Tag Archives: Mariano Rivera

Tale of the tape: Rivera’s 1996 vs. Betances’ 2014

#455202258 / gettyimages.com A couple weeks ago,¬†Dellin Betances struck out Tampa Bay’s Kevin Kiermaier to break the Yankees’ single-season strikeout record for a relief pitcher. Mariano Rivera was the previous record holder, punching out 130 batters in 1996 as the … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Relievers

After breaking down Brian Cashman’s history with free agent starters on New Year’s Day, I decided to expand the investigation into other positions. Today, I’m going to look at how the Yankees’ General Manager has fared during his tenure when … Continue reading

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Thanks to Robertson, life without Mo might not be so bad after all

For the last five or six years, the concern of replacing Mariano Rivera has lingered. There was a degree of uncertainty as to when, given Mariano’s age and desire to continue playing. The Yankees’ got a taste of a Rivera-less … Continue reading

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