We had a closer who was within two or three games of tying the school record for saves. He graduated last year, had a job lined up, but decided to come back for his last year of eligibility. He struggled to get back into shape and didn't throw a lot, but when he pulled himself together at the end of the season, he came in and struck out the side a couple of times. Last game of the season, he came in in the 9th and struck out two batters and then was pulled. Also to a standing O. It's important for everyone on the team to know that their effort is appreciated.