Mo Rivera

  • Mariano Rivera and the Face of Victory

    Mariano Rivera and the Face of Victory

    November 16, 2013 at 9:11 am 3 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings is back with his latest take on baseball and the Raysiverse… In case you missed the hoopla, hoorahs, and heaping helpings of hubble-bubble, Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera retired at the end of the 2013 baseball season. After 19 years in the game playing for only one team and […]

     
  • Soriano Named To AL All-Star Team

    July 7, 2010 at 12:28 pm 8 comments

    MLB today announced that Rafael Soriano has been added to the AL All-Star team to replace the injured Mariano Rivera. Soriano joins Evan Longoria, Carl Crawford and David Price on the team.

     
  • Ranking The AL Closers; JP Howell Second Worst

    Ranking The AL Closers; JP Howell Second Worst

    November 30, 2009 at 9:30 am 8 comments

    Last year, Joe Posnanski generated a new statistic to evaluate closers (CLOSER+) based on Bill James’ method of classifying saves. James breaks down save opportunities into three categories: 1. Easy Save. This is a save when the first batter faced is not the tying or go-ahead run. 2. Tough save: […]

     
  • Rays Knock Bit Of Shine Off The Great Mariano Rivera

    Rays Knock Bit Of Shine Off The Great Mariano Rivera

    June 9, 2009 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

    If you are looking for a small consolation after losing two of three to the Yankees, we have this… So far this season, the Tampa Bay Rays have twice knocked Mariano Rivera out of a game mid-inning. The first came on May 7 at Replica Yankee Stadium when Carl Crawford […]

     
  • [TROY PERCIVAL] Percival Not As Bad In ’08 As You Might Think

    [TROY PERCIVAL] Percival Not As Bad In ’08 As You Might Think

    November 11, 2008 at 1:30 pm 2 comments

    Yesterday we linked to a story by Joe Posnanski in which he rated managers on their decisions to intentionally walk batters and how often it comes back to bite the manager in the butt (If you missed it, the short version is Posnanski finally found something Papa Joe sucks at). […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: Yankees Spent $46 Million On Single-A Pitcher

    AL East Roundup: Yankees Spent $46 Million On Single-A Pitcher

    May 8, 2007 at 12:48 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Boston Red Sox 20 10 – 7-3 W1 – New York Yankees 14 16 6.0 6-4 L1 127 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 14 17 6.5 5-5 L1 126 Baltimore Orioles 14 18 7.0 3-7 L2 125 Toronto Blue Jays 13 18 7.5 […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: Ladies And Gentlemen…Your Last Place New York Yankees

    AL East Roundup: Ladies And Gentlemen…Your Last Place New York Yankees

    April 25, 2007 at 11:09 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Boston Red Sox 12 7 – 7-3 L2 – Baltimore Orioles 11 9 1.5 7-3 L2 142 Toronto Blue Jays 10 10 2.5 4-6 W2 141 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 9 11 3.5 5-5 W2 140 New York Yankees 8 11 4.0 […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: There Is A Chink In The Armor Of The Great Mariano

    AL East Roundup: There Is A Chink In The Armor Of The Great Mariano

    April 21, 2007 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Boston Red Sox 10 5 – 8-2 W3 – Baltimore Orioles 9 7 1.5 7-3 W2 146 New York Yankees 8 7 2.0 6-4 L1 146 Toronto Blue Jays 8 8 2.5 4-6 L3 145 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 6 10 4.5 […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: King Felix Sashimis All Over The Red Sox

    AL East Roundup: King Felix Sashimis All Over The Red Sox

    April 12, 2007 at 9:10 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Toronto Blue Jays 5 3 – 5-3 W1 – Boston Red Sox 4 4 1.0 4-4 L1 154 New York Yankees 4 4 1.0 4-4 L1 154 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 3 5 2.0 3-5 W1 153 Baltimore Orioles 3 6 2.5 […]

     
  • AL East Roundup: Yankees Can’t Get Out Of Thir Own Way

    AL East Roundup: Yankees Can’t Get Out Of Thir Own Way

    April 9, 2007 at 10:13 am 0 comments

    AL EAST W L GB L10 STK E# Toronto Blue Jays 3 2 – 3-2 W2 – Boston Red Sox 3 3 0.5 3-3 W1 157 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2 3 1.0 2-3 L2 157 New York Yankees 2 3 1.0 2-3 L1 157 Baltimore Orioles 2 4 1.5 […]