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
5 Friday August 23 1996 Oakland A's 2.1 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 Mark McGwire - Yankee Stadium (old) 60 10
498 Wednesday June 24 2009 Atlanta Braves 1.1 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 Yunel Escobar - Turner Field 19 4
424 Friday June 29 2007 Oakland A's 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 Bobby Crosby - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
431 Monday August 6 2007 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Frank Thomas - Rogers Centre 16 3
356 Sunday July 10 2005 Cleveland Indians 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Coco Crisp - Yankee Stadium (old) 29 6
239 Thursday July 18 2002 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Bobby Higginson - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
436 Saturday September 1 2007 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 Akinori Iwamura - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
475 Friday August 29 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 Vernon Wells - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 6
32 Thursday July 3 1997 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Alex Gonzalez - SkyDome 16 4
164 Saturday September 23 2000 Detroit Tigers 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Dean Palmer - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 6
121 Sunday August 29 1999 Seattle Mariners 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 Ken Griffey - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 4
324 Thursday August 19 2004 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Jose Offerman - Metrodome 10 3
543 Friday June 25 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 James Loney - Dodger Stadium 13 3
579 Sunday June 26 2011 Colorado Rockies 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Chris Iannetta - Yankee Stadium (new) 14 3
469 Friday July 25 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 J.D. Drew - Fenway Park 26 6
143 Sunday June 4 2000 Atlanta Braves 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 Andres Galarraga - Turner Field 27 8
463 Thursday June 19 2008 San Diego Padres 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Michael Barrett - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 3
179 Sunday May 27 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 Russell Branyan - Jacobs Field 34 6
181 Saturday June 2 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 Ellis Burks - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 6
190 Friday June 29 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Jason Tyner - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 3
357 Thursday July 14 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 David Ortiz - Fenway Park 13 3
312 Wednesday June 30 2004 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Dave McCarty - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
413 Friday September 22 2006 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 B.J. Upton - Tropicana Field 21 5
347 Thursday May 26 2005 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Brandon Inge - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 4
350 Saturday June 11 2005 St. Louis Cardinals 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 Mark Grudzielanek - Busch Stadium 20 4
213 Tuesday October 2 2001 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Joe Crede - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 3
500 Sunday June 28 2009 New York Mets 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 Alex Cora - Citi Field 23 5
531 Sunday April 18 2010 Texas Rangers 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Chris Davis - Yankee Stadium (new) 14 3
474 Sunday August 24 2008 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 Nick Markakis - Camden Yards 18 5
503 Friday July 3 2009 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Raul Chavez - Yankee Stadium (new) 11 3
233 Friday June 7 2002 San Francisco Giants 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Shawon Dunston - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 3
470 Wednesday August 6 2008 Texas Rangers 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Chris Davis - Rangers Ballpark 15 4
133 Wednesday April 12 2000 Texas Rangers 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Ruben Mateo - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 4
232 Wednesday May 29 2002 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - U.S. Cellular Field 14 4
222 Wednesday April 24 2002 Oakland A's 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Scott Hatteberg - Oakland Coliseum 15 3
135 Sunday April 23 2000 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Raul Mondesi - SkyDome 9 3
113 Thursday August 5 1999 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Russ Davis - Safeco Field 15 4
481 Tuesday September 23 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Travis Snider - Rogers Centre 13 3
123 Saturday September 4 1999 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jim Edmonds - Edison Field 15 3
111 Tuesday July 27 1999 Chicago White Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - Comiskey Park 26 5
492 Friday May 29 2009 Cleveland Indians 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Victor Martinez - Progressive Field 16 4
108 Tuesday July 20 1999 Montreal Expos 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Terry Jones - Yankee Stadium (old) 12 3
487 Thursday April 30 2009 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Howie Kendrick - Yankee Stadium (new) 14 4
107 Sunday July 11 1999 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Edgardo Alfonzo - Shea Stadium 15 3
361 Sunday July 24 2005 Los Angeles Angels 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Adam Kennedy - Angel Stadium of Anaheim 15 4
485 Friday April 17 2009 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Mark DeRosa - Yankee Stadium (new) 19 5
483 Friday April 10 2009 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Alex Gordon - Kauffman Stadium 18 4
494 Thursday June 4 2009 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 David Murphy - Yankee Stadium (new) 24 5
393 Tuesday June 20 2006 Philadelphia Phillies 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ryan Howard - Citizens Bank Park 20 8
317 Tuesday July 20 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jorge Cantu - Tropicana Field 19 4
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