It's official: Soriano opts out

October, 31, 2012
10/31/12
2:32
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Rafael Soriano opted out of the last season of his three-year contract on Wednesday, leaving the Yankees without a closer and waiting on a decision on whether Mariano Rivera will retire.

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Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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