Major League Record Book: Saves in a Season

Most saves in a major league season since the 2006 draft… welcome to the Chris Perez show!

1 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2012 39
2 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2011 36
3 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2013 25
4 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2010 23
5 Tyler Thornburg Winchester ’08 2016 13
6 Will Harris Staunton ’03 2016 12
7 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2008 7
8 David Carpenter Covington ’04 2014 3
9 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2009 2
Will Harris Staunton ’03 2015 2

Before 2016, Perez owned the top 5 spots, and 6 out of 7. He still owns the top 4, and 6 of the 10. Tyler Thornburg and Will Harris made it to the middle of the list in ’16.

Brad Ziegler was drafted in 2003, so he’s not eligible for this list. However, he has had 5 seasons in which he saved more than 2 games.

Chris Perez in a happy moment

Chris Perez in a happy moment

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