Mariano Rivera

  • The manager who beat Torre, Cox and LaRussa in one postseason

    The manager who beat Torre, Cox and LaRussa in one postseason

    • Tristan Tippet
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    [caption id="attachment_21544" align="alignright" width="330"] Credit: Matt York/AP[/caption] Hall of Famers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa are three of the most decorated managers in baseball history. They have won at least five pennants each. They are in the top five in wins and have the most playoff appearances. Compared ...Read More
  • MLB Honors Rivera,Hoffman With Reliever Award Namesakes

    MLB Honors Rivera,Hoffman With Reliever Award Namesakes

    • Nicholas Persichilli
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    [caption id="attachment_18701" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman (Credit: Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press)[/caption] Major League Baseball has decided to reward two of the best relievers in the history of baseball by naming the annual awards for relievers in each league.  The American League Reliever of the Year Award has been ...Read More
  • Fortune mag names Derek Jeter 11th greatest leader in the World

    Fortune mag names Derek Jeter 11th greatest leader in the World

    • David Whitlock
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    [caption id="attachment_17643" align="alignright" width="239"] (AP Photo/Kathy WIllens)[/caption] The Pope.  The Dalai Lama.  Warren Buffett.  Bill Clinton.  Bono.  The starting shortstop for the New York Yankees.  What do they all have in common? They were recently names one of the Top 11 greatest leaders of the entire World.  Yes, the World.  ...Read More
  • Rating the MLB League Championship Series closers

    Rating the MLB League Championship Series closers

    • David Whitlock
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    [caption id="attachment_13219" align="alignright" width="300"] Credit: Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports[/caption] As evidenced by the brilliant career of Mariano Rivera, having a lock down closer in the postseason can often be the difference between winning a title, or watching the other team dog pile on the mound in your own stadium.  With ...Read More
  • Todd Helton thanks Colorado Rockies fans with full page ad in Denver Post

    Todd Helton thanks Colorado Rockies fans with full page ad in Denver Post

    • David Whitlock
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    While Mariano Rivera's retirement has certainly been the most media-focused story of the week, Colorado Rockies Todd Helton quietly bowed out of his playing days in Colorado.  The 5-time All-Star, who spent his entire career in Colorado, finished with 2519 hits, 369 RBI, .316 AVG, and a .414 OBP (higher ...Read More
  • VIDEO: Andy Pettitte completes career with complete game

    VIDEO: Andy Pettitte completes career with complete game

    • David Whitlock
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    All the retiring New York Yankees heroes seem to be leaving the stage in the most dramatic fashion possible.  A short 48 hours after the emotional departure of Mariano Rivera from the mound at Yankee Stadium, Andy Pettitte finished his career with a complete game victory in Houston, the city ...Read More
  • LIVE: Tweeting from Yankees vs. Astros from Minute Maid Park

    LIVE: Tweeting from Yankees vs. Astros from Minute Maid Park

    • David Whitlock
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    Our Site Manager is on the scene at Minute Maid Park for the series opener between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros and will be Live Tweeting the happenings. After the emotional farewell for Mariano Rivera at Yankee Stadium on Thursday Night, it will be interesting to see if ...Read More
  • Mariano Rivera Could Play Center Field In Houston Series

    Mariano Rivera Could Play Center Field In Houston Series

    • Nicholas Persichilli
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    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="445"] Mariano Rivera Waves to the Crowd.Credit: BrandonSteiner.com[/caption] Mariano Rivera, arguably the greatest closer of ALL TIME wants to try his hand at a new position - center field. It's no secret that Rivera enjoys shagging fly balls in center field,
  • Official scoring technicality gives Mariano Rivera win instead of save

    Official scoring technicality gives Mariano Rivera win instead of save

    • David Whitlock
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    We've all seen the scene, in fact over 650 times.  The Yankees are clinging to a one-run lead in the 9th inning, out from the bullpen comes the greatest closer of all time, and if you're in Yankee Stadium, Metallica's "Enter Sandman" is blaring over the speakers.  Somewhere between 10 ...Read More
  • Watch: Cabrera Eyes Consecutive Triple Crowns, Has His Way With Yankees

    Watch: Cabrera Eyes Consecutive Triple Crowns, Has His Way With Yankees

    • Nicholas Persichilli
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      [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Miguel Cabrera (left) is honored by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Right) before Game 3 of the 2012 World Series for winning the American League Triple Crown in 2012.Credit: Tim Fuller / USA Today Sports[/caption] It should be noted that nobody has ever won the Triple ...Read More
  • Top 10 players snubbed by steroids

    Top 10 players snubbed by steroids

    • RBTS Staff
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    [caption id="attachment_14147" align="aligncenter" width="612"] These three steroid users have stolen many an award from well-deserving players![/caption] Any sports fan knows that there are athletes who cheat to get an edge. No sport has more prominent steroid scandals than Major League Baseball. Some of the ‘greatest’ to ever play the game ...Read More
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