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
5 Friday August 23 1996 Oakland A's 2.1 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 Mark McGwire - Yankee Stadium (old) 60 10
16 Thursday May 8 1997 Texas Rangers 1.2 4 1 1 1 3 2 1 Juan Gonzalez - Yankee Stadium (old) 43 10
137 Monday May 1 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.2 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 Alex Ramirez (Force out) Jacobs Field 40 8
273 Saturday August 30 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.1 2 0 0 2 1 3 3 Jason Varitek - Fenway Park 39 8
163 Wednesday September 13 2000 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 Alex Gonzalez - Yankee Stadium (old) 38 9
373 Sunday September 11 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 37 7
378 Sunday September 25 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 Russ Adams - Yankee Stadium (old) 36 8
179 Sunday May 27 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 Russell Branyan - Jacobs Field 34 6
443 Wednesday September 19 2007 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 Scott Moore - Yankee Stadium (old) 34 6
146 Saturday June 24 2000 Chicago White Sox 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 3 2 Brook Fordyce - Comiskey Park 34 7
225 Thursday May 9 2002 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 Jared Sandberg - Tropicana Field 31 7
159 Wednesday August 30 2000 Seattle Mariners 1.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 Raul Ibanez - Safeco Field 31 7
464 Sunday June 22 2008 Cincinnati Reds 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 Norris Hopper - Yankee Stadium (old) 30 6
432 Sunday August 12 2007 Cleveland Indians 1.1 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 Casey Blake - Jacobs Field 30 8
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
209 Wednesday September 5 2001 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 Jose Cruz - SkyDome 30 8
82 Tuesday September 8 1998 Boston Red Sox 1.2 2 1 1 2 2 2 0 Darren Bragg - Fenway Park 30 9
356 Sunday July 10 2005 Cleveland Indians 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Coco Crisp - Yankee Stadium (old) 29 6
441 Sunday September 16 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 David Ortiz - Fenway Park 29 7
595 Thursday September 1 2011 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 Adrian Gonzalez - Fenway Park 28 6
582 Saturday July 16 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Travis Snider - Rogers Centre 28 5
114 Friday August 6 1999 Seattle Mariners 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Tom Lampkin - Safeco Field 27 6
597 Monday September 5 2011 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 J.J. Hardy - Yankee Stadium (new) 27 6
256 Saturday June 28 2003 New York Mets 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 3 3 Tony Clark - Shea Stadium 27 7
551 Saturday August 21 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 Jose Lopez - Yankee Stadium (new) 27 6
143 Sunday June 4 2000 Atlanta Braves 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 Andres Galarraga - Turner Field 27 8
385 Friday May 5 2006 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 Mark Teixeira - Ameriquest Field 26 8
522 Monday September 14 2009 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Maicer Izturis - Yankee Stadium (new) 26 4
55 Wednesday May 13 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 Rusty Greer - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 7
164 Saturday September 23 2000 Detroit Tigers 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Dean Palmer - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 6
111 Tuesday July 27 1999 Chicago White Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - Comiskey Park 26 5
513 Tuesday August 4 2009 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 Aaron Hill - Rogers Centre 26 7
367 Thursday August 11 2005 Texas Rangers 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 Alfonso Soriano - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 5
469 Friday July 25 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 J.D. Drew - Fenway Park 26 6
152 Monday July 24 2000 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Delino DeShields - Camden Yards 26 5
102 Friday June 18 1999 Los Angeles Angels 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 Troy Glaus - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 6
314 Friday July 9 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rocco Baldelli - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 7
134 Friday April 14 2000 Kansas City Royals 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Mike Sweeney - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 5
129 Saturday October 2 1999 Tampa Bay Rays 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 Terrell Lowery (Force out) Tropicana Field 26 6
400 Sunday July 16 2006 Chicago White Sox 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Jermaine Dye - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 6
538 Thursday June 3 2010 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Adam Jones - Yankee Stadium (new) 26 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
408 Wednesday August 9 2006 Chicago White Sox 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Tadahito Iguchi (Force out) U.S. Cellular Field 26 6
221 Tuesday April 23 2002 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Myers - Oakland Coliseum 26 5
14 Friday May 2 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 David Howard - Kauffman Stadium 26 5
58 Tuesday May 26 1998 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Maggilo Ordonez - Comiskey Park 25 7
466 Saturday July 5 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Julio Lugo - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
558 Monday September 20 2010 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Matthew Joyce - Yankee Stadium (new) 25 6
200 Wednesday August 1 2001 Texas Rangers 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Ivan Rodriguez - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
138 Tuesday May 2 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 Enrique Wilson - Jacobs Field 25 6
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