Tag Archive | Mariano Rivera

Yankees ink Pettitte to a one-year deal

The New York Yankees announced on Wednesday, that they have inked lefty pitcher Andy Pettitte to a one-year deal. The game’s active wins leader with 245, Pettitte will earn a base salary of $12 million, plus potential bonuses. Pettitte ranks first in wins, starts, strikeouts and innings pitched, along with providing the Bombers with plenty […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: Pitching Staff Holds Key to Yanks 2nd Half

Here we are at the All-Star Break and guess who has the best record in Major League Baseball? That’s right, the New York Yankees. While having the Yankees atop the AL East standings is not a big surprise, few teams would be able to stay in first place with their two best starting pitchers and […]

For the big stops-you’ve got to go to ‘Mo’

For the big moments, the big stops and the person to go to when you need a save-you’ve got to go to ‘Mo’ –Mariano Rivera that is. As the future Hall of Fame pitcher now stands alone on Major League Baseball’s list of stoppers, by recording the 602nd save of his career at Yankees Stadium on Monday. Rivera pitched a […]

Granderson, Rodriguez propel Yankees to 7-6 victory over Jays

Curtis Granderson and Alex Rodriguez led the New York Yankees (91-59) to a 7-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays (76-75) in baseball action on Saturday. Future Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera tied the MLB record in saves with 601, as the quiet closer slammed the door on another Yankee victory.  ‘Mo’ is now in his 17th season in the league, to go along with an impressive […]

Mr. 600 : Mariano Rivera

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is just one save from the Major League saves mark, as the Hall of Fame stopper aided the Bombers (90-57) to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners (61-87) on Tuesday. In a year that has featured memorable milestones, such as the 3,000 hit for Derek Jeter-who will be joining his longtime teammate in the hallowed halls […]

Late night pop for Yankees in 5-3 victory over Baltimore

The New York Yankees (87-53) and some very loyal fans waited four hours, but still were able to find pop in their 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles (55-85). The Bombers tallied three homers in the late night special. The Bombers needing to wait out the heavy rain in the New York City area, due to the fact that there […]

Clutch Cano caps second Yankees comeback victory over Jays: 6-4

Robinson Cano lifted the New York Yankees (84-53) to a second straight 6-4 comeback victory over the Toronto Blue Jays (69-70). The Yankees second baseman laced a two-run double (40) in the bottom of the seventh inning that propelled the Bombers to their third straight win. The Yankees received another stellar outing from starter Bartolo Colon, who left the game in the […]