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Aaron Kenneth Myette (born September 26, 1977) is a former Major League Baseball Canadian right-handed pitcher.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, often shortened as the D-backs, are an American professional baseball franchise based in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
In baseball, base running is the act of running around the bases performed by members of the team at bat.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Baseball Digest is a baseball magazine resource, published in Evanston, Illinois by Grandstand Publishing, LLC.
Baseball Prospectus (BP) is an organization that publishes a website, BaseballProspectus.com, devoted to the sabermetric analysis of baseball.
Baseball statistics play an important role in evaluating a player's and/or team's progress.
Baseball-Reference.com is a website providing baseball statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history.
In baseball, batting is the act of facing the opposing pitcher and trying to produce offense for one's team.
William Robert Singer (born April 24, 1944) is an American former professional baseball pitcher with a 14-year career from 1964 to 1977.
Robert William "Bob" Stanley (born November 10, 1954) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher who played for the Boston Red Sox.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Howard Bruce Sutter (born January 8, 1953) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In baseball, a closing pitcher, more frequently referred to as a closer (abbreviated CL), is a relief pitcher who specializes in getting the final outs in a close game when his team is leading.
In baseball and softball, the count refers to the number of balls and strikes a batter has in his current plate appearance.
Crosley Field was a Major League Baseball park located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Daniel Thomas Plesac (born February 4, 1962) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher with an 18-year career from to.
David Allan Righetti (born November 28, 1958) is an American professional baseball coach and former player.
Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954), nicknamed "Eck", is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
Richard Wallace Hall (born September 27, 1930) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and part-time outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1952–57 and 1959), Kansas City Athletics (1960), Baltimore Orioles (1961–66 and 1969–71) and Philadelphia Phillies (1967–68).
Donald Scott Drysdale (July 23, 1936 – July 3, 1993) was an American professional baseball player and television sports commentator.
In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched (i.e. the traditional length of a game).
ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN.
FiveThirtyEight, sometimes referred to as 538, is a website that focuses on opinion poll analysis, politics, economics, and sports blogging.
Francisco José Rodríguez, Sr. (born January 7, 1982), nicknamed "Frankie" and "K-Rod", is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
Gary Robert Lavelle (born January 3, 1949) is a retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1974 to 1985 and 1987.
Henry Eugene Garber (born November 13, 1947) is a former sidearm relief pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Gerald Lee Staley (August 21, 1920 – January 2, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.
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Richard Michael "Goose" Gossage (born July 5, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher.
Guy Morton, Sr. (June 1, 1893 – October 18, 1934), nicknamed "Moose", was a Major League baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians.
A hold (abbreviated HLD, H or HD) is awarded to a relief pitcher who meets the following three conditions: The hold is not an official Major League Baseball statistic.
Horacio Piña García (born March 12, 1945 in Matamoros, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico) is a former relief pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between and.
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.
John George Taylor Spink (November 6, 1888 – December 7, 1962), or Taylor Spink, was the publisher of The Sporting News from 1914 until his death in 1962.
Jeff Passan (born September 21, 1980) is a baseball columnist at Yahoo! Sports and author of New York Times Bestseller The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports.
Jeffrey James Reardon (born October 1, 1955) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1979–1994 for the New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Minnesota Twins, and Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Yankees.
Jerome Holtzman (July 12, 1926 – July 19, 2008) was an American sportswriter known for his writings on baseball who served as the official historian for Major League Baseball from 1999 until his death.
Jerry Austin Narron (born January 15, 1956) is an American professional baseball player, manager, and current bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Jim Caple is a former columnist and senior writer for ESPN.com.
James Aloysius Shaw (August 19, 1893 – January 27, 1962), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was a pitcher for the Washington Senators (1913–1921).
Joaquín Antonio Benoit Peña (born July 26, 1977) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Joseph S. (Joe) Sheehan, born in New York City on February 26, 1971, graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California in 1994, and lives in the New York City area.
John Anthony Franco (born September 17, 1960) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed relief pitcher.
John Frederick Hiller (born April 8, 1943) is a Canadian-born former left-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career with the Detroit Tigers.
Kenton Charles "Teke" Tekulve (born March 5, 1947 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher.
Lee Arthur Smith (born December 4, 1957) is a retired American right-handed baseball pitcher who played 18 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) for eight teams.
The following is a list of annual leaders in saves in Major League Baseball (MLB), with separate lists for the American League and the National League.
In baseball statistics, a relief pitcher is credited with a game finished (denoted by GF) if he is the last pitcher to pitch for his team in a game.
The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.
Madison Kyle Bumgarner (born August 1, 1989), commonly known by his nickname, "MadBum", is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969) is a Panamanian-American former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013.
Melvin Mora Diaz (born February 2, 1972) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball infielder in Major League Baseball.
The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Minnesota Twins are an American professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
The Official Rules of Major League Baseball is a set of rules set forth by the MLB governing the playing of baseball games by professional teams of Major League Baseball and the leagues that are members of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues.
In the game of baseball, the official scorer is a person appointed by the league to record the events on the field, and to send the official scoring record of the game back to the league offices.
In baseball, on deck refers to being next in line to bat.
Opening Day is the day on which professional baseball leagues begin their regular season.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In baseball and softball, a relief pitcher or reliever is a pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, fatigue, ejection, or for other strategic reasons, such as inclement weather delays or pinch hitter substitutions.
Roberto Manuel Hernández Rodríguez (born November 11, 1964) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher.
The Rolaids Relief Man Award was an annual Major League Baseball (MLB) award given from 1976 to 2012 to the top relief pitchers of the regular season, one in the American League (AL) and one in the National League (NL).
Roland Glen Fingers (born August 25, 1946) is an American retired professional baseball pitcher.
Ronald Gene Davis (born August 6, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played 11 years from 1978 to 1988.
Ronald Wesley Taylor (December 13, 1937) is a former professional baseball player.
Elroy Leon Face (born February 20, 1928) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher.
In baseball, a run is scored when a player advances around first, second and third base and returns safely to home plate, touching the bases in that order, before three outs are recorded and all obligations to reach base safely on batted balls are met or assured.
A run batted in (RBI), plural runs batted in (RBI or RBIs), is a statistic in baseball and softball that credits a batter for making a play that allows a run to be scored (except in certain situations such as when an error is made on the play).
In baseball, run differential is a cumulative team statistic that combines offensive and defensive scoring.
The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Diego, California.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
Albert Walter "Sparky" Lyle (born July 22, 1944) is an American former left-handed relief pitcher who spent sixteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1967 through 1982.
Sporting News is a digital sports media owned by Perform Group, a global sports content and media company.
The Sporting News Reliever of the Year Award was an annual award presented to the best relief pitcher in each league in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.
The New York Sun was an American daily newspaper published in Manhattan from 2002 to 2008.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
Tim Marchman is the special projects editor at Gizmodo Media Group.
Todd Matthew Van Poppel (born December 9, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Oakland Athletics (-), Detroit Tigers (1996), Texas Rangers (-), Pittsburgh Pirates (1998), Chicago Cubs (-), and Cincinnati Reds (2003-). He retired during spring training with the New York Mets in.
Tom Verducci (born October 23, 1960) is an American sportswriter who writes for Sports Illustrated and its online magazine SI.com.
Trevor William Hoffman (born October 13, 1967) is an American former baseball relief pitcher who played 18 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1993 to 2010.
Triumph Books is a Chicago-based sports book publisher.
Wes Avi Littleton (born September 2, 1982) is an American retired right-handed relief pitcher who spent his entire three-year playing career in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Texas Rangers (2006–2008).
In baseball and softball, a pitcher's win–loss record (also referred to simply as their record) indicates the number of wins (denoted "W") and losses (denoted "L") they have been credited with.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
The 1960 Major League Baseball season was played from April 12 to October 13, 1960.
The 1976 Major League Baseball season was the last post 1961-season until 1993 in which the American League (AL) and the National League (NL) had the same number of teams.
The 1978 Major League Baseball season saw the New York Yankees defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers to win their second consecutive World Series, and 22nd overall, in a rematch of the prior season's Fall Classic.
The 1983 Major League Baseball season ended with the Baltimore Orioles defeating the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth game of the World Series.
The 1984 Major League Baseball season started with a 9-game winning streak by eventual World Series champions Detroit Tigers who started the season 35 wins and 5 losses and never relinquished the first place lead.
The 1986 Major League Baseball season saw the New York Mets win their second World Series title, their first since 1969.
The 1987 Major League Baseball season ended with the American League Champion Minnesota Twins winning the World Series over the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals, four games to three, as all seven games were won by the home team.
The 2008 Major League Baseball season began on March 25, 2008, in Tokyo, Japan with the 2007 World Series champion Boston Red Sox defeating the Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome 6–5 (in 10 innings) in the first game of a two-game series, and ended on September 30 with the host Chicago White Sox defeating the Minnesota Twins in a one-game playoff to win the AL Central division.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), the 300 save club is the group of pitchers who have recorded 300 or more regular-season saves in their careers.