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Mariano Rivera
Every MLB team should have its own Mt. Rushmore — four individuals that have risen above all others for each organization. Here is one man’s opinion for all 30 Mt. Rushmores from Aaron Cook for Colorado to Babe Ruth for New York....
Charlie Miller
7 months ago
Mariano Rivera
It’s been a long time since the Pittsburgh Pirates had a winning season. A well-documented long time. My daughter is a junior in college, and the Pirates have not had a season with a winning record in her lifetime.But, last night, the Pirates...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Mariano Rivera
Oakland’s Josh Reddick goes on a binge in Toronto, Mo blows up, the Brewers can’t win on Thursdays and Clayton Kershaw can’t lose when he gets four runs. These numbers and more, in this edition of amazing MLB stats for the week of...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Mariano Rivera
Each week during the 2013 MLB season, we highlight the most important, intriguing and bizarre stats in baseball.    .516    David Ortiz’s Batting Average Big Papi is back and the Red Sox are loving it. Already...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Mariano Rivera
Baseball is a numbers game. Always has been. Always will be. And here are a few notable numbers for the opening week of the season: March 31-April 7. 15    Earned runs allowed last Sunday by reigning Cy Young winners David...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Mariano Rivera
Every MLB team should have its own Mt. Rushmore — four individuals that have risen above all others for each organization. Here is one man’s opinion for all 30 Mt. Rushmores from Aaron Cook for Colorado to Babe Ruth for New York....
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Mariano Rivera
0-8 Boston’s Adrian Gonzalez suffered through an 0-fer day against Baltimore in the Red Sox’ 9-6 loss in 17 innings. The first baseman struck out in the 17th representing the tying run against the Orioles’ Chris Davis, who began the day simply...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
Mariano Rivera vows that he will come back next season, telling reporters last week, “I am coming back,” and to “write it down in big letters.” So…MARIANO RIVERA IS COMING BACK NEXT SEASON. There. Mo obviously does not want his career to end...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
Getting carted off of the field before the game even starts. That’s not how anyone wants to end their career, but that could be the case for Mariano Rivera. Rivera, the New York Yankees’ sure-fire future first-ballot Hall of Fame relief pitcher...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
Last week we presented the best of the young guys — 25 and under. Now the old dudes. Needless to say this roster is one huge injury risk. As was the case with the 25-and-under list, I’m using Opening Day (April 4, 2012) as the cut-off. Players...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
New York Yankees The Yankees fell short of the World Series for the seventh time in eight seasons, but this remains a formidable team. A deep lineup returns, and so does ace lefty CC Sabathia, who fronts a rotation fortified by the additions of...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
Yesterday everyone was asking, “When will Mariano Rivera arrive?” Today the question has become, “When will Mariano Rivera leave?” Apparently, the iconic Panamanian closer whose entrance music is Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” has been working on...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four individuals that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a bar can...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) started handing out...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Mariano Rivera
— by Mark Ross In 2009, the New York Yankees won their 27th World Series title, far and away the most of any major league baseball franchise. They have returned to the postseason the past two years, this season as the top seed in the American...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Mariano Rivera
by Charlie Miller Today is a day that Major League Baseball had in mind when it expanded the playoffs for what was to be 1994, but due to the strike, actually began in 1995. Four playoff games, three of which could be elimination games. All in...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Mariano Rivera
by Mark Ross With save no. 602 on Monday, Mariano Rivera became major league baseball's career saves leader and further cemented his legacy as not only the game's greatest closer of all-time, but one of the best pitchers period. The New York...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago