Yankees honor retiring Mariano Rivera in pre-game ceremony

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Retiring relief pitcher Mariano Rivera was honored by the New York Yankees in a ceremony Sunday prior to his final appearance at Yankee Stadium.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 15 (UPI) -- David Price controlled the Boston Red Sox for 7 1/3 innings Saturday, limiting them to two earned runs while the Tampa Bay Rays rallied for a 5-3 win.

MLB: Detroit 5, Tampa Bay 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 1 (UPI) -- Austin Jackson delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning Sunday and Detroit's bullpen went on to secure the Tigers' 5-3 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: New York Mets 11, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- Ike Davis bashed a three-run homer to cap a big seventh inning Tuesday that boosted the New York Mets to an 11-2 interleague rout of Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 1 (UPI) -- David Price teamed with three relievers to blank Baltimore on six hits Friday, sending Tampa Bay to a 5-0 decision over the Orioles.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 7, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 29 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Tuesday and the Chicago White Sox took over first place in the AL Central with a 7-2 win over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Oakland 8, Seattle 5

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- David DeJesus drove in two runs and Hideki Matsui went 3-for-5 with three runs scored Sunday in the Oakland Athletics' 8-5 victory over Seattle.

MLB: Oakland 9, Seattle 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui's three-run double brought Oakland back from an early deficit Friday and started the Athletics on their way to a 9-2 win over Seattle.

MLB: Oakland 10, Toronto 3

TORONTO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui had four hits, scored two runs and drove in a pair Thursday in helping the Oakland Athletics to a 10-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham cracked a go-ahead homer in the 10th inning Sunday, boosting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 8, Oakland 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Jeff Niemann came within one out of a complete game Friday and the Tampa Bay Rays used a 14-hit attack to down Oakland 8-4.

MLB: Oakland 13, Tampa Bay 4

OAKLAND, Calif., July 28 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui drove in five runs Wednesday, three of them with a homer during a nine-run fourth, sending the Oakland A's coasting to a 13-4 win over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Oakland 7, Tampa Bay 5

OAKLAND, Calif., July 26 (UPI) -- Conor Jackson delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning Monday and the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 7-5 win over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Oakland 4, New York Yankees 3

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham and Hideki Matsui homered Saturday, powering the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Oakland 7, Detroit 5

DETROIT, July 20 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui hit his 500th career homer Wednesday and singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to rally Oakland past Detroit 7-5.
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Hideki Matsui
New York Yankees Hideki Matsui hits a 2-run homer in the second inning off of Philadelphia Phillies Pedro Martinez in game 6 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium in New York City on November 4, 2009. UPI/John Angelillo



Hideki Matsui (松井 秀喜, Matsui Hideki?, born June 12, 1974) is a Japanese Major League Baseball designated hitter and outfielder for the Oakland Athletics. He bats left-handed and throws right-handed.

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