Mariano Rivera said that he believes Alex Rodriguez is innocent. The retired Yankees reliever said that he’s willing to accept the word of his former New York teammate.
RJ Choppy thinks he is Mariano Rivera — or at least thinks that he needs to stretch like he’s the greatest closer of all time.
The Rangers honored Rivera before his final regular-season game in Texas, presenting baseball’s career saves leader with a pair of cowboy boots inscribed with the New York Yankees logo, his name and No. 42.
Joe Nathan is no slouch, having converted 30 of 31 save opportunities this season. But having the opportunity to close out the All-Star Game was an unexpected surprise
Summoned in the eighth inning to make certain he would pitch, Rivera soaked up a 90-second standing ovation and got three straight outs while helping the American League to a 3-0 victory over the National League on Tuesday night at Citi Field.
Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
It sounds like this could be a career ending injury for the famed Yankees pitcher – so New School reached out to Choppy Sr for his reaction to the news.
Eric Chavez, filling in for Alex Rodriguez, singled home the tiebreaking run, and the Yankees beat the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday.
Freddy Garcia allowed two hits over six innings in his first start of the season, Mark Teixeira drove in three runs and the New York Yankees held off the Texas Rangers 5-2 on a bone-chilling Saturday in the Bronx.