Mariano Rivera threw out the first pitch and the fired the last as the Yankees beat the Mariners. That’s six in a row.
Eric Hinske brings the Yankees some versatility. This notebook also has an update on A-Rod, Brian Bruney and Tony Romo. Yes, Tony Romo.
Phil Hughes has taken to the bullpen.
Bernie Williams played last night, too. That would be the guitar at a performance close to his home. Good story here by our interns, Tony Olivero and Peter Ferraro.