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.
Speaking with the media after tonight's loss in Kansas City, Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced that closer Mariano Rivera has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and will miss the reminder of the season. More » Read Post
Mariano Rivera's devastating ACL tear during a freak batting practice accident has left the baseball world, and more specifically New York Yankees fans, in a serious state of shock and sadness. Simply type the search terms "Mariano ... Read Post