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Every Team's Saves Leader

The save has remained a coveted measure of some of the game's most dominant bullpen arms. With that in mind, MLB.com examined the single-season saves leaders for each of the 30 teams.

American League East

Team Saves Leaders Jays Ward

Blue Jays: Duane Ward, 45 saves, 1993 Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Orioles Johnson

Orioles: Jim Johnson, 51 saves, 2012 Rob Tringali/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Rays Rodney

Rays: Fernando Rodney, 48 saves, 2012 J. Meric/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Red Sox Gordon

Red Sox: Tom Gordon, 46 saves, 1998 Otto Greule Jr/Allsport

Team Saves Leaders Yankees Rivera

Yankees: Mariano Rivera, 53 saves, 2004 Rich Pilling/MLB Photos

American League Central

Team Saves Leaders Indians Mesa

Indians: Jose Mesa, 46 saves, 1995 Rick Stewart /Allsport

Team Saves Leaders Royals Holland

Royals: Greg Holland, 47 saves, 2013 Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Tigers Valverde

Tigers: Jose Valverde, 49 saves, 2011 Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Twins Nathan

Twins: Joe Nathan, 47 saves, 2009 Bruce Kluckhohn/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders White Sox Thigpen

White Sox: Bobby Thigpen, 57 saves, 1990 Stephen Dunn/Allsport

American League West

Team Saves Leaders Angels Rodriguez

Angels: Francisco Rodriguez, 62 saves, 2008 Ron Vesely/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Astros Valverde

Astros (tie): Jose Valverde, 44 saves, 2008 John Grieshop/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Wagner Astros

Astros (tie): Billy Wagner, 44 saves, 2003 John Grieshop/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Athletics Eck

Athletics: Dennis Eckersley, 51 saves, 1992 Otto Greule Jr/Allsport

Team Saves Leaders Mariners Diaz

Mariners: Edwin Díaz, 57 saves, 2018 Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Rangers Cordero

Rangers: Francisco Cordero, 49 saves, 2004 Brad Mangin/MLB Photos

National League East

Team Saves Leaders Braves Smoltz

Braves: John Smoltz, 55 saves, 2002 Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Marlins Benitez

Marlins: Armando Benitez, 47 saves, 2004 Rich Pilling/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Mets Familia

Mets: Jeurys Familia, 51 saves, 2016 Rob Tringali/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Nationals Cordero

Nationals: Chad Cordero, 47 saves, 2005 Rich Pilling /MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Phillies Mesa

Phillies: Jose Mesa, 45 saves, 2002 Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

National League Central

Team Saves Leaders Brewers Axford

Brewers: John Axford, 46 saves, 2011 Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Cardinals Rosenthal

Cardinals: Trevor Rosenthal, 48 saves, 2015 Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Cubs Myers

Cubs: Randy Myers, 53 saves, 1993 Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Pirates Melancon

Pirates: Mark Melancon, 51 saves, 2015 Rob Tringali/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Reds Brantley

Reds: Jeff Brantley, 44 saves, 1996 Otto Greule Jr/Allsport

National League West

Team Saves Leaders D-backs Valverde

Diamondbacks: Jose Valverde, 47 saves, 2007 Jonathan Willey/Arizona Diamondbacks

Team Saves Leaders Dodgers Gagne

Dodgers: Eric Gagne, 55 saves, 2003 Doug Benc/Getty Images

Team Saves Leaders Giants Wilson

Giants (tie): Brian Wilson, 48 saves, 2010 Ron Vesely/MLB Photos

Team Saves Leaders Giants Beck

Giants (tie): Rod Beck, 48 saves, 1993 Jed Jacobsohn/Allsport

Team Saves Leaders Padres Hoffman

Padres: Trevor Hoffman, 53 saves, 1998 Craig Jones/Allsport

Team Saves Leaders Rockies Davis

Rockies: Wade Davis, 43 saves, 2018 Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos