Mark Melancon picked up his 12th save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning in the Pirates 5-2 win over the Marlins.
Melancon’s velocity has been a hot story all season and a concern but for now he’s getting results. Melancon has converted 10 straight save opportunities and has allowed 1 earned run over his last 14 2/3 innings.
Melancon has a 2.86 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season.
|2014 Stats: 2.86 ERA, 12 SV, 11 SO, 1.18 WHIP|