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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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
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
134 Friday April 14 2000 Kansas City Royals 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Mike Sweeney - Yankee Stadium (old) 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
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
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
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
11 Saturday April 26 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 5
9 Saturday April 19 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 21 5
169 Friday April 27 2001 Oakland A's 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Johnny Damon - 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
533 Friday April 30 2010 Chicago White Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Gordon Beckham - Yankee Stadium (new) 20 3
291 Friday April 30 2004 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Ken Harvey - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
136 Wednesday April 26 2000 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Butch Huskey - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 4
380 Tuesday April 11 2006 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Doug Mientkiewicz - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
485 Friday April 17 2009 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Mark DeRosa - Yankee Stadium (new) 19 5
223 Sunday April 28 2002 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Mark McLemore - Safeco Field 19 5
284 Wednesday April 7 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 Brook Fordyce - Tropicana Field 19 6
605 Wednesday April 11 2012 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Wilson Betemit - Camden Yards 19 4
339 Thursday April 21 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alex Rios - SkyDome 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
130 Monday April 3 2000 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 Tim Salmon - Edison Field 19 6
85 Tuesday April 6 1999 Oakland A's 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 3 3 Eric Chavez - Network Associates Coliseum 19 6
220 Sunday April 14 2002 Boston Red Sox 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Jason Varitek - Fenway Park 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
604 Tuesday April 10 2012 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Nick Markakis - Camden Yards 18 3
483 Friday April 10 2009 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Alex Gordon - Kauffman Stadium 18 4
338 Wednesday April 13 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Manny Ramirez - Fenway Park 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
10 Monday April 21 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Chris Snopek - Comiskey Park 17 5
286 Sunday April 11 2004 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ross Gload (Force out) Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
612 Wednesday April 17 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gerardo Parra - Yankee Stadium (new) 17 3
449 Wednesday April 23 2008 Chicago White Sox 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Joe Crede - U.S. Cellular Field 17 5
170 Saturday April 28 2001 Oakland A's 1.0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 Ramon Hernandez - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
8 Sunday April 13 1997 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 George Williams - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
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
381 Wednesday April 19 2006 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Gregg Zaun - Rogers Centre 16 3
566 Sunday April 17 2011 Texas Rangers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Elvis Andrus - Yankee Stadium (new) 16 3
564 Wednesday April 13 2011 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Brian Roberts - Yankee Stadium (new) 16 3
7 Monday April 7 1997 Los Angeles Angels 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Craig Grebeck - Anaheim Stadium 16 5
216 Wednesday April 3 2002 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Melvin Mora - Camden Yards 16 4
133 Wednesday April 12 2000 Texas Rangers 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Ruben Mateo - Yankee Stadium (old) 15 4
610 Friday April 12 2013 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 J.J. Hardy - Yankee Stadium (new) 15 4
451 Monday April 28 2008 Cleveland Indians 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 David Dellucci - Progressive Field 15 3
222 Wednesday April 24 2002 Oakland A's 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Scott Hatteberg - Oakland Coliseum 15 3
487 Thursday April 30 2009 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Howie Kendrick - Yankee Stadium (new) 14 4
527 Tuesday April 6 2010 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Dustin Pedroia - Fenway Park 14 4
290 Thursday April 29 2004 Oakland A's 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Mark Kotsay - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 4
90 Thursday April 29 1999 Texas Rangers 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Tom Goodwin - The Ballpark at Arlington 14 4
167 Wednesday April 11 2001 Kansas City Royals 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Carlos Beltran - Kauffman Stadium 14 3
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