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Mariano Rivera

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  • Forget about Rivera, how about Hardy's speed?

    Forget about Rivera, how about Hardy's speed?
    NEW YORK -- When most people recall the 84th All-Star Game held Tuesday night at Citi Field, they’re going to think about Mariano Rivera’s perfect eighth inning – the last appearance in the midsummer classic for the greatest closer in...
  • Adam Jones gets double-dose of his own medicine

    Adam Jones gets double-dose of his own medicine
    During a player’s postgame television interview after a big game, it’s the norm to see Orioles center fielder Adam Jones stalking in the background, searching for the right moment to deliver a shaving cream pie to the face of the interviewee....
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. five -- go-ahead home runs in the ninth inning or later for Adam Jones since the start of the 2012 season. With one swing of the bat Sunday,...
  • Orioles' five All-Stars settle in for their national close-up

    Orioles' five All-Stars settle in for their national close-up
    NEW YORK — Along the far side of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field on Monday afternoon, there was a scene that hasn't occurred at the All-Star Game in years: A full-fledged Orioles row. One wall, five tables and five Orioles players...
  • Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East

    Orioles lose second straight game to Yankees, drop to third place in AL East
    NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees? That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age? Well, after beating the Orioles,...
  • Adam Jones' 9th-inning homer off Mariano Rivera gives Orioles a 2-1 win over Yankees

    Adam Jones' 9th-inning homer off Mariano Rivera gives Orioles a 2-1 win over Yankees
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones says he doesn’t know what his statistics are against opposing pitchers, so when he walked to the plate in the ninth inning Sunday he didn’t realize he had just two singles and four strikeouts in 10 previous...
  • Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby

    Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby
    Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering. Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby? Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
  • Sunday's win might be the Orioles' biggest one yet

    Sunday's win might be the Orioles' biggest one yet
    The situation was dire Sunday afternoon in the Bronx. The Orioles were on the verge of getting swept by the New York Yankees, a team that had been written off by some just a week ago. The 1-0 deficit seemed pretty much insurmountable, and that was...
  • Taking a look at Adam Jones' recent history of late-inning go-ahead homers

    Taking a look at Adam Jones' recent history of late-inning go-ahead homers
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones’ dramatic two-run homer off Mariano Rivera on Sunday afternoon, giving the O’s a much-needed 2-1 win to salvage a win in this weekend's series at Yankee Stadium, was his fifth homer in the ninth inning or...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game

    Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game
    While Chris Davis crushed his way through an Orioles record earlier Friday night with his 31st home run of the season, closer Jim Johnson achieved his own milestone about 90 minutes later in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees. When Johnson...
  • Jim Johnson building another streak after his save Tuesday against Angels

    Jim Johnson building another streak after his save Tuesday against Angels
    Twice in two nights, Orioles closer Jim Johnson faced off against one of the most intimidating lineups in the major leagues, and twice in two nights, Johnson notched the save. In shutting the door in the Orioles’ 3-2 win over the Los Angeles...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...