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Who Deserves Yankees Closer Role with David Robertson Injured?

class="ui-droppable">On a day the New York Yankees welcomed back Mariano Rivera for a pregame ceremony, they lost his replacement to the disabled list. David Robertson will miss at least the next 15 days with a groin strain, leaving Joe Girardi's bullpen in a precarious position. 

According to Erik Boland of Newsday, a Grade 1 groin strain was the root of Robertson's absence from Monday's victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Through the first week of the season, the 28-year-old righty has pitched three scoreless innings, recorded two saves and walked only one batter.

Now, a major question—along with a trickle-down effect—faces Girardi and decision makers in New York: Who deserves the role with Robertson on the shelf? 

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