Mark Melancon News Archive
Melancon recorded the final two outs of Thursday's game against Arizona to earn his 45th save of the season.
Melancon earned his 44th save by pitching a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout Tuesday against Arizona.
Melancon threw a perfect ninth inning Wednesday against the Mets, locking down a 1-0 lead for his 42nd save of the season.
Melancon (2-2) took the loss in a non-save situation Tuesday against the Mets, giving up a run on two hits in the top of the 10th inning.
Melancon allowed one hit and struck out the side in the ninth inning of Sunday's win over the Phillies to notch his 41st save of the season.
Melancon struck out one Phillie in a perfect ninth inning Saturday to notch his 40th save of the season.
Melancon (2-1) nailed down a 5-4 victory over the Phillies on Friday, giving up a walk over an inning and striking out two.
Melancon gave up another run Tuesday, this one on two hits in a save situation although he still held on for the save 9-7.
Melancon came on to pitch the ninth with a 6-2 lead, and yielded a pair of runs on four hits, but managed to close out the game for the Nats.
Melancon pitched a scoreless ninth inning to record his 38th save of he season Friday.