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Mo has no one to top but himself

Final year or not, Rivera's ride in 2013 will be unprecedented and compelling

Updated: February 13, 2013, 6:56 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

The absence of Mariano Rivera was not the reason the Yankees failed to win a game in the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers in 2012.

And his presence in their bullpen is unlikely to be the difference-maker if the Yankees fare better in 2013.

It's also certainly not worth getting into a guessing game over whether he'll retire at the end of the season, because when the man is ready to tell us, he will. (Personally, I think he's out of here after this season.)

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