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Exit Sandman - Mariano Rivera

MARIANO RIVERA EXIT SANDMAN The top moments and numbers from Mariano Rivera's incredible career TOP MO - MENTS G2 ALDS, 3 1/3 SHUTOUT INNINGS, WIN 2 SHUTOUT INNINGS IN WORLD SERIES WINNING GAME SAVE IN FINAL GAME OF WORLD SERIES 10-4-1995 10-26-1996 10-21-1998 10-27-1999 SAVE IN FINAL GAME OF WORLD SERIES 6-28-2009 10-26-2000 3 INNINGS, WIN ALCS G7 [AARON BODNE GAME] S0OTH CAREER SAVE, ONLY RBI SAVE IN FINAL GAME OF WORLD SERIES 10-16-2003 SAVE IN FINAL GAME OF WORLD SERIES 11-4-2009 TILI BREAKS HOFFMAN'S RECORD ALL-TIME SAVES FINAL ALL-STAR APPEARANCE FINAL YANKEE STADIUM APPEARANCE 9-19-2011 7-16-2013 9-26-2013 He recorded his first career save on May 17, 1996. Since then, 912 other players have recorded at least one save, with Trevor Hoffman ranking second with 539 during that strech 113 behind Mariano. Mariano has pitched in 36 different venues and recorded saves in 32 of them ALL-TIME SAVES The most in MLB history 700 500 400 300 200 100 8 Seasons with at least 30 saves and a WHIP below one - the most ever, with Trevor Hoffman having 7. 7 Seasons with at least 40 saves and an ERA below two. No other pitcher has more than 2. Rivera finishes his career with the lowest WHIP (Walks & Hits per IP) in the live-ball era (since 1920). 7 SEASONS 1.00026 40 SAVES 100000 00 00 00 100000 0000010D0I0 Rivera's first eight seasons as a full-time closer vs. his final nine: SEASONS SAVES ERA IP WHIP K-BB K/9 Age 27 through Age 34 331 2.13 553.2 1.028 3.51 7.59 Age 35 through Age 43 316 1.93 555.1 0.913 5.90 8.54 POSTSEASON STATS 0.70 42 33 Rivera's postseason ERA, was the best in MLB history. Rivera has more postseason saves than the next two guys combined. Games in his postseason career that Rivera worked at least two innings in relief. has thre the 7th most postseason innings any pitcher (starter or reliever), and his ERA stands at an all-time best 0.70 (minimum 30 innings). Noinagers Harry Brecheen Babe Ruth Sherry Smith Sandy Koufax (0.83 ERA) (0.87) (0.89) (0.95) ... own the next four lowest postseason ERAS That Quartet (combined) VS. Rivera PLAYER IP ERA WHIP K-BB Rivera 141 0.70 0.759 110.21 Brecheen, Ruth, Smith, Koufax 151 0.89 0.940 92.42 FOLLOW THE ACTION ALL SEASON LONG @MLB /MLB MLB MLB.COM @MLBSocial SOURCES: created by STATOGRAPHICS Billy Wagner John Franco Lee Smith Trevor Hoffman Mariano Rivera

Exit Sandman - Mariano Rivera

shared by statographics on Oct 02
As Mariano Rivera finished his last season in the MLB, we took a look back at his legendary career.




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