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Mariano Rivera ties MLB saves mark

Updated: September 17, 2011, 7:22 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TORONTO -- Only one Mo save to go.

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera joined former San Diego Padres closer Trevor Hoffman in the exclusive 601 club Saturday afternoon, nailing down the final three outs of the Yankees' come-from-behind 7-6 victory over the Blue Jays. He now needs just one more save to become the most prolific closer in baseball history.

"It's a great number, but the most important thing is, we won the game," said Rivera, whose wife and two of his ...

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