Orioles Closer Britton Has Consecutive Saves Streak EndZach Britton's AL-record run of converting 60 consecutive saves has ended.
Britton Pitched Scoreless Ninth, Leads American League In SavesBaltimore's Zach Britton pitched a scoreless ninth, despite allowing a walk and two singles, for his 35th consecutive save to start the season. He leads the American League in saves.
Top Five All Time Orioles Save LeadersClosers by nature tend to throw hard, thrive under pressure & famously burn out quickly. We take a look at the careers of the top five all time Saves leaders for the Baltimore Orioles:
Rob Long: Something's Gotta GiveA save: To keep safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguard; preserve. If your season is on the line, will you go to Jim Johnson to close out the game AND have confidence that he will get the job?