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If you clicked on the info icon or the "Stats / Notes / Bio" link, you've reached this page which contains notes, memories, trivia and more about Mariano  Rivera.  If you have anything to add to this player's information, an interesting bit of trivia or a personal memory or story about Mariano, please feel free to share it with us by filling out the form at the bottom of the page. Be sure to include your name and town.

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Mariano Rivera's Milestone Saves
Save # Date Against Batters Faced Score Where
1 5/17/1996 California Angels Started Ninth
Randy Velarde - Strikeout
Mike Aldrete - Single
Garret Anderson - 4-6-3 Double Play
8-5 Yankee Stadium
50 4/27/1998 Toronto Blue Jays Started Ninth
Mike Stanley - Fly out to center
Ed Sprague - Fly to short center
Tony Fernandez - 5-3 Bunt Groundout
1-0 Yankee Stadium
100 6/11/1999 Florida Marlins Entered in relief of Todd Erdos in 9th,
runners on
1st and 2nd, two out, 8-4 lead
Kevin Millar - 6-4 Groundout
8-4 Pro Player Stadium
200 8/1/2001 Texas Rangers Entered in relief of Mike Stanton in 8th,
runner on
1st, no out, 9-7 lead
Mike Lamb - Flyout to left
Ricky Ledee - Strikeout Swinging
Michael Young - Strikeout Swinging
Ninth Inning
Randy Velarde - Flyout to center
Alex Rodriguez - 5-3 Groundout
Rafael Palmeiro - Reached on a Tino Martinez error
Ivan Rodriguez - 4-3 Groundout
9-7 Yankee Stadium
225* 5/9/2002 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Entered in 8th in relief of Orlando Hernandez
Runners on 1st and 2nd, two out, 2-0 lead

Randy Winn - RBI double
Steve Cox - Walk
Ben Grieve - 4-3 Groundout
Ninth Inning

Toby Hall - Flyout to RF
Jason Conti - Strikeout Swinging
Chris Gomez - Groundball Single to center
Jared Sandberg - Groundout to firstbase (unassisted)
3-1 Tropicana Field
300 5/28/2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Started Ninth
Aubrey Huff - Single
Tino Martinez - Strikeout Looking
Jose Cruz - Foul Pop to First Base side
Julio Lugo - Lineout to first
7-5 Tropicana Field
400 7/16/2006 Chicago White Sox Entered in 8th in relief of Kyle Farnsworth
Runners on 1st and 2nd, no out, 6-4 lead
Juan Uribe - Pop-up to second
Scott Podsednik - 4-6-3 Double Play
Ninth Inning
Tadahito Iguchi - Double to RF
Jim Thome - Walk
Paul Konerko - 6-4-3 Double Play
Jermaine Dye - Strikeout Swinging
6-4 Yankee Stadium
500 6/28/2009 New York Mets Entered in 8th in relief of Brian Bruney
Runners on 1st and 2nd, 2 out, 3-2 lead

Omir Santos - Strikeout Looking
Ninth Inning
Luis Castillo - 4-3 Groundout
Jeremy Reed - Strikeout Looking
David Murphy - Single to left
Alex Cora - 4-3 Groundout
4-2 Citi Field
600 9/13/2011 Seattle Mariners Started Ninth
Wily Mo Pena - Strikeout Swinging
Ichiro Suzuki - Single to left
Kyle Seager - Strikeout Swinging
Third out recorded when Suzuki was caught stealing
3-2 Safeco Field
602** 9/19/2011 Minnesota Twins Started Ninth
Trevor Plouffe - 4-3 Groundout
Michael Cuddyer - Lineout to right
Chris Parmelee - Strikeout Looking
6-4 Yankee Stadium
652 9/18/2013 Toronto Blue Jays Entered in 8th in relief of David Robertson
Runner on 2nd, 2 out, 4-3 lead
Brett Lawrie - 4-3 Groundout
Ninth Inning

Adam Lind - 4-3 Single to center
Colby Rasmus - Single to right
Munenori Kawasaki - Sacrifice bunt attempt, runner forced at third, 3-5
Ryan Goins - 4-3 Groundout
J.P. Arencibia - Strikeout Swinging
4-3 Rogers Centre

* - Passed Dave Righetti as all-time Yankees saves leader.

** - Passed Trevor Hoffman as all-time MLB saves leader.

*** - Final Save, establishing all-time saves record.


Mike A. commented: Mariano is a truly amazing person

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