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
443 Wednesday September 19 2007 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 Scott Moore - Yankee Stadium (old) 34 6
159 Wednesday August 30 2000 Seattle Mariners 1.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 Raul Ibanez - Safeco Field 31 7
209 Wednesday September 5 2001 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 Jose Cruz - SkyDome 30 8
441 Sunday September 16 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 David Ortiz - Fenway Park 29 7
356 Sunday July 10 2005 Cleveland Indians 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Coco Crisp - Yankee Stadium (old) 29 6
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
597 Monday September 5 2011 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 J.J. Hardy - 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
152 Monday July 24 2000 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Delino DeShields - Camden Yards 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
314 Friday July 9 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rocco Baldelli - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 7
111 Tuesday July 27 1999 Chicago White Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - Comiskey Park 26 5
164 Saturday September 23 2000 Detroit Tigers 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Dean Palmer - 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
221 Tuesday April 23 2002 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Myers - Oakland Coliseum 26 5
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
400 Sunday July 16 2006 Chicago White Sox 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Jermaine Dye - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 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
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
138 Tuesday May 2 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 Enrique Wilson - Jacobs Field 25 6
4 Wednesday August 14 1996 Chicago White Sox 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 25 7
418 Sunday June 3 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Mike Lowell - Fenway Park 24 4
494 Thursday June 4 2009 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 David Murphy - Yankee Stadium (new) 24 5
31 Friday June 27 1997 Cleveland Indians 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 Sandy Alomar - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 4
35 Thursday July 17 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mike Cameron - Comiskey Park 24 5
242 Thursday August 15 2002 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Mike Sweeney - Kauffman Stadium 24 4
425 Thursday July 5 2007 Minnesota Twins 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Michael Cuddyer - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 5
410 Tuesday August 15 2006 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Chris Gomez - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 4
346 Wednesday May 25 2005 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Ramon Martinez - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 4
488 Sunday May 10 2009 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Brian Roberts - Camden Yards 23 4
347 Thursday May 26 2005 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Brandon Inge - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 4
376 Friday September 16 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Eric Hinske (Force out) Rogers Centre 23 4
514 Sunday August 9 2009 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Jacoby Ellsbury - Yankee Stadium (new) 23 5
567 Wednesday April 27 2011 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 A.J. Pierzynski - Yankee Stadium (new) 23 3
288 Wednesday April 21 2004 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aaron Rowand - U.S. Cellular Field 23 4
26 Sunday June 15 1997 Florida Marlins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Edgar Renteria - Pro Player Stadium 23 3
309 Saturday June 12 2004 San Diego Padres 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Phil Nevin - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
546 Thursday July 8 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Josh Wilson - Safeco Field 22 3
320 Saturday July 31 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jerry Hairston Jr. - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
99 Saturday June 5 1999 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
37 Sunday August 3 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Rich Becker - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
15 Wednesday May 7 1997 Texas Rangers 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Juan Gonzalez - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
101 Saturday June 12 1999 Florida Marlins 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Tim Hyers - Pro Player Stadium 21 4
112 Monday August 2 1999 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 David Segui - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 4
39 Thursday August 7 1997 Texas Rangers 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Domingo Cedeno (Force out) The Ballpark at Arlington 21 6
343 Monday May 16 2005 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Dobbs - Safeco Field 21 4
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