In the low-offense game of the day, Clint Hurdle was not messing around. He called on his closer, Mark Melancon, to go two innings in a 0-0 game. 138 more words
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA 93-7 The Fan)- Pirates closer Mark Melancon earned his 21st save of the season Friday night against the Padres, a career high.
On The Bob Pompeani Show Saturday, Melancon credited retired Yankees closer Mariano Rivera with being a big influence on him. 175 more words
The Rockies don’t appear to be willing to make a major trade at Thursday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, but interest could pick up in a smaller deal for closer LaTroy Hawkins. 355 more words