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MARIANO RIVERA RUMORS

Why the Baltimore Orioles' outstanding closer should not win the Cy Young

This column is adapted from my “Digging In" essay on MLB Network’s “MLB Now” Wednesday afternoon.Mariano Rivera never won a Cy Young Award; he finished second once, third three times. Rivera also never won an MVP, never even finished higher than ninth.Relievers, on occasion, do win a Cy Young, an MVP, or even both. Eric Gagne captured the Cy in 2003, Dennis Eckersley the...
Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

Mariano Rivera's son is an All-Star closer in the minor leagues

Mariano Rivera III never had any interest in becoming his father, a New York Yankees legend and one of the greatest relief pitchers baseball has ever seen, and therefore he never had much interest in baseball.He played soccer and swam growing up, only dabbling in baseball, never considering a future in game. Yet, somehow, something kept pulling him back, and now Rivera is a closer...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

WATCH: Mariano Rivera addresses Yankees fans at the Stadium

Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera addresses the fans during Sunday's pregame plaque dedication ceremony. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariano Rivera receives honorary gifts from Yankees

Mariano Rivera accepts gifts from the Yankees during his honorary plaque dedication ceremony Sunday. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
Via YES Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariano Rivera's honorary plaque unveiled at Yankee Stadium

Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera receives a commemorative plaque during a pregame ceremony Sunday. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
Via YES Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mariano Rivera weighs in on his Yankees legacy

Former Yankees closer and Core Four icon Mariano Rivera discusses his legacy in team history after his honorary ceremony Sunday. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
Via YES Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees dedicate Monument Park plaque to Mariano Rivera

NEW YORK (AP) The Yankees have dedicated a plaque to retired reliever Mariano Rivera that will be placed in Monument Park behind center field. Controlling owner Hal Steinbrenner presented Rivera with a replica of the plaque during a 25-minute ceremony before Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Co-owner Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal gave the retired reliever a ring in 14-carat white...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  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
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