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

  • Frank Thomas 4
  • Johnny Damon 3
  • Ray Durham 3
  • Juan Gonzalez 3
  • Brandon Inge 3
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Top batters faced

  • 3 93
  • 4 67
  • 5 39
  • 6 11
  • 1 7
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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
5 Friday August 23 1996 Oakland A's 2.1 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 Mark McGwire - Yankee Stadium (old) 60 10
16 Thursday May 8 1997 Texas Rangers 1.2 4 1 1 1 3 2 1 Juan Gonzalez - Yankee Stadium (old) 43 10
163 Wednesday September 13 2000 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 Alex Gonzalez - Yankee Stadium (old) 38 9
373 Sunday September 11 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 John Olerud - Yankee Stadium (old) 37 7
378 Sunday September 25 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 Russ Adams - Yankee Stadium (old) 36 8
443 Wednesday September 19 2007 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 Scott Moore - Yankee Stadium (old) 34 6
464 Sunday June 22 2008 Cincinnati Reds 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 Norris Hopper - Yankee Stadium (old) 30 6
356 Sunday July 10 2005 Cleveland Indians 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 Coco Crisp - Yankee Stadium (old) 29 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
55 Wednesday May 13 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 Rusty Greer - 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
367 Thursday August 11 2005 Texas Rangers 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 Alfonso Soriano - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 5
400 Sunday July 16 2006 Chicago White Sox 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Jermaine Dye - Yankee Stadium (old) 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
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
200 Wednesday August 1 2001 Texas Rangers 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Ivan Rodriguez - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
45 Sunday August 31 1997 Montreal Expos 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 Mike Lansing - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 5
425 Thursday July 5 2007 Minnesota Twins 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Michael Cuddyer - Yankee Stadium (old) 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
410 Tuesday August 15 2006 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Chris Gomez - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 4
347 Thursday May 26 2005 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Brandon Inge - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 4
181 Saturday June 2 2001 Cleveland Indians 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 Ellis Burks - 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
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
309 Saturday June 12 2004 San Diego Padres 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Phil Nevin - 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
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
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
112 Monday August 2 1999 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 David Segui - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 4
303 Wednesday June 2 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jose Leon - Yankee Stadium (old) 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
429 Wednesday July 18 2007 Toronto Blue Jays 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 5
355 Friday July 8 2005 Cleveland Indians 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 Grady Sizemore - Yankee Stadium (old) 21 6
61 Sunday June 14 1998 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Matt Luke - Yankee Stadium (old) 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
136 Wednesday April 26 2000 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Butch Huskey - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 4
341 Tuesday May 10 2005 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Randy Winn - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 4
140 Saturday May 6 2000 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Myers - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
291 Friday April 30 2004 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Ken Harvey - Yankee Stadium (old) 20 5
265 Thursday August 7 2003 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Michael Young - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
109 Wednesday July 21 1999 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Terrell Lowery - Yankee Stadium (old) 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
277 Tuesday September 9 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Craig Monroe - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
122 Monday August 30 1999 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Matt Stairs - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
194 Sunday July 8 2001 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Joe McEwing - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 4
292 Sunday May 2 2004 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 David DeJesus - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
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