Roberto Osuna makes more Blue Jays history with save against Orioles


Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna. (Eric Christian Smith/AP)

There hasn’t been too much to cheer for in 2017 for Toronto Blue Jays fans—at least compared to everything the team had going for itself the past two years—but one bit of silver lining has been the play of Roberto Osuna.

The 22-year-old closer registered his 35th save of the season Thursday as the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-8. It’s the second consecutive 35-save season for Osuna, who becomes the first player in franchise history to accomplish the feat.

Osuna currently ranks third in the majors in total saves behind only Colorado Rockies’ Greg Holland (40 saves) and Tampa Bay Rays’ Alex Colomé (36 saves).

It isn’t the first time this season Osuna has made franchise history either. In June, he became the youngest player in MLB history to record 75 career saves.

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