Latest News Wires Mariano Rivera retirement announcement expected Saturday

Mariano Rivera: Retirement is coming in 2013, says AP. This will be New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera's last season. He is expected to announces his retirement after 19 seasons.

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A person familiar with the decision says that New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera plans to retire after the 2013 season. Rivera is considered one of the greatest relief pitchers in major league baseball's history.