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Huston Street becomes second youngest to 300 saves

Huston Street becomes second youngest to 300 saves

There were 26 pitchers in baseball's 300-save club before Wednesday, an elite group headed by a right-hander who had the game's most devastating cut fastball (Mariano Rivera), another who had one of baseball's best changeups (Trevor Hoffman), and a left-hander who threw 98 mph (Billy Wagner).

Angels closer Huston Street has no such weapon, his repertoire consisting of a fastball that rarely tops 91 mph, a sharp but hardly knee-buckling slider and a changeup that is good but not make-hitters-look-silly great.

But excellence doesn't always require dominance. Street became the 27th player in baseball history with 300 saves when he threw a scoreless ninth inning to close out...