Closer Kenly Jansen (Boston Red Sox, photo),안전놀이터 an old teammate of “Korean Monster” Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays) and familiar to domestic fans, achieved 400 saves in his career. Yansun took the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning of an away game against the Atlanta Braves held at True Park in Atlanta on the 11th (Korean time) and defended Boston’s 5-2 victory. Yansun closed the last inning with no hits and no runs with one strikeout.
As a result, Yansun set a milestone of 400 saves (43 wins, 28 losses) in 14 seasons since his big league debut in 2010. This is the 7th record in Major League Baseball history. It is a record set by only six players prior to Yansun: Mariano Rivera (652 saves), Trevor Hoffman (601 saves), Lee Smith (478 saves), Francisco Rodriguez (437 saves), John Franco (424 saves), and Billy Wagner (422 saves).