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Top Raisel Iglesias News

  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Secures third save

    Iglesias pitched a perfect inning Sunday, striking out a batter on his way to a save in a 9-7 win over the Marlins.

    Iglesias was called upon to protect the team's two-run lead in the bottom of the ninth inning, setting down Miami in order for his third save of the year. The right-hander rebounded well after he allowed two runs on three hits in his last outing Tuesday, improving to 3-for-3 on save opportunities in 2024. Iglesias has produced a 3.60 ERA and 1.00 WHIP with three strikeouts over five innings in five outings this season.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Escapes with second save

    Iglesias gave up two runs on three hits and struck out one in the ninth inning Tuesday to record his second save of the season in a 6-5 win over the Mets.

    The right-hander needed every bit of the three-run lead he was called in to protect, as Iglesias gave up back-to-back hits to lead off the ninth and then watched both runners come home on successive groundouts to second base. Nevertheless, the Atlanta closer kept his focus and fanned Pete Alonso to end the game. Iglesias hasn't blown a save yet in 2024; however, his 4.50 ERA and 2:0 K:BB through four innings reflect a slow start for the dominant reliever, who hasn't posted an ERA above 2.75 since 2019 or a strikeout rate below 29.4 percent since 2018.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Records first save of season

    Iglesias didn't allow a hit or a walk in a scoreless inning Saturday to notch his first save of the season in a 9-8 win over the Diamondbacks.

    Iglesias put the tying run on with one out when he hit Eugenio Suarez with a pitch, and a pinch runner moved up to second base with two outs on a sac bunt. However, Iglesias escaped the threat by getting Gabriel Moreno to ground out to end it. Though he has managed just the one save on a five-win Atlanta team, Iglesias has been sharp in the early going with three scoreless outings.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Looks sharp Monday

    Iglesias walked one and struck out two in a scoreless inning of relief during Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Twins.

    The Atlanta closer followed Spencer Strider in the game and took over for the sixth inning, fanning Willi Castro and Carlos Santana before escaping a bit of a jam created by an error on the part of minor-league second baseman Luke Waddell. Iglesias has a 4:2 K:BB through three spring innings, and he appears on track to be ready for Opening Day after reaching 30 saves for the fourth time in his career in 2023.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Earns save No. 33

    Iglesias picked up the save Saturday against the Nationals. He allowed one hit while striking out one over a scoreless inning.

    Iglesias converted on his third save of the last four days, holding the Nationals scoreless in the ninth while fanning a batter. After blowing a pair of saves early in September, Iglesias has logged a save in each of his last four chances. With one day left in the regular season, Iglesias ranks eighth in saves and sports a 2.75 ERA across 58 appearances (55.2 innings).

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Converts 32nd save

    Iglesias struck out one in a perfect inning to earn the save in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Cubs.

    Iglesias has earned three saves over his last five outings while allowing one run in five innings in that span. He's settled down again after a shaky early half of September. The closer is up to 32 saves in 36 chances while maintaining a 2.80 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 67:15 K:BB through 54.2 innings this season.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Notches 31st save

    Iglesias picked up the save Tuesday against the Cubs. He allowed one hit while striking out two over a scoreless inning.

    Iglesias worked around Cody Bellinger's one-out single, striking out Seiya Suzuki and Dansby Swanson to close out a one-run victory. The 33-year-old Iglesias had a shaky start to the month, allowing seven runs (four earned) while blowing a pair of saves in his prior eight appearances. Still, he's had a solid campaign overall, as Iglesias improved to 31-for-35 in save chances with a 2.85 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 66 strikeouts over 53.2 innings.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Records 30th save

    Iglesias picked up the save Friday against the Nationals, allowing two hits and no walks while striking out two over a scoreless inning.

    After striking out Joey Meneses to start the ninth inning, Iglesias then yielded consecutive singles to Dominic Smith and Keibert Ruiz. The Atlanta closer was able to stem the tide though, striking out Luis Garcia and inducing an Ildemaro Vargas grounder to finish off the game. Iglesias has reached the 30-save milestone for the fourth time in his career, previously achieving it in 2018, 2019 and 2021.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Blows save, earns win again

    Iglesias (5-4) blew the save but picked up the win Tuesday against the Phillies, allowing one run on three hits over one inning while also recording a strikeout.

    The 33-year-old closer couldn't preserve Atlanta's one-run, ninth-inning lead, immediately surrendering a game-tying solo homer to Trea Turner. Iglesias then allowed back-to-back singles before inducing a swinging strikeout and a double-play groundout to escape the inning. The veteran righty was later credited with the win when Atlanta's offense scored the decisive run in the 10th. After successfully converting 20 consecutive save opportunities between June 20 and Sept. 10, Iglesias has now blown a save and earned a win on back-to-back days. He is now 29-for-33 in save chances this season with a 3.29 ERA and 1.22 WHIP across 49.2 innings.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Notches save Sunday

    Iglesias earned his 29th save with a scoreless ninth inning during Sunday's 5-2 win against the Pirates. He allowed one hit and did not strike out or walk any batters.

    The veteran right-hander has converted his last 20 save opportunities dating back to June 20, and he has a 2.10 ERA and 37:9 K:BB across 30 innings during that span. Overall Iglesias ranks 11th in the league in saves despite missing the first month of the season with a shoulder strain, and he's blown only two chances all year.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Secures extra-inning save

    Iglesias allowed an unearned run on one hit and struck out one over one inning to earn the save in Saturday's 4-2 extra-inning win over the Dodgers.

    Iglesias' 17-inning scoreless streak came to an end when Max Muncy generated a run on a sacrifice fly. It didn't stop Iglesias from locking down his 28th save of the year, including his 12th since the start of that scoreless streak. The Atlanta closer has a 2.56 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 59:13 K:BB through 45.2 innings this season while continuing to enjoy some of the best job security among closers in the majors.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Survives for 27th save

    Iglesias notched a save against the Dodgers on Thursday, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out one batter over one scoreless inning.

    Iglesias entered in the bottom of the ninth with the daunting task of facing the top of Los Angeles' order while trying to protect a one-run lead. He was able to get Mookie Betts -- who homered twice in the game -- to fly out to deep right field before walking Freddie Freeman and giving up a hit to Will Smith. With the winning runs on base, Iglesias bounced back to retire Max Muncy and Enrique Hernandez to finish off the victory. The veteran closer hasn't blow a save since June 12 against Detroit, and since that time he's gone 17-for-17 in save opportunities while posting a 1.86 ERA and 40:7 K:BB over 29 frames.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Perfect for save No. 26

    Iglesias picked up the save in Tuesday's 3-1 victory over the Rockies. He struck out one over a perfect inning.

    Iglesias hasn't allowed a run since July 18, a streak that spans 15 appearances and includes 10 saves. He managed to retire the side for a perfect inning Tuesday and advanced to 13th in MLB in saves with 26. Through 45 appearances (42.2 innings), Iglesias owns a 2.74 ERA to pair with a 56:11 K:BB.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Notches save No. 25

    Iglesias gave up a hit and a walk in a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday to record his 25th save of the season in a 3-2 win over the Mets.

    It wasn't the sharpest appearance from the right-hander, but Iglesias got Francisco Alvarez to hit into a double play after he put the first two batters of the inning aboard. The veteran closer hasn't blown a save since June 12, converting 16 straight and posting a 2.16 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 35:5 K:BB over his last 25 innings.

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  • Braves' Raisel Iglesias: Converts for save No. 24

    Iglesias picked up the save Saturday against the Giants. He struck out two over a perfect inning.

    Iglesias turned in his third consecutive perfect appearance, forcing Johan Camargo to ground out before fanning Thairo Estrada and Casey Schmitt. The outing extended his scoreless inning streak to 12 frames, a stretch that dates back to July 20. During that timeframe, Iglesias has surrendered just five hits and three walks while punching out 19 batters.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 190 lbs
Birthplace: Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
Age: 34
Experience: 8
Bats/Throws: R, R