Rivera leaves a great impression with his work ethic, his demeanor, and his embodiment of sportsmanship.
In another universe we would be crying out there on the West Coast; This team seems different and they keep finding ways to win.
The question one can ask is, when do these guys throw in the proverbial towel?
To put it in the words of my neighbor's ten-year old son: "It just ain't fun anymore."
After this year and this loss, things will never be the same.
Tampa Bay Rays have four players selected for the MLB All-Star Game.
Minus a couple of duds, Boston has a winning week and gains ground in the AL Wild Card race.
The Yankees have kept what could have been a sinking ship afloat, and are now charging towards 1st.
Roughly 15 games in, the Yankees are in first place and look to be built to win.
The MLB umpire's recent comments on the length of the Yankees/Red Sox games show that West himself has got to go.