Minor League Record Book: Saves, Season

After wins, we have saves in one minor league season…

2006-2019
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
Tad Ratliff Charlottesville ’15 2019 23
9 Reed Garrett New Market ’13 2018 21
David Carpenter Covington ’04 2019 21
11 David Carpenter Covington ’04 2010 20
12 Pete Andrelczyk Waynesboro ’07 2009 19
Matt Hockenberry Woodstock ’13 2015 19
Frank Rubio Front Royal ’16 2018 19
15 Rob Delaney New Market ’03 2008 18
Kevin Johnson Haymarket ’09 2012 18
Tyler Cyr Waynesboro ’14 2017 18

Both David Carpenter and Tad Ratliff joined this list in 2019.

Chris Perez split his time in 2007 between Double-A Springfield and Triple-A Memphis. Overall, he went 2-1, 2.96, with a 1.171 WHIP, 6.8 BB/9, and 12.7 K/9 in 54 2/3 innings. He made the majors the next year, and went on to save 133 major league games.

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
Tad Ratliff Charlottesville ’15 2019 23

Ratliff joined this list in 2019.

Sean Maloney went 3-2, 1.43 in 1996 with Double-A El Paso, with a 1.076 WHIP, 1.9 BB/9, and 9.1 K/9 in 56 2/3 innings. He eventually pitched in 14 major league games.

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