| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:55 PM
In 1997, upon the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Major Legaue Baseball went all out.
Robinson, who lived in Stamford from 1955 until his death Oct. 24, 1972, was the rookie of the year in 1947, the National League's Most...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Panamá, cuna de grandes peloteros de la talla de Mariano Rivera y Rod Carew, se viste de gala este fin de semana para recibir a los Marlins de Miami y a los Yankees de Nueva York en una serie de exhibición de dos partidos en homenaje al retirado...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Panamá, 13 feb (ACAN-EFE).- El exlanzador panameño Mariano Rivera será la figura central en los partidos de pretemporada que jugarán en Panamá los Yanquis de Nueva York y los Marlins de Miami, los días 15 y 16 de marzo próximos, en el estadio nacional...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Derek Jeter is about to take the New York Yankees on another grand farewell tour.
Going into his 20th season as the Yankees' shortstop, Jeter announced Wednesday that this will be his last.
"For the last 20 years I've been completely focused on two...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:21 AM
When it comes time to arrange the 2025 New York Yankees' old-timers' game, make sure you keep Mariano Rivera and Robinson Cano on opposite sides of the locker room.
In his book "The Closer," Rivera, the legendary closer who retired after last season,...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NORFOLK — Mark Montgomery’s rise from obscure Division I baseball recruit to major-league pitching prospect was, for a time, as meteoric as it was unexpected.
Montgomery pitched for Bruton High, but with a fastball that peaked at 86 mph as...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:36 AM
No sport engenders more discussion than baseball as to who, historically, is best at what. So it's a feat among feats that Mariano Rivera is regarded as baseball's all-time greatest closer by pretty much everyone who has ever pondered, for five seconds,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:51 PM
When hitters are in a zone, sometimes the baseball looks as big as a basketball. But for Jake Cave, whose bat has been cooking on high since the All-Star break, there's a more detailed explanation.
"I just feel like I'm not missing the pitches I want to...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:37 PM
NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement.
He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City.
| Oct 11, 2013
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
The NL streak was snapped Tuesday night (July 16) when the AL won 3-0, aided by shut-out innings at the end of the game by hall-of-fame closers Mariano Rivera and Joe Nathan....