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Braves closer Mark Melancon allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and two walks while not recording any strikeouts over an inning of work while blowing a save against the Red Sox Friday. The blown save was his second of the season.
Melancon has pitched well for the Braves this season despite striking out just 11 batters over 21 2/3 innings, but he had a rare stumble on Friday. For the year, the veteran reliever has a 2.49 ERA and 11 saves in 22 appearances.
Braves closer Mark Melancon allowed one hit over a scoreless inning to convert this 11th save of the season in Monday's win over the Miami Marlins.
Melancon isn't striking out many batters this season, but he has pitched to a 2.18 ERA while saving 11 games in 12 chances.
Braves closer Mark Melancon allowed one hit over a scoreless inning of work to earn his ninth save of the season in Thursday's win over the Nationals.
Through 16 appearances this season, Melancon is 2-1 with nine saves, a 2.30 ERA, a 0.96 WHIP, and nine strikeouts over 15 2/3 innings.
Braves closer Mark Melancon struck out the side to convert his eighth save of the season in Wednesday's win over the Boston Red Sox.
Melancon now has three straight perfect appearances after allowing two runs and taking a loss against the Phillies. Through 14 appearances, he has eight saves, a 2.63 ERA, a 1.02 WHIP, and nine strikeouts over 13 2/3 innings.
Braves closer Mark Melancon tossed a perfect ninth inning in Monday's win over the Red Sox to convert his seventh save of the season.
Melancon has now thrown perfect innings on back-to-back days to convert saves after allowing two earned runs and taking the loss in a previous appearance. Through 13 appearances this season, Melancon is 2-1 with seven saves and a 2.84 ERA.