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Rivera throws book at Cano in new autobiography 'The Closer'

It's unlikely that Mariano Rivera would have joined in with the boo-birds at Yankee Stadium when Robinson Cano came to town last week, but the legendary Yankees closer reveals in his new book that his former teammate isn’t his favorite second baseman in baseball.

New York adds a letter, gets Mariano Rivera Avenue

The future Hall of Famer now has his own street, just outside Yankee Stadium Despite criticism from the family of former mayor Marcus B. River, New York City has renamed River Avenue to Rivera Avenue, honoring Yankees great Mariano Rivera. River...Show More Summary

Bronx Street Outside of Yankee Stadium Renamed After Mariano Rivera

Adding an extra letter to a sign was an easy way to pay tribute to a baseball legend. River Avenue runs right past Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Given that former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera is the greatest closer in baseball history, it made sense to just throw on an "a" to the street sign. Show More Summary

'Mondays with Mo': Yankees Fans Can Pay $750 for Lunch with Mariano Rivera

In the mood for baseball stories and the most expensive lunch of your natural life? You’re in luck! Mariano Rivera will be appearing for meet-and-greet luncheons with fans this season. According to Ticket Web (h/t Kiley Kmiec of More Summary

Lions looking for a few good closers

When a team is talking about looking for closers, the natural inclination is to assume that we’re talking about baseball. This year’s draft will feature one team looking for football versions of Mariano Rivera, however. The Lions lost six of their final seven games last season and they held a fourth-quarter lead in all six…

Mets Fans Create 'Jeter Retirement Barf Bag' for Farewell Tour

The past few Major League Baseball seasons have featured farewell tours for future Hall of Famers such as the Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones and New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera. However, those farewell tours will pale in comparison to that of Derek Jeter. Nobody can deny Jeter's place in history. Show More Summary

Retired Yanks to Jeter: Enjoy the ride

Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada joined their Core Four counterpart Monday at Yankee Stadium in what was Derek Jeter’s final home opener as a player.

Who Deserves Yankees Closer Role with David Robertson Injured?

On a day the New York Yankees welcomed back Mariano Rivera for a pregame ceremony, they lost his replacement to the disabled list. David Robertson will miss at least the next 15 days with a groin strain, leaving Joe Girardi's bullpen...Show More Summary

Yankees' 'Core Four' Honored Before Derek Jeter's Final Home Opener

The New York Yankees' "Core Four" of Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada were honored on the field before Jeter's final home opener. [MLB] Read more MLB news on

Derek Jeter's Farewell Tour Will Be More Memorable Than Mariano Rivera's

We're just a few days into the 2014 MLB season, and already the harsh reality of Derek Jeter's impending retirement is starting to set in. The New York Yankees' first series of the year was on the road in Houston, where the Astros honored...Show More Summary

Houston Astros Give Derek Jeter His First of Many Retirement Gifts This Season (Pics)

Before last season, legendary Yankee’s closer Mariano Rivera announced he would be retiring at season’s end, and as a result, he got a pretty good sendoff with special gifts and pre-game ceremonies in every city the Yankees visited. But if you thought that was impressive, hold on to your hats. Now that The Captain, Derek […]

Why Mariano Rivera’s Successor Will Hurl Cash At Lynyrd Skynyrd

The members of Metallica have collected about $50,000 over the past fifteen years thanks to Mariano Rivera--not much for a headline act, but not bad for "mailbox money." If successor David Robertson enjoys similar success, the members...Show More Summary

Yankees' Derek Jeter Named No. 11 on List of World's 50 Greatest Leaders

Last year Mariano Rivera was showered with gifts during his farewell season. It seems the goodwill has already started for the Yankees' departing star shortstop Derek Jeter, who was just granted the title of 11th-best leader on the planet. CNN...Show More Summary

Happy End to Celebratory Trip

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees, in Panama for two exhibition games in honor of Mariano Rivera, bounced back to beat the Marlins, 7-0, after they were no-hit in a 5-0 loss Saturday.

Sabathia Pitches 5 Hitless Innings, Yankees Win

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

CC Sabathia pitched five hitless innings Sunday and the New York Yankees bounced back after getting no-hit a day earlier to beat the Miami Marlins 7-0 in Mariano Rivera's home country.

Predicting How Derek Jeter's Farewell Tour Will Compare to Mariano Rivera's

With a pair of exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in Panama City, the New York Yankees ensured that the first act of Derek Jeter's farewell tour paid respect to Mariano Rivera, Jeter's longtime teammate who embarked on a memorable...Show More Summary

Rivera Honored Before Marlins No-Hit Yankees 5-0

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

It turns out the Miami Marlins had their own way of honoring Mariano Rivera in his home country.

Rivera Brings Career Full Circle With One Pitch

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees returned to Panama for the first time in 67 years on Saturday, offering one final goodbye to Mariano Rivera and bringing the career of the game's greatest closer full circle.

Yankees Visit Mariano Rivera's Home Country

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The New York Yankees prepared Friday for a pair of exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in the home country of Mariano Rivera, the retired career saves leader.

Will the Yankees' Bullpen Crumble in 2014 Without Mariano Rivera?

When the New York Yankees take the field in Panama for an exhibition series in Mariano Rivera's native country, the shadow of their former closer will hang over a bullpen that's expected to replace him during the 2014 MLB season. AsShow More Summary

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