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May 01, 2012

With save Monday, Joe Nathan has saved at least 10 games against 12 teams

Joe Nathan earned his 10th career save against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, working a perfect ninth.

That gives him double-digit saves against every American League team except New York and Minnesota. Nathan is one of six active pitchers to have saved at least 10 games against 12 teams in his career, according to STATS Inc.

Here is the all-time list from STATS Inc. of the pitchers with at least 10 career saves vs. different teams (active players are in bold). 

Pitchers w/10+ Career Saves vs. Most Different Teams, All-time**

(** saves became an official stat in 1969)

PITCHER

TEAMS

Goose Gossage

22

Jeff Reardon

20

Rollie Fingers

19

Jose Mesa

19

Lee Smith

18

Todd Jones

17

Trevor Hoffman

16

Doug Jones

16

Francisco Rodriguez

16

John Wetteland

16

Robb Nen

15

Billy Wagner

15

Francisco Cordero

14

Roberto Hernandez

14

Jason Isringhausen

14

Mariano Rivera

14

Rick Aguilera

13

Rod Beck

13

Dennis Eckersley

13

John Franco

13

Tom Henke

13

Jeff Montgomery

13

Randy Myers

13

Troy Percival

13

Dan Quisenberry

13

Bobby Thigpen

13

Armando Benitez

12

Joe Nathan

12

Gregg Olson

12

Dave Righetti

12

Jeff Shaw

12

Bruce Sutter

12

Jose Valverde

12

-- Drew Davison

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