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Cashman on Gossage’s Rivera rant: I need to work on my tan

TAMPA — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman wasn’t fazed by Goose Gossage’s words Friday when the Hall of Famer said it was insulting to compare him to Mariano Rivera and criticizing former commissioner Bud Selig. “I’ve got more important things to focus on right now,’’ the Yankees’ general manager said. “Like drinking my cup of...
Via New York Post
15 hours ago

Goose Gossage says comparisons to Mariano Rivera are 'insulting' in latest rant

Goose Gossage is at it again at Yankees camp. The Hall of Fame closer, who made headlines last spring by criticizing Bryce Harper, Jose Bautista and the "nerds running the game," took aim at Yankees great and all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera. Gossage prides himself on being a multi-inning reliever during his 22-season career, and he isn’t a fan of the accomplishments of one...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Goose Gossage targets Mariano Rivera in cranky annual rant

There are many spring training rituals: Optimism abounds from camp to camp, injuries strike key players and Goose Gossage takes shots at anybody and everybody. The cranky Hall of Fame closer was at it again Friday, ripping a number of people around the sport in a profanity-laced interview with, saying it is “insulting” for...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage says it’s ‘insulting’ to be compared to Mariano Rivera

Goose Gossage is back at New York Yankees’ spring training and he wants you to get off his lawn.In an interview with, Gossage cast shade on Mariano Rivera, calling him “great … for one inning,” and saying it’s “insulting” for him to be compared to the all-time saves leader. Rivera finished his career with 342 more saves than Gossage, an ERA 0.8 runs lower, 1...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In epic rant, Hall of Famer Goose Gossage targets '1-inning' Mo Rivera, wimpy starters, (bleeping) Ivy League GMs ...

Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage doesn't think Mariano Rivera is the best reliever of all-time and can't stand what's going in today's game. Watch video TAMPA -- Hall of Fame reliever and Yankees great Goose Gossage gave a revealing 16-minute interview to NJ Advance Media in the home dugout at Steinbrenner Field on Friday...
1 day ago

Yankees will honor Mariano Rivera with plaque on August 14

The New York Yankees will be honoring Mariano Rivera with a plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium before an Aug. 14 game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Yankees promo schedule is out! Don't miss Mo's Monument Park plaque dedication on 8/14. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) February 11, 2016 Rivera is unquestionably worthy...
Via Sportsnaut
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees don't sign Mariano Rivera's son: Report

The Yankees announced Saturday that draft pick Mariano Rivera Jr., the son of their retired legendary closer, did not sign a contract before Friday's deadline.The team had selected Rivera Jr., a righthander from Iona College, in the 29th round of the June amateur draft. Rivera Jr. has decided he will return to school for his junior year.The Yankees did sign 27 of the 38 other players...
Via The Other Paper
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Metallica tries to move on after Mariano Rivera in ESPN spot

Twenty years ago, you would’ve never seen Metallica taking part in pre-game ceremonies at Yankee Stadium or taking batting practice with the San Francisco Giants. Then again, you would’ve never thought they’d cut their hair either. Is it possible the Roll Hall of Famers have seemingly mellowed out a touch as they’ve gotten older.  Consider this, they just appeared in an...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees draft Mariano Rivera's son

A year ago, while he was mid-way through his last season in the Majors, the Harlem Globetrotters “drafted” Mariano Rivera.  Saturday, probably as a favor to the all-time saves leader, the New York Yankees selected Mariano Rivera III in the 29th round of the MLB Draft. “It was amazing, a good feeling,” younger Rivera said of getting drafted. “Some random number called me...
Via Hall of Very Good
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

For Your Saturday Viewing Pleasure: Mariano Rivera In Panama

When I noticed an email from MLB in my inbox this morning promoting a video of last week's Legends Series in Panama, I was like, so what? The series honoring Mariano Rivera was, after all, old news. However, when I watched the video I saw things I hadn't seen before when watching coverage of the series.  The video doesn't include any game footage. It is basically a timeline...
Via Lady At The Bat
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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