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.
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
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