Mark Melancon Career Saves Overview
During Mark Melancon's 14-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of
262 saves, an average of 19 saves per season. 2015 was his best season
with 51 saves and his worst season was 2009 when he had
0 saves. Mark Melancon outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting
USA (11.064867861763), Millenial (8.7607402511566), Y (62), mlb (11.648944611966), and RP (19.574482524601) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that
visualize this information in more detail.
A save is credited to a relief pitcher who, under certain circumstances, finishes the game and prevents the opposing team from taking the lead. Some of the criteria include not being credited for the win, pitching at least one third of an inning, and entering the game with a lead of 3 runs or less. Generally, for Saves, higher is better. (Source
Mark Melancon Lifetime Saves
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Mark Melancon Saves By Year Line Chart
This line chart shows Mark Melancon's yearly Saves
for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison,
are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RP, and players from their
country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
Mark Melancon Cumulative Saves by Year
This line chart attempts to show show how Mark Melancon's career Saves progressed by year.
Each year on the chart represents Mark Melancon's career Saves at the end of that season.
Mark Melancon Saves By Year Box Chart
This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Mark Melancon and related player groups by summarizing Saves
for each season played by Mark Melancon. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box
being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and
medians to draw your conclusions!
Mark Melancon Saves Per Season Stats Table
This table shows Mark Melancon Saves stats per season for his full MLB career with the
aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season
player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players,
RP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each
group for each year of Mark Melancon career.
Note: "—" indicate there were no players
for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may
not have been a hall of famer playing that year.