Blown save ends Mo's impressive run

Yankees closer ends 51-game home saves streak in Sunday's loss vs. Twins

Updated: May 17, 2010, 8:43 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The more than 46,000 in attendance knew they had witnessed something unusual: The greatest closer of all time looked like any other closer on Sunday.

Mariano Rivera blew a save on a grand slam.

The Yankee Stadium crowd sat stunned. How quiet was it?

"You ever been here at 3 o'clock in the afternoon?" Alex Rodriguez would say after the rare sight occurred.

With a 3-1 lead to protect and the bases loaded against the Twins, Joe Girardi called in Rivera ...

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