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  1. Will Mo be as good as Soriano?

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera says he is 95 percent back to full health. Even if he is the greatest of all time at what he does, it is still unknown if he will be as good as Rafael Soriano was in 2012. Soriano recorded 42 saves in 46 chances last season, and he onl...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  2. First Pitch: Can No. 2 end up No. 1?

    Wallace Matthews

    There seems to be no limit to how high Derek Jeter can go and no restrictions on what Derek Jeter can do. At 38 -- an age when most players, even some of the greatest of all time, are tapering off -- Jeter is on pace to have one of the best season...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  3. New York Yankees: David Robertson is one of key pieces of Bombers...

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees' formula to win a World Series rests in their bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  4. Braves manager Bobby Cox will be remembered for what he doesn't h...

    LZ Granderson

    Braves manager Bobby Cox leaves the game as an all-time great. He also leaves the game far from the greatest of all time conversation. That's the parting gift for being in charge of a team widely considered to be underachievers.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2010
  5. Henderson might get chance to retire in A's uniform

    Dealt with injuries to every one of their projected Opening Day outfielders, the Oakland Athletics appear to be giving some thought to the idea of reuniting with one of the "greatest of all time."

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2007
  6. Daily Quickie

    Jerry Rice, Andre Agassi, James Blake, Felix Hernandez, Curt Schilling, Barry Bonds, Miami, Florida State, Katrina, LSU.

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  7. The greatest pitcher of all time?

    David Schoenfield

    Today's birthdays include: Hall of Famers Lefty Grove and Willie Stargell, five-time All-Star Cookie Rojas, one-armed outfielder Pete Gray, catcher Bob Swift (remembered as the catcher when this happened) and Roberto Duran (the pitcher, not the boxer...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  8. Three players elected to baseball Hall of Fame, but fate of other...

    Jayson Stark

    Three players -- Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas -- were elected Wednesday to the Hall of Fame, but the voters still have no idea how to resolve the fate of many of the greatest players of all time.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  9. The greatest home run of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Today's the 25th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's dramatic home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, one of the most famous home runs in baseball history. Arash Markazi has an excellent oral history of the events leading up to Gibson's pinch-hit theat...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. Mariano Jr.: Now I get my father back

    Ian O'Connor

    HOUSTON -- As the New York Yankees were expressing sadness that Mariano Rivera was suiting up for them for the final time, one person sitting inside their clubhouse Sunday was happy the greatest closer of them all was ready to go. "Now I get my fa...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  11. Mo's final farewell carries different feel

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera will likely take the mound Thursday night, his last time ever at Yankee Stadium, feeling empty inside. The greatest closer of all-time hasn't pitched in a meaningless game since Sept. 28, 2008, when he recorded a four-o...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  12. Pregame Notes: Mo needs Larry

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera said he is not worried after having blown three saves in a row for the first time in his career. Still, the greatest closer of all time will do what players of much lesser stature have done throughout baseball history. H...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  13. Fenway honors Mo with standing O

    Andrew Marchand

    BOSTON -- When Mariano Rivera trotted in from the bullpen, the Fenway Park crowd rose to its feet. The greatest closer of all-time was coming out to shut down the New York Yankees' biggest rival, and the Boston Red Sox and Yankees fans in attendance ...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  14. Standing O for Mo at Fenway

    Andrew Marchand

    BOSTON -- When Mariano Rivera trotted in from the bullpen, the Fenway crowd rose to its feet. The greatest closer of all time was coming out to shut down the Yankees' biggest rival and the Red Sox fans began to cheer. Unlike All-Star night at Citi...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  15. Boston Red Sox fans cheer Mariano Rivera in appearance at Fenway ...

    Andrew Marchand

    When Mariano Rivera trotted in from the bullpen, the Fenway Park crowd rose to its feet. The greatest closer of all-time was coming out to shut down the New York Yankees' biggest rival and the Boston Red Sox fans began to cheer.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2013
  16. Mike Trout proving himself all over again

    Christina Kahrl

    In 2012, Mike Trout cranked out one of the greatest rookie seasons of all time. As a 20-year-old, Trout led the league in runs scored and stolen bases while hitting .326 with 30 homers and 83 RBIs. People noticed; it was in all the papers. He won AL...

    Blog | July 19, 2013