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
76 Thursday July 30 1998 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Orlando Palmeiro - Edison Field 15 5
155 Sunday August 13 2000 Los Angeles Angels 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Scott Spiezio - Edison Field 15 5
7 Monday April 7 1997 Los Angeles Angels 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Craig Grebeck - Anaheim Stadium 16 5
9 Saturday April 19 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ozzie Guillen - Comiskey Park 21 5
272 Thursday August 28 2003 Chicago White Sox 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 14 5
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
35 Thursday July 17 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Mike Cameron - Comiskey Park 24 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
11 Saturday April 26 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Frank Thomas - Yankee Stadium (old) 22 5
10 Monday April 21 1997 Chicago White Sox 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Chris Snopek - Comiskey Park 17 5
111 Tuesday July 27 1999 Chicago White Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - Comiskey Park 26 5
294 Wednesday May 5 2004 Oakland A's 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Eric Chavez - Network Associates Coliseum 14 5
221 Tuesday April 23 2002 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Greg Myers - Oakland Coliseum 26 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
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
170 Saturday April 28 2001 Oakland A's 1.0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 Ramon Hernandez - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
424 Friday June 29 2007 Oakland A's 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 Bobby Crosby - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 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
122 Monday August 30 1999 Oakland A's 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Matt Stairs - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
517 Saturday August 15 2009 Seattle Mariners 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Jose Lopez - Safeco Field 17 5
223 Sunday April 28 2002 Seattle Mariners 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 Mark McLemore - Safeco Field 19 5
401 Monday July 17 2006 Seattle Mariners 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Willie Bloomquist - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 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
14 Friday May 2 1997 Kansas City Royals 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 David Howard - Kauffman Stadium 26 5
124 Wednesday September 8 1999 Kansas City Royals 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Joe Randa - Kauffman Stadium 19 5
270 Wednesday August 20 2003 Kansas City Royals 0.2 4 1 1 0 1 2 2 Desi Relaford - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
380 Tuesday April 11 2006 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Doug Mientkiewicz - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
91 Friday May 2 1999 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 Rey Sanchez - Kauffman Stadium 17 5
292 Sunday May 2 2004 Kansas City Royals 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 David DeJesus - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 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
494 Thursday June 4 2009 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 David Murphy - Yankee Stadium (new) 24 5
265 Thursday August 7 2003 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Michael Young - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
204 Thursday August 23 2001 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Randy Velarde - The Ballpark at Arlington 17 5
306 Sunday June 6 2004 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 Mark Teixeira - Yankee Stadium (old) 13 5
367 Thursday August 11 2005 Texas Rangers 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 Alfonso Soriano - Yankee Stadium (old) 26 5
80 Friday August 14 1998 Texas Rangers 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 Mark McLemore (Double play) Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
120 Tuesday August 24 1999 Texas Rangers 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 Ivan Rodriguez - The Ballpark at Arlington 15 5
425 Thursday July 5 2007 Minnesota Twins 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Michael Cuddyer - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 5
19 Wednesday May 14 1997 Minnesota Twins 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Denny Hocking - Metrodome 13 5
228 Sunday May 19 2002 Minnesota Twins 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Brian Buchanan - Yankee Stadium (old) 16 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
339 Thursday April 21 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alex Rios - SkyDome 19 5
20 Wednesday May 28 1997 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 Orlando Merced - SkyDome 20 5
333 Tuesday September 21 2004 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Guillermo Quiroz - Yankee Stadium (old) 13 5
439 Wednesday September 12 2007 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 Russ Adams - Rogers Centre 19 5
515 Tuesday August 11 2009 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Marco Scutaro - Yankee Stadium (new) 18 5
275 Thursday September 4 2003 Toronto Blue Jays 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 Chris Woodward - SkyDome 18 5
259 Friday July 11 2003 Toronto Blue Jays 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Vernon Wells - SkyDome 18 5
582 Saturday July 16 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Travis Snider - Rogers Centre 28 5
359 Sunday July 17 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 Johnny Damon - Fenway Park 15 5
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