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Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It was an emotional night for Mariano Rivera as he bid farewell to Yankee Stadium, a place he’s called home for a better part of the past two decades.
Baseball’s all-time saves leader pitched at Ya…

Yankees Miss Playoffs for the Second Time in 19 Years

Yankees Miss Playoffs for the Second Time in 19 Years

NY Yankees/MLB(NEW YORK) –  The New York Yankees fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 Wednesday night, but their playoff fate was settled before the final pitch was thrown.
Once the Cleveland Indians topped the Chicago White Sox, the Yankees were mathe…

Andy Pettitte Announces His Retirement

Andy Pettitte Announces His Retirement

Jim McIssac/Getty Images (NEW YORK) –  New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte announced that he is retiring at the end of the season.
This is the second retirement announcement of Pettitte’s career.  He retired after the 2010 season only to …

Yankees Nip Orioles, Move to Within One Game of Rays

Yankees Nip Orioles, Move to Within One Game of Rays

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) –  On the same day they found out Derek Jeter would be lost for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury, the New York Yankees still found a way to win.
Robinson Cano broke a 3-3 tie with a solo home run i…

Yankees Complete Three-Game Sweep of White Sox

Yankees Complete Three-Game Sweep of White Sox

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — CC Sabathia pitched 7 1/3 strong innings and Mariano Rivera earned his first four batter save in more than two years as the New York Yankees topped the Chicago White Sox 6-5 Wednesday.
The win completes a three-g…

Joe Girardi Wants Mariano Rivera to Reconsider Retirement

Joe Girardi Wants Mariano Rivera to Reconsider Retirement

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With less than one month left in the storied career of New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, manager Joe Girardi is hoping to lure him back for at least one more season.
On Tuesday night, Rivera …

Soriano Lifts Yankees to Victory as Jeter Returns

Soriano Lifts Yankees to Victory as Jeter Returns

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The New York Yankees couldn’t have scripted it any better.
Derek Jeter hit a home run on the first pitch he saw in his return from the disabled list, and Alfonso Soriano hit a game-winning single in the botto…

N.Y. Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera Receives Cheers At Fenway Park

N.Y. Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera Receives Cheers At Fenway Park

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(BOSTON) — A standing ovation for Yankees closer Mariano Rivera at Fenway Park on Saturday.With New York leading Boston 5-2 entering the bottom of the ninth, the all-time saves leader came out of the bullpen an…

American League Takes All-Star Game

American League Takes All-Star Game

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The American league took Major League Baseball’s mid-summer classic, 3-0 over the National league, on Tuesday night at Citi Field in Queens, New York. 
Matt Harvey (New York Mets) started for the National League in h…

Adam Jones Helps Orioles Edge Yankees

Adam Jones Helps Orioles Edge Yankees

Robbie Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Adam Jones did not want him team to be swept by the New York Yankees, so he decided to do something about it.
Trailing 1-0 in the ninth, Jones launched a two-run home run off Mariano Rivera t…

MLB All-Star Game Rosters Announced

MLB All-Star Game Rosters Announced

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Major League Baseball announced the rosters for the 2013 All-Star Game on Saturday night.  The game will be played on July 16. at Citi Field.
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who leads the ML…

Andy Pettitte Earns 250th Career Victory

Andy Pettitte Earns 250th Career Victory

Jim McIssac/ Getty Images (SEATTLE) –  Add another milestone to a great career.
Andy Pettitte pitched 7 1/3 innings of one run ball and earns his 250th career win, as the New York Yankees topped the Seattle Mariners 3-1, on Saturday afternoon.
Pe…

Mariano Rivera Blows Save as Mets Edge Yankees

Mariano Rivera Blows Save as Mets Edge Yankees

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Mariano Rivera tossed both the first and last pitches of Tuesday night’s Subway Series clash, with the last one costing the Yankees a win.
David Wright and Lucas Duda hit RBI singles off of Rivera in the bottom of t…

Yankees Send Orioles To Sixth-Straight Loss

Yankees Send Orioles To Sixth-Straight Loss

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) –  No matter how many of their players are on the disabled list, never count out the New York Yankees.
They trailed 4-3 in the ninth inning before Travis Hafner tied the game with a home run off of Jim Johnson.&nb…

Sunday Spotlight: Mariano Rivera on the ‘Responsibility’ of Wearing No. 42

Sunday Spotlight: Mariano Rivera on the ‘Responsibility’ of Wearing No. 42

ABC News(NEW YORK) — In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, New York Yankees’ closer Mariano Rivera reflects on the new film 42 and carrying on Jackie Robinson’s legacy.Rivera shares a special connection with the baseball legend who broke …

Mariano Rivera Formally Announces Retirement

Mariano Rivera Formally Announces Retirement

Masterpress/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Mariano Rivera has officially called it quits.
The New York Yankees closer formally announced his retirement at a news conference on Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
“After this year, I will be retiring…

Report: Mariano Rivera to Retire Following 2013 Season

Report: Mariano Rivera to Retire Following 2013 Season

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(JUPITER, Fla.) — New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is expected to announce on Saturday that he will retire at the end of the upcoming season, according to ESPN. A news conference is planned for 10 a.m. Eastern at the Yank…

Rivera Throws Simulated Game

Rivera Throws Simulated Game

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera pitched one-inning of a simulated game Thursday.
The 43-year-old, 12-time All-Star threw 18 pitches in the outing. He also fielded balls off the mound for the first tim…

Mariano Rivera Throws Off Mound

Mariano Rivera Throws Off Mound

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Yankees held their first spring training workout for pitchers and catchers on Wednesday.  Baseball’s all-time saves leader said he’s decided on whether this will be his final season, but didn’t officially …

Mariano Rivera To Start Offseason Throwing Program

Mariano Rivera To Start Offseason Throwing Program

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees closer and all-time MLB saves leader Mariano Rivera is still not fully recovered from his season-ending knee injury, but he is ready for his winter throwing program.
“It is not 100 percent,” Rivera…

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