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  1. D-Rob? More like Tee-Rob on Friday

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- If there were a menu of pitches that Adam Dunn could have ordered down 0-2 in the ninth inning Friday night, his top selection would be a belt-high fastball. As if placed on a tee by New York Yankees closer David Robertson, Dunn receive...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  2. 2013 All-Star Game -- Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees pitches ...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning in his final All-Star Game appearance.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  3. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees to retire after this season, s...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is expected to announce Saturday that he will retire after the coming season, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  4. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees to begin throwing next week

    Andrew Marchand

    Still not fully recovered from his season-ending knee injury, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he will alter his winter throwing program to compensate for all the time he missed in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2013
  5. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees having second thoughts about r...

    Andrew Marchand

    While it is still "probable" Mariano Rivera will pitch for the New York Yankees next year, the man considered the greatest closer of all time is having second thoughts about possibly retiring, sources tell ESPN New York.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  6. Opinion: Soriano will remain closer

    Andrew Marchand

    Before Brian Cashman said that David Robertson would not return to the Yankees' until mid-June at the earliest, I thought that Rafael Soriano was going to take his job. This just solidifies it further. Robertson was only the Yankees' closer for a ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  7. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees -- source says 'complications'...

    Andrew Marchand

    The agent for Mariano Rivera said that the evaluation of the 42-year-old Yankees reliever's injured knee did not go smoothly on Monday. But a team source says the complications encountered are not serious.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  8. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to have throat surgery

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will have surgery on his vocal cords on Friday, but the procedure is not expected to impact his ability to pitch next season.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  9. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera notches No. 600, celebrate...

    Andrew Marchand

    Even with 600 saves, plus 42 in October, Mariano Rivera remains a humble hero.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  10. Mariano Rivera gets 600th career save as New York Yankees top Sea...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has become the second reliever in major league baseball history to join the 600 save club.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  11. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera blows second straight save...

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera, a human after all, will one day have a cutter that doesn't cut.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2011
  12. Spring training 2011: New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera strikes ou...

    Andrew Marchand

    A month into spring training, Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera made his 2011 debut Sunday by striking out the side against the Twins, throwing nine strikes in 12 pitches.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2011
  13. Source: New York Yankees, Mariano Rivera agree to 2-year, roughly...

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera is going to be the New York Yankees closer for two more years, according to a baseball official with knowledge of negotiations between the team and the players' agent.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  14. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera looked like his old self, ...

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera looked like his old self, closing out the Twins in Game 1.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  15. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is going to skip this year...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is skipping this year's All-Star Game to rest and recover from some nagging injuries.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  16. Mariano Rivera's blown save proves New York Yankees closer is hum...

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera is human. Jason Kubel and the Twins proved it on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2010