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  • Mariano Rivera tears his anterior cruciate ligament in batting practice

    Mariano Rivera tears his anterior cruciate ligament in batting practice
    Mariano Rivera sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament and mensicus in his right knee while shagging balls during batting practice Thursday evening. The Yankees' 12-time all-star pitcher caught his cleat where the grass meets the warning track in...
  • On the shelf for now, Jake Cave is eager to get back on the diamond

    On the shelf for now, Jake Cave is eager to get back on the diamond
    Jake Cave kept the souvenir. Of course he did. A broken bat, the result of barely getting some wood on one of Mariano Rivera's famous cutters. The Sandman's signature, along with his career save total and date he broke the record, are on it. "It was...
  • McConnell's mission of faith and baseball

    When the bus pulled to a stop in the village near the south-central coast of the Dominican Republic, it was surrounded instantly by dozens of mostly shirtless and shoeless youngsters. They banged on the sides and rocked the bus in joyful anticipation,...
  • No good reason to pull Quintana

    No good reason to pull Quintana
    There was no reason to mess with success. But Robin Ventura did. There was no reason to changes pitchers. But Robin Ventura did. There was no reason to lift rookie Jose Quintana after he threw a shockingly efficient 77 pitches in eight shutout...
  • Someone needs to explain to Williams what 'rebuilding' means

    Someone needs to explain to Williams what 'rebuilding' means
    Ken Williams said trading closer Sergio Santos for a minor-leaguer is the start of rebuilding the White Sox. Excuse me? No, Kenny, sorry, but trading a closer is not the start of rebuilding unless the closer is Mariano Rivera. Trading Paul Konerko is...
  • Baseball Helped A City Heal

    Baseball Helped A City Heal
    — Into the gloom the Yankees players walked, trying to make as quiet and solemn an entrance as they could. They had stopped to visit and offer encouragement to the volunteer workers at the Javits Center, and it seemed comfortable. Now, they were...
  • Personal Recollections Of 9/11 News

    Derek Jeter: I was home [on Manhattan's Upper East Side]. I was sleeping and I got a message on my phone: Someone was asking me if the game was still on that night. I turned on the TV to see what was going on. It was surreal. It was like watching a...
  • After 17 Seasons, Yankees' Jorge Posada Announces Retirement

    After 17 Seasons, Yankees' Jorge Posada Announces Retirement
    It's official. Yankee catcher Jorge Posada has retired. The 5 time world champ announced he's calling it quits during a news conference at the stadium with teammates Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, C.C. Sabathia and others along with members of the...
  • Mariners on wrong end of Mo's milestone

    Mariners on wrong end of Mo's milestone
    Yankees right-hander A.J. Burnett and three relievers combined to strike out 17 Mariners and Mariano Rivera racked up the 600th save of his career as Seattle lost its fourth straight, dropping a 3-2 decision Tuesday at Safeco Field. The youthful Mariners...
  • Drama at Virginia Tech, calm at Virginia on football's signing day

    Drama at Virginia Tech, calm at Virginia on football's signing day
    After months of commitments, analysis and changes of heart, after a morning and afternoon of decision, commotion and confusion, National Signing Day comes to this: The football staffs at Virginia and Virginia Tech are genuinely jazzed about their 2012...
  • Yankees' Mariano Rivera Sets All-time Saves Record

    Yankees' Mariano Rivera Sets All-time Saves Record
    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera set Major League Baseball's career saves record with his 602nd on Monday after retiring a trio of Minnesota Twins batters in the ninth inning. Rivera struck out Twins first baseman Chris Parmelee looking on his...
  • Yankees Clinch Playoff Berth With Comeback Win

    Yankees Clinch Playoff Berth With Comeback Win
    Robinson Cano hit a two-run, go-ahead double in a three-run eighth inning, as the Yankees clinched a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over the Rays in the opener of a doubleheader. Eduardo Nunez began the eighth with a game-tying homer off James...