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  1. Betances to close for Yanks in 2015?

    Joe Kaiser

    Replacing a legend is never an easy task, no matter which field it's in, and to David Robertson's credit the Yankees closer did very well replacing Mariano Rivera. Summoned from the setup role, he converted 39 of 44 save chances in 2014. But Rober...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees closer to being game-ready af...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka threw five scoreless innings in a simulated game against minor leaguers Monday as he continued his effort to return from a small ligament tear in in his right elbow.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  3. Robertson: 'I pitched like crap'

    Jeff Seidel | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    BALTIMORE -- New York Yankees closer David Robertson spoke rather bluntly when talking about his efforts Sunday night. Robertson entered in the ninth with a one-run lead but gave up three doubles and two runs that let the Baltimore Orioles escape wit...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 12, Rangers 11

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A wild Tuesday night that lasted nearly four hours at Globe Life Park ended when Yankees closer David Robertson retired the Rangers' Adrian Beltre on a long fly ball to preserve a 12-11 victory. Robertson's 31-pitch ninth innin...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
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  7. Is Betances the true heir to Rivera?

    AJ Mass

    After going a perfect 9-for-9 in save chances to start the season, New York Yankees closer David Robertson has now blown two saves in his last six appearances, with an ERA of 11.81 and a batting average against of .308. Could the recent struggles hav...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Mariano Rivera -- Dustin Pedroia preferable at second base over R...

    Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says in a new book to be released Tuesday that Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox would be his ultimate choice as a second baseman, saying he doesn't think Robinson Cano "burns to be the best."

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  10. Morning notes: The Closer throws

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- David Robertson, the new Yankees closer, will throw a bullpen session this morning on the second day of workouts for pitchers and catchers. The is new because the former closer, a fellow by the name of Mariano Rivera, rarely picked ...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  11. David Robertson not overanalyzing role of New York Yankees' close...

    New York Yankees reliever David Robertson is not overanalyzing his role as Mariano Rivera's replacement.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  12. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees named AL Comeback Player of th...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has been named the American League's Comeback Player of the Year for his going-away season, one that served as a victory lap to his brilliant 19-year career.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Tigers 3

    Gordon Edes

    DETROIT -- An unspoken subtext of Mariano Rivera's farewell tour was wondering when we would see his likes again, especially in the postseason, when the Yankees' closer was the true Mr. October. Who could have imagined that a successor, at least f...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  14. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees apologizes to Houston Astros f...

    Mariano Rivera thanked the fans in Houston -- just as he's done in every other city that honored the retiring New York Yankees closer this year.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  15. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees tops MLB jersey sales

    Darren Rovell

    Fans have purchased more Mariano Rivera jerseys than those of any other Major League Baseball player in the second half of the season, according to sales of jerseys on MLB's online shop.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  16. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees says he'd have gotten bobblehe...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said if he were in charge of bobblehead night Tuesday night, he would've gotten the save.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  17. Testi-Mo-nials: Mariano Rivera, mo-ments

    ESPNNewYork.com staff

    This past week, ESPN New York celebrated the career of Yankees closer Mariano Rivera with an oral history of baseball's all-time saves leader through the words of his teammates and opponents, as told to ESPN New York's Mike Mazzeo, Matt Ehalt and And...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  18. Testi-Mo-nials: Mariano Rivera, archrival

    ESPNNewYork.com staff

    All this week, ESPN New York is celebrating the career of Yankees closer Mariano Rivera with an oral history of baseball's all-time saves leader through the words of his teammates and opponents, as told to ESPN New York's Mike Mazzeo, Matt Ehalt and ...

    Blog | September 20, 2013