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K-Rod has goal: Be mightier than Mo

Just 28 years old, Mets closer says 'I think 700 saves is possible' if he stays healthy

Updated: June 18, 2010, 2:26 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

They say baseball is a game of numbers, the one sport above all that defines greatness with stats. Those numbers and stats suggest the man who could go down as the greatest closer of all time will play in this Mets-Yankees series in the Bronx.

His name is Francisco Jose Rodriguez.

"Are you serious?" K-Rod himself asked when approached recently with the evidence. "I had no idea."

Rodriguez was dressing at his home locker, and surveying the scribbled math on ...

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