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 4
  • Melvin Mora 3
  • Desi Relaford 3
  • Brian Roberts 3
  • B.J. Surhoff 3
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Top batters faced

  • 3 110
  • 4 67
  • 5 44
  • 6 14
  • 1 6
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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
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
373 Sunday September 11 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 37 7
443 Wednesday September 19 2007 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 Scott Moore - Yankee Stadium (old) 34 6
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
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
464 Sunday June 22 2008 Cincinnati Reds 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 Norris Hopper - Yankee Stadium (old) 30 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
551 Saturday August 21 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 Jose Lopez - Yankee Stadium (new) 27 6
14 Friday May 2 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 David Howard - Kauffman Stadium 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
102 Friday June 18 1999 Los Angeles Angels 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 Troy Glaus - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 6
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
152 Monday July 24 2000 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Delino DeShields - Camden Yards 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
242 Thursday August 15 2002 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Mike Sweeney - Kauffman Stadium 24 4
187 Friday June 22 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 Randy Winn - Tropicana Field 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
375 Thursday September 15 2005 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 Carl Crawford - Tropicana Field 24 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
514 Sunday August 9 2009 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Jacoby Ellsbury - Yankee Stadium (new) 23 5
482 Sunday September 28 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Jason Bay - Fenway Park 23 5
488 Sunday May 10 2009 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Brian Roberts - Camden Yards 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
546 Thursday July 8 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Josh Wilson - Safeco Field 22 3
145 Tuesday June 20 2000 Boston Red Sox 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 Trot Nixon - Fenway Park 22 5
423 Thursday June 28 2007 Baltimore Orioles 1.2 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 Brian Roberts (Force out) Camden Yards 22 7
37 Sunday August 3 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Rich Becker - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
303 Wednesday June 2 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jose Leon - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 5
112 Monday August 2 1999 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 David Segui - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 4
169 Friday April 27 2001 Oakland A's 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Johnny Damon - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 5
101 Saturday June 12 1999 Florida Marlins 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Tim Hyers - Pro Player Stadium 21 4
355 Friday July 8 2005 Cleveland Indians 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 Grady Sizemore - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 6
388 Tuesday May 23 2006 Boston Red Sox 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 Dustan Mohr - Fenway Park 21 7
343 Monday May 16 2005 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Dobbs - Safeco Field 21 4
9 Saturday April 19 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 21 5
429 Wednesday July 18 2007 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 5
609 Thursday April 4 2013 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 Jackie Bradley, Jr. - Yankee Stadium (new) 20 5
271 Monday August 25 2003 Baltimore Orioles 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Luis Matos - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 4
161 Monday September 4 2000 Kansas City Royals 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 Mike Sweeney - Kauffman Stadium 20 6
136 Wednesday April 26 2000 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Butch Huskey - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 4
497 Tuesday June 16 2009 Washington Nationals 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Austin Kearns - Yankee Stadium (new) 20 3
140 Saturday May 6 2000 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Myers - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
512 Sunday August 2 2009 Chicago White Sox 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 Gordon Beckham - U.S. Cellular Field 20 6
61 Sunday June 14 1998 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Matt Luke - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
341 Tuesday May 10 2005 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Randy Winn - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 4
460 Tuesday June 10 2008 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Kurt Suzuki - McAfee Coliseum 20 4
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