Phillies have 'game plan' against Rivera

Rollins says key to figuring out Yankees' closer is knowing location of his famous cutter

Originally Published: October 30, 2009
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies didn't beat Mariano Rivera in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night. Heck, they didn't even score on him.

But they did make Rivera sweat through 39 pitches -- the most he'd thrown in any outing, regular season or postseason, since May 6, 2005 (336 outings ago) and the most he'd tossed in a postseason game since his infamous blown save in Game 4 of the 2004 American League Championship Series.

And afterward, Jimmy Rollins said something -- ...

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