The good news for the Red Sox is at least the playing field is now even. Neither they nor the Yankees have an elite closer anymore. When Mariano Rivera tore his ACL shagging fly balls on Thursday, it was just about the most devastating thing that could have happened to the Yankees. It robbed them of their most important player. Just two days ago, the Star-Ledger's Marc Carig posed the question, "Do [the] Yankees boast [the] top bullpen tandem in Mariano Rivera and David Robertson?" Not anymore.
Last week, Yankees Universe was shaken by the news that Mariano Rivera tore his ACL while shagging fly balls in Kansas City. For the first days after the injury, Yankee fans reminisced about Mo’s greatest moments and wondered whethe... Read Post
With Joe Girardi confirming to ESPNNew York the reports that the knee injury Mariano Rivera suffered on Thursday while shagging fly balls is a torn ACL, we may have seen the last of the Yankees closer. If this is the end for Rivera,... Read Post