“Sometimes your best is not enough,” Rivera told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti of the 2001 World Series. “And that’s what I took from that. It wasn’t (meant) for us.”
So many memories of Mariano Rivera. You have yours, good and bad. But what are his recollections?
The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
Wetteland, who retired in 2000 after four seasons with the Rangers, spoke to the media after getting to chat with Rivera on Thursday during an on-field ceremony. He offered his unique perspective on Rivera’s career.
Rivera spoke to reporters about mentoring Ivan Nova through his struggles last year. When Rivera was asked who did things like that for him when he first came up, the answer was a bit surprising: Steve Howe.
It is the one guarantee the Yanks have, and it’s not a good one: Whoever follows Rivera won’t be as good as he was.
David Robertson is faced with the unenviable task of filling Mariano Rivera’s shoes but is ready to take on the challenge.
How great is Mariano Rivera? So great that he’s compiling a remarkable record-breaking career one routine day after another.