Mark Melancon News Archive


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Jul 5
Melancon picked up his 16th save of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Phillies, despite serving up a solo home run to Marlon Byrd.
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Sat, Jul 5
Jun 29
Melancon notched his 15th save of the season Sunday while only recording one out.
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Sun, Jun 29
Jun 27
Melancon will remain the Pirates' closer, despite the team acquiring Ernesto Frieri on Friday, the Pittsburgh Tribune's Travis Sawchik reports.
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Fri, Jun 27
Jun 27
Melancon has recorded four saves in six days since taking over the closer's role for Jason Grilli in Pittsburgh.
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Fri, Jun 27
Jun 25
Melancon recorded his 13th save of the season Tuesday, although he gave up two runs on three hits in the ninth inning against the Rays.
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Tue, Jun 24
Jun 22
Melancon gave up an earned run Sunday against the Cubs, but he still managed to record his 12th save of the season while striking out one batter.
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Sun, Jun 22
Jun 22
Melancon struck out the side Saturday night to earn his 11th save of the season.
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Sat, Jun 21
Jun 20
Melancon will get the majority of save opportunities in Pittsburgh moving forward, as Jason Grilli has been removed from the closers' role, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.
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Fri, Jun 20
Jun 19
Melancon could be in the mix for saves in the near future, as Pittsburgh's closer situation "will be evaluated," Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Thu, Jun 19