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
441 Sunday September 16 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 David Ortiz - Fenway Park 29 7
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
522 Monday September 14 2009 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Maicer Izturis - Yankee Stadium (new) 26 4
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
134 Friday April 14 2000 Kansas City Royals 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Mike Sweeney - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 5
385 Friday May 5 2006 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 Mark Teixeira - Ameriquest Field 26 8
138 Tuesday May 2 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 Enrique Wilson - Jacobs Field 25 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
35 Thursday July 17 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mike Cameron - Comiskey Park 24 5
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
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
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
276 Sunday September 7 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 Todd Walker - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 7
346 Wednesday May 25 2005 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Ramon Martinez - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 4
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
11 Saturday April 26 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 5
320 Saturday July 31 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jerry Hairston Jr. - 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
99 Saturday June 5 1999 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
62 Wednesday June 17 1998 Baltimore Orioles 1.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 Harold Bains - Camden Yards 21 6
520 Tuesday September 1 2009 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Luke Scott - Camden Yards 21 3
422 Friday June 22 2007 San Francisco Giants 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Ray Durham - AT&T Park 20 6
124 Wednesday September 8 1999 Kansas City Royals 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Joe Randa - Kauffman Stadium 19 5
186 Saturday June 16 2001 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mark Johnson - Shea Stadium 19 5
412 Thursday August 31 2006 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brandon Inge - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 4
122 Monday August 30 1999 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Matt Stairs - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
339 Thursday April 21 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alex Rios - SkyDome 19 5
537 Tuesday June 1 2010 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Luke Scott - Yankee Stadium (new) 19 4
284 Wednesday April 7 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 Brook Fordyce - Tropicana Field 19 6
71 Thursday July 9 1998 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 Wade Boggs - Tropicana Field 19 5
12 Monday April 28 1997 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ken Griffey Jr. - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 3
109 Wednesday July 21 1999 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Terrell Lowery - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
63 Thursday June 18 1998 Cleveland Indians 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 David Bell - Jacobs Field 19 4
268 Friday August 15 2003 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 Jay Gibbons - Camden Yards 18 6
338 Wednesday April 13 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Manny Ramirez - Fenway Park 18 4
41 Sunday August 10 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Rich Becker - Metrodome 18 3
386 Friday May 12 2006 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Nick Swisher - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
368 Monday August 15 2005 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Toby Hall - Tropicana Field 18 5
622 Saturday May 11 2013 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike Moustakas - Yankee Stadium (new) 18 4
406 Friday August 4 2006 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ramon Hernandez - Camden Yards 18 3
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
568 Saturday April 30 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike McCoy - Yankee Stadium (new) 18 4
204 Thursday August 23 2001 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Randy Velarde - The Ballpark at Arlington 17 5
29 Tuesday June 24 1997 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Orlando Miller - Tiger Stadium 17 4
621 Thursday May 9 2013 Colorado Rockies 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Josh Rutledge - Yankee Stadium (new) 17 4
427 Sunday July 15 2007 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carlos Pena - Tropicana Field 17 4
612 Wednesday April 17 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gerardo Parra - Yankee Stadium (new) 17 3
91 Friday May 2 1999 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rey Sanchez - Kauffman Stadium 17 5
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