Mariano Rivera may have suffered a serious injury while shagging fly balls for the New York Yankees prior to their game against the Kansas City Royals, according to Bryan Hoch at MLB.com. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was carted off the field at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday after appearing to suffer a right knee injury shagging fly balls during batting practice. Immediately, this doesn't sound so great and while nothing is confirmed yet, one has to think the worst based on how Rivera injured his knee.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera injured his right knee, according to the YES network, while shagging fly balls during pregame batting practice for Thursday night's game in Kansas City. He was subsequently carted off the field... Read Post
That's according to numerous reports out of Kansas City, where the Yankees closer slipped on the warning track as he was shagging fly balls before tonight's game against the Royals. According to CBSSports.com, the 42-year-old Rivera... Read Post