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  • Craig Kimbrel
    Greatest relief pitchers of all time
    Relief pitching has evolved dramatically over the last century. Originally, relievers were either washed up starters or starting pitchers that were throwing on their off day. Eventually, teams began to employ "relief aces" to squash...
  • David Robertson Closing Game
    New York Yankees rumors: David Robertson offered $15.3 million for 2015
    Yankees rumors have David Robertson getting a nice one-year contract offer for $15.3 million. The New York Yankees extended a qualifying offer to their closer before the deadline on Monday (Nov. 3). According to a report from ESPN, negotiations on...
  • Rivera-MVP
    Mariano Rivera finds his new calling in life after baseball
    TRENTON – As former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter makes his way through his final season in Major League Baseball, legendary relief pitcher Mariano Rivera has been working hard during his first season away from the game.After years...
  • Mariano Rivera compliments Pedroia and disses Cano in new book
    Mariano Rivera compliments Pedroia and disses Cano in new book
    Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has been out of the game for a year, but remains very active in the game, as far as his opinion goes. On Tuesday, the man known as the best closer in the game released his new book. In the book he had some...
  • Mariano Rivera
    Yankees notes: Rivera, Tanaka, Canzler
    The New York Yankees flew into Panama on Friday for a pair of exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in the home country of baseball’s career saves leader, Mariano Rivera.Both games, which will be played at Rod Carew Stadium, highlight a...
  • Mariano Rivera Continues The Proud Legacy of the late Jackie Robinson.
    Mariano Rivera Closes A Final Time For The Late Jackie Robinson
    Major league baseball's all-timesaves leader Mariano Rivera was the last player to wear number 42 after it was retired in 1997 in honor of the late Jackie Robinson, so it was fitting that he closed the 2014 Jackie Robinson FoundationAwards...
  • Jeter back for one more year
    Jeter to get Yankees' latest farewell tour in his final season
    Derek Jeter put an expiration date on the end of an era on Feb. 12, as he announced 2014 will be his final season. With Jeter leaving, the New York Yankees will now spend all of 2014 saying goodbye to a legend who's spent his entire career in...
  • Derek Jeter
    Yankees captain Jeter back in action with offseason workout
    A lot of New York Yankees fans will love this, team captain Derek Jeter is officially back on the field and ready to take on the 2014 season. He took his first offseason workout on Monday, after missing virtually the entire 2013 season due to...
  • Mariano Rivera
    The 2013 All Major League Baseball Team
    The regular season ended the same way as 2011 and 2012. Evan Longoria hit a dramatic home run. He sent the Rays to the postseason in 2011 and then hit three in 2012. This year, he helped his team make the postseason again with a dramatic shot....
  • 090713 - Justin Verlander walks off the field after giving up a two-run HR in Kansas City (Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)
    2013 AL league leaders: Pitchers
    With baseball's regular season officially over and the playoffs at our doorstep, let's take a look at some of the league leaders in both the AL and NL now that the regular season is done. First, we'll cover the American League, and...
  • 091413 - Josh Donaldson slides home safely past Geovany Soto in Arlington (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
    Final 2013 American League standings
    So the 2013 MLB season has finally come to an electric close. And it ended with an extra night of baseball, as the Tampa Bay Ray Rays defeated the Texas Rangers in Arlington to claim the final Wild Card spot for the playoffs. So that said, let'...
  • Mariano Rivera
    Rivera's tearful farewell: Mariano Rivera cries his last time on the mound
    Mariano Rivera had a very tearful goodbye tonight on television as everyone watched his last game for the New York Yankees. On Sept. 27, Fox Sports posted about the tears everyone gathered around the television to see tonight. Are you sad to see...
  • Mariano Rivera
    Now playing in center field....Mariano Rivera?
    The entire Yankees community bid Mariano Rivera a fond farewellin the Bronx last night, but you just might get to see him in another spot on the field this weekend.According to CBS Sportson Thursday, manager Joe Girardi is "absolutely"...
  • Rivera, Jeter & Pettitte
    New York says goodbye to Rivera, Yankees as a whole
    Mariano Rivera got his big farewell at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 26. Not only did Rivera get four outs in the Yankees’ final home game against the Tampa Bay Rays, he got taken off the mound in tears by fellow icons Derek Jeter and Andy...
  • Rivera-Pettitte
    Exit Sandman
    NEW YORK – The great Mariano Rivera has recorded his final out in the Bronx.While the Tampa Bay Rays may have won the game 4-0, the sellout crowd of 48,675 at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night did not care. In the first meaningless home game...