Mo throws, says he 'feels great'

November, 9, 2012
11/09/12
6:44
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Mariano Rivera threw off a mound on Friday ... for a commercial shoot. After making 25 tosses, Rivera said he feels terrific, but won't rush his rehab, according to MLB.com.

"I'm feeling good," said Rivera. "The rehab has been great; it's been tough, but at the same time, I'm seeing good results. I can't wait to continue and stay 100 percent. A day at a time, like I always tell you guys. A day at a time."

Rivera, who has informed the Yankees he is returning, said he is hopeful a deal will be reached.

"Like I told you guys before, I didn't want to go out like that," Rivera said, according to MLB.com. "At the same time, we haven't discussed anything. We're talking, so hopefully we'll finalize everything."
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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