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Mariano Rivera, while he waits to find out if he needs a surgical procedure done on his vocal cords, speculated that 2012 could be the final year of his career.
"I don't know what will happen," said the New York Yankees closer, who turns 42 next week and has one year and $15 million remaining on his contract.
"I have one year left. I might call it over. I will know more in spring training."
Bothered for a month by a condition that has turned his voice into a raspy whisper, Rivera has been to one doctor and will get a second opinion Monday.
"Every time I talk it gets worse and worse," Rivera said Tuesday at his New Rochelle restaurant, 42 Clubhouse Grill, where his foundation paired with HOPE Community Services to feed 42 children and their families Thanksgiving turkey meals.
Rivera did not know what was causing the problem, but vocal cords sometimes sprout blisters or polyps that need to be removed. When it was mentioned that shaving of the voc...
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From Anthony McCarron:The Yankees' quiet offseason got what they hope is only a minor jolt Tuesday when closer Mariano Rivera revealed that he might need surgery on his vocal cords. Rivera, who spoke barely above a whisper at a charity event, said they’ve been bothering him for about a month.
“Every time I talk, it gets worse and worse,” the Yankee closer said while...
Alright, New York Yankees fans...do I have your attention?According to the New York Daily News, the all-time saves leader will find out next week whether or not he's going to need vocal cord surgery.“Every time I talk, it gets worse and worse,” the future Hall of Famer said while hosting 42 children and their families for a Thanksgiving meal at his New Rochelle restaurant...
John O'Boyle/The Star-LedgerMariano Rivera may need to have surgery on his vocal chords. Mariano Rivera may need to have surgery to repair his vocals cords, according to a report from Newsday. The Yankees closer said he will meet with a...
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"I have one year left. I might call it over." — Mariano Rivera, quoted by George King in the Post.
I prefer to remain in denial regarding the inevitability that there is a day coming relatively soon when Mo will no longer pitch for the Yankees ever again.
Mariano Rivera, while he waits to find out if he needs a surgical procedure done on his vocal chords, speculated 2012 could be the final year of his Hall of Fame career.
“I don’t know what will happen,’’ said the Yankees closer, who turns 42 Tuesday and has one...
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera may soon go under go the knife, the New York Post reported on Tuesday. Thankfully, for Rivera and the Yankees, the procedure will focus on his vocal chords, rather than his Hall of Fame pitching arm.
The Yankees' quiet offseason got what they hope is only a minor jolt Tuesday when closer Mariano Rivera revealed that he might need surgery on his vocal cords.
In the first part of this study, I used detailed batted ball speed information from HITf/x to examine the degree of skill that batters and pitchers had in quality of contact made or allowed. Here, I will look deeper into the question of why some batted balls fall for hits and others do not.
The Defense Independent Pitching Statistics (DIPS) developed by Voros McCracken and subsequent...