Nov 03, 2012 17:48 EDT
Mariano Rivera, a star relief pitcher from Panama and Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader with 608, plans to play next season at age 43 and is in talks to return to the New York Yankees.
Oct 31, 2012 15:51 EDT
Rafael Soriano, who saved 42 games in 46 chances this year as a relief pitcher for the New York Yankees, has opted out of his contract with the Major League Baseball club, the team said Wednesday.
Oct 19, 2012 12:33 EDT
The post-mortem was underway Friday after the star-studded, big-money New York Yankees were sent packing from baseball's post-season by the Detroit Tigers.
Oct 04, 2011 02:07 EDT
(Reuters) - Detroit closer Jose Valverde survived another ninth-inning scare but held his nerve to preserve the Tigers' 5-4 win over the New York Yankees on Monday, giving them the upper hand in their American League divisional series.
Oct 04, 2011 01:55 EDT
Mike Napoli ignited a four-run seventh inning with a two-run homer as the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in game three of their first round MLB playoff series.
Sep 27, 2011 23:30 EDT
Tampa Bay and Boston each won pressure-packed Major League Baseball triumphs on Tuesday to remain deadlocked for the final American League playoff berth entering the season's last game.
Aug 25, 2011 00:18 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coco Crisp belted a three-run home run in the 10th inning to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday, a loss that dropped the Yankees out of first place in their division.
Jun 10, 2011 19:47 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York reliever Joba Chamberlain is expected to be out of action for at least a year while he recovers from reconstructive surgery to his injured pitching elbow, the Yankees said on Friday.
Jun 09, 2011 18:18 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain was found to have a ligament tear in his pitching elbow and will likely miss the rest of the season, manager Joe Girardi told reporters Thursday.
May 07, 2011 03:24 EDT
ARLINGTON (Reuters) - New York's Curtis Granderson belted two home runs and pitcher Ivan Nova baffled the Texas Rangers as the Yankees earned a 4-1 win on Friday.
Apr 21, 2011 00:48 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Bartolo Colon made his first start in nearly two years to help the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Wednesday.
Apr 13, 2011 23:54 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees returned to action after two days off with a 7-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, while stalwarts Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez moved up on two all-time lists.
Mar 31, 2011 18:22 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira each blasted home runs to power the New York Yankees to a 6-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers Thursday to open the 2011 Major League Baseball season in emphatic style.
Mar 28, 2011 18:33 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Five teams to watch in the 2011 Major League Baseball season, which begins March 31:
Mar 28, 2011 12:06 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite being known as a consummate winner with five World Series rings to back that up, New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter has as much to prove as any player heading into the 2011 Major League Baseball season.
Jan 19, 2011 18:14 EST
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, whose late father, George, was a famously "hands on" owner, overruled general manager Brian Cashman in giving a 35 million-dollar deal to relief pitcher Rafael Soriano.
Jan 18, 2011 18:26 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees added another big arm to their bullpen signing All-Star right-handed reliever Rafael Soriano to a three-year deal, the team said on Tuesday.
Jan 14, 2011 18:12 EST
The New York Yankees are set to sign relief pitcher Rafael Soriano to a multi-million dollar contract, MLB.com reported on the Yankees' website Friday.
Jan 14, 2011 12:47 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees signed free agent reliever Rafael Soriano, giving the team one of the top late-inning relief combinations, according to a report on Major League Baseball's (MLB) official website on Friday.
Dec 17, 2010 14:34 EST
Reliever Joel Peralta agrees to $925,000, 1-year contract with Tampa Bay Rays. The Tampa Bay Rays moved to bolster a depleted bullpen, agreeing to a $925,000, one-year contract with free agent reliever Joel Peralta.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Soriano closing for the Braves in May 2007
|Tampa Bay Rays — No. --|
|Born: December 19, 1979 |
San José de Ocoa, Dominican Republic
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|May 10, 2002 for the Seattle Mariners|
(through 2009 season)
|Earned run average||2.93|