Cash's bullpen blunder joins Little, others in playoff lore
Aaron Boone hit a game-ending leadoff homer in the 11th, sending New York to the World Series. 2015 WORLD SERIES GAME 5Matt Harvey and the New York Mets held a 2-0 lead, needing a win to send the Series back to Kansas City. 2016 WORLD SERIES GAME 7The Chicago Cubs led the Cleveland Indians 5-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth. 2019 WORLD SERIES GAME 7Too bad for Houston fans, the last time they saw Gerrit Cole throw, it was in the bullpen rather than on the mound. “I wasn’t going to pitch him unless we were going to win the World Series and have a lead,” Hinch said.
Mark Newman, oversaw Yankees' prospects, dead at 71
NEW YORK – Mark Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday at his home in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees said it was not clear whether he died Friday or Saturday. Newman was omnipresent for two decades at the Yankees’ minor league complex in Tampa, Florida, his portly frame easily recognizable from a distance. “He was very passionate about all the guys in the minor league system,” Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner said in a statement. “He would come to the Dominican Republic and watch me during tryouts,” Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez said in a statement.
Yankees "Core 4" reunite as Baseball Hall of Fame honors Mariano Rivera
For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pel long since forgotten. Rivera was the first player unanimously voted into the Hall by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A two-time Cy Young Award winner, Halladay amassed a 203-105 record in a 16-year career with Toronto and Philadelphia. Mussina, who pitched for 18 major league seasons, posted a record of 270-153 and was a seven-time Gold Glove winner. The late Frank Robinson and Willie McCovey were honored with a moment of silence before Mussina was introduced to start the ceremony.cbsnews.com
Jorge Posada on rivalry, family and baseball's steroid era
Jorge Posada played his entire career with the New York Yankees. It was one of the most successful eras in the team's history. The retired catcher has a new book called "The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes." Mark Strassmann spoke to Posada about his family, big league baseball and the steroid era that tainted the game.cbsnews.com