Mariano Rivera eyes Opening Day

Updated: December 13, 2012, 1:01 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Mariano Rivera said Wednesday he'll be ready to pitch for the New York Yankees on Opening Day.

Rivera, speaking to reporters at the Yankees' annual holiday food drive, said he's "feeling good" as he continues to rehab a torn ACL.

"Oh, yeah, I don't see why not," Rivera told the New York Daily News about being ready for the opener April 1. "We have at least three months, four months until that point. I'll be ready."

Rivera, who suffered the injury in May, told the Daily ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


  • Mets Make It Six Straight
    Bartolo Colon threw seven sharp innings, and even knocked in a run, as the Mets pulled away from the Marlins at Citi to extend their win streak to six.