• Rivera would rather not start All-Star Game

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jun 23, 2013
    "I think the right thing is to do it the way it is," Rivera said. "I look forward to this day every year," Rivera said. If he had it his way, Mariano Rivera would prefer to close his final All-Star Game, not start it. But Rivera told ESPNNewYork.com on Sunday that he doesn't like the idea. But Rivera, who has compiled an MLB-record 634 saves during the regular season and 42 during the postseason, would rather have a chance to notch his fifth career All-Star save than make his first start. The New York Yan...
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Mo on starting ASG: 'I'd rather pitch in ninth'

      Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says he'd prefer to take on his customary role and close the All-Star Game on July 16 at Citi Field rather than start the Midsummer Classic.
      Source: MLB.com

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