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Mariano Rivera

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  • Phil Jackson, Jeanie Buss tip caps to career of Yankees' Derek Jeter

    Though Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss is engaged to New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, the two were recently at odds in the hunt for unrestricted free agent Carmelo Anthony. While Anthony picked the Knicks, Buss and Jackson joined...
  • Legends show Jeter 'RE2PECT' in tribute video

    Legends show Jeter 'RE2PECT' in tribute video
    When you're a legendary athlete, you get a legendary send-off. Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Tiger Woods and several other luminaries across sports and entertainment give a literal tip of the cap to New York Yankees great Derek Jeter in a video...
  • Yankees cruise to 7-1 win over Reds

    Yankees cruise to 7-1 win over Reds
    NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy pitched six strong innings in his Yankee Stadium debut, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Saturday afternoon. Designated hitter Carlos Beltran hit a solo home run, left fielder Brett...
  • Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it

    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. Before...
  • Jake Cave is in a hitter's zone with the Tampa Yankees

    Jake Cave is in a hitter's zone with the Tampa Yankees
    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...
  • Around MLB

    American League Central Division White Sox: Parity helps White Sox remain contender despite 28th-ranked fielding, 26th-ranked pitching entering weekend. Indians: Lonnie Chisenhall hits three homers, drives in nine runs and goes 5-for-5 vs. Rangers....
  • Mariano Rivera criticizes Robinson Cano's desire in new book

    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,...
  • Is it possible for Seth Rosin to pitch well enough to make Dodgers?

    Just for fun, just because it’s the first week of spring games, let’s imagine Seth Rosin continues to throw like he did in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener. Which is to say, absolute lights out. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound right-hander threw...
  • Yankees prospect, Bruton grad Mark Montgomery back in form pitching | With Video

    Yankees prospect, Bruton grad Mark Montgomery back in form pitching | <span style="color:#ff0000">With Video</span>
    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...
  • Mariano Rivera sticks mostly to softball in his memoir, 'The Closer'

    Mariano Rivera sticks mostly to softball in his memoir, 'The Closer'
    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,...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs' Smith takes pride in his work ethic, performance

    IronPigs manager Dave Brundage enjoys watching Greg Smith on the mound. Brundage appreciates the pace with which the 30-year-old pitcher works during his starts and the lefty's ability to work himself back into a good rhythm after things go awry. "He'...