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  1. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees sets record with 15th career 3...

    Matt Ehalt

    Mariano Rivera now has the most 30-save seasons in baseball history with 15 after recording the save in Friday's 2-0 win over the Twins

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  2. Mariano meets with Mets fans, employees

    Matt Ehalt

    Almost 13 years have passed since Mike Piazza's drive to center field landed squarely in Bernie Williams' glove to end the 2000 World Series, but New York Mets fans had to get the truth out of Mariano Rivera. Did the New York Yankees' closer fear ...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  3. Mets to honor Yankees' Rivera on Tuesday

    Matt Ehalt

    The Mets will honor retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera before Tuesday's game at Citi Field, a team official told ESPNNewYork.com. Mariano Rivera #42 RP New York Yankees 2013 STATS GM19 W0 L0 BB2 K14 ERA1.47 Teams have been...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  4. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees records first save since ACL t...

    Matt Ehalt

    Mariano Rivera appeared in a game for the first time since tearing his ACL on May 3, 2012, pitching the ninth inning and recording the save against Boston in the Yankees' 4-2 win Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  5. New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera hopes to pitch again this season...

    Matt Ehalt

    Mariano Rivera hopes he'll be able to pitch again this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  6. Collins: Mo's injury hurts all of baseball

    Matt Ehalt

    Mets manager Terry Collins believes Yankees closer Mariano Rivera's torn ACL and torn meniscus, that will likely sideline him for the year, hurts the entire game of baseball. "This game is about the stars. It will always be about the players," Col...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  7. Robinson family proud of Mariano

    Matt Ehalt

    Only one player in the majors still wears No. 42, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. The number was retired in 1997 in honor of Jackie Robinson, but all players wearing that number at the time were allowed continue wearing it. Fifteen years later, R...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Yankeees 6, Twins 4

    Matt Ehalt

    Recap | Box score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is officially the greatest closer in the history of the game. Rivera notched his 602nd career save in the Yankees' 6-4 win over the Twins on Monday to become the all-time save...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  9. Mets rally vs. Mo

    Matt Ehalt

    The Mets rallied against Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, scoring a run in the bottom of the ninth to tie it at 2-2. With two outs, Jason Bay walked and Lucas Duda followed with a single to move Bay to third. Ronny Paulino pinch-hit for Josh Thole and ...

    Blog | July 03, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Quite a Cere-Mo-ny

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera received a sendoff deserving of the greatest closer in baseball history. The Yankees honored the retiring closer with a beautiful 50-minute ceremony before Sunday's game against the Giants. Rivera received a bevy of gif...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  11. Girardi: No pressure to use Mo

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he does not feel any pressure to use Mariano Rivera on Sunday, despite the ceremonies honoring the retiring closer before the game. "I don't feel necessarily feel a pressure right now to put hi...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  12. Pregame notes: Who's going to close?

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- The ninth inning could be an adventure for the Yankees on Friday night. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said before the game he's not sure if he will have closer Mariano Rivera and setup man David Robertson, and Robertson later said he doe...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  13. Oh, Mo! Rivera blows second straight save

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- For nearly 28 months, the Yankees hadn't felt such a deflating sensation in the ninth inning of consecutive ballgames. They experienced it Wednesday and Friday. Closer Mariano Rivera blew his second consecutive save when he served ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  14. Pregame notes: Weather, and Youkilis

    Matt Ehalt

    For the first time in three days, it appears the Yankees are going to play a game. The Yanks are scheduled to start on time against the Orioles on Friday. It has stopped raining in the Bronx, but it's still quite cold as game time draws closer. ...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  15. Tino gets warm ovation at Yankee Stadium

    Matt Ehalt

    New York Yankees fans welcome Tino Martinez back to Yankee Stadium with a warm ovation. There just weren't that many of them. As it gets closer and closer to first pitch, the stands at Yankee Stadium are no more than three quarters full, with s...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  16. Soriano gets 40th save, raves from Joe

    Matt Ehalt

    Rafael Soriano recorded his 40th save on Sunday, becoming the fourth Yankees pitcher to do so since 1969. He finished 6-for-6 against the Rays this year. Manager Joe Girardi raved about Soriano's performance in the closer's role this year after he...

    Blog | September 16, 2012