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Mariano Rivera is writing an autobiography. No word on whether he'll open with the final chapter.
Little, Brown and Co. said Monday it will publish ''The Closer'' next spring in English, Spanish and audio editions. A children's edition will follow that autumn.
The career saves leader, who turns 44 in November, says he is retiring this fall following his 19th season with the New York Yankees.
Says the 12-time All-Star: ''Now is the time for me to finally tell my full story, of where I came from and what my game, my family, and my faith have meant to me every day.''
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The New York Yankees completed a four-game sweep of their American League East rivals, the under achieving Toronto Blue Jays, with a 3-2 win in the Bronx on Sunday.
Last year’s National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey, took the loss for the visitors despite turning in one of his best
Although the MRI results on third baseman Kevin Youkilis’ lower back came back negative, the Yankees will still likely place him on the disabled list, according to CBS Sports’ John Heyman.
Youkilis, 34, missed six straight games with lingering back issues before returning to the lineup on April 27 when he went 0-for-3 with a run scored; Youkilis was held out of the lineup on...
The Yankees have called up INF Corban Joseph to fill the vacated roster spot left by Kevin Youkilis, who was officially placed on the disabled list this afternoon with what is being called a lumbar spine strain, according to Bryan Hoch. The move is retroactive to April 28.
The 24-year-old, who was drafted out of high school by New York in the fourth round of the ’08 amateur draft...
Sure he retired last December, but, according to the New York Post, that isn't stopping the New York Yankees from offering Hideki Matsui a contract.
I'll let you make all the Yankees jokes, but, honestly, the team inking the former slugger to a one-day deal so he can ceremoniously "retire" in pinstripes is actually pretty cool.
The two-time All-Star, and...
Kevin Youkilis has joined Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on the New York Yankees' disabled list.
The Yankees said Tuesday that Youkilis has a lumbar spine sprain and placed him on the 15-day DL.
Infielder Corban Joseph, who has never played in the major leagues, was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The 34-year-old Youkilis is...
Infielder Corban Joseph has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to take the roster spot of veteran Kevin Youkilis who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 28th. Joseph brings with him a solid, but unspectacular bat.
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Pettitte allowed 7 over 4.2 innings in loss. (Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)
Houston Astros 9 — New York Yankees 1
Shocked by nine run, 17-hit outburst, Yankees fall by score of 9-1 to Houston Astros, ending the four-game winning streak.
Andy Pettitte couldn’t get things going in the right direction for him in tonight’s start. After getting the first two...
Jeter: Not watching "many games"
April was a good month for Mariano Rivera and, by extension, the New York Yankees. Rivera set a personal record for saves in the month with nine. He added to that total last night as the team closed out the month with their 16th win of the season. In honor of his 10 saves, let's look back at the 10 biggest Yankee highlights for April 2013 (in no particular order):10- Four April...
Well, Hideki Matsui will be returning to the Yankees.
For one day.
Plans are in the works for the Yankees to sign Matsui to a one-day contract so he can retire as a Yankee, according to George King of the New York Post. Matsui originally announced his retirement from baseball back in December.
Signed prior to the 2003 season, Matsui quickly became a fan favorite. Over his seven years...
baseman Kevin Youkilis has become the latest New York Yankee to land on the
disabled list. Youkilis has a sprain in his back – a lumbar spine sprain – that
has caused him to miss eight of the Yankees’ nine games between April 20 and April 30.
played on Saturday, April 27, against the Toronto Blue Jays but missed the next
two games after feeling...
Kevin Youkilis is out of the New York Yankees' lineup because of
a bad back, one day after his return from a six-game layoff.
Brett Gardner CF
Ichiro Suzuki LF
Robinson Cano 2B
Travis Hafner DH
Brennan Boesch RF
Jayson Nix 3B
Lyle Overbay 1B
Eduardo Nunez SS
Chris Stewart C
RHP Hiroki Kuroda
Robbie Grossman CF
Jose Altuve 2B
Jason Castro C
Carlos Pena 1B
Chris Carter D H
Rick Ankiel RF
Matt Dominguez 3B
Brandon Barnes LF
Marwin Gonzalez SS
RHP Philip Humber
R.A. Dickey had just been rocked by Lyle Overbay's two-run homer as the Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer got ready to throw one of his gimmicky pitches to the next batter. In the New York Yankees bullpen, David Robertson — who had just caught Overbay's dinger — was warming up to preserve the 3-2 Yankees lead.
Out in front of the dugout was that next batter — Eduardo...
Andy Pettitte just failed to reach a personal milestone.
The 40-year-old, though, made New York Yankees history the last time he faced the Houston Astros.
Pettitte will pitch against the only other major league team he's played for on Monday night when the Yankees go for a fifth straight win.
Trying to post victories in each of his first four starts for the first time, Pettitte...