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Mark Melancon
ERA S K
1.51 30 38
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-2 / 210 NFBC ADP: 92.43
Position: RPBorn: 3/28/1985 Birthplace: Arvada, Colorado
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 9th Round by Yankees (2006)


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July 24 6:28 PM PT7:28 PM MT8:28 PM CT9:28 PM ET21:28 ET1:28 GMT9:28 6:28 PM MST8:28 PM EST8:58 PM VEN5:28 UAE (+1)8:28 PM CT-Melancon pitched the ninth inning to record his 30th save, the third most in the National League, in the Pirates' 5-4 win over the Phillies on Sunday.
Analysis: He became the first Pirates pitcher to have three consecutive seasons with 30 or more. He led the big leagues with 51 saves in 2015, and his 114 saves since the start of 2014 are the most in the majors.
July 5 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Melancon will head to his third All-Star Game.
Analysis: Heading into Tuesday's action, the Pirates closer has converted 24 of 25 save chances. He hasn't yielded a run since May 21.
June 20 7:37 PM PT8:37 PM MT9:37 PM CT10:37 PM ET22:37 ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST10:07 PM VEN6:37 UAE (+1)9:37 PM CT-Melancon converted his 16th straight save opportunity Monday.
Analysis: The right-hander has not allowed an earned run in 13 1/3 innings over his last 14 appearances.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2009 NYY 0 1 0 - 1 13 0 0 16.1 13 8 7 0 10 0 10 1.41 3.86
2010 NYY 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 4.0 7 5 4 1 0 0 3 1.75 9.00
2010 Hou 2 0 0 - 1 20 0 0 17.1 12 8 6 1 8 0 19 1.15 3.12
2010 Tot 2 0 0 - 1 22 0 0 21.1 19 13 10 2 8 0 22 1.27 4.22
2011 Hou 8 4 20 - 25 71 0 0 74.1 65 28 23 5 26 6 66 1.22 2.78
2012 Bos 0 2 1 - 2 41 0 0 45.0 45 31 31 8 12 1 41 1.27 6.20
2013 Pit 3 2 16 - 21 72 0 0 71.0 60 15 11 1 8 0 70 0.96 1.39
2014 Pit 3 5 33 - 37 72 0 0 71.0 51 15 15 2 11 1 71 0.87 1.90
2015 Pit 3 2 51 - 53 78 0 0 76.2 57 22 19 4 14 2 62 0.93 2.23
2016 Pit 1 1 30 - 33 45 0 0 41.2 31 10 7 2 9 0 38 0.96 1.51
Career 20 17 151 - 173 414 0 0 417.1 341 142 123 24 98 10 380 1.05 2.65

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Hou 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1.000 -
Career 414 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1.000 -

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2013 Pit Total 1 0 0 - 1 4 0 0 3.2 5 4 4 2 1 0 2 9.82
    LDS 1 0 0 - 1 4 0 0 3.2 5 4 4 2 1 0 2 9.82
2014 Pit Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
2015 Pit Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Career 1 0 0 - 1 6 0 0 5.2 6 4 4 2 1 0 3 6.35


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 50 94 90 91.7 8.26
Curveball 155 83 78 81.1 25.62
Changeup 1 86 86 86 .17
Cut Fastball 399 93 87 90.7 65.95

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