Friday, May 4, 2012

Mariano rivera

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mariano Rivera sat and chatted amiably with Derek Jeter at Jeter's locker Friday afternoon, an enormous smile somehow creasing his face despite the season-ending injury he had sustained the night before.
  • (New York Times)
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 4 (UPI) -- New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera suffered what his manager said was a torn knee ligament during batting practice Thursday.
  • (United Press International)
  • For almost 17 years, Mariano Rivera has starred for the Yankees with humility and grace. His dignified demeanor, as much as his famous cut fastball, has defined him in the public mind.
  • (New York Times)
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Get ready for One Mo Time. I am coming back, Mariano Rivera said Friday afternoon in the New York Yankees clubhouse. Put it down. Write it down in big letters. Im not going down like this.
  • (ESPN)
  • TRENTON – There are countless baseball fans around the world that can say they served witness to Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera recording one of his Major League Baseball-record 608 saves.
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  • On the surface, Mariano Rivera's injury seems to have come doing something reckless or at the very least pointless. The legendary closer tore up his right knee Thursday as he was sprinting to chase down a fly ball during batting practice.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The incomparable career of New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera may have ended Thursday night, not on a pitchers mound but on the warning track at Kauffman Stadium before the game had even begun.
  • (ESPN)
  • DETROIT -- White Sox manager Robin Ventura played with Mariano Rivera during the 2002 and 2003 seasons and was stunned by the season-ending torn ACL the Hall of Fame-bound closer sustained while shagging fly balls during Thursday batting practice.
  • (Major League Baseball)
  • With a devastating injury to Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera  Thursday night, the team lost for the season — and perhaps permanently — baseball's all-time saves leader.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • During a routine shagging of fly balls in the outfield before the Yankees Thursday night game, closer Mariano Rivera stumbled and fell into the wall. Moments later he was being carted off the field.
  • (YAHOO!)

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