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

  • Eric Chavez 2
  • Ben Grieve 2
  • Terrell Lowery 2
  • Russ Adams 1
  • Jeff Baker 1
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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
597 Monday September 5 2011 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 J.J. Hardy - Yankee Stadium (new) 27 6
582 Saturday July 16 2011 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Travis Snider - Rogers Centre 28 5
576 Saturday June 18 2011 Chicago Cubs 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Jeff Baker - Wrigley Field 12 4
575 Sunday June 5 2011 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Torii Hunter - Angel Stadium of Anaheim 13 4
558 Monday September 20 2010 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Matthew Joyce - Yankee Stadium (new) 25 6
551 Saturday August 21 2010 Seattle Mariners 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 Jose Lopez - Yankee Stadium (new) 27 6
534 Friday May 21 2010 New York Mets 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 David Wright - Citi Field 16 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
494 Thursday June 4 2009 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 David Murphy - Yankee Stadium (new) 24 5
485 Friday April 17 2009 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Mark DeRosa - Yankee Stadium (new) 19 5
480 Friday September 19 2008 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brian Roberts - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 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
466 Saturday July 5 2008 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Julio Lugo - Yankee Stadium (old) 25 7
464 Sunday June 22 2008 Cincinnati Reds 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 Norris Hopper - Yankee Stadium (old) 30 6
425 Thursday July 5 2007 Minnesota Twins 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Michael Cuddyer - Yankee Stadium (old) 24 5
416 Thursday May 3 2007 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Kenny Lofton - Rangers Ballpark 14 4
401 Monday July 17 2006 Seattle Mariners 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Willie Bloomquist - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 5
393 Tuesday June 20 2006 Philadelphia Phillies 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ryan Howard - Citizens Bank Park 20 8
388 Tuesday May 23 2006 Boston Red Sox 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 Dustan Mohr - Fenway Park 21 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
359 Sunday July 17 2005 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 Johnny Damon - Fenway Park 15 5
339 Thursday April 21 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alex Rios - SkyDome 19 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
319 Friday July 31 2004 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jerry Hairston Jr. - Yankee Stadium (old) 8 4
306 Sunday June 6 2004 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 Mark Teixeira - Yankee Stadium (old) 13 5
302 Tuesday June 1 2004 Baltimore Orioles 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 B.J. Surhoff - Yankee Stadium (old) 17 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
276 Sunday September 7 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 Todd Walker - Yankee Stadium (old) 23 7
273 Saturday August 30 2003 Boston Red Sox 1.1 2 0 0 2 1 3 3 Jason Varitek - Fenway Park 39 8
265 Thursday August 7 2003 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 Michael Young - Yankee Stadium (old) 19 5
258 Monday June 30 2003 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 Deivi Cruz - Camden Yards 16 5
256 Saturday June 28 2003 New York Mets 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 3 3 Tony Clark - Shea Stadium 27 7
255 Thursday June 26 2003 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 Ben Grieve - Tropicana Field 17 5
248 Friday June 6 2003 Chicago Cubs 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 Hee-Seop Choi - Wrigley Field 12 5
225 Thursday May 9 2002 Tampa Bay Rays 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 Jared Sandberg - Tropicana Field 31 7
218 Saturday April 6 2002 Tampa Bay Rays 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Toby Hall - Yankee Stadium (old) 18 5
207 Friday August 31 2001 Boston Red Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Troy O'Leary - Fenway Park 14 4
204 Thursday August 23 2001 Texas Rangers 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Randy Velarde - The Ballpark at Arlington 17 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
161 Monday September 4 2000 Kansas City Royals 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 Mike Sweeney - Kauffman Stadium 20 6
146 Saturday June 24 2000 Chicago White Sox 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 3 2 Brook Fordyce - Comiskey Park 34 7
143 Sunday June 4 2000 Atlanta Braves 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 Andres Galarraga - Turner Field 27 8
138 Tuesday May 2 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 Enrique Wilson - Jacobs Field 25 6
137 Monday May 1 2000 Cleveland Indians 1.2 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 Alex Ramirez (Force out) Jacobs Field 40 8
130 Monday April 3 2000 Los Angeles Angels 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 Tim Salmon - Edison Field 19 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
111 Tuesday July 27 1999 Chicago White Sox 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 Ray Durham - Comiskey Park 26 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
85 Tuesday April 6 1999 Oakland A's 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 3 3 Eric Chavez - Network Associates Coliseum 19 6
84 Sunday September 20 1998 Baltimore Orioles 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Rafael Palmeiro - Camden Yards 11 5
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