Ruben (Moreno) Rivera
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: November 14, 1973 in Chorrera, Panama
High School: La Chorrea (Panama, PA) by the Signed New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1990.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 3, 1995 (Age 21)
vs. OAK 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Padres/Reds/Rangers/Yankees/Giants 1995-2003 2014 Contract Status: not updated ( details) [*] Relatives: Cousin of Mariano Rivera
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News -- May 2013
5/31 SF Giants Rumors: SF Giants Blogs Around The Web: Draft, Gifs, Crawford, Belt, Etc.: A look at the looming inevitability of free agency from El Left Malo: http://www.leftymalo.com/2013/05/the_looming_inevitability_of_free_agency.php ...
5/13 Mets Merized: Those Who Contribute the Least Shouldn’t Be Made the Story: Mets historians will recall how former GM Frank Cashen declared, ““those who contribute the least spray the most champagne” ... News -- January 2013
1/28 It's About the Money (Stupid): Yanks sign Juan Rivera to a Minor League deal: Andrew Marchand filed a report a few moments ago, in it he revealed that the Yankees have signed Juan Rivera to a Minor League ...
1/26 Rays Colored Glasses: The Undercards: Jon Weber’s Struggles Continue in MPL Playoffs: Jon Weber had an excellent regular season in the Mexican Pacific League, posting a .325 batting average with 35 RBIs. For a while, ... News -- November 2012
11/19 Chicken Friars: An Interview With The U-T’s Matthew T. Hall: I recently sat down with the “boss” of Padres to the People, and writer for the Union-Tribune – Matthew T. Hall. ...
11/18 mlbreports.com: World Baseball Classic Groups 3 and 4 Update and Predictions: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 Sam Evans: The World Baseball Classic qualifying rounds in Panama and Taiwan are finally underway. ... News -- September 2012
9/27 Bronx Baseball Daily: Top 10 Yankees rookies who made us more cynical:
Submitted for your approval, in no particular order, are ten reasons why a box of chocolates is more predictable than prospects ... News -- August 2012
8/24 The Captain's Blog: High Anxiety as Yankees Dwindling Lead Threatens to Make History: Are the Yankees in the midst of a historic collapse? Not too long ago, the Bronx Bombers appeared to be in cruise control headed ... News -- June 2012
6/27 Chicken Friars: Acquiring Randy Wells Makes Sense For The Padres: I may not have been a Padre fan as long as some of you, but this is the strangest season I have encountered as a fan. It has been ... News -- April 2012
4/22 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Rays, Inge, Red Sox, Indians: On this day in 1997, the Yankees traded Ruben Rivera, Rafael Medina, and $3MM to the Padres for players to be named later, Homer ... News -- March 2012
3/11 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Gregg, Ordonez, Mariners: On this day in 2002, the Yankees released outfielder Ruben Rivera, who allegedly stole teammate Derek Jeter's glove from his ... News -- February 2012
2/27 YankeeAnalysts.com: TYA Prospect Week 2012: This week at TYA, we have something special for you, ladies and gentlemen. While not every post this week will be prospect-centric, ... News -- December 2011
12/20 NY Baseball Digest: Thoughts on the NPB Posting Process: The Yu Darvish bidding ended last night and I noticed a lot of complaints about the posting system used with NPB players. As I ...
12/15 NY Baseball Digest: Thoughts on the NPB Posting Process: The Yu Darvish bidding ended last night and I noticed a lot of complaints about the posting system used with NPB players. As I ... News -- November 2011
11/11 NY Baseball Digest: Hideki Irabu: The Japanese Curt Flood: When former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu took his life this past summer the most common theme was the failure and disappointment ... News -- September 2011
9/15 MLBTradeRumors: AL East Notes: Blue Jays, Rivera, Johnson, Andino: The Rays and Red Sox begin a four-game set at Fenway Park tonight that could very well determine the AL Wild Card. Here are ... News -- August 2011
8/7 mlbreports.com: Remembering Hideki Irabu: Japanese MLB Pitcher and Linkage to Donnie Moore: Saturday August 6, 2011 MLB reports: Hideki Irabu was born on May 5, 1969 in Hirara, Okinawa. Irabu played in Japan (Nippon ... News -- July 2011
News -- April 2011
4/21 B-R Blog: Lowest RBI per HR ratios in history: Reader Tony C. wrote in to ask for this old favorite. Let's ease in. First here are the lowest RBI totals for a player with 30 ... News -- March 2011
3/11 MLBTradeRumors: This Date In Transactions History: March 11: His name is Dan Uggla, and he's celebrating his 31st birthday today. He was also involved in one of the winter's biggest trades ...