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Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...number were grandfathered at the time of Selig's announcement, and the last to use No. 42 was Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, who retired at the end of last season."Today all of our players league-wide will wear No. 42 to celebrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-15/bud-selig-praised-jackie
Solo bow fitting for Yankee great Mariano Rivera

NEW YORK - The great ones get the stage to themselves.Mariano Rivera was held in the bullpen out in right-center field until Neil Diamond had sung the final words of Sweet Caroline in the middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-17/solo-bow-fitting-yankee-
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says he will retire after this season

Saying he made the decision before arriving at spring training, Mariano Rivera announced Saturday that he will retire at the end of the season and hopes to cap his record-setting career by winning another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-09/yankees-closer-mariano-r
Yankee's Mariano Rivera vows to return next season following ACL tear

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says he will return to the mound by 2013, vowing to overcome a knee injury that figures to end his season.Rivera had hinted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-05-04/yankees-mariano-rivera-v
Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera make spring debut for Yankees in loss to Braves

TAMPA, Fla. - In a few years, this will be a scene from Old-Timers' Day: Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera walking on the field to loud ovations.For now, though, it is a sight the banged-up Yankees had been waiting for: their captain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-09/derek-jeter-mariano-rive
Yankees' Mariano Rivera sets major league saves record

NEW YORK - Long regarded as the best closer in baseball, Mariano Rivera now has more saves than anyone else, too.Rivera set the major league record with No. 602, pitching a perfect ninth inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-09-19/yankees-mariano-rivera-s
Dodgers' Beckett leaves start with thumb injury

...bothering him. YANKEES: Prepared Friday for a pair of exhibition games against the Miami Marlins in the home country of Mariano Rivera, the retired career saves leader.A fundraising dinner for Rivera's foundation and the games Saturday and Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-14/dodgers-beckett-leaves-s
Robinson Cano embraces leadership role in Seattle

...expectations:? Be a clubhouse leader and take the lessons learned from the likes of Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera in his time with New York and bring them to a roster of young players yet to match their expectations.? Be the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-08/robinson-cano-embraces-l
Mets fight back for win over Yanks

...Matt Franco hit a two-out, two-run single off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning as the Mets came back from deficits...consecutive games when they led entering the ninth, but Mariano Rivera (2-2) couldn't hold it. "Ninety-nine percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/11/bas_265376.shtml
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Yankees sign Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka to seven-year deal

...Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran on a revamped roster missing long-time All-Stars Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Robinson Cano.And in addition to the deal with the 25-year-old right-hander, the Yankees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-22/yankees-sign-japanese-st