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  1. Chicago White Sox acquire Jeff Samardzija in trade with Oakland A...

    The Chicago White Sox pulled off Part 2 of their pitching staff coup Tuesday, trading for starter Jeff Samardzija in a deal with the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. Chicago White Sox acquire Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox have pulled off a major shake-up to their pitching staff, adding former New York Yankees closer David Robertson via free agency to go with a trade for starter Jeff Samardzija.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  3. Cashman: 'We'll have a closer in 2015'

    Wallace Matthews

    Whether the Yankees closer will be David Robertson, Dellin Betances or someone else, well, that he's not so sure about. Yankees GM Brian Cashman spoke for about 20 minutes after the first session of the GM meetings Monday evening in Phoenix, and a...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  4. Robertson rejects Yankees' qualifying offer

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees closer David Robertson rejected two opportunities to make major-league history on Monday in favor of pursuing long-term riches as a free-agent. David Robertson #30 RP New York Yankees 2014 STATS GM63 W4 L5 BB23 K96 ERA3....

    Blog | November 10, 2014
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  6. 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
  7. 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
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  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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