What Is a Save Situation in Baseball?

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A save situation is when the closer enters the game while his team has a lead of three runs or less, and finishes the whole game without giving up the team lead. There is also another example of such a situation when the closer comes into the game when the pitcher's team is down by at least five runs.
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