“I am coming back, 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.”
Those were the words of Mariano Rivera today to the media, answering the question I posed in my blog earlier today, as well as answering the prayers of Yankee Universe.
It is good news for sure, and something all Yankees fans were truly hoping for. Although the time will most certainly come that Mo’ will no longer pitch, the time is not now, and the end will be on his own terms.
Thank God the greatest career in the history of closers will not end on a warning track in Kansas City.