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  1. 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
  2. Mo works perfect eighth in last ASG

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera took the mound at the mid-summer classic for the final time. The 43-year-old right-hander, who threw 16 pitches total (11 strikes), retired all three batters he faced in the eighth inning of Tue...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  3. Leyland: I'll go to Mo on Tuesday night

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will get into his last All-Star Game. American League manager Jim Leyland says you can count on that. "Rest assured No. 42 will be on the mound at some point," Leyland said Monday at Citi Field...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  4. Mo not quite ready to be an old-timer

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Assuming Mariano Rivera retires at the end of the season, and the Yankees closer has said he intends to, Sunday will mark his final Old-Timers' Day as an active player. "I look forward to this day every year," Rivera told reporters af...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  5. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees would rather not start All-Sta...

    Mike Mazzeo

    If he had it his way, Mariano Rivera would prefer to close his final All-Star Game, not start it.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  6. New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera available Thursday vs. Tampa Bay...

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will be available to pitch on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, he told reporters. However, Rivera confirmed that he will skip the 2011 All-Star Game in Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  7. K-Rod: Rivera is 'The best. Period'

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has the utmost respect for New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. Francisco Rodriguez #75 RP New York Mets 2011 STATS GM22 W1 L0 BB12 K23 ERA0.79 "He's the best. Period," Rodriguez said...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  8. Rivera rebounds from pair of blown saves

    Mike Mazzeo

    Relax. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera still has it. After blowing back-to-back save opportunities for just the eighth time in his Hall of Fame career -- and the fourth time in April -- Rivera closed out the Yankees' 3-1 victory over t...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  9. Gossage 'amazed' at Monument Park honor

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Former New York Yankees Hall of Fame closer Rich "Goose" Gossage called being honored with a plaque in Monument Park on Old-Timers Day "the greatest day I've ever had." "Putting on the pinstripes is the closest thing I have had to an ...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Closer controversy in the Bronx? Kidding!

    Mike Mazzeo

    David Robertson has aspirations of one-day becoming a closer. But those days haven't arrived just yet. "I don't have to worry about that," Robertson said. "We've got No. 42." True. The Yankees do have the best of all-time in Mariano River...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  12. Betances promoted to Triple-A?

    Mike Mazzeo

    Dellin Betances has apparently been promoted to Triple-A. Betances, a right-handed starter who is one of the top prospects in the Yankees minor league system, tweeted from an unverified account: "One step closer moving on up to 3A pursing the dre...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  13. The Bronx is in sight for Phil Hughes

    Mike Mazzeo

    TRENTON, N.J. -- New York Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes moved closer to getting back on a major league mound. Hughes had his most encouraging rehab start on Wednesday afternoon, going 6 1/3 innings while allowing one earned run for Double-A Tr...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  14. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees singles twice to pull within 7 hi...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is seven hits away from becoming the 28th member of baseball's 3,000-hit club.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011