The Early Lead: Mariano Rivera


Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Andy Pettitte announces retirement (updated)

Pitcher will make final start at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, “Mariano Rivera Day” at the ballpark.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pettitte, Baseball, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Mariano Rivera gets Red Sox farewell at Fenway Park (video)

Tribute to Yankees’ closer is a bit of a roast, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:26 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Joe Girardi wants Mariano Rivera back in 2014

Although he has 40 saves, closer isn't listening to his manager.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:01 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Joe Girardi, Mariano Rivera

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 07/23/2013

As A-Rod waits, Rivera and Pettitte express support

Third basemen may be among the next to be punished by Major League Baseball

By Cindy Boren  |  01:18 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte, Baseball, Mariano Rivera, Ryan Braun

Posted at 05:52 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Mariano Rivera prefers to close, not start in, All-Star Game

Yankees reliever, who will retire after the season, says he'd rather pitch in the ninth than in the first.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:52 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Baseball, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Mariano Rivera to retire after 2013 season, reports say

Baseball's all-time saves leader is expected to announce Saturday that this will be his final season.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:04 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Mariano Rivera isn't talking retirement -- yet

Yankees' closer, coming back after a knee sidelined him most of the 2012 season, says he'll discuss the matter soon

By Cindy Boren  |  03:08 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees