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Mariano Rivera to retire after season

Updated: March 8, 2013, 1:39 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

JUPITER, Fla. -- New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is expected to announce Saturday that he will retire after the coming season, according to sources.

The announcement will come at 10 a.m. ET from the Yankees' spring training camp in Tampa, Fla. Rivera, who is coming off surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee, then will pitch against the Atlanta Braves. It will be Rivera's first appearance this spring.

The New York Post initially reported Rivera's decision.

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