He was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.
The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
“That really surprised me, bothered me, and I felt like some of the people in the organization didn’t believe my story, and it was time to get out of there,” Martinez told Booger and Rich. “…It makes me feel terrible, that’s the only reason that I’m speaking out.”
Tino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins’ hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.
Don Mattingly’s return to Yankee Stadium as manager of the Dodgers is unprecedented. Never has a player as iconic as Mattingly returned to New York in a visiting uniform.
Mariano said it was a privilege to wear the Yankee uniform. The privilege, Mariano, was watching you wear it.
Martinez shared his memories of Rivera, beginning with his experience of facing Rivera as a member of the Seattle Mariners in the 1995 America League Division Series.
Hideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.
Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.
One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.
Valentine said yesterday he doesn’t believe the Yankees practice Jeter’s famous flip from 2001. Well guess what was on the schedule today? Cutoffs and relays.
Statistically, Mark Teixeira hasn’t lived up to the hype since joining the New York Yankees. With the rival Red Sox possessing MVP candidate Adrian Gonzalez, questions about Teixeira will become more frequent the longer he fails to produce.
Boomer & Craig are both taking this ‘Mets Fans for Yankees’ thing pretty seriously.
What a performance by Andy Pettitte and the rest of the Bronx Bombers on Thursday night, as they are now just 1 win away from yet another ALCS berth.
A diehard Yankee fan got the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday, as the mother of three was accompanied to Yankee Stadium by some very special escorts for the game of a lifetime.