FanIQ Tagged: Mariano Rivera blogs

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Mariano Rivera says he'd take Dustin Pedroia if he could pick any second baseman

5/6/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

The Yankees-Red Sox rivalry is one of the best in baseball, and arguably all of sports. The tension between the two AL East powerhouses is palpable...

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Talking Yankees' Pitching With a True Yankees Fan

12/20/13 in MLB   |   patrickhoffman3530   |   122 respect

Last week, my best friend, John Strawbridge, a true New York Yankees' and baseball fan in general, dropped by to give us his thoughts on all th...

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In Honor of The Sandman, Yankees to Rename Player After Mariano Rivera

12/12/13 in MLB   |   GFortier   |   520 respect

The following article, despite being based loosely on non-fiction and bearing a polar resemblance to fact, is truer than you will ever know...

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How a Yankee Fan Should Feel About the Red Sox Winning the World Series

11/1/13 in MLB   |   GangGreenGuru   |   6 respect

Wednesday night was the first time the Boston Red Sox had clinched a World Series win in Boston since 1918. They had a short curse of winning on ...

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MLB Comeback Player of the Year: A bullpen legend squares off with a couple rejuvenated aces

10/7/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

This week, we'll be taking a look at the 2013 MLB season and picking out a few of the awards to preview. Today, the Comeback Player of the Year...

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The retirements of Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera

9/30/13 in MLB   |   gmarchesej   |   5 respect

I have been witnessing history for the past week, really longer then that watching the New York Yankees.  The New York Yankees of course are t...

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Mariano Rivera's final appearance at Yankee Stadium ended in the best way possible

9/27/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

Last night, Mariano Rivera appeared in his final game at Yankee Stadium, and Yankees manager Joe Girardi made sure he got the appreciation that...

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Mariano Rivera could play center field for Yankees this weekend

9/26/13 in MLB   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Mariano Rivera is undoubtedly one of the most dominant pitchers any of us have ever seen, but over this weekend - Mo's final few days before re...

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Rivera’s and Pettitte’s Day: A Celebration and a Wake

9/22/13 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

For a day, the Yankees future will be glossed over by the past. Win or lose today, the final Yankee Stadium start for Andy Pettitte and Mariano Riv...

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Andy Pettitte is retiring again

9/20/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

Another member of the famed "Core Four" is retiring... for the 2nd time, actually. Andy Pettitte, who first retired after the 2010 sea...

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He didn't get to pitch, but last night still belonged to Mariano Rivera

9/16/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

Thanks to a horrible outing from Ivan Nova, there was really never any reason for Joe Girardi to even consider sending Mariano Rivera out to the mo...

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Last night's All-Star Game was all about Mariano Rivera, and deservedly so

7/17/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

If you've ever met me (or read a few things I've written) you know that I'm a huge Red Sox fan. Not surprisingly, I also hate the Yanke...

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Midseason Award Watch: Cy Young

7/14/13 in MLB   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

We continue our midseason look at the MLB awards with the Cy Young. Let me get one thing straight from the start. I do not consider pitcher record ...

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MLB quarter-season awards part 3

5/24/13 in MLB   |   droth   |   127 respect

Check out parts 1 and 2 to see who earned the first-quarter MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, and Manager of the Year awards. AL Comeback Playe...

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Joba Chamberlain must have forgotten his place

5/12/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

Mariano Rivera is a surefire first ballot Hall of Famer, and has shown an incredible level of class as he makes his way around the count...

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Haiku in the outfield: The Aging Yankees Collection

4/22/13 in MLB   |   GFortier   |   520 respect

  Whether you yearn for the day the Evil Empire crumbles or are a lifetime fan of the Bombers as I am, this collection of haikus sho...

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Hanging in the balance: W2W4 from the 2013 Yankees

4/1/13 in MLB   |   GFortier   |   520 respect

Yep, this guy. Biggest addition: Kevin Youkilis. Pretty strange, huh? With basically every single Yankee bat injured, Youkilis, if he...

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It's Time to Retire Pre-Retirement Announcements

3/11/13 in MLB   |   Wards_Page   |   248 respect

As was reported on this site and numerous others, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera officially announced on Saturday that this will be his final se...

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Welcome to the 2013 MLB season, AKA the Mariano Rivera farewell tour

3/7/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

The greatest closer of all time is hanging up his spikes at the end of the 2013 season. Mariano Rivera, one of the living legends of the game of...

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Close Out Special: The New York Yankees Make Mariano Rivera an Offer

11/29/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

The pitcher-of-choice in the ninth inning for the New York Yankees' 2013 season, assuming they have the lead, will look very familiar once agai...