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.
The New York Yankees have suffered injuries to their top-two relievers—Mariano Rivera and David Robertson—and are now left with Rafael Soriano as the closer and an undetermined bridge to get to him. Rivera is lost for the season, bu... Read Post
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