Feb
26

Mariano Rivera says there’s “no chance” he’ll pitch in Panama games

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No surprise here, but Mariano Rivera told Anthony Rieber there is “no chance” he will pitch when the Yankees play a pair of exhibition games in his native Panama next month. Mo will be there as a promoter and to do charity work, but not play. Not gonna lie, it would have been neat to see him on the mound one more time, even in a meaningless game.

The Yankees and Marlins will play two games at Rod Carew Stadium in Panama City on March 15th and 16th. Those will be split squad games — the Yankees have regular Grapefruit League games scheduled for those two days as well.

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9 Comments»

  1. Tanuki Tanaka (Formerly Bob Buttons) says:

    I’ll take it as a yes as to him playing CF.

  2. W.B. Mason Williams says:

    So you’re saying…

  3. Joseph says:

    Mariano had an absolutely perfect send off for the best closer that will ever draw a breath. See him on the mound again for what??? He probably hasn’t touched a baseball in 5-6 months. Mariano is WAY too smart to entertain an idiotic idea like that.

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