The Mariano Rivera Report

by Bill Chuck on September 4, 2013

The Chicago White Sox held a 4-1 lead over the Yankees heading into the 8th inning last night, so it should come as no surprise the Sox lost, 6-4.

In the Yankee win, Mariano Rivera earned his 40th save of the season.

Nine to Know

Nine seasons of Mo’s 40+ saves

Year Age Tm ERA G GF SV ▾
2004 34 NYY 1.94 74 69 53
2001 31 NYY 2.34 71 66 50
1999 29 NYY 1.83 66 63 45
2009 39 NYY 1.76 66 55 44
2011 41 NYY 1.91 64 54 44
1997 27 NYY 1.88 66 56 43
2005 35 NYY 1.38 71 67 43
2003 33 NYY 1.66 64 57 40
2013 43 NYY 2.12 54 52 40
19 Yrs 2.21 1105 944 648
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/4/2013.

Pitchers with most 40-save seasons

Rk Yrs From To Age
1 Mariano Rivera 9 1997 2013 27-43
2 Trevor Hoffman 9 1996 2007 28-39
3 Francisco Rodriguez 4 2005 2008 23-26
4 Robb Nen 4 1998 2002 28-32
5 Jose Mesa 4 1995 2004 29-38
6 John Wetteland 4 1993 1999 26-32
7 Dennis Eckersley 4 1988 1992 33-37
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/4/2013.

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