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Astros-Yankees Series Preview

The Yanks come fresh off a four-game home sweep of overrated Toronto.  Houston is the worst team in baseball and was overwhelmed at Fenway Park, losing four straight to the Red Sox.  The Yanks and Astros play three in the Bronx.  Here is a series preview:

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Yanks Jolt Jays

The Yankees got off to a nice start in a four-game home set with Toronto.  New York slugged three home runs and Hiroki Kuroda settled in for his third win of the season in a 5-3 triumph over the Blue Jays.  

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Yanks Get One Back From Rays

The Yankees topped Tampa Bay in game two of a three-game series 4-2.  What seemed like a potential Rays sweep after game one and Matt Moore's dominating performance while CC Sabathia struggled could now be a Yankees series win, their fifth straight.

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How Many Saves Will Mariano Rivera Record This Year [POLL]

The great Mariano Rivera has had some career, we all know that.  But this is his final year, and at 43, Rivera has said he has just enough left in the tank to finish his career in 2013.  He is off to a great start

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Yankees’ Leadership Will Soon Be Gone

Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada, two core Yankee players from the Joe Torre era, are long gone.  Mariano Rivera, another quiet leader by example, is retiring after this season.  Andy Pettitte is near the end.  And the Yankee captain, Derek Jeter, won't be back in the lineup until who knows when and is nearing 40.  Leadership used to be a huge piece of the Yankees' winning puzzle.  That leadership is dwindling away.

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One Mo Legend to Wear #42

It seems fitting that the last player in Major League Baseball history to wear #42 is Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer of all-time and one of the top Yankees of all-time.  The rest of baseball has retired #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson.  Robinson not only fought racism and all sorts of barriers while integrating baseball in 1947, he represented class and dignity and professionalism.  

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Athletes And “The Clutch Factor”

One of the things Brian Noe reflected on regarding the announcement of Mariano Rivera's retirement was how shocked people would be, including himself, when Rivera would occasionally fail to come through in the clutch

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What’s Next For Mariano Rivera?

Mariano Rivera continues rehabilitation on his torn ACL from when he was shagging fly balls in the outfield in Kansas City during the 2012 season. In the meantime, we can already make his Hall of Fame plaque in Cooperstown for election in say, well who knows? Why don’t we know? Because Mariano Rivera hasn’t fully indicated if he will be back in 2013 or not

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Desperate Media Chases It’s Tail On Alex Rodriguez Trade Rumors – Bruce’s Thought Of The Day

So now, blowhard Keith Olbermann is the "source" starting the Alex Rodriguez to the Miami Marlins trade rumors. I wonder if Benedict Arnold started a rumor if the lame media would chase after that

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Mariano Rivera Very Emotional After Tearing ACL [VIDEO]

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera tore his ACL on Thursday night. Mo was shagging fly balls during batting practice before the game against the Kansas City Royals.

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Royals beat Yankees 4-3

13 hits and 3 measly runs to show for it. That was the story of the Yankees (13-12) game against the Kansas City Royals (8-16) on Thursday night. The Royals ended up winning 4-3. The Yankees failed to score with runners in scoring position in the 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th and 9th innings

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Mariano Rivera Suffers Knee Injury, Could Be Out For Season

The New York Yankees bad luck continues as Closer Mariano Rivera hurt his knee during Batting Practice before Thursday's game against the Royals.

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