Tagged: ‘Rafael Soriano’

Comparing Dellin Betances’ Projections to the New York Yankees’ Recent Closers
December 22nd, 2014 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees enjoyed remarkable consistency at the closer position with Mariano Rivera. He locked down the ninth inning from 1997 to 2013 and was incredibly durable, suffering his only major injury in 2012. When Rivera tore his ACL in early 2012, Rafael Soriano took over as the Yankees'...

Despite Inclement Weather, New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera Enjoys Cleveland
April 12th, 2013 at 10:35 AM
Despite back-to-back rain outs on Wednesday and Thursday in Cleveland, after successful showings on Monday and Tuesday, the incomparable Mariano Rivera made the most of his idle time during an inactive two-game, two-rain out set. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera, who officially announced his retirement following the 2013 season, has been honored at each stadium played at so far this...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 2 Mariano Rivera
February 10th, 2013 at 9:54 PM
After a rookie season in 2011 that caught the attention of baseball enthusiasts, right-hander Michael Pineda's first season in pinstripes in 2012 was, well, non-existent.  As a meticulous and diligent rehabilitation process is being followed in his quest to make his debut in the Bronx in 2013, Pineda garnered our number...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 4 Joba Chamberlain
February 8th, 2013 at 11:34 PM
With four days to go until pitchers and catchers ring in spring training, Yankees 101 moves on with its list of eight most interesting Yankees entering 2013. Yesterday, set-up man David Robertson kept the list going, coming in at number five.  With the uncertainty of legendary closer Mariano Rivera coming back after...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 5 David Robertson
February 7th, 2013 at 6:19 PM
Young right-hander Ivan Nova continued Yankees 101's countdown of most interesting Yankees entering 2013 as he checked in at number six yesterday evening. Staying in the pitching category, we move on in our countdown to analzying the #5 man on our list: David Robertson and his importance to the New York Yankee's...