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Thursday, July 7, 2011
K-Rod passes Benitez, Izzy next

By Adam Rubin

With Wednesday's save, the 290th of his career, Francisco Rodriguez passed ex-Met Armando Benitez for 24th in major league history. Next up: teammate No. 23 Jason Isringhausen at 293.

Others K-Rod may surpass this season:

No. 22., Bruce Sutter, 300
No. 21, Doug Jones, 303
No. 20, Jeff Montgomery, 304
No. 19, Francisco Cordero, 307
No. 18, Goose Gossage, 310
No. 17, Tom Henke, 311

The all-time lead is Trevor Hoffman with 601.