Ken Griffey Jr., Trevor Hoffman Among Newcomers On Hall Of Fame BallotDavid Eckstein, Troy Glaus, Mike Hampton, Mike Lowell and Billy Wagner also are among the players eligible for the first time on the 32-man ballot announced Monday.
Major League Baseball To Name Best Closer Awards After Rivera, HoffmanIt's only fitting. Major League Baseball has honored the top closers in baseball for years, but soon will rename its awards after arguably the two best relievers to ever pick up a ball.
President Of Panama Congratulates Yankees' Rivera On Save No. 602When the phone rang this time for Mariano Rivera, it wasn't a call to the bullpen.
By The Numbers: Enter SandmanHe is The Sandman. Mo. The Great Mariano. He has just recorded his 602nd Save (SV) and he now heads this all time list, and most probably will be there as long as the game is played.
Keidel: No. 602 For The Final 42Some may say we have a Mariano Rivera obsession. You’re damn right we do. It’s one of those oxymoronic, healthy diseases, backed by 602 saves, making Mariano now and forever the king of closers. Yes. Forever.
Yankees' Rivera Earns Record 602nd Save, Now Offically Greatest Closer Of All TimeMariano Rivera set the major league record with his 602nd career save, pitching a perfect ninth inning Monday to preserve the New York Yankees' 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins.
Rivera Set To Make History At Yankee Stadium, But Don't Expect Posada For Save No. 602Derek Jeter would love to see teammate Mariano Rivera make history in front of the Yankee Stadium fans. And some fans would like to see Jorge Posada behind the plate when it happens.
Mariano Rivera Ties MLB Saves Record With #601Mariano Rivera tied the major league saves record, earning the 601st of his career and matching Trevor Hoffman while preserving the New York Yankees' 7-6 win.
Two To Go For Mariano Rivera; Historic Save No. 602 Could Come At Yankee StadiumPerhaps as early as Saturday, Mariano Rivera will become baseball's career saves leader, unseating Trevor Hoffman. But fans hope that this weekend in Toronto is full of blowouts -- so Mo can make history in pinstripes.
Yankees Never Give Mariano Chance To Tie Record, Fall To Mariners In ExtrasUnheralded Luis Rodriguez put Mariano Rivera's pursuit of the all-time saves record on hold. And he kept the Yankees from expanding their lead on Boston in the AL East.
Save No. 600! Hoffman's Record Next For 'Remarkable' Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera No loud screams or wild gestures. No outlandish dogpiles. Just a respectful celebration for save No. 600 that was pure Mariano Rivera.
Rivera Joins Ultra-Exclusive 600-Save Club, Yankees Edge MarinersMariano Rivera saved the 600th game of his career, moving within one of Trevor Hoffman's major league record, by closing out the New York Yankees' 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.