999 New York Mets 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 5
490 Wednesday May 20 2009 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 Robert Andino - Yankee Stadium (new) 14 5
235 Wednesday July 3 2002 Cleveland Indians 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Chris Magruder - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 5
534 Friday May 21 2010 New York Mets 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 David Wright - Citi Field 16 5
480 Friday September 19 2008 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brian Roberts - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
80 Friday August 14 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 Mark McLemore (Double play) Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
186 Saturday June 16 2001 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mark Johnson - Shea Stadium 19 5
35 Thursday July 17 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mike Cameron - Comiskey Park 24 5
359 Sunday July 17 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 Johnny Damon - Fenway Park 15 5
368 Monday August 15 2005 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Toby Hall - Tropicana Field 18 5
84 Sunday September 20 1998 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Rafael Palmeiro - Camden Yards 11 5
339 Thursday April 21 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alex Rios - SkyDome 19 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
124 Wednesday September 8 1999 Kansas City Royals 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Joe Randa - Kauffman Stadium 19 5
302 Tuesday June 1 2004 Baltimore Orioles 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 B.J. Surhoff - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
76 Thursday July 30 1998 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Orlando Palmeiro - Edison Field 15 5
224 Tuesday May 7 2002 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Chris Gomez - Tropicana Field 17 4
505 Thursday July 9 2009 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Joe Mauer - Metrodome 11 4
383 Sunday April 30 2006 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Alex Rios - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 4
351 Friday June 17 2005 Chicago Cubs 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aramis Ramirez - Yankee Stadium (old) 13 4
386 Friday May 12 2006 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Nick Swisher - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
508 Sunday July 19 2009 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Ramon Santiago - Yankee Stadium (new) 14 4
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