Kimbrel quickest to reach 250 saves in MLB history
The 28-year-old recorded 250 career saves in 403 appearances, which is the fastest since former Red Sox Jonathan Papelbon, who previously held the record (250 saves in 451 appearances).
Kimbrel, a five-time All-Star, led the majors in saves from 2011 to 2014 and is currently sixth on the active all-time saves list.
|Craig Kimbrel||28||Red Sox||250|
Kimbrel has 25 saves for the Red Sox this season with a 2.71 ERA and 71 strikeouts.