Mark Melancon 35 | Pitcher

Pittsburgh Pirates

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Sep 14, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Melancon struck out two in a scoreless inning of relief in a non-save situation against the Cubs on Sunday. Impact: Because the Bucs play six home games - where the team holds a 46-29 record - in the coming week, Melancon could see multiple save opportunities. The closer has notched three saves and a victory thus far in six September appearances.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 11, 2014
News: Melancon retired the side in order in the ninth inning Wednesday to record his 28th save of the season. Impact: With an elite 61:10 K:BB in 63 innings and 0.87 WHIP, Melancon is making his case to be considered a top-10 closer heading into 2015.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Sep 6, 2014
News: Melancon (2-4) earned the win Saturday, tossing two innings of scoreless relief while striking out three Cubs. Impact: The Pittsburgh closer has now pitched consecutive games with multiple innings for the first time in 2014. With a playoff spot hanging in the balance, look for manager Clint Hurdle to put Melancon in high-leverage positions even more frequently than usual.(RotoWire, )
Mark Melancon
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 2"  Wt: 215  Age: 29
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 3/28/1985, Arvada, Colorado
College: Arizona
Debut: 2009
Salary: $2,595,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury