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Mariano Rivera

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  • Orioles' five All-Stars settle in for their national close-up

    NEW YORK — Along the far side of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field on Monday afternoon, there was a scene that hasn't occurred at the All-Star Game in years: A full-fledged Orioles row. One wall, five tables and five Orioles players...
  • Orioles help American League to All-Star victory

    Orioles help American League to All-Star victory
    NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer. Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
  • Forget about Rivera, how about Hardy's speed?

    NEW YORK -- When most people recall the 84th All-Star Game held Tuesday night at Citi Field, they’re going to think about Mariano Rivera’s perfect eighth inning – the last appearance in the midsummer classic for the greatest closer in...
  • Joe Nathan gets All-Star save, Mariano Rivera gets the baseball

    NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League? "That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong." Nathan had better not miss the...
  • Orioles and others react to American League's All-Star victory

    Orioles and others react to American League's All-Star victory
    NEW YORK -- Here are some quotes after the American League’s 3-0 victory over the National League in the All-Star Game at Citi Field. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, the Game’s MVP, on what the night was like: “I can’t describe...
  • Mariano Rivera is the star of All-Stars

    NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession. The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
  • Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game ratings flat from last year

    New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
  • Star Track: Jake Cave

    Star Track: Jake Cave
    When Jake Cave, 20, of Hampton was drafted by the New York Yankees, he might well have envisioned becoming a teammate of controversial superstar Alex Rodriguez. It's already happened, albeit when A-Rod was rehabbing with Cave's team so far this season,...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • Adam Jones gets double-dose of his own medicine

    Adam Jones gets double-dose of his own medicine
    During a player’s postgame television interview after a big game, it’s the norm to see Orioles center fielder Adam Jones stalking in the background, searching for the right moment to deliver a shaving cream pie to the face of the interviewee....
  • Mariano will still get an October showcase

     
    The farewell tour of Mariano Rivera was certainly one of the biggest stories of the 2013 baseball season and his last game at Yankee Stadium featuring the special pitching change with Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte was the best moment of this year, and...