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Joba Chamberlain And Mariano Rivera Got Into An Awkward Spat In Front Of Fans/Reporters In Dugout At Kauffman Stadium
Is this the beginning of the end for Joba’s tenure as a Yankee? Na, that process started four or five years ago. This is end of Yankee fans putting up with his B.S., though. There are three things you don’t do in New York: piss on the Statue of Liberty, get in a black cab, and yell at Mariano Rivera. Details of the argument after the jump.
We already saw this coming, but now it’s confirmed: there will be no mo’ Mo after 2013.
Mariano Rivera Will Announce His Retirement Following This Season, So Let’s Talk About When Players Should Announce Their Retirement
When Mariano Rivera tore his ACL last season shagging fly balls, there was a moment when we all assumed his hallowed career had come to an unceremonious end; no playoffs, no glitz, no glory. Just a guy holding his knee in the outfield and mercifully fading into the background. Rivera came back, however, and was not quite ready to hang it up. Not that he isn’t close.
As you know, Mariano Rivera is planning to return in 2013 after his 2012 season – one many thought would be his last in baseball – ended early due to a torn ACL suffered during a freak pregame incident. After the jump, proof that his rehab seems to be going well.
Mariano Rivera’s season-ending ACL injury reverberated throughout the sport of baseball. Yankee fans were devastated, but the respect Mo commands transcends normal boundaries. So whether you’re a die-hard Bronx Bomber or a member of Red Sox Nation, you’ll appreciate this cover of a well-known Journey song. This one is called “Don’t Stop Relievin’.” Check it out after the jump.
Well, Mariano Rivera ended speculation about whether his career was over pretty quickly, didn’t he? Even into this afternoon, his career ending as a result of his freak in jury last night seemed like a distinct possibility. No more… and Rivera wants us all to know it.
After suffering a devastating injury to his knee, Rivera had to give a devastating interview to reporters — one in which he was as sagely and dignified as ever, even in the face of overwhelming disappointment.
Mariano Rivera Carted Off Field During Batting Practice After Twisting Right Knee (UPDATE: Torn ACL)
In what sounds like a freak, bizarre incident but one that could have some serious consequences for the Yankees – and one of baseball’s great careers – Mariano Rivera was carted off the field in Kansas City during batting practice earlier this evening. Video after the jump.
When you’ve watched an athlete for long enough, especially one as consistently excellent over such a long time as Mariano Rivera, it gets easy to take for granted that they are who they are…and easy to forget that they weren’t always like that.