If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey’s traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
Mariano Rivera nearly blew the game as the Angels led a five-run 9th. Mo hung on as the Yankees beat the Angels on Father’s Day.
Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera got a surfboard and a bottle of Napa Valley white wine as retirement gifts from the Oakland Athletics.
Posing as a pizza delivery man, Rivera surprised longtime Athletics employee Julie Vasconcellos by visiting her in the mail room where she has worked going on 25 years.
Brett Gardner has been very hot, but has anybody noticed Jayson Nix?
Andy Pettitte was in fine condition as the Yankees beat the Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday.
David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Mets COO Jeff Wilpon had a gift for Mariano Rivera in one hand Tuesday and a white flag in the other.
“I think we surprised ourselves,” Mets captain David Wright said, “because when you get Mo coming in, it’s usually game over.”
David Wright and Lucas Duda hit RBI singles off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night to beat baseball’s career saves leader only hours after honoring him at Citi Field.
Mo sat in front of a sculpture of Jackie Robinson’s No. 42, and chatted about everything from his cut fastball to the 2000 World Series that pitted New York’s teams against one another in a true Subway Series.
Mariano Rivera, the Final 42, sui generis of any generation, the man whose mythology isn’t hyperbole. To list his bona fides is to not only insult him and you, but also his peers, since he has none.
Rivera says the Subway Series has become more like a divisional game in recent years.
Though the Yankees have all but lost their division lead during an inconsistent road trip, a date with the crosstown rival Mets may be what they need to get it back.
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