The Tampa Bay Rays rallied for two runs off career saves leader Mariano Rivera in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the New York Yankees 7-6 in the season opener for both teams.
New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, the Major League Baseball career leader with 608 saves, vowed to return to the mound after knee surgery.
New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera and Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano were honored as Major League Baseball’s comeback players of 2013.
New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera will skip next week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game to rest his pitching arm.
Pitcher Mariano Rivera is close to reaching agreement on a $30 million two-year contract with the New York Yankees, the Associated Press reported, citing a person familiar with the negotiations.
The New York Yankees re-signed relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, the American League’s all-time saves leader, to a two-year contract, the team announced in a press release.
Derek Jeter’s decision to retire at the end of the 2014 baseball season sent New York Yankees fans rushing to ticket resale markets and brokers scurrying to remove their offers.
"That's a typical Derek Jeter night."
- Mariano Rivera on Sep 25, 2014