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New York Yankees: The Bombers, Mariano Rivera Reach 2-Year, $30 Million Deal

is being reported that the New York Yankees and closer Mariano Rivera have reached a two-year deal worth $30 million. 

Rivera was originally asking for about $18 million a year and he got very close to that.

This is an extremely important move for the Yankees because they get their closer back, and this also may persuade Derek Jeter to sign as well.

Unlike Jeter, the negotiations between the Yankees and Rivera have gone rather smoothly.

Rivera, 41, is coming off one of his best seasons in 2010 when he posted an incredible 1.80 ERA with a 0.83 WHIP. Rivera saved 33 out of 38 games in 2010 and was once again one of the most effective closers in the league.

There was no way the Yankees were going to let Mo' ...

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