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
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