The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
It will be held July 17 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.
Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls or strikes should be subject to instant replay.
Nobody wants a player of Cano’s ability to get himself thrown out of a game, but could he at least show us he has a pulse?
“The technology is available,” said Girardi. “That’s what our country has done. We have evolved technology to make things better. Yeah, let’s have instant replay. And not just, not just home run, fair, foul. Let’s have instant replay.”
Penn State’s president abruptly canceled Joe Paterno’s weekly news conference Tuesday amid increasing calls for both men to resign in the wake of a former assistant coach’s sex-abuse scandal and as another potential victim came forward.
WCBS will be broadcasting Suzyn Waldman’s first “Hot Stove” show of the baseball off-season.