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.
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 BleacherReport.com
Monday will not only be Derek Jeter’s final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, it will also be the first Core Fore reunion of the season. The Yankees announced Thursday all members of the Yankee Core Four - Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera and Jorge Posada - will take part in the first pitch ceremony before Monday’s game with Baltimore.
They partied like it was 1999. Well, for a few moments at least. Derek Jeter's scheduled season-long farewell party began in Houston Wednesday night, where the retiring Yankee captain was feted by former teammates Andy Pettitte, Roger Clemens, and Mike Stanton.
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
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HOUSTON (AP) — When Andy Pettitte envisioned how his final start would play out, he imagined a lot of scenarios.
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Mariano Rivera made his final appearance in Yankee Stadium last night. With two outs in the eight inning, Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter walked to the mound to take him out, and Mo left the mound for the last time ever. It was a great moment. Show More Summary
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, baseball's career saves leader, made a memorable and emotional farewell appearance at Yankee Stadium, breaking down in tears on the mound in the embrace of Andy Pettitte, who had been sent out with Derek Jeter to call Rivera to the mound. Show More Summary
The sendoff for Mariano Rivera at Yankee Stadium was one of the most fantastic moments of the sporting year. When both Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte came out to remove Rivera from his final appearance at Yankee Stadium to allow the crowd to pay tribute to the future Hall of Famer, it was everything right about sports. Show More Summary
After 19 Hall of Fame seasons, Mariano Rivera has thrown his final pitch at Yankee Stadium. With the New York Yankees leading the Tampa Bay Rays by four runs in the top of the eighth inning on Thursday night, manager Joe Girardi slowly...Show More Summary
Mariano Rivera made his final appearance at Yankee Stadium when he came into the game for the final two outs of the eighth inning against the Rays... But the best moment came in the ninth inning. After getting the first two outs, Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter came out to remove Rivera from the game... Show More Summary
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It's not official yet, but the careers of Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte, much like the former Yankee Stadium, will come to a close on a note as anticlimatic as can be. For only the second time in the wild-card era, the New York Yankees...Show More Summary
Friday afternoon, the big news in New York was Andy Pettitte announcing his retirement after this season. Sunday, the big news is going to be Mariano Rivera's grand retirement ceremony. In between, though? When Alex Rodriguez arrived in the clubhouse Friday, he didn't know about Pettitte. Show More Summary
Upon the news that Andy Pettitte is retiring (again), I'm wondering if he belongs in the Hall of Fame. I've wondered this before, but the wonderful thing about the human mind is that it's plastic... I'm not going to read what I've written before on this subject, because I might think of completely new things without the burden of past thoughts. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will retire after this season.
One of the greatest careers in New York Yankees history is coming to an end. In a story first reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post and later confirmed by The New York Times, CBS Sports and Fox Sports, Andy Pettitte is retiring...Show More Summary
Yankees starter Andy Pettitte is expected to once again announce his retirement from the MLB at some point today. The 41-year-old ace had retired in 2011 only to rejoin the team a year later for the 2012 season. Of his 18 years in the major leagues, Pettitte spent 15 of them wearing pinstripes plus a three-year stint in his native Houston playing for the Astros. [ more › ]