Found May 25, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
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The New York Yankees rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday in St. Petersburg. Although a few players shined in the Yankees triumph, Mariano Rivera deserves special attention for saving the 18th game of the season for New York. Equaling Dennis Eckersley for fourth place with 1,071 appearances on the hill, the 43-year-old Rivera (0-0, 1.47 ERA) has now closed 18 contests in 18 opportunities. “I think that’s why we appreciate him so much because of his consistency year in and year out,” said Yankees manager Joe Girardi, 48, who caught for Rivera from 1996 through 1999. … Continue reading →
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