Tags: New York Yankees

It’s Unanimous: Mariano Rivera Is a Hall of Famer

Mariano Rivera, the career saves leader whose elegant efficiency helped the Yankees win five World Series, on Tuesday became the first player ever elected unanimously to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Two other right-handed pitchers, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina, also were elected, Halladay on his first try and Mussina on his sixth. Edgar Martinez,…

The Yankees Trade Sonny Gray to the Reds for a Pick and a Prospect

On July 31, 2017, the Yankees sent three solid prospects to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Sonny Gray, who was expected to immediately stabilize New York’s starting rotation. At the time, it seemed like a smart deal for the Yankees, who were acquiring a formidable right-hander who had been an All-Star in 2015. But…

On Baseball: What Mariano Rivera Shared With Roy Halladay, Besides Hall of Fame Credentials

Mariano Rivera will not be the only player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame this week on his first try. Public ballots have shown overwhelming support for Roy Halladay, the former ace of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies. If Halladay were here, he would surely acknowledge that Rivera, the sublime Yankees…