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Mariano Rivera said this week that he would be back in the outfield at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, shagging balls just like he always has. It was on this field that Rivera suffered his torn ACL just over a year ago, leaving him crumpled on the warning track in left-center field writhing in pain. When Rivera hit the field for batting practice Friday, some of his teammates had posted a large sign on the outfield wall that read: “NO MO ZONE” and had a picture of two stop signs on it, one reading “ALTO” and the other “STOP.” Below the sign? A chalk outline of a body around the area where Rivera lay last May 2 and the number 42 next to it. [Continue Reading]
The Mariano story from Kauffman Stadium on Friday evening was just one of the many stories from this past weekend. There was a lot of action in the world of sports so we’ll try and catch you up with some of the more interesting stories.
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It's a tradition that goes back for as long as I can remember. That said, it's not necessarily one I always celebrate.
But this one was different.
Between games Monday, the Cleveland Indians honored Mariano Rivera with a gold record of Metallica's "Enter Sandman". And for the four of you that this sentiment confuses..."Enter Sandman" is...
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One thing to know about Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain: he really doesn't like it when he gets shushed, even by the greatest closer of all-time.
Tweet In March New York Yankees great, and Major League Baseball’s all-time saves leader, Mariano Rivera announced this would be his final season in the big leagues. With each passing game we’re closer to the curtain coming down on one of the great careers in baseball history, one that will result in enshrinement in [...]
This season continues to be a series of pleasant surprises for the New York Yankees. Well, maybe not for the team, but for fans and the media. The surprises are worth looking at one by one. First, the numbers:Going into today's action the Yankees are 23-13, in first place in the AL East. That's 10 games over .500. They are in the midst of a five-game winning streak. They...
I love when baseball players do this, they get it right! Putting up the NO MO Sign with the chalk outline, then Mariano Rivera comes out and re enacts the event. I am not a Yankee fan but that is HILARIOUS
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From Wallace Matthews:The New York Yankees say they are one big happy family again, a day after middle reliever Joba Chamberlain publicly warned Mariano Rivera not to "shush'' him.
"We did talk,'' Rivera said Sunday morning. "It's good. Sometimes you have little things that we say that we don't mean. We're a family here. It's something...
The chalk outline is still there!!!
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is known for shutting down tense, in-game situations. But he might have ignited one off the field.
Rivera reportedly told teammate Joba Chamberlain to zip it while he was talking to reporters before Saturday's game, according to the New York Daily News.
Chamberlain, who was talking to fans and signing autographs when the incident occurred...
Yankees relievers Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera have smoothed over an incident that occurred before Saturday night's game in Kansas City.
It happened while Rivera was talking to reporters in the dugout about an emotional meeting with local fans earlier in the day. Chamberlain was standing on the field and yelling over the dugout to members of his family, who had shown...
Mariano Rivera and Joba Chamberlain had an awkward war of words in the New York Yankees' dugout prior to Saturday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.
Rivera was talking to people about an emotional pre-game meeting with a family who lost a son when Chamberlain, in a loud voice, was trying to get somebody's attention behind the dugout, according to The New...
In the latest edition of "stories that aren't really news, yet the New York media will keep shoving them down our throats", Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera of the Yankees reportedly got into a brief war of words before the Yankees-Royals game on Saturday. David Waldstein of the New York Times has the story.
Rivera was conducting a dugout interview after he had...
Joba Chamberlain actually had the gall to tell the legendary Mariano Rivera not to "shush" him during pre-game activities at Kansas City.
Tweet Prior to Saturday’s game between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals, Yankees legendary closer Mariano Rivera was speaking with reporters in the dugout, a pretty routine occurrence. According to a New York Daily News report, though, things got a little testy and awkward during the interview. Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain was [...]
Joba-gate rears its head in the Yankees ClubhouseCredit: AP
As Joba-gate (or shush-gate) sweeps the (first place) New York Yankees clubhouse, it remains to be seen whether Joba Chamberlain realizes that what he did was wrong, or even realizes he did something.
Perhaps appropriate that we’re talking about this on Mother’s Day, given that mothers are ones that do a lot of “shushing”...