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Mariano Rivera gets 600th save

Updated: September 14, 2011, 8:18 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

SEATTLE -- New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has become the second reliever in Major League Baseball history to join the 600-save club.

Rivera picked up the save in the Yankees' 3-2 win over the Mariners. His next save will tie him with Trevor Hoffman for the all-time save lead.

"It's a great number," Rivera said, sounding a bit choked up by all the adulation. "I'm not a guy who looks for things like that."

With 18,306 on hand at Safeco Field on Tuesday ...

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