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Rule Deprives Rivera A Save
Posted By Blake Bass On September 13, 2013 @ 10:02 AM In MLB | No Comments
The retiring New York Yankees closer came in to pitch the ninth inning in Baltimore on Thursday, after the Yankees had taken a 6-5 lead against the Orioles in the top of the inning.
Three up, three down – a typical Rivera night, except for one thing. He didn’t get career save No. 652. Instead he was declared the winning pitcher.
And it’s legit.
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