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Rivera says he's ready to go

Updated: May 4, 2010, 10:52 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera says he feels ready to take the mound again after throwing 10 to 15 pitches in the Yankees' bullpen.

The New York closer says he threw at his normal pace for a bullpen session and would be ready to pitch if called upon.

"You're never going to feel a hundred percent," Rivera said. "So far, it feels good."

Before Rivera threw Tuesday, New York manager Joe Girardi said he would consider giving the 40-year-old Rivera some extra rest if possible, ...

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