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New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera walks back to the dugout after the eighth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on August 2, 2009. The Yankees won 8-5. UPI/Brian Kersey Photo via Newscom

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New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is known for shutting down tense, in-game situations. But he might have ignited one off the field. Rivera reportedly told teammate Joba Chamberlain to zip it while he was talking to reporters before Saturday's game, according to the New York Daily News. Chamberlain, who was talking to fans and signing autographs when the incident occurred, was none too pleased. "Don't ever shush me again," Chamberlain said in front of reporters and fans, according to the Daily News. When asked after the game what occurred, Chamberlain was not willing to share. "I'm not talking about it," Chamberlain told the paper. "That's between me and Mo." Rivera was surprised by what transpired. "It's amazing," Rivera said. "We'll take care of it. We're grownups, and I know better than that. We'll take care of that." Rivera was obviously in a much better mood on Friday. Your browser does not support iframes.
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