It turns out the Miami Marlins had their own way of honoring Mariano Rivera in his home country.
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.
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.
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
A split-squad team will play two games against Miami, do some sightseeing and promote baseball in Mariano Rivera’s home country.
If you thought the hoopla surrounding the retirement of Mariano Rivera was insane, just wait. Now that Yankees great Derek Jeter has announced that 2014 will be his last season, we’re all in for an entire season of wistful Jeter-themed ceremonies, tributes, and retrospectives that will make the Sandman’s sendoff look like a pat on the back and a dead-fish […]
A year after Mariano Rivera called it a career for the New York Yankees, another legend is set to hang it up, as shortstop Derek Jeter announced on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the 2014 MLB season. The 39-year-old announced...Show More Summary
Remember when Mariano Rivera turned the 2013 baseball season into a goodbye tour of sorts, and everyone loved it because Mo is one of the most universally admired baseball players in history? Well now you're going to hate it forever, because it set in motion the worst idea ever: a Bud Selig goodbye tour. Read more...
Robinson Cano and Mariano Rivera are gone. Derek Jeter is old. It's time to accept that 2013 wasn't a fluke: The Yankees aren't good, and they aren't getting better.
Soon after Sports Illustrated named Peyton Manning the 2013 Sportsman of the Year, debate began about worthy alternatives. Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz and New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera were among the names...Show More Summary
'Sports Illustrated' announced Sunday that Peyton Manning is its Sportsman of the Year for 2013. He beat out Mariano Rivera and David Ortiz, among others, for the honor.
Finding a closer to replace Mariano Rivera isn't the only headache the Yankees face this off-season. The team's YES Network, which carries most of its games, will soon need a new distribution deal with Time Warner Cable, the biggest pay-TV operator in the New York City area.
Mariano Rivera continued to be showered with recognition this past week, as the corner of East 4th Street and Broadway was temporarily re-named "Mariano Rivera Way" on November 21. The event was sponsored by New Era Caps, as it was in honor of the limited edition cap they released on the same day. Show More Summary
The New York Yankees' search to replace Mariano Rivera will next turn to former Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees have interest in Nathan and will likely pursue him after...Show More Summary
Bears CB Charles Tillman, 32, tore his right triceps in Sunday's loss to Detroit, but he said he's nowhere near done playing football. He'll only see action again this year if the Bears make the playoffs.
I received these four 2013 Topps Update Chrome cards from Brian at Base Set Calling - in exchange for 2013 Topps Update Chrome cards of Brian Wilson, Jake Peavy, Mariano Rivera and Oswaldo Arcia. It was a fairly straightforward trade...Show More Summary
Mariano Rivera and Francisco Liriano are 2013's Comeback Players of the Year for their respective leagues, MLB announced Monday night. It's the second time Liriano,30, has won the award, taking home the honor in 2010 with the Minnesota...Show More Summary
With veteran pitchers Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte retiring, there is no question that the New York Yankees are a team in transition. The presence of shortstop Derek Jeter is one thing that will remain unchanged in the 2014 season,...Show More Summary
After missing the playoffs for only the second time since 1995, the New York Yankees and GM Brian Cashman head into the offseason with multiple problems to deal with. Mariano Rivera's retirement has left the team without a closer; as...Show More Summary
After Mariano Rivera, unarguably the greatest closer in baseball history, announced in March that this season would be his last, a fanfare accompanied his arrival at every stadium—a season-long celebration of Rivera’s retirement. It would be correct to say that I also retired from baseball, but it seems pretentious and unmerited; I quit. Show More Summary