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Ex-Yankees Reliever Rafael Soriano Announces Retirement from Baseball, Ending 14-Year Career
March 18th, 2016 at 8:50 AM
During the offseason, the New York Yankees kicked the tires on a reunion with former closer and reliever Rafael Soriano, but he opted to sign with the Toronto Blue Jays on a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. ***PHOTO1*** Soriano won't be pitching for the Blue Jays, or any...

Toronto Blue Jays Sign Rafael Soriano to Minor League Deal; Yankees were Once Interested
February 28th, 2016 at 4:26 PM
A little over two months ago, the New York Yankees were interested in a potential reunion with former reliever, setup man and closer Rafael Soriano, but nothing ever materialized from their initial interest. ***PHOTO1*** On Sunday, Soriano decided to join one of the Yankees rivals in the American League East, as Mark...

MLB Winter Meetings: Yankees ‘Checked In’ with Former Reliever Rafael Soriano
December 9th, 2015 at 8:02 PM
On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees were among a few teams who checked in with interest on one of their former players regarding a possible reunion for the 2016 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have interest in veteran right-handed reliever Rafael Soriano, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported. ***PHOTO2*** The 35-year-old 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...