Mariano Rivera confirmed he will retire at the end of the season and hopes the last pitch of his record-setting career closes another World Series victory with the New York Yankees.
Beside his wife and two kids and with the entire Yankees team looking on at a news conference on Saturday, the 43-year-old Rivera made clear how he wants his career to end.
Mariano Rivera, the all-time saves leader in Major League Baseball, and the New York Yankees have agreed to terms of a one-year contract.
Mariano Rivera’s career is in serious jeopardy after the New York Yankees closing pitcher tore a ligament in his right knee on Thursday.
New York Yankees closing relief ace Mariano Rivera set a Major League Baseball record with his 602nd career save, throwing a perfect ninth inning on Monday to complete a 6-4 victory over Minnesota.