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Videos: Metallica Play "Enter Sandman" At Yankee Stadium For Mariano Rivera

Metallica donned their finest pinstripes and took the stage in Yankee Stadium this afternoon to perform "Enter Sandman" in honor of baseball's greatest closer, Mariano Rivera. The Yankees held a 50 minute pre-game ceremony for Rivera...Show More Summary

Video: Mariano Rivera's Last All Star Game, "It's Been A Privilege"

      This is the final season for Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, possibly the greatest relief pitcher of all time, and last night was his final All Star Game start. He trotted out onto the field in the eighth inning, and the field was empty, with his fellow players in the dugouts giving him the field to himself and cheering him. Show More Summary

Good Guy Mariano Rivera Surprises Oakland A's Worker With Pizza

Yankees pitcher and all-around good dude Mariano Rivera continued his farewell tour of the country's stadiums with a stop at the Oakland Athletics stadium this week. This time, the closer made a special delivery to the facility's mail room, where he surprised longtime employee Julie Vasconcellos with a pizza. [ more › ]

Mariano Rivera Will Throw Out First Pitch At Tonight's Yankees-Mets Game At CitiField

Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer of all time, is retiring after this season and he's been embarking on a farewell tour, meeting with fans and employees of opposing teams during Yankees' road games. Yesterday, he met Mets' fans and staffers and, tonight, the Mets have asked him to throw out the game's first pitch. (The game is still on, so far...) [ more › ]

Baseball Scribe Starts Campaign For Mariano Rivera To Start All-Star Game

How do you say goodbye to one of the absolute greatest baseball pitchers in history? It's a question hanging over Yankees Stadium this summer as the team and its fans get to say farewell to Mariano Rivera during his final season. One baseball journalist has a novel idea of how MLB can properly pay tribute: let Mo pitch the first inning of the All-Star game. [ more › ]

Sandman's Last Stand: Mariano Rivera Announces He'll Retire After This Season

As was expected, the greatest closer in the history of baseball formally announced today that he will retire after the 2013 season. Mariano Rivera, who has played all 18 years of his career for the Yankees, made the announcement beside his wife Clara and two sons during a news conference at George M. Show More Summary

Report: Mariano Rivera Will Announce Retirement On Saturday

Baseball's greatest closer of all time will reportedly announce his retirement on Saturday: The Post reports that Mariano Rivera will end his career after the 2013 season. [ more › ]

Mariano Rivera Vows, "I'm Coming Back"

A day after tearing his right ACL while shagging balls during batting practice, the Yankees' legendary closer Mariano Rivera told reporters, "I'm coming back. Write it down in big letters. I'm not going down like this." [ more › ]

Mo No: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL During Practice, Will Miss Season

Of all the ways for baseball's greatest closer of all time to be injured: The Yankees' legendary pitcher Mariano Rivera tore his ACL during batting practice in Kansas City, Missouri yesterday. And now many wonder if his career is over. Show More Summary

Yankees' Mariano Rivera Makes Record-Breaking 602nd Save

Mariano Rivera was always going to go down in history as one of baseball's best closers, but now he has the most saves ever after ensuring the Yankees' 6-4 win over the Twins today. The Daily News' Anthony McCarron said after the last out, the team went to the field, "Mo is hugging everyone. then they are gone and Mo is left on the mound and crowd goes wild." Aww! [ more › ]

Last Night's Action: 601

Mariano Rivera tied Trevor Hoffman's career save record with his 601st in the Yankees 7-6 win over Toronto. Rivera's save capped a topsy-turvy game that saw the Yankees trail 6-1 before rallying for the win. A-Rod hit his 16th homer of the season, a three-run blast, to bring the Yankees within one run. Show More Summary

Mets Fans Ask: Can You Banana Me Now?

Over in Yankeesland, Mariano Rivera just netted his 601st save, tying him with with Trevor Hoffman for the all-time major league saves record. And with Boston freefalling, the Yankees are firmly in first place in the AL East, and looking forward to what may be a long postseason run. Show More Summary

Last Night's Action: Rivera Gets Save No. 600

Which is more impressive? A.J. Burnett's pitching well, or Mariano Rivera's earning his 600th career save? Both happened in the Yankees' 3-2 win over the Mariners in Seattle on Tuesday. Burnett allowed two runs on four hits in six innings, striking out 11 and walking two. Show More Summary

Last Night's Action: Yanks Survive Rivera's Misstep

Mariano Rivera is 41 years old, yet he has had minislumps like this current one many times before. He has allowed runs in three straight appearances -- including a three-run homer to Russell Branyan in the ninth inning Thursday -- but the Yankees held off the Angels, 6-5. Show More Summary

Last Night's Action: A Good Start

The Yankees took the first game of their trip to Chicago 3-2. CC Sabathia was great again, earning his 16th win of the season. Curtis Granderson had two hits and scored two runs. Mariano Rivera earned his 28th save with a perfect 9th. [ more › ]

Last Night's Action: Yanks Hang On; Mets Do Not

Things got a little hair in the eighth and ninth inning, but Mariano Rivera eventually shut the door to help the Yankees to a 7-5 win in a rubber game against the A's. Rivera caught a break when he got a David DeJesus line drive to first to turn into an inning-ending double play with the bases loaded in the ninth. Show More Summary

Last Night's Action: Mets Defeat Mo In The 10th

The Yankees may have won the subway series by winning on Friday and Saturday, but the Mets managed a 3-2 10-winning victory to avoid the sweep. Ronny Paulino managed to tie the game in the ninth off Mariano Rivera, and then in the tenth, Jason Bay hit a singe that sent Scott Hairston home. Show More Summary

Last Night's Action: Yankees Fall In 12 Innings

Yankees 5, Mariners 4 (12 innings): The game didn't end until 2:28 a.m. on the East Coast, but some Yankees fans may have wished they didn't stay up to catch it, as the Bombers fell when Mariano Rivera lost the game in the 12th inning at Safeco Field. [ more › ]

Metallica Promises "Enter Sandman" Live At Yankee Stadium

For over a decade Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has walked to the mound with the sound of Metallica's "Enter Sandman" echoing throughout the stadium, and now Metallica will be performing it there live. [ more › ]

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