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

  • Mike Bordick 2
  • Johnny Damon 2
  • Jay Gibbons 2
  • Ben Grieve 2
  • Jason Tyner 2
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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
209 Wednesday September 5 2001 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 Jose Cruz - SkyDome 30 8
200 Wednesday August 1 2001 Texas Rangers 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Ivan Rodriguez - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
181 Saturday June 2 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 Ellis Burks - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 6
179 Sunday May 27 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 Russell Branyan - Jacobs Field 34 6
172 Thursday May 3 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 Jay Gibbons - Camden Yards 23 6
186 Saturday June 16 2001 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mark Johnson - Shea Stadium 19 5
187 Friday June 22 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 Randy Winn - Tropicana Field 24 5
173 Friday May 4 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Mike Bordick - Camden Yards 17 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
170 Saturday April 28 2001 Oakland A's 1.0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 Ramon Hernandez - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
192 Wednesday July 4 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 Fernando Lunar - Camden Yards 17 5
169 Friday April 27 2001 Oakland A's 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Johnny Damon - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 5
191 Saturday June 30 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ben Grieve - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
197 Wednesday July 18 2001 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Tony Clark - Comerica Park 16 4
208 Saturday September 1 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Shea Hillenbrand - Fenway Park 12 4
194 Sunday July 8 2001 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Joe McEwing - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 4
214 Wednesday October 3 2001 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carlos Lee - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
196 Tuesday July 17 2001 Philadelphia Phillies 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Kevin Jordan - Veterans Stadium 14 4
211 Wednesday September 19 2001 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 Jeff Liefer - Comiskey Park 17 4
198 Tuesday July 24 2001 Detroit Tigers 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Roger Cedeno (Caught stealing) Yankee Stadium (old) 12 4
202 Thursday August 9 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Russ Johnson (Force out) Tropicana Field 15 4
207 Friday August 31 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Troy O'Leary - Fenway Park 14 4
189 Monday June 25 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Travis Fryman - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 4
166 Thursday April 5 2001 Kansas City Royals 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Joe Randa - Yankee Stadium (old) 13 4
171 Sunday April 29 2001 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Johnny Damon - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 4
182 Wednesday June 6 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Jeff Conine - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 4
188 Saturday June 23 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jason Tyner - Tropicana Field 10 3
175 Wednesday May 9 2001 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Corey Koskie - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 3
174 Sunday May 6 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Jay Gibbons - Camden Yards 15 3
203 Tuesday August 14 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jared Sandberg - Yankee Stadium (old) 7 3
210 Friday September 7 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Brian Daubach - Yankee Stadium (old) 8 3
168 Saturday April 14 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Dante Bichette - Fenway Park 11 3
212 Sunday September 23 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Cal Ripken - Camden Yards 9 3
213 Tuesday October 2 2001 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Joe Crede - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 3
167 Wednesday April 11 2001 Kansas City Royals 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Carlos Beltran - Kauffman Stadium 14 3
176 Saturday May 12 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike Bordick - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 3
201 Friday August 3 2001 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Darin Erstad - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
190 Friday June 29 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Jason Tyner - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 3
184 Thursday June 14 2001 Montreal Expos 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Milton Bradley - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
193 Thursday July 5 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Chris Richard (Force out) Camden Yards 15 3
195 Monday July 16 2001 Philadelphia Phillies 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Marlon Anderson - Veterans Stadium 15 3
180 Monday May 28 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jose Offerman - Fenway Park 9 3
185 Friday June 15 2001 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Lenny Harris - Shea Stadium 7 3
178 Thursday May 24 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jason Varitek - Yankee Stadium (old) 9 3
199 Wednesday July 25 2001 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Juan Encarnacion - Yankee Stadium (old) 11 3
177 Saturday May 19 2001 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mark McLemore - Safeco Field 9 3
215 Sunday October 7 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ben Grieve - Tropicana Field 14 3
205 Saturday August 25 2001 Los Angeles Angels 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 Troy Glaus - Edison Field 12 2
206 Tuesday August 28 2001 Toronto Blue Jays 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Chris Latham - Yankee Stadium (old) 4 1
183 Friday June 8 2001 Atlanta Braves 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Mark DeRosa - Yankee Stadium (old) 3 1
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