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Ryne Stanek
Out as closer in September
PMiami Marlins
August 23, 2019
Stanek may only get another week in the closer's role with the news that Jose Urena (back) will take over in the ninth inning when he is activated in September, Craig Mish of FNTSY Sports Radio reports.
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Shawn Armstrong
Placed on injured list
PBaltimore Orioles
Forearm
August 23, 2019
Armstrong was placed on the 10-day injured list retroactive to August 22 with a right forearm strain.
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Jose Urena
Returning as closer
PMiami Marlins
Back
August 23, 2019
Urena (back) could be used as the Marlins's closer when he comes off the injured list in September, Craig Mish of FNTSY Sports Radio reports.
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Derek Law
Blows first save
PToronto Blue Jays
August 23, 2019
Law (0-2) took the loss Thursday against the Dodgers, giving up three runs on three hits and a walk over two-thirds of an inning to blow his first save of the season.
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Paul Sewald
Falls into first save
PNew York Mets
August 23, 2019
Sewald struck out two in a perfect eighth inning Thursday to record his first save of the season in a win over Cleveland.
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Roberto Osuna
Records 30th save
PHouston Astros
August 22, 2019
Osuna recorded a one-out save while allowing one walk against the Tigers on Thursday.
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Emilio Pagan
Rebounds with save
PTampa Bay Rays
August 22, 2019
Pagan pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his 14th save in a 5-2 victory against the Orioles on Thursday.
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Carlos Martinez
Records 15th save
PSt. Louis Cardinals
August 22, 2019
Martinez allowed two walks and struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Thursday against the Rockies.
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Ryne Stanek
Blows lead
PMiami Marlins
August 22, 2019
Stanek (0-3) allowed two earned runs on three hits and a walk while striking out two to take the loss Thursday against the Braves.
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Ken Giles
Lands on paternity list
PToronto Blue Jays
Personal
August 22, 2019
Giles was placed on the paternity list prior to Thursday's game against the Dodgers, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
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Rowan Wick
Picks up second save
PChicago Cubs
August 22, 2019
Wick recorded the final two outs of Thursday's win over the Giants for his second save of the season. He struck out one batter.
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Ryan Pressly
Back on IL with knee injury
PHouston Astros
Knee
August 22, 2019
Pressly was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday and will miss 4-to-6 weeks following arthroscopic right knee surgery, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
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Kenley Jansen
Another vote of confidence
PLos Angeles Dodgers
August 22, 2019
Manager Dave Roberts gave Jansen a vote of confidence after Jansen blew another save Wednesday night, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports. "Right now, Kenley's our closer," Roberts said.
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Hansel Robles
Suffers third blown save
PLos Angeles Angels
August 22, 2019
Robles was dinged with a blown save in Wednesday's loss to Texas, allowing one hit in two-thirds of an inning while striking out one.
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A.J. Puk
Notches hold in debut
POakland Athletics
August 22, 2019
Puk retired one of the three hitters he faced and was credited with a hold in his MLB debut Wednesday in the Athletics' 6-4 triumph over the Yankees.
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Junior Guerra
Scoops up one-out save
PMilwaukee Brewers
August 22, 2019
Guerra retired the lone hitter he faced in Wednesday's 5-3 rain-shortened win over the Cardinals to secure his third save of the season.
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Craig Kimbrel
Notches 11th save
PChicago Cubs
August 22, 2019
Kimbrel earned the save against the Giants on Wednesday after tossing a perfect inning with two strikeouts.
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Reyes Moronta
Charged with loss, blown save
PSan Francisco Giants
August 21, 2019
Moronta (3-7) was charged with a loss and a blown save against the Cubs on Wednesday after allowing two runs on three hits and a walk over one inning of relief.
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Kenley Jansen
Blows save Wednesday
PLos Angeles Dodgers
August 21, 2019
Jansen blew the save against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, giving up one earned run on one hit in one inning as the Dodgers eventually came back to win 2-1 in 10 innings. He struck out one and walked none.
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Liam Hendriks
Bags 15th save
POakland Athletics
August 21, 2019
Hendriks got the save against the Yankees on Wednesday, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings without allowing a baserunner to close out Oakland's 6-4 victory. He struck out three.
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Hector Neris
Notches 23rd save
PPhiladelphia Phillies
August 21, 2019
Neris struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Wednesday to record his 23rd save of the season in a 5-2 win over the Red Sox.
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Brad Hand
Blows save
PCleveland Indians
August 21, 2019
Hand allowed two runs on three hits and one walk with no strikeouts through two-thirds of an inning to take the loss against the Mets on Wednesday.
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Joe Jimenez
Earns fourth save
PDetroit Tigers
August 21, 2019
Jimenez worked around a hit to pitch a scoreless ninth inning and earn the save in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Astros. He struck out two.
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Emilio Pagan
Picks up win after blown save
PTampa Bay Rays
August 21, 2019
Pagan (3-2) earned the win against the Mariners on Wednesday despite also being charged with a blown save, allowing three runs on three hits while recording one strikeout during the ninth inning.
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Raisel Iglesias
Strikes out two in save
PCincinnati Reds
August 21, 2019
Iglesias recorded two strikeouts while allowing no baserunners during the ninth inning to post a save in a 4-2 victory against the Padres on Wednesday.
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