GAME 2 STARTER
The Yankees beat the Rangers in the 1996, 1998 and 1999 Division Series, winning nine of 10 games. The Core Four were in the dugout for each of those series.
STARTING PITCHERWT: 185 lbs. HT: 6-2
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: November 29, 1969
BIRTH PLACE: Panama City, Panama
Rivera continues to set the bar at his position. ... The newly anointed saves king finished another stellar season, as his usual. He kept his ERA below 2.00, saved 44 games, tied for his most since 2005, and had a WHIP below 1.00 once again. ... Searching for his sixth World Series ring and looking to add to his postseason saves record...Beginning with the 2006 postseason, Mariano has given up one earned run in his last 30 innings, including 6 1/3 scoreless innings last season.