Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is happy to step back out of the spotlight and work on another big number: six.
Derek Jeter would love to see teammate Mariano Rivera make history in front of the Yankee Stadium fans. And some fans would like to see Jorge Posada behind the plate when it happens.
Perhaps as early as Saturday, Mariano Rivera will become baseball’s career saves leader, unseating Trevor Hoffman. But fans hope that this weekend in Toronto is full of blowouts — so Mo can make history in pinstripes.