Mariano Rivera injured his knee as he was chasing a flyball during batting practice prior to tonight's game in Kansas City. Rivera appeared to be in a considerable amount of pain, but was seen smiling as he was carted off the field.
He was initially diagnosed with a strained right knee. However, he was taken to a local hospital for an MRI.
Rivera, 42, has hinted that he will retire at the end of the season.
Mariano Rivera, considered one of major League Baseball’s greatest closers of all time, has suffered a season ending, and possibly career ending injury. Rivera was shagging flyballs in the outfield before Thursday night’s game, when... Read Post
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