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Mariano Rivera says he'll be back

Updated: May 4, 2012, 11:54 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Get ready for One Mo Time.

"I am coming back," Mariano Rivera said Friday afternoon in the New York Yankees' clubhouse. "Put it down. Write it down in big letters. I'm not going down like this. God willing and given the strength, I'm coming back."

Rivera's announcement was the second surprise he has delivered over the past two days, the first being his stumble and crumble to the turf while shagging flies before Thursday night's Yankees-Royals game, a mishap ...

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