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.
New York Yankees star relief pitcher Mariano Rivera says the surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee went smoothly and that he is ready to get back into the game as soon as possible. “My surgery was a s... 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