Barring a run to the postseason, Andy Pettitte takes the mound for the final time at home Sunday when the Yankees look to complete a three-game sweep of the Giants. Mo Rivera will be honored before the game.
“I’ve reached the point where I know that I’ve left everything I have out there on that field,” Pettitte said in a statement. “The time is right. I’ve exhausted myself, mentally and physically, and that’s exactly how I want to leave this game.”
“I know many New Yorkers and many Council Members would enthusiastically support renaming River Avenue in his honor,” Quinn said in a statement, according to the New York Post.
The movement to rename River Ave. in the Bronx after Mariano Rivera is gaining steam — just not on the Boomer & Carton morning show.
“I don’t think we should rename it,” Craig Carton said. “And I know we all go, ‘But Craig, he was so good. He’s the best ever. We should rename a street after him.’ Why? Why am I renaming River Avenue ‘Rivera Avenue?’”
With legendary closer Mariano Rivera set to retire at the end of the season, Robinson Cano has faith that a higher power will help the Yanks and Mo secure a coveted Wild Card berth.
The Mets and Yankees released their 2014 regular season schedules on Tuesday. New York’s crosstown rivals will play a four-game home-and-home series at Yankee Stadium on May 12-13 and Citi Field on May 14-15.
Nunez twisted his right knee when he caught his cleat in a seam on the artificial turf in Toronto while covering second base during New York’s 7-1 win Tuesday night. He tried to play on Wednesday, but was scratched,
Since the Yankees own a stake in the New York City Football Club, a site on East 153rd Street and River Avenue could keep the team close to home.
Suzuki’s teammates streamed out of the dugout and surrounded him at first base, Curtis Granderson giving him the first hug. A grinning Suzuki then faced the cheering fans and bowed, doffing his helmet.
While it may not be realistic to visit every single stadium in the country, one solution is to select a few stadiums whose legacies are forever etched in time and featured some of the biggest cultural icons in the history of American sports.
Don Hooton said Rodriguez had done an outstanding job for the foundation but all the good work has been wiped out by the suspension.
Alex Rodriguez is not in the New York Yankees’ lineup a day after striking out three times in his Bronx debut this season.
It’s more than acceptable to dislike Rodriguez, but acting as if his punishment and process should be different than that of any other player because of his paycheck, accolades or insecure personality is ridiculous.
Alex Rodriguez is “super excited” for Friday night, though he has to be aware of the reception that likely — OK, definitely — awaits in the Bronx.