Mark Melancon RP PIT 4 weeks ago

Melancon agreed to a one-year, $9.65 million contract with the Pirates on Friday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

Mark Melancon RP PIT 4 months ago

Melancon (3-2) absorbed the loss Monday night, giving up three earned runs on three hits while striking out two in a 3-0 defeat to the Cardinals.

Mark Melancon RP PIT 5 months ago

Melancon allowed one run on two hits, striking out three in his inning of work to record his 51st save of the 2015 season.

Mark Melancon RP PIT 5 months ago

Melancon notched his 50th save of the season with a clean ninth inning that featured two strikeouts in Thursday's 5-4 triumph over the Rockies.

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The Pirates clawed back from a 4...

Mark Melancon RP PIT 5 months ago

Melancon converted his 49th save with a scoreless ninth inning in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Rockies.

Mark Melancon RP PIT 5 months ago

Melancon tossed a clean ninth inning, recording a pair of strikeouts along the way, to record his 45th save in the Pirates 6-3 win over the Brewers on Friday night.

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Melancon was sharp, throwing 7-...

Mark Melancon RP PIT 5 months ago

Melancon was charged with three earned runs while recording only two outs Tuesday in Cincinnati.

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The closer was simply getting ...

Mark Melancon RP PIT 5 months ago

Melancon escaped with his 43rd save of the season Saturday despite surrendering a two-run home run to Todd Hundley.

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It's just the third homer ...

Mark Melancon RP PIT 6 months ago

Melancon pitched a clean ninth inning to record his 42nd save as the Pirates downed the Rockies 5-3 Friday night.

Mark Melancon RP PIT 7 months ago

Melancon notched his 28th save of the season Tuesday, allowing a lone hit in a scoreless ninth inning.

He's got 23 saves and a win in his last 28 appearances since May 9. Named to the All-Star team, Melancon hasn't blown a save since April 21. His velocity still might be down slightly, but it's doubtful anyone is complaining anymore.