Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Rivera at 75 Varick Street, June 30

getty photos.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Mariano Rivera 'the most meaningful Yankee' in this stretch-Cashman

Cashman on Rivera
: ""It's going to be hell replacing him," Cashman said. NY Post, "Levine: Jeter, Rivera will remain Yankees," by Brian Costello, 6/29/10

Monday, June 28, 2010


Weekend in LA showcase for Mariano Rivera-Harper

Said Torre, ""I was kidding with (Joe) Girardi before the game, saying,
from NY Daily News column by John Harper, "Jonathan Broxton shows Joe Torre what life without Mariano Rivera is like, blows 4 run lead to Yanks" 6/28

Saturday, June 26, 2010


In Los Angeles, June 25

Thursday, June 24, 2010


In Arizona, winning pitcher Mariano Rivera

Wed., 6/23 v Diamondbacks. Mo 2 IP, final in 10 innings, 6-5.
top getty, 2nd reuters, bottom, 'Mo earns the win'
Mo's at-bat, top of the 10th v Arizona, 6/23, getty

Sunday, June 20, 2010


Mo retires 22 consecutive batters, a regular season high mark for him

Saturday, June 19, 2010


Mo retires 19 straight, one short of career high

6/19/10: Final Score 5-3. "Mariano Rivera has retired 19 consecutive batters, from NY Times Inside Pitch, "Yankees 5, Mets 3, Yankees' Hughes bests Mets' Pelfrey in 5-3 win," by Ben Shpigel (Mets @ NYY)


Warm-ups v Phillies at the Stadium

Warm-ups before Phillies game at the stadium, June 17th, getty photos

Sunday, June 13, 2010


At the Stadium, June 13, 2010

Mariano Rivera waits in the 9th inning in the rain as grounds
crew attends pitcher's mound. v Astros, Sun., 6/13, final 9-5.
in the rain, ap

Saturday, June 12, 2010


Win-save combination for Pettitte and Rivera, now 67 regular season, 77 total.

Today's 4-3 win for the Yankees at the stadium (6/11) was the 67th regular season win-save tandem for Pettitte and Rivera. May 26, 2010 was their 66th regular season win-save combination. 4/19/10 NY Post article notes 65th reg. season combo on 4/18/10.
Pettitte and Rivera's 10 post season win-save combos: (8 of the above were multi-inning appearances for Rivera. Honorable Mention: The "Bugs" Game, Game 2, 2007 ALDS, NYY @ Cleveland. Pettitte and Rivera appeared together in other post season games that didn't have the exact technical requirements for a win-save combo).

Friday, June 11, 2010


Bill Clinton is democrats' Mariano Rivera--Washington Post, The Fix

6/9/10: Washington Post, The Fix, "Super Duper Tuesday: The Winners and Losers," Chris Cillizza

"Winners" in Super Tuesday Elections:

 "Bill Clinton: In a world of too-cautious politicians unwilling to stick their collective necks out, the former President stands out. Clinton went into Arkansas hard and heavy for Lincoln... in the waning days of the primary. ...
the one person you want on your side
  • in the dying days of a tight race.


Thursday, June 10, 2010


At Camden Yards, June 9, 2010

top reuters, bottom getty, final score 4-2 Yankees.

Sunday, June 06, 2010


In Toronto, June 6, 2010

final score 4-3, top ap, bottom reuters

Friday, June 04, 2010


Mo could've been a Hall of Fame center fielder-Teixeira

and stamp the last out of the afternoon, wasn't about to downplay what he'd seen.

You should see him in pregame, catching fly balls in the outfield. You should see him run and work out. This guy, if he'd decided 20 years ago to be a center fielder,



Mo on Jim Joyce, Peter Gammons on Mo

6/3, Baseball Ink on Jim Joyce:
he’s known for having a very sharp eye/ear in identifying correct calls on plays that broadcasters have to look at a dozen times on replays.

Joyce’s incorrect call was not idiocy. No. Idiocy would have been “Hey, screw you all. I made the call and I stand by it. The guy was safe.” In fact he exhibited great class in very quickly admitting he was wrong. Given, umpires get calls wrong in pretty much every game; it’s a difficult career path for a perfectionist and Joyce is as close as the game has to one."..."What would Joyce do?" ****

"At a time when we are besieged by extremist, take-the-low-road differences of opinion and voices that feel the need to scream obscenities, Joyce, Galarraga and Leyland demonstrated the best of instincts. In the end, they reminded everyone young and old

Thursday, June 03, 2010


At the Stadium, June 3, 2010

Rivera with Arod and Girardi after Orioles game, final score 6-3. ap

Tuesday, June 01, 2010


At the Stadium, June 1, 2010

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