New York Yankees reliever David Robertson is not overanalyzing his role as Mariano Rivera’s replacement.
Two months shy of his 44th birthday, the man called Mo will finish his big league career this weekend as the Yankees complete a disappointing season with a series in Houston, the end of a farewell tour launched in March when he announced this would be his final season.
After honoring Mariano Rivera and celebrating Andy Pettitte, the New York Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
During a pregame ceremony Sunday, the Red Sox honored Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera and then he spent the rest of the night watching his team fall to Boston for the sixth time in seven games over the last 11 days.
Adam Jones hit a two-run homer off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 2-1 on Sunday to end New York’s longest winning streak of the season at six games.
A second employee of an East Hartford group home has been arrested in connection with videotaped abuse of a resident of the home. Police say an assistant manager incited the abuse, and kept copies of the recordings.
Investigators are trying to figure out who opened fire on a car near an intersection in Bridgeport, killing a 22-year-old man inside the vehicle.
Yankees relievers Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera have smoothed over an incident that occurred before Saturday night’s game in Kansas City.
Bristol police have released the names of a woman killed in an apparent domestic dispute and the man charged in her death.
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has thrown 18 pitches in his first simulated game since knee surgery last year.