Found October 26, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
It was believed earlier this season that Mariano Rivera would return to the New York Yankees as a 43-year-old coming off of surgery on a torn ACL. He even told reporters to “write it down,” when he spoke with them … Continue reading →
1 Comment:
  • It sure would suck if his career ends this way, The Greatest Closer Ever should go out on the mound. I have to believe he will come back. Then the Yankees will have the toughest 7-8-9 option in baseball, Robertson, Soriano and Rivera. In games that the Yankees are leading after 6 innings they'll be very tough to beat.

While Mariano Rivera is considering retirement it’s unlikely

Mariano Rivera vowed to pitch again after he tore his ACL in May. Since the injury the all-time saves leader has worked hard to return to baseball. While Rivera turns 43 it is fully expected that he will return next season as long as he is still at the top of his game. “I’m coming back,” an emotional Rivera said in Kansas City a day after the injury. “Put it down. Write it...

Pretend you are Yankees GM Brian Cashman who would you keep

Can you pretend you are Yankees GM Brian Cashman for a second?  Brian Cashman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Ok not literally, but say you had his job and you were just named the new GM for the New York Yankees. And your first order of business is deciding is deciding who gets to live another day in pinstripes, and who will get handed their walking papers. A few things to keep in mind...

Uh oh.... Mariano Rivera May Be Leaning Towards Retiring

From Andrew Marchand: New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Mariano Rivera, considered the greatest closer in baseball history, informed him earlier this week that he is unsure if he will play again or retire. Cashman told ESPN New York that on Tuesday he and Rivera had a conversation in which Rivera said he was unsure if he will return for a 19th season. "...

Report: Mariano Rivera Considering Retirement Over Return to Yankees in 2013

Mariano Rivera vowed some months ago that despite tearing his ACL, he would return to pitch again in the major leagues. Now, it appears that he's not so sure. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spoke with's Andrew Marchand on Friday, and he indicated that Rivera still hasn't decided on his future. "He wasn't certain on what he is...

Mariano Rivera considering retirement

Mariano Rivera was adamant that he would be back next season after tearing his ACL shagging fly balls in May, but now he is having second thoughts. The New York Yankees closer announced his plans to return for 2013 in the most badass way possible. Several months later, he’s reconsidering his future plans. ESPN New York reported on Thursday that Rivera informed General Manager...

Mariano Rivera has doubts about returning in '13

The New York Yankees are well aware that the team has to get younger this offseason and there are already signs that change may start with some of the franchise's most historic players voluntarily not coming back. Yesterday, general manager Brian Cashman said that he doesn't know if baseball's all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera is definitely returning next season....

Cashman: Rivera pondering retirement

When he suffered a season-ending knee injury in May, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he did not want his career to end with him being carried off the field in Kansas City on a cart. Now, he's not so sure. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told New York reporters Thursday that baseball's all-time saves leader has not made up his mind about returning next...

Yankeetorial: Mariano is having second thoughts? Good.

I know this is blaspheme, but for once, let's not be cheerful and optimistic: Does anybody really expect Mariano Rivera to come back in 2013 and pitch an entire season at the level that befits his career? Because I sure don't. I think there's a better chance of Ann Coulter winning a sportsmanship medal at the Special Olympics. When Mariano shredded his knee last spring...

Yankees' Mariano Rivera Considering Retirement

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

CC Has Bone Spur Removed

From Andrew Marchand:New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia had arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow on Thursday. The team announced he is expected to be ready for spring training. Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery and the club said that no other problems were detected. "They found a small bone spur," said Yankees GM Brian Cashman. "It...

Letter to the Editor: "A tragic figure in the eyes of Yankee fans"

The New York PostOctober 21, 2012 SundayDear EditorThe Yankees' treatment of Alex Rodriguez during the ALCS is an embarrassment and disgrace to not only A-Rod but the best fans in the sport. A player of his talent should not be publicly humiliated and emasculated. We all know A-Rod's history and some of the questionable decisions he has made. However, making him the...
Yankees News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.