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Mariano Rivera

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  • Kuroda leads Yankees over Rays

    Kuroda leads Yankees over Rays
    The Sports Xchange ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The New York Yankees got strong pitching from Hiroki Kuroda and strung together four consecutive hits in the fifth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 and win the three-game series at Tropicana Field....
  • Derek Jeter, As Always, One Cool Captain

    NEW YORK — On a day the Yankees honored Derek Jeter, a Sunday when Joe Torre called him the best player he'd ever managed, Torre recalled a moment from October 1996. Jeter was a 22-year-old rookie. Torre was a rookie Yankees manager. Nearly two...
  • MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez

    MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez
    Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second. And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first. Puig, who has played...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    Grapefruit League starts with old college try
    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2

    Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2
    BOSTON -- Mariano Rivera was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night at Fenway Park. Rivera, the legendary New York Yankees closer who retired after the regular season, was honored on the...
  • Peyton Manning is a strange pick for sportsman of the year

    Peyton Manning is a strange pick for sportsman of the year
    Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year. What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MLB All-Stars

    Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been. When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
  • Is it possible for Seth Rosin to pitch well enough to make Dodgers?

    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...
  • Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others

    Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others
    Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come. No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
  • Mariano Rivera: Breaking bats, and hitters' hearts, for 19 years

    Mariano Rivera: Breaking bats, and hitters' hearts, for 19 years
    Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better. He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
  • Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour

    Mariano Rivera continues to give, and get, on his farewell tour
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...