Mariano Rivera

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Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.

05/16/2013

Seattle Mariners v New York Yankees

Yankees Rally After King Felix leaves

By BEN WALKER   AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Once Felix Hernandez tweaked his back, the whole game took an odd twist. Robinson Cano hit a two-run double, Lyle Overbay delivered a tiebreaking sacrifice […]

05/14/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 11:  Andy Pettitte #46 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium on May 11, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Pettitte, Rivera Help Yankees Beat Royals 3-2

Pettitte pitched seven stellar innings Saturday night, and Vernon Wells hit a go-ahead two-run homer before making a long running catch for the final out, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.

05/12/2013

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

Yankees Struggle to Edge Astros

By MIKE FITZPATRICK   AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the tiebreaking run after a sixth-inning double to send the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 5-4 […]

05/01/2013

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Mariano Rivera #42 and Lyle Overbay #55 (L) of the New York Yankees celebrate after J.P. Arencibia #9 of the Toronto Blue Jays grounded out for the final out of the Yankees 3-2 victory at Yankee Stadium on April 28, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Score Another Comeback, Take All 4 from Jays

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ These no-name Yankees are making a name for themselves. Brennan Boesch and Lyle Overbay homered on knuckleballs from R.A. Dickey, and New York rallied past […]

04/29/2013

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Yankees Eclipse Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Ichiro Suzuki hit a go-ahead two-run single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Tuesday night. Tampa Bay is winless in all […]

04/24/2013

Arizona Diamondbacks v New York Yankees

A Special Night at Yankee Stadium

By BEN WALKER    AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Robinson Cano paid tribute to Jackie Robinson in fitting fashion by hitting a three-run homer, and the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 […]

04/16/2013

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Yankees Salvage Series Finale

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Andy Pettitte pitched the Yankees to their first win of the season and Mariano Rivera made a successful return to the mound in New York’s […]

04/04/2013

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Dodgers’ Kenley Jansen Respected As One Of Majors’ Best Relievers

If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.

03/27/2013

Mariano Rivera (Kathy Kmonicek/AP Photo)

“Mo” Calls It A Career; Yankee Great To Retire After 2013 Season

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says this will be his final season. Rivera made the announcement Saturday at the team’s spring training complex. There was word this week that he […]

03/09/2013

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