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

  • Rich Becker 2
  • Brook Fordyce 2
  • Akinori Iwamura 2
  • Mark Johnson 2
  • Brett Lawrie 2
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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
273 Saturday August 30 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.1 2 0 0 2 1 3 3 Jason Varitek - Fenway Park 39 8
146 Saturday June 24 2000 Chicago White Sox 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 3 2 Brook Fordyce - Comiskey Park 34 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
582 Saturday July 16 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Travis Snider - Rogers Centre 28 5
551 Saturday August 21 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 Jose Lopez - 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
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
164 Saturday September 23 2000 Detroit Tigers 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Dean Palmer - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 6
466 Saturday July 5 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Julio Lugo - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
181 Saturday June 2 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 Ellis Burks - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 6
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
99 Saturday June 5 1999 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
320 Saturday July 31 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jerry Hairston Jr. - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
11 Saturday April 26 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 5
309 Saturday June 12 2004 San Diego Padres 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Phil Nevin - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
9 Saturday April 19 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 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
140 Saturday May 6 2000 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Myers - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
525 Saturday September 26 2009 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Mike Lowell - Yankee Stadium (new) 20 5
350 Saturday June 11 2005 St. Louis Cardinals 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 Mark Grudzielanek - Busch Stadium 20 4
186 Saturday June 16 2001 New York Mets 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mark Johnson - Shea Stadium 19 5
426 Saturday July 14 2007 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Akinori Iwamura - Tropicana Field 19 4
227 Saturday May 11 2002 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 A.J. Pierzynski - Metrodome 18 4
622 Saturday May 11 2013 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike Moustakas - Yankee Stadium (new) 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
218 Saturday April 6 2002 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Toby Hall - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
191 Saturday June 30 2001 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ben Grieve - 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
170 Saturday April 28 2001 Oakland A's 1.0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 Ramon Hernandez - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
477 Saturday September 13 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Justin Ruggiano - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
17 Saturday May 10 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 Johnny Damon (Force out) Yankee Stadium (old) 17 6
517 Saturday August 15 2009 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Jose Lopez - Safeco Field 17 5
23 Saturday June 7 1997 Milwaukee Brewers 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jeff Huson - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 3
330 Saturday September 11 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jay Gibbons - Camden Yards 16 4
260 Saturday July 19 2003 Cleveland Indians 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Victor Martinez - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
64 Saturday June 20 1998 Cleveland Indians 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 Kenny Loften - Jacobs Field 16 6
337 Saturday April 9 2005 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Sammy Sosa - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
414 Saturday April 28 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kevin Youkilis - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
507 Saturday July 18 2009 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Gerald Laird - Yankee Stadium (new) 16 3
72 Saturday July 11 1998 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Bob Smith - Tropicana Field 16 5
555 Saturday September 4 2010 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Aaron Hill - Yankee Stadium (new) 15 4
316 Saturday July 17 2004 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Bobby Higginson - Comerica Park 15 3
176 Saturday May 12 2001 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike Bordick - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 3
123 Saturday September 4 1999 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Jim Edmonds - Edison Field 15 3
542 Saturday June 19 2010 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Chris Carter - Yankee Stadium (new) 15 3
246 Saturday May 10 2003 Oakland A's 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Scott Hatteberg - Network Associates Coliseum 15 4
559 Saturday October 2 2010 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Eric Patterson - Fenway Park 15 3
601 Saturday September 17 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Eric Thames - Rogers Centre 15 3
433 Saturday August 18 2007 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Gary Sheffield - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 4
552 Saturday August 28 2010 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 Mark Teahen - U.S. Cellular Field 14 4
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