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Verducci's Top 10 Closers of All Time


Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera
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Only one of two relievers in history with at least 500 saves (502 to be exact), Mariano Rivera is the perfect closer: He strikes out batters, walks almost no one and rarely gives up extra-base hits. The clincher: a 0.77 ERA in 76 career postseason games.
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