Found May 05, 2012 on Sliding Into Home:
<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;"><span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;">I had the pleasure of being able to speak with Mariana Bichette, mother of top Yankee prospect Dante Bichette Jr.  The following interview delves into how Dante turned into a highly coveted baseball prospect. I found myself reading over the answers to my questions over and over last night, and my initial thoughts on the younger Bichette were confirmed.  This kid is not only going to have a long, productive career in the bigs, but he is every bit the excellent person that we all have heard about.  Dante Bichette Jr is someone that Yankee (and all baseball) fans can be proud of, and that is a testament to his upbringing.  <span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 11...

Oh no, Mo! Mariano Rivera tears his ACL; career in jeopardy

This is one of the saddest posts I have written for our Subway Squawkers since we started writing the blog in 2006.  Mariano Rivera's career may be over, thanks to a torn ACL and a torn meniscus. Geez, it's painful even to write that. I'm still in shock over what happened.I was out for a walk last night, talking on the phone with one of my brothers, when Squawker Jon...

Mariano Rivera very emotional after ACL tear

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Game 26: Solid Sabathia Ends Losing Streak

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-5607\"> New York Yankees 6 — Kansas City Royals 2   Uplifting news about the next season was fuel...

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With 42-year-old Mariano Rivera on the DL for the first time since 2003, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that David Robertson and Rafael Soriano will close games the remainder of the season. From what we’ve seen, read, and heard, however, Robertson is the guy to bet on as your fantasy baseball closer for now. The 27-year-old Robertson is certainly well qualified to fill the very...

Could Things Get Any Worse?

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-5537\">Legendary closer, Mariano Rivera, may be forced to miss the season with a torn ACL. Life without Mo won't be easy, but the...

Mariano Rivera Vows to Return, Saying 'I'm Not Going Out Like This'

Mariano Rivera isn't done just yet. The Yankees closer tore his ACL shagging fly balls in the outfield before Thursday night's game in Kansas City, but he has vowed to return to the big leagues. He's not letting this injury end his career. "I'm coming back," River told reporters in New York. "Write it down in big letters. I'm not going out like...

Mariano Rivera likely out for the season with torn ACL

The all-time saves leader, Mariano Rivera, suffered a torn ACL yesterday while shagging fly balls at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and according to Bryan Hoch of it is still unknown if he'll ever pitch again. “At this point, I don't know,” Rivera said, repeating softly (via Hoch), “At this point, I don’t know. I have to face this first.” According to Hoch...

Mariano Rivera: A Legend

I know it is the Evil Empire and we aren't supposed to like any of them, but I do have one I've always liked. Mariano Rivera. The BEST relief pitcher in MLB history. You can argue with me in the comments, but I'm pretty sure I can trump it.Mariano, as he has always done, was shagging flyball during Yankees batting practice when he tore his ACL at Kauffman stadium on Thursday...

A Night With The Yankees

Guest contributor Justin Fritze walks us through another one of his nights at Yankees Stadium -  The day started with rain. Rain and more rain for about five hours. I was going to see the Yankees play the Orioles at 7pm, sans Swisher yet sadly with Phil Hughes starting at pitcher. Hughes was 1-3 this year with an ERA rising over 6, so to say I had general apprehensions about his...

Saturday’s SportsFans In HeadBands Show Preview

Join us for the show tomorrow at 11:00am.  ArmchairReport‘s Yankees and Blue Jays Contributor, Elisabeth Galina, will be coming on the show to talk about the Mariano Rivera fallout in New York along with other news and notes around the AL East. We’ll also be discussing the Saints players’ suspensions, Tiger Woods missing the cut [...]
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