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Former Marlin done Good

Our 1992 expansion draft pick has set a new standard.

Trevor Hoffman became baseball's career saves leader on Sunday, earning No. 479 to pass Lee Smith and help the NL West-leading San Diego Padres beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1.

With the sellout crowd of 41,932 on its feet and cheering, the 38-year-old former Marlin jogged in from the bullpen, staring at the ground the whole way, with AC/DC's Hells Bells blaring, as it has for each of his home save opportunities since July 25, 1998.

His first two saves were for the Marlins.

Therefore we have some contribution to the record, albeit very little.  But some nonetheless.

Congrats Trevor!