Rivera spoke to reporters about mentoring Ivan Nova through his struggles last year. When Rivera was asked who did things like that for him when he first came up, the answer was a bit surprising: Steve Howe.
It is the one guarantee the Yanks have, and it’s not a good one: Whoever follows Rivera won’t be as good as he was.
David Robertson is faced with the unenviable task of filling Mariano Rivera’s shoes but is ready to take on the challenge.
How great is Mariano Rivera? So great that he’s compiling a remarkable record-breaking career one routine day after another.