With Mariano Rivera out for the season, as it stands today, the Yankees will not win the World Series. They can't. They simply do not have the pieces a championship caliber team requires to win it all. Losing Mariano Rivera is a devastating loss for the team as well as all of baseball and it's fans. If George Steinbrenner were alive today, you can bet he would have released one of his trademark eccentric, over-the-top dramatic, press statements declaring that the Yankees reflect on the loss of an all-time great from their roster, and that they are bent but not yet broken.
It was the injury heard around the world. Well, at least the baseball world. Mariano Rivera tore his right ACL and meniscus while shagging foul balls before the game Thursday night. First Chamberlain and now Rivera, Yankees reliever... Read Post
Mariano Rivera wouldn't be one of the best closers of all time if he didn't have a sense of the moment. Telling the New York Yankees that he is going to return next season a week after the World Series ended, rather than drag it thr... Read Post