Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 7/16/13
Yankees_parade_x_3cb0
Yankee fan or not, you would be hard pressed to find anyone who would argue that Mariano Rivera is not the best closer in baseball. Today, Yesterday, All time. On Tuesday night the 43-year-old entered Citi Field to a standing ovation from the crowd and both benches. With Enter Sandman blasting the sound system at the home of the Mets it was simply the Yankee closer on the field as Rivera tipped his hat and went to work. What an incredible moment right here. The greatest of all time!!! Enter the Sandman!!! #ASG — Michael Cuddyer (@mcuddy3) July 17, 2013   Manny and the #AL players give a standing ovation to Mariano Rivera as he takes the mound for the B8. #ASG pic.twitter.com/dpm022aqJL — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) July 17, 2013   Unsurprisingly Rivera sat the National League down in order. In case you were wondering why Rivera was pitching the eighth it was to ensure that he would appear in the game.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Titans' Marcus Mariota: ‘Statistics don’t matter to me’

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

FSU names Everett Golson starting QB for 2015

UCLA's Ishmael Adams arrested for suspicion of felony robbery

AJ Green heading for contract stalemate with Bengals?

Report: NFL offered to cut Brady suspension to 3 games

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Tristan Thompson won’t take below max from Cavs

Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

Report: Redskins players happy RG3 was benched

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

Caroline Wozniacki smoking cover of ‘Rhapsody’

Everett Golson named FSU's starting QB

Urban Meyer won't announce QB before season

Teammates relieved RG3 was benched?

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

10 takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL preseason

Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers

Chicago Bears release Tim Jennings

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker