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
69 Saturday July 4 1998 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rich Becker (Double play) Yankee Stadium (old) 8 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
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
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
458 Saturday May 31 2008 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Nick Punto - Metrodome 10 3
402 Saturday July 22 2006 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Reed Johnson - Rogers Centre 7 3
409 Saturday August 12 2006 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Howie Kendrick - Yankee Stadium (old) 10 3
414 Saturday April 28 2007 Boston Red Sox 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kevin Youkilis - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 4
426 Saturday July 14 2007 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Akinori Iwamura - Tropicana Field 19 4
433 Saturday August 18 2007 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Gary Sheffield - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 4
465 Saturday June 28 2008 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Trot Nixon - Shea Stadium 12 3
453 Saturday May 10 2008 Detroit Tigers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gary Sheffield - Comerica Park 10 3
436 Saturday September 1 2007 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 Akinori Iwamura - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 4
358 Saturday July 16 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 David Ortiz - Fenway Park 12 3
350 Saturday June 11 2005 St. Louis Cardinals 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 Mark Grudzielanek - Busch Stadium 20 4
301 Saturday May 29 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brook Fordyce - Tropicana Field 8 4
309 Saturday June 12 2004 San Diego Padres 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Phil Nevin - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
315 Saturday July 10 2004 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rey Sanchez - Yankee Stadium (old) 5 3
316 Saturday July 17 2004 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Bobby Higginson - Comerica Park 15 3
320 Saturday July 31 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jerry Hairston Jr. - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 4
323 Saturday August 14 2004 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bucky Jacobsen - Safeco Field 12 4
328 Saturday August 28 2004 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Alex Rios - SkyDome 12 4
330 Saturday September 11 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jay Gibbons - Camden Yards 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
349 Saturday June 4 2005 Minnesota Twins 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Shannon Stewart - Metrodome 14 3
466 Saturday July 5 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Julio Lugo - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
473 Saturday August 23 2008 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Nick Markakis - Camden Yards 10 3
476 Saturday September 6 2008 Seattle Mariners 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Miguel Cairo - Safeco Field 13 4
559 Saturday October 2 2010 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Eric Patterson - Fenway Park 15 3
561 Saturday April 2 2011 Detroit Tigers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Miguel Cabrera - Yankee Stadium (new) 3 1
565 Saturday April 16 2011 Texas Rangers 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Mitch Moreland - Yankee Stadium (new) 12 4
568 Saturday April 30 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike McCoy - Yankee Stadium (new) 18 4
574 Saturday June 4 2011 Los Angeles Angels 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Erick Aybar - Angel Stadium of Anaheim 1 1
576 Saturday June 18 2011 Chicago Cubs 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Jeff Baker - Wrigley Field 12 4
581 Saturday July 9 2011 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Justin Ruggiano - Yankee Stadium (new) 11 3
582 Saturday July 16 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Travis Snider - Rogers Centre 28 5
601 Saturday September 17 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Eric Thames - Rogers Centre 15 3
622 Saturday May 11 2013 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike Moustakas - Yankee Stadium (new) 18 4
555 Saturday September 4 2010 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Aaron Hill - Yankee Stadium (new) 15 4
477 Saturday September 13 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Justin Ruggiano - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
507 Saturday July 18 2009 Detroit Tigers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Gerald Laird - Yankee Stadium (new) 16 3
517 Saturday August 15 2009 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Jose Lopez - Safeco Field 17 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
542 Saturday June 19 2010 New York Mets 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Chris Carter - Yankee Stadium (new) 15 3
548 Saturday July 31 2010 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Jason Bartlett - Tropicana Field 12 4
549 Saturday August 7 2010 Boston Red Sox 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mike Lowell - Yankee Stadium (new) 8 3
551 Saturday August 21 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 Jose Lopez - Yankee Stadium (new) 27 6
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
613 Saturday April 20 2013 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Brett Lawrie - Rogers Centre 10 4
2 Saturday May 18 1996 Los Angeles Angels 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Tim Salmon - Yankee Stadium (old) 4 1
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