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Mariano Rivera's Injury Is Not as Big of a Deal as You Think

Mariano Rivera tore his ACL shagging fly balls during batting practice on Thursday night in Kansas City, and while the loss of the Yankees' top relief pitcher will certainly be felt over the remainder of this season, it will not be as catastrophic as many think. This is primarily because all closers, even Mariano Rivera, are overrated. I realize this is not a very popular stance, especially among Yankees fans - a group of which I am a member - but that doesn't change the fact that it's true.
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