|May 23 7:23 AM PT8:23 AM MT9:23 AM CT10:23 AM ET10:23 ET14:23 GMT22:23 7:23 AM MST9:23 AM EST9:53 AM VEN18:23 UAE9:23 AM CT-Melancon recorded his ninth save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Monday.
Analysis: Melancon struck out one, ending the game with a 2.63 ERA and 1.32 WHIP on the season.
|May 21 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Mark Melancon recorded his eighth save, allowing one run on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Saturday. Melancon did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.84 ERA and 1.34 WHIP on the season.|
|May 20 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET12:45 ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST12:15 PM VEN20:45 UAE11:45 AM CT-Mark Melancon recorded his seventh save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Friday. Melancon did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.31 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Coming back from a stint on the 10-day disabled list due to a right pronator strain, Melancon efficiently locked down the ninth inning. After Kolten Wong's leadoff hit, Melancon induced a first-pitch flyout from pinch-hitter Matt Adams and got Dexter Fowler to ground into a double play.
|May 9 6:11 PM PT7:11 PM MT8:11 PM CT9:11 PM ET21:11 ET1:11 GMT9:11 6:11 PM MST8:11 PM EST8:41 PM VEN5:11 UAE (+1)8:11 PM CT-Melancon (elbow) was activated off the 10-day DL on Wednesday.
Analysis: Melancon is six for eight in save chances during his first season with San Francisco. Melancon signed a $62 million, four-year contract with the Giants to solidify the back end of their shaky bullpen. He is 0-1 with a 2.53 ERA in 11 appearances.
|May 4 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET12:40 ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST12:10 PM VEN20:40 UAE11:40 AM CT-Melancon recorded his sixth save, allowing no runs on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Melancon did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.53 ERA and 1.31 WHIP on the season.
|May 1 8:12 AM PT9:12 AM MT10:12 AM CT11:12 AM ET11:12 ET15:12 GMT23:12 8:12 AM MST10:12 AM EST10:42 AM VEN19:12 UAE10:12 AM CT-Mark Melancon blew his second save, allowing two runs - one earned - on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the San Francisco Giants lost to the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Sunday. Melancon struck out one, ending the game with a 2.79 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: San Francisco's new closer surrendered a game-tying two-run homer to light-hitting catcher Hector Sanchez in the ninth, ending a string of five straight successful save conversions after he blew one on opening day. Though Melancon hasn't been great through the first month, his track record suggests he'll still be a big upgrade to the Giants' beleaguered bullpen.
|Apr. 29 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET11:08 ET15:08 GMT23:08 8:08 AM MST10:08 AM EST10:38 AM VEN19:08 UAE10:08 AM CT-Melancon recorded his fifth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Friday.
Analysis: Melancon did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.08 ERA and 1.15 WHIP on the season.
|Apr. 27 4:56 PM PT5:56 PM MT6:56 PM CT7:56 PM ET19:56 ET23:56 GMT7:56 4:56 PM MST6:56 PM EST7:26 PM VEN3:56 UAE (+1)6:56 PM CT-Mark Melancon did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the San Francisco Giants lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Thursday. Melancon struck out two, ending the game with a 2.35 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.|
|Apr. 9 7:24 PM PT8:24 PM MT9:24 PM CT10:24 PM ET22:24 ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST9:54 PM VEN6:24 UAE (+1)9:24 PM CT-Melancon put two runners on with one out before getting Wil Myers to ground into a game-ending double play in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Padres.
Analysis: Melancon, signed as a free agent in the offseason, hadn't pitched since opening day, when he blew a save and took the loss at Arizona. ''It's good for him to get the first one,'' manager Bruce Bochy said.
|Apr. 2 5:17 PM PT6:17 PM MT7:17 PM CT8:17 PM ET20:17 ET0:17 GMT8:17 5:17 PM MST7:17 PM EST7:47 PM VEN4:17 UAE (+1)7:17 PM CT-This certainly wasn't the way Melancon wanted to debut with the Giants. The new closer failed in his first save opportunity Sunday, allowing two runs and four hits while recording two outs in a 6-5 loss at Arizona.
Analysis: Melancon converted 47 of 51 save chances last season split between Pittsburgh and Washington. He's blown four of 11 opportunities while posting a 3.10 ERA in his career against the Diamondbacks.
|2009||NYY||0||1||0 - 1||13||0||0||16.1||13||8||7||0||10||0||10||1.41||3.86|
|2010||NYY||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||4.0||7||5||4||1||0||0||3||1.75||9.00|
|2010||Hou||2||0||0 - 1||20||0||0||17.1||12||8||6||1||8||0||19||1.15||3.12|
|2010||Tot||2||0||0 - 1||22||0||0||21.1||19||13||10||2||8||0||22||1.27||4.22|
|2011||Hou||8||4||20 - 25||71||0||0||74.1||65||28||23||5||26||6||66||1.22||2.78|
|2012||Bos||0||2||1 - 2||41||0||0||45.0||45||31||31||8||12||1||41||1.27||6.20|
|2013||Pit||3||2||16 - 21||72||0||0||71.0||60||15||11||1||8||0||70||0.96||1.39|
|2014||Pit||3||5||33 - 37||72||0||0||71.0||51||15||15||2||11||1||71||0.87||1.90|
|2015||Pit||3||2||51 - 53||78||0||0||76.2||57||22||19||4||14||2||62||0.93||2.23|
|2016||Pit||1||1||30 - 33||45||0||0||41.2||31||10||7||2||9||0||38||0.96||1.51|
|2016||Was||1||1||17 - 18||30||0||0||29.2||21||6||6||1||3||0||27||0.81||1.82|
|2016||Tot||2||2||47 - 51||75||0||0||71.1||52||16||13||3||12||0||65||0.90||1.64|
|2017||SF||0||1||9 - 11||14||0||0||13.2||17||5||4||1||1||0||11||1.32||2.63|
|Career||21||19||177 - 202||458||0||0||460.2||379||153||133||26||102||10||418||1.04||2.60|
|2013||Pit||Total||1||0||0 - 1||4||0||0||3.2||5||4||4||2||1||0||2||9.82|
|LDS||1||0||0 - 1||4||0||0||3.2||5||4||4||2||1||0||2||9.82|
|2014||Pit||Total||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|WC||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|2015||Pit||Total||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|WC||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|2016||Was||Total||0||0||1 - 1||4||0||0||4.1||3||0||0||0||2||2||5||0.00|
|LDS||0||0||1 - 1||4||0||0||4.1||3||0||0||0||2||2||5||0.00|
|Career||1||0||1 - 2||10||0||0||10.0||9||4||4||2||3||2||8||3.60|