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Mariano Rivera

Panamanian Mariano Rivera, retired player of New York Yankees, walks on the field during an exhibition game in Panama City, on March 15, 2014. Panama will get a taste of Major League Baseball for the first time since 1947 when the New York Yankees play the Miami Marlins in an exhibition in March. The "Legend Series" will be played on March 15-16 at Panama City's Rod Carew Stadium and will honor the legacy of newly-retired Yankees great and Panama native Mariano Rivera, the game's all-time saves leader. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA        (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rivera Honored Before Marlins No-Hit Yankees 5-0

Rivera threw out a ceremonial first pitch before Brad Hand and three relievers combined for a no-hitter in Miami’s 5-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night in the first of two exhibition games in Panama in honor of baseball’s career saves leader.

03/16/2014

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

One Mo Time

By RONALD BLUM  AP Sports Writer    NEW YORK (AP) _ Mariano Rivera said goodbye to Yankee Stadium with hugs, tears and cheers.  Baseball’s most acclaimed relief pitcher made an emotional exit in his final appearance […]

09/26/2013

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

And Now Playing Center Field . . Mariano Rivera?

Mariano Rivera may make a debut on his final weekend before retirement: as a centerfielder.

09/26/2013

Mariano Rivera bobblehead (Elsa/Getty Images)

Bobblehead Bungle Means Free Tickets For Some Yankees Fans

NEW YORK (AP) _ Some Yankees fans are getting a free pass for a home game next year, thanks to the foul-up on Mariano Rivera bobblehead night. A day after the late delivery of Rivera […]

09/25/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 18: Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees celebrates their victory with Chris Stewart #19 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 18, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mariano Rivera; Chris Stewart

A Much Needed Win

IAN HARRISON  Associated Press   TORONTO (AP) _ Vernon Wells had a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning, Mariano Rivera earned a four-out save and the New York Yankees rallied from three runs down […]

09/18/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 12: Wilson Betemit #24 of the Baltimore Orioles reacts after striking out in the second inning against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 12, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees Win A Thriller

Brendan Ryan scored the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning on a wild pitch by Jim Johnson, and the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Thursday night after blowing a four-run lead.

09/12/2013

Mariano Rivera (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport)

Red Sox Plan Tribute To Mariano

The Red Sox plan a tribute to Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera before Sunday’s game, Rivera’s last scheduled appearance at Fenway Park.

09/12/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 11: Alex Rodriguez #13 (L) and Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrate as teammate Robinson Cano (not pictured) hits a home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 11, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Yankees Play Long Ball

By DAVID GINSBURG   AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) _ Robinson Cano hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees also got solo shots from Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson […]

09/11/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 5: Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by Dustin Pedroia #15 after Victorino hit a home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on September 5, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Sox Blow Big Lead, Beat Yanks In Extras

Stephen Drew hit a tying single off Mariano Rivera with two outs in the ninth inning, then Shane Victorino lined a go-ahead single in the 10th that sent the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-8 in a Thursday night thriller.

09/06/2013

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

Yankees Hold On

By MIKE FITZPATRICK  AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Struggling ace CC Sabathia pitched effectively into the eighth inning before Mariano Rivera earned his first four-out save in more than two years, helping […]

09/04/2013

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