Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes recorded the final out of the game by whiffing Mark Teixeira to highlight Boston's 5-3 win over the rival Yankees on Tuesday at Fenway Park, recording his first career save in the process. His 13.2 SO/9.0 IP ratio (87 SO/59.1 IP) was the best ever for a Padres reliever in a single season, besting Rudy Seanez' 12.5 average in 2005.

Among NL relievers, finished 3rd in SO/9.0 IP (13.2), 4th in saves, T-4th in SO (87), 7th in opponent AVG (.185), and 9th in save percentage (90.7).

Ended the season with a SO in each of his final 20 games of the season (32 SO in 20.0 IP).

Recorded at least 1 SO in 21 consecutive games from 5/2-6/26 (34 SO in 20.1 IP)...

The 21-game streak was tied for the 2nd-longest streak in Padres history, trailing Trevor Hoffman's 26-game run...

in exchange for OF's Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, and Jordan Paroubeck, and RHP Matt Wisler on 4/5, the day before the season opener.

Made Padres debut on 4/7 at LAD, throwing a scoreless 9th inning in the club's 7-3 victory.

Over the 32-game span, he pitched at a 0.84 ERA with 43 strikeouts in 32.1 innings, while allowing just 14 hits (.131 opponents' batting average).

His last blown save of the season on came on 6/20...

His career-high 50 saves tied for the Major-League lead with BAL's Jim Johnson.

Became the youngest player (25 years old) in Major League history to reach the 50-save plateau in a season with his 50th rescue on 9/27 vs. Became the second-youngest pitcher in Major League history to record 100 career saves (#100, 5/9 at SF).

Earned the 150th save of his career on 5/18 at STL at 25 years, 355 days, becoming the youngest pitcher in Major League history to reach the 150 rescue mark...

Converted his final 26 save opportunities, from 6/24 through the end of the season.

Tossed a 1-2-3 ninth inning with three strikeouts on 7/28.