Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Named American League Comeback Player Of The Year

Retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year for excellence on and off the field, and Rivera was also picked as the AL’s Comeback Player of the Year.

11/05/2013

Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera takes the field to be honored before Game 2 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Honored Prior To Game 2 Of World Series

Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made a tantalizing — but not at all serious — offer to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday: another farewell tour, this time in the NL.

10/25/2013

Mariano Rivera tips his cap after becoming baseball's all-time leader in saves on September 19, 2011. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB To Honor Mariano Rivera Before World Series Game 2

The Yankees great will receive the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award during an on-field ceremony Thursday night.

10/24/2013

Mariano Rivera after his final career appearance on Sept. 26, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Admits Having ‘No Desire’ Near Season’s End

His comments were captured on video for the upcoming documentary “Being: Mariano Rivera,” a 90-minute behind-the-scenes feature on the future first-ballot Hall of Famer’s final season with the Yankees.

10/16/2013

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images), Robinson Cano  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images), Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Breaking Down Yankees’ Long List Of Free Agents

As fictional President Jed Bartlet was fond of saying, “What’s next?” Let’s take a look, starting with the most obvious free agent — Robinson Cano.

10/14/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

GM Brian Cashman: Yankees Want To Keep Manager Joe Girardi

“He knows we’d like to have him stay and continue as manager of the New York Yankees as we move forward,” general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday.

10/01/2013

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Starter Hiroki Kuroda Unsure If He’ll Be Back With Yankees In 2014

“Right now I’m not thinking about it, and to be honest, I can’t think about it right now,” the 38-year-old said on Monday, according to the New York Post. “At this stage, I’m not really thinking about it.”

10/01/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images), Joe Girardi (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images), Curtis Granderson (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Question Marks Everywhere As Yankees Look Toward 2014

Following the Yankees’ worst year since 1992, there are a whole lot of questions and not many answers. Manager Joe Girardi hasn’t even committed to returning.

10/01/2013

Mariano Rivera #42 (L) of the New York Yankees shakes the hand of former Yankees manager Joe Torre. (Photo by Eric Christian Smith/Getty Images)

Mo Rivera Apologizes To Astros Fans For Skipping Final Series

“I want to keep that memory of mine,” Rivera told the crowd of 40,542, second largest of the season at Minute Maid Park behind Opening Day. “For that, I apologize. You guys deserved more, but I’m being a little selfish.”

09/30/2013

Starting pitcher Andy Pettitte  of the New York Yankees (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Pettitte Bows Out In Style, Earns Complete Game Win In Final Start

Andy Pettitte’s final start was a storybook finish — a complete game win over the Astros on Saturday.

09/29/2013

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees hugs Manager Joe Girardi and Tony Pena. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Says Yankee Stadium Farewell Was His Final Game

Mariano Rivera told reporters in Houston that his Yankee Stadium farewell was the final appearance of his glorious career.

09/28/2013

Mariano Rivera (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Girardi Will Let Mariano Rivera Play Center Field If Legendary Closer Desires

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says legendary closer Mariano Rivera can play center field in Houston if he wants to.

09/28/2013

Mariano Rivera walks off the Yankee Stadium diamond to a large applause from fans on Sept. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Keidel: My Meeting With Mariano, The Man Who Says It All With Silence

I had just come from the clubhouse, along with a throng of reporters, swarming and barking at him like hyenas. Everyone wants to be like him. Everyone wants to be him. Everyone wants a piece of his peace.

09/28/2013

Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano connects on a double in the sixth inning against the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 27, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Let The Changes Begin: Robertson Closes Out Yankees’ Win In Houston

David Robertson got the save as Mariano Rivera looked on, and the New York Yankees got a glimpse of their future in a 3-2 win over Houston on Friday night that sent the Astros to their team-record 13th consecutive loss.

09/27/2013

more

previous