On September 15, 1998 — Working the ninth for his 40th save in the Rangers’ 6 – 5 win over the Orioles, John Wetteland joins three other pitchers in major league history to have three or more 40-save seasons. Dennis Eckersley, Jeff Reardon and Lee Smith have also accomplished the feat.

 


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