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New York Post
Mets have only themselves to blame for cheap shotsthey make me 10 times more eager for the season to hurry up and start.Whack Bac
New York Post / Posted yesterday
they make me 10 times more eager for the season to hurry up and start.Whack Back at Vac John Buonagura: As Yankees fans Mariano Rivera spoiled us. Vac: True. But at some point the Yankees were able to get over the fact that Joe DiMaggio was no... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Marlins are a mess, and Derek Jeter gets to fix themcontract but would save plenty of money to use elsewhere. Jeter’s roots suggest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
contract but would save plenty of money to use elsewhere. Jeter’s roots suggest dynasties are built from the ground up - Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jeter were homegrown - so the bet here is that his plans to... Read more
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SportingNews
It's time for Joe Girardi to yank Aroldis Chapman as Yankees closerbefore that, New York. Between 2014 and 2017, Robertson recorded 124 saves, a 3
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
before that, New York. Between 2014 and 2017, Robertson recorded 124 saves, a 3.10 ERA, 1.071 WHIP and 12.3 K/9. He’s not Mariano Rivera, the man he replaced in New York, and he’s not even as good as peak Chapman — but he certainly has the... Read more
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New York Post
A Yankees ghost and 2 stud closers hang over Aroldis Chapman’s downfallDavid Robertson. Thus, they were the logical heirs – and competitors – to take
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
David Robertson. Thus, they were the logical heirs – and competitors – to take the mantle as the game’s best reliever from Mariano Rivera, who retired after the 2013 season. But we just might be seeing Jansen and Kimbrel pull away from Chapman in... Read more
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New York Post
Why MLB managers succumb to their late-inning Achilles’ heelGirardi tried to return the favor because he thinks that anyone he names his cl
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
Girardi tried to return the favor because he thinks that anyone he names his closer — Aroldis Chapman his latest — is Mariano Rivera. Girardi, too, is an assigned-inning manager and he’s going to make it work no matter how many times it... Read more
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New York Post
This Met grew up rooting for the Yankees in the Subway Seriesdrawn to Derek Jeter. He had posters in his room of the Captain and the Core Fo
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
drawn to Derek Jeter. He had posters in his room of the Captain and the Core Four of Jeter, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera. He had a Yankees hat that rarely left his head. “I always admired watching the way Jeter played,” said the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
It’s time to stop this WAR, Edgar Martinez objectively belongs in Hall of Famebatting titles and five Silver Slugger awards. He was a seven-time All-Star who
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
batting titles and five Silver Slugger awards. He was a seven-time All-Star who, amazingly, went 10 for 16 lifetime against Mariano Rivera. He led the American League in doubles twice, and his walk-off double that eliminated the Yankees in Game 5 of... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
MLB pitchers lost in translation no moreTAMPA, Fla. — There were times in the low minors when Mariano Rivera felt total
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
TAMPA, Fla. — There were times in the low minors when Mariano Rivera felt totally lost on the mound. That was, before he got a good grasp of his cut fastball — and English. “The manager or coach would tell me something and I didn’t understand them,”... Read more
10d
New York Post
Pinstripes lost: a squalid sacrifice of Yankee pridepolicy. Tradition is a tradition for a reason. Yankee pinstripes connect Babe
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
policy. Tradition is a tradition for a reason. Yankee pinstripes connect Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle to Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera to Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner. The uniform is a part of the sacredness of the game. And its beauty: Don’t... Read more
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Reuters
Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.Amazon did not return a request for comment. FILE PHOTO: Fans wearing the numb
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
Amazon did not return a request for comment. FILE PHOTO: Fans wearing the number 42 of New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera line up to enter the stadium before their MLB Interleague game with the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium... Read more
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New York Post
The Joba Chamberlain story: A meteoric rise and hard falltwo innings, allowed one hit, walked two and struck out two. “I think everybody
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
two innings, allowed one hit, walked two and struck out two. “I think everybody thought after that night he was the heir to Mariano [Rivera].’’ Nothing across the following 18 games discouraged that thinking, even though Chamberlain never came... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Blue Jays' Osuna will be just fine, thankssaid. “He attacks lefties with it, he gets righties out with it. So it’s been a
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
said. “He attacks lefties with it, he gets righties out with it. So it’s been a pitch ... you can compare it almost to a Mariano Rivera-type action on it. But we do want him to use his fastball. He still uses it but there are times certainly we’d... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Zach Britton Trade Rumors: Dodgers, Astros, Indians Linked, Top Prospect Wantedconverted all 47 of his save opportunities last season while posting an 0.54 ER
Bleacher Report / Posted 20 days ago
converted all 47 of his save opportunities last season while posting an 0.54 ERA and 0.84 WHIP on his way to his first Mariano Rivera Award as the American League's best reliever. The Astros rank 22nd in bullpen ERA, perhaps their only... Read more
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New York Post
The Yankees misfits fans want dealt are keeping this togetherthe necessary elements already quartered in the clubhouse. Sometimes it’s east
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
the necessary elements already quartered in the clubhouse. Sometimes it’s east to forget that for every Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera and Bernie Williams who help you win championships, you have to have a couple of Scott Brosiuses and Mariano... Read more
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New York Post
Yankees’ bullpen depth just made Joe Girardi’s life difficulthad been blessed with a handful of outstanding closers throughout his 10-year c
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
had been blessed with a handful of outstanding closers throughout his 10-year career as Yankees manager. He had Mariano Rivera, Rafael Soriano (when Rivera was injured in 2012), David Robertson, Miller and Chapman. And Chapman, having... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Ronaldo's Potential Absence Hurts Star Power For Miami El Clasico, But Not Expectationsand celebs. Warriors F Draymond Green, Knicks F Carmelo Anthony, Bears WR Victo
Sports Business Daily / Posted 24 days ago
and celebs. Warriors F Draymond Green, Knicks F Carmelo Anthony, Bears WR Victor Cruz, Wizards G John Wall and former MLBer Mariano Rivera are among those "expected to attend." ICC CEO Daniel Sillman said, “All the big talent agencies have contacted... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Kahn: The Hall Of Famers Among Ushas the second-best adjusted ERA (which considers the league average and your h
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 25 days ago
has the second-best adjusted ERA (which considers the league average and your home ballpark) of all-time, behind only Mariano Rivera, a reliever. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels: He reached 600 home runs with the Angels this season and is... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Kahn: The Hall Of Famers Among Ushas the second-best adjusted ERA (which considers the league average and your h
CBS Baltimore / Posted 25 days ago
has the second-best adjusted ERA (which considers the league average and your home ballpark) of all-time, behind only Mariano Rivera, a reliever. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels: He reached 600 home runs with the Angels this season and is... Read more
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CBS Denver
Kahn: The Hall Of Famers Among Ushas the second-best adjusted ERA (which considers the league average and your h
CBS Denver / Posted 25 days ago
has the second-best adjusted ERA (which considers the league average and your home ballpark) of all-time, behind only Mariano Rivera, a reliever. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels: He reached 600 home runs with the Angels this season and is... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Dodgers must turn to thoughts of Octoberonly five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series,
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 26 days ago
only five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series, but they did it with a solid rotation and Mariano Rivera. But that explains why Dodgers’ fans are sounding the sirens. They wanted another starting pitcher even... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Dodgers must turn to thoughts of Octoberonly five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series,
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
only five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series, but they did it with a solid rotation and Mariano Rivera. But that explains why Dodgers’ fans are sounding the sirens. They wanted another starting pitcher even... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Dodgers must turn to thoughts of Octoberonly five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series,
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
only five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series, but they did it with a solid rotation and Mariano Rivera. But that explains why Dodgers’ fans are sounding the sirens. They wanted another starting pitcher even... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Dodgers must turn to thoughts of Octoberonly five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series,
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 26 days ago
only five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series, but they did it with a solid rotation and Mariano Rivera. But that explains why Dodgers’ fans are sounding the sirens. They wanted another starting pitcher even... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Dodgers must turn to thoughts of Octoberonly five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series,
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
only five outs. True, the ’98 Yankees were 74-26 and did win the World Series, but they did it with a solid rotation and Mariano Rivera. But that explains why Dodgers’ fans are sounding the sirens. They wanted another starting pitcher even... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Jason Varitek, Alex Rodriguez Sparked Red Sox-Yankees Brawl 13 Years Agogame 11-10 in walk-off fashion when Bill Mueller capped a three-run ninth innin
New England Sports Network / Posted 27 days ago
game 11-10 in walk-off fashion when Bill Mueller capped a three-run ninth inning with a two-run home run off Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. It was a signature win for the Red Sox, who later overcame a 3-0 series deficit against the Yankees in the... Read more
28d
CBS Sports
Orioles' Zach Britton sets AL record by converting 55th consecutive save chancesaves Those five are the only pitchers in history to convert at least 50 strai
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
saves Those five are the only pitchers in history to convert at least 50 straight save opportunities. Not even the great Mariano Rivera did it. Gagne's record is hardly the most unbreakable record in the sport, but it is mighty impressive how big... Read more
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New York Post
‘Scared’ teams running from Zach Britton blockbusterwho just pounded the bottom of the strike zone last year and now the ball is sp
New York Post / Posted 30 days ago
who just pounded the bottom of the strike zone last year and now the ball is spraying all over the place too often.” Like Mariano Rivera with his cutter, Britton in 2016 with his sinker dominated essentially with one pitch, amassing a 0.54 ERA and... Read more
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CBS Sports
New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners Live Coverage, Stats, and Updates - July 20, 2017 Gametrackeracquired by the Yankees on Tuesday night in exchange for reliever Tyler Clippar
CBS Sports / Posted a month ago
acquired by the Yankees on Tuesday night in exchange for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. Robertson succeeded Mariano Rivera as the Yankees' closer in 2014 before signing with the White Sox after that season. "Those are all guys that... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Yankees acquire Frazier, Robertson from White Soxdecide to do.” Robertson, 32, pitched for the Yankees in his first seven seaso
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
decide to do.” Robertson, 32, pitched for the Yankees in his first seven seasons, specializing in the eighth inning. After Mariano Rivera retired in 2013, Robertson saved 39 games in 2014 before signing a four-year, $46 million contract with the... Read more
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