11:31 AM EDT, Thu April 17, 2014

Rivera’s son to pitch in New England Collegiate Baseball League

We’ll wrap up this unexpected off day with a quick story the Associated Press sent about Mariano Rivera’s son, who’s going to pitch in New Hampshire this winter. Mariano Rivera Jr. is the tallest of Rivera’s sons in the picture above. LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — The son of retired New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera […]The post Rivera’s son to pitch in New England Collegiate Baseball League appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newsday Apr 15, 2014

Mariano Rivera's son to pitch for New Hampshire squad

The son of Mariano Rivera, the retired Yankees legend considered the best relief pitcher in baseball history, is playing for a collegiate summer program in New Hampshire.
Kansas City Star Apr 10, 2014

Look out, Mariano Rivera: Royals' Chen is gaining on you

Royals pitcher Bruce Chen will never be confused with former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. But Chen, a native of Panama, shares a place alongside Rivera in the record books that he takes particularly pride in. Chen, who starts on Friday night when the Royals open a three-game series at Minnesota, leads all Panamanian-born pitchers in major-league starts with 219 and in innings with 1,483 2/3. And with 80 career victories and 1,107 strikeouts, Chen needs three wins and 67 strikeouts to overtake Rivera for the top spot in both categories.
Newsday Apr 9, 2014

MLB names reliever awards after Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman

Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some.
New York Post Apr 9, 2014

Mariano Rivera getting Cy Young treatment with new award

Now that they’re no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some. Major League Baseball said Wednesday it created a “Mariano Rivera American League...

Reliever of the Year Awards named after Rivera, Hoffman

Here’s the announcement from Major League Baseball… Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced today that Major League Baseball will annually honor the top relief pitchers in the game with the “Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award” and the “Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award.” The titles of the awards […]The post Reliever of the Year Awards named after Rivera, Hoffman appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
New York Daily News Apr 9, 2014
MLB names reliever awards for Rivera, Hoffman

MLB names reliever awards for Rivera, Hoffman

The awards keep coming in for Mariano Rivera. Actually, there’s now an award named after the Yankee closer. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig announced Wedneday that MLB with honor the top relievers in each league with the “Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award" and the "Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award."
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 4, 2014

Yankees' David Robertson not making much of first save as Mariano Rivera's replacement

Robertson pitched a perfect ninth inning Thursday night
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 4, 2014

Yankees' Joe Girardi: 'Strange' without Mariano Rivera

Rivera retired last season after 19 years with the Yankees

Home opener first pitch by the Core Four

Here’s the announcement from the Yankees… Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera will throw the Opening Day ceremonial first pitches to Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada. Pettitte and Rivera, who each will also be honored with the “Pride of the Yankees Award” at the 35th Annual Homecoming Dinner following the game, will become the 13th and […]The post Home opener first pitch by the Core Four appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 17, 2014

Former Yankee Mariano Rivera out to revive thirst for baseball in Panama

There are currently only four players from Panama on 40-man major league rosters

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