Originally written on New York Sports-Kings  |  Last updated 11/13/14
Wow. Exciting news for Yankees fans everywhere! Enter Sandman will be heard throughout Yankee Stadium in the 9th inning again. Mariano Rivera has told Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman that he’s going to return for the 2013 season according to the New York Post.  “Rivera contacted us and wants to play,” Cashman told The Post. All the speculation is over. The rumors surrounding Rivera considering retirement a few weeks ago are now just that, rumors. The Yankees closer will now look to pad his all-time saves record. Although that’s not the reason Mariano Rivera will be returning. He genuinely loves baseball and he wants to help the Yankees win. This news likely ends Rafael Soriano’s possible return. Soriano is going to be paid closer’s money. I doubt Cashman is willing to give closer’s money to both Rivera and Soriano. He was against the signing of Soriano since the pen hit the  paper. Cashman and Rivera will now discuss the contract over the next week. The post Rivera Informs Cashman He’ll Be Back appeared first on New York Sports Kings.
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