Devil Rays' closer having a career year

Originally Published: June 15, 2007
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Al Reyes needed only 12 pitches, nine of them strikes, to dominate Aaron Hill, Adam Lind and Howie Clark and save the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in a game last week.

It was the 15th save in 15 opportunities for Reyes, a 37-years-old veteran who had only six saves in his previous 11 seasons in the major leagues.

Only J.J. Putz, Seattle's closer, who has 19 saves in 19 chances, has been more opportune this season.

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