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Tag Archives: Mariano Rivera
From our Made Yankee Fan in Boston desk: #1: The hardworking staff is getting too old for this shit. Except, of course, it’s too riveting to look away from. #2: Marco Scutaro? Really? To save time, let’s just fast-forward to … Continue reading
Go figure – Mo blows a save, then Pap blows a save, then the Yanks load the bases but can’t win, then the Yanks load the bases and do win. How great a game is baseball?
Say, that was some win by the Yankees last night, no? (Boxscore here.) They rallied from a 6-1 deficit to take a 7-6 lead into the bottom of the ninth against the Texas Rangers. As death follows taxes, that meant … Continue reading
Let’s start with Rafael Nadal, winner of the Gentleman’s Final at Wimbledon – and the Gentleman’s Anything everywhere else. How classy is Nadal? He absolutely manhandled Tomas Berdych, but afterward made the match sound like some Strawberries-and-Cream Smackdown. To paraphrase: … Continue reading
The great Mariano Rivera for Canali: Is there a classier guy in professional sports? Wethinks not.
Bits & pieces from the Yankees’ 2009 World’s Serious win: • If Game 6 was Hideki Matsui’s swan song in the Bronx, that was one sweet sound. • Andy Pettitte is what used to be called a hoss – as … Continue reading