Mariano Rivera tore the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in his right knee while chasing a fly ball during batting practice on Thursday afternoon, as reported by The New York Times. Before Thursday's game between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium, Rivera was shagging fly balls in center field. While retreating to the outfield wall, his knee went out and he collided with the wall and went down.
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
He would never admit it, but the gods are unjust. If you haven’t heard, the Yankees’ 42-year-old closer Mariano Rivera tore his ACL shagging batting practice fly balls in Kansas City on Thursday night. The most pointless thing in th... Read Post