CHICAGO -- Nationals closer Drew Storen saved his 30th game of the season Tuesday night in a 3-1 victory over the Cubs.
Storen, 23, became just the second pitcher in Nationals history to save that many games. Right-hander Chad Cordero did the trick in 2005 and 2007.
Saving 30 games is something Storen never really thought about until now.
"It has been a long year -- starting the year in a setup role and worked my way through the 'pen, it really means a lot," Storen said. "The nice thing about what I do is, when I do my job we win. That is the most gratifying thing about it. So you can kind of see, when things go well, I'm a happy camper."