Mariano Rivera

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 3: Pitcher Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees reacts after giving up a triple by Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox during the fifth inning in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on September 3, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Yankees Rally Late

    By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Eduardo Nunez’s two-run double capped a five-run eighth inning that rallied the New York Yankees past the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on […]


CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 07: Manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees (L) looks over at Alex Rodriguez #13 who waits to bat against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Yankees Blow Two Leads in Crushing Loss

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) _ Hours after Alex Rodriguez dug in for a fight, the New York Yankees looked like they might be down for the count. It’ll be hard to […]


New York Yankees v Texas Rangers

Yankees Earn Texas Split

By STEPHEN HAWKINS    AP Sports Writer   ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven scoreless innings for his 10th victory, Mariano Rivera got gifts before posting another save and the New York Yankees beat […]


Matt Harvey, New York Mets (Photo credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yankees, Mets Stars Pitch Summer Vacationing In NY

Yankees star relief pitcher Mariano Rivera and Mets slugger David Wright bolster the lineup for the newest “I Love NY” advertising campaign to encourage summer tourism in New York.


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16:  The American League All-Star team celebrates their 3-0 win in the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Mo MVP, AL Wins All-Star Game

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute. Summoned in the eighth to make sure he would pitch […]


New York Yankees v Oakland Athletics

A Long Afternoon in Oakland

By JANIE McCAULEY    AP Baseball Writer   OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the […]


Mariano Rivera (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport)

Mo Delivers

JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer   OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Posing as a pizza delivery man, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera surprised longtime Athletics employee Julie Vasconcellos by visiting her in the mail room […]


Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Yankees Take Round One

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ CC Sabathia’s fastball returned to the New York Yankees along with Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis. Throwing at up to 94 mph after two […]


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28: Teammates swarm Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets after Duda drove in the game winning run against the New York Yankees on May 28, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.The New York Mets defeated the New York Yankees 2-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mo Blows Save, Mets Score Walk-Off Win

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ David Wright and Lucas Duda hit RBI singles off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Yankees 2-1 […]


New York Yankees v New York Mets

Rivera Farewell Tour Comes to Queens

By HOWIE RUMBERG  AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Mariano Rivera wasn’t prepared for the question. He didn’t have a baseball, so a man wearing a Mets caps tossed him a pristine ball, […]