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New York Yankees: Why David Robertson Will Do Just Fine as Yankees Closer

We've all had 24 hours to process the Mariano Rivera injury. The bottom line is: it sucks. It sucks for the Yankees. It sucks for the fans. It sucks for baseball. And it sucks for Rivera, who is as classy of a human being you can get in the sport. But now, with the ACL tear in his knee forcing him out for the rest of the 2012 season, it shifts David Robertson into the closer role.
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David Robertson Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Oblique Strain

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 years ago)

On the heels of a season-ending ACL injury to legendary New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, it appeared as though the ninth-inning job was there for the taking for set-up man David Robertson. Now that an injury has felled Robert... Read Post

New York Yankees: Girardi Says David Robertson's MRI Shows 'Cause for Concern'

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (3 years ago)

When Mariano Rivera retires, David Robertson is likely to be the next closer for the New York Yankees, so any injury to the All-Star gives New York a reason to be worried. On Thursday, Joe Girardi expressed concern over Robertson's ... Read Post

Mariano Rivera Injured: David Robertson Ready to Be New York Yankees Closer

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 years ago)

Mariano Rivera is immortal. The longtime closer of the New York Yankees has flustered opposing hitters since 1996, and recently, the 42 year old has shown no signs of aging. Mariano Rivera is immortal, and that's what Yankee fans ac... Read Post


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