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    Even though I've always hated the Yankees, I've always respected him. It's crazy he's been as good as he has for as long as he has.



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    The Yankees could probably get Marmol right now for a good prospect or two.



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    And the death of the closer "position" begins.



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    I was at a sports bar tonight and I didn't see this! FAK!!!!!!!!!!!!! ACL? Doing what? I guess I can look it up.

    Edit: Shagging fly balls....double FAK!!!!!!!


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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    Quote Originally Posted by SNEDDS3 View Post
    I was at a sports bar tonight and I didn't see this! FAK!!!!!!!!!!!!! ACL? Doing what? I guess I can look it up.
    Shaggin balls



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    People who call him stupid for shagging flies are idiots! Every pitcher in the business is out there shagging before games!



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseBowlBound View Post
    People who call him stupid for shagging flies are idiots! Every pitcher in the business is out there shagging before games!
    And it's something he had been doing forever. He hadn't been on the DL since 2003, so obviously it was doing just fine for him. Just a fluke thing.



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseBowlBound View Post
    People who call him stupid for shagging flies are idiots! Every pitcher in the business is out there shagging before games!
    I know that, it just sucks that is what took him out. Getting older does that. I'm 33 and have rotator cuff tendonitis from beer league volleyball.

    Edit: I played baseball, pitched and 3rd base, also golfed for years, never a problem till last year. Mo has been rock solid for NY majority of his career. Just a ******, non dramatic way to do it is all.


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    what a horrible way to end a career, that cant be it. I would feel bad even though i dislike the yankees


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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    Just read where he has said he'd like to play outfield once before retiring, hope he still gets that chance.



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    He was shagging balls but he tried to get a ball that was above his head. Not saying it's dumb, but just let it go behind your head. Looks nasty on on TV.... Probably the greatest closer of all time and his career ends in batting practice.



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    The Yankees could probably get Marmol right now for a good prospect or two.
    We would take a bag of balls for Marmol at this point if Yanks pick up some of his remaining contract.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    We would take a bag of balls for Marmol at this point if Yanks pick up some of his remaining contract.
    Yanks bullpen is loaded, this obviously hurts but they have better options in there already then Marmol would be with Robertson and Soriano.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclo120 View Post
    Yanks bullpen is loaded, this obviously hurts but they have better options in there already then Marmol would be with Robertson and Soriano.
    Yeah I agree. My only hope as a Cubs fan is the Yankees Pitching coach, Larry Rothschild, was with Marmol for a long time so maybe he thinks he can "fix" him.



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    Re: Mariano Rivera Tears ACL

    141 ip in the postseason. 0.70 era. absolutely absurd stats. greatest closer ever without any doubt. sad if this ends his career



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