Mariano Rivera Stats of the Day

Mark Teixeira hit his second homer of the season and his second in two days, a three-run shot that made it 4-0 in the 3rd inning, as the Yankees topped Cleveland, 4-3.

Mariano Rivera earned his 21st save of the season pitching a perfect 1-2-3 9th inning while striking out two.

It was the 41st save of his career that he pitched a perfect inning, while whiffing two.

Relievers with 21+ saves in a season

Rk Yrs From To
1 Mariano Rivera 16 1997 2013
2 Trevor Hoffman 14 1995 2009
3 Lee Smith 13 1983 1995
4 Billy Wagner 12 1997 2010
5 John Franco 11 1986 1998
6 Jeff Reardon 11 1982 1992
7 Troy Percival 10 1996 2008
8 Randy Myers 10 1988 1998
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