Minor League Record Book: Saves in a Season

Next up is saves….

2006-2017
1 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2007 36
2 Rob Delaney New Market ’03 2007 35
3 Josh Edgin Winchester ’07 2011 27
4 Derrick Lutz Front Royal ’04 2007 23
Josh Judy Haymarket ’06-07 2011 23
Austin Hubbard Fauquier ’08 2012 23
Stephen Kohlscheen Harrisonburg ’10 2016 23
8 David Carpenter Covington ’04 2010 20
9 Pete Andrelczyk Waynesboro ’07 2009 19
Matt Hockenberry Woodstock ’13 2015 19
11 Rob Delaney New Market ’03 2008 18
Kevin Johnson Haymarket ’09 2012 18
Tyler Cyr Waynesboro ’14 2017 18

Chris Perez saved 36 games in 2007? He went 2-1, 2.96 in 54 2/3 innings (at Double-A and Triple-A), with a 1.171 WHIP, 6.8 BB/9, and 12.7 K/9 (struck out 77 batters).

Tyler Cyr is the latest to crack the list, sneaking on there, tied at #11, with 18 saves in 2017 for Double-A Richmond.

All-Time
1 Sean Maloney Harrisonburg ’90 1996 38
2 Lee Gronkiewicz New Market ’98 2003 37
3 Chris Perez Staunton ’04 2007 36
4 Rob Delaney New Market ’03 2007 35
5 Jeff Tam Harrisonburg ’92 1994 34
6 Marcus McBeth New Market ’01 2006 32
7 Lee Gronkiewicz New Market ’98 2005 30
8 Justin Pope Staunton 2005 29
9 Lee Gronkiewicz New Market ’98 2002 27
Roy Corcoran Harrisonburg ’98 2006 27
Josh Edgin Winchester ’07 2011 27
12 John Hudek Front Royal 1989 26
13 Mike Christopher Winchester ’84 1992 26
Von Stertzbach Staunton 2004 26
15 Bubbie Buzachero Staunton 2004 25
16 Jared Burton New Market ’01 2005 24
17 Saul Rivera New Market ’97 1999 23
Justin Pope Staunton 2006 23
Derrick Lutz Front Royal ’04 2007 23
Josh Judy Haymarket ’06-07 2011 23
Austin Hubbard Fauquier ’08 2012 23
Stephen Kohlscheen Harrisonburg ’10 2016 23

Sean Maloney went 3-2, 1.43 in Double-A El Paso in 1996, with a 1.076 WHIP, 1.9 BB/9, and 9.1 K/9. He made his major league debut the next season for the Brewers.

Next up is most strikeouts in a minor league season!

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