Mark Melancon News Archive
Melancon notched his sixth save since May 9 on Monday and saw an uptick in his velocity.
Melancon recorded save number 11, tossing a clean ninth inning in the Pirates' 4-2 win over Miami on Monday night.
Melancon logged save number 10 retiring the only two batters he faced in the Pirates' 4-1 win over the Mets on Friday night.
Melancon struck out one during a scoreless ninth inning against the Cubs on Sunday to pick up his 11th save of the season.
Melancon recorded his third save in as many days Monday despite allowing Odubel Herrera's first major-league home run.
Melancon hit 91 mph with his cut fastball Saturday en route to earning his first save since April 25.
Melancon pitched a clean ninth inning to pick up the save in a 7-5 win over the Cardinals on Saturday.
Melancon has thrown three shutout innings in three non-save situations over the last 13 days.
Melancon struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday against the Cubs.