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David Robertson now Yankees' best reliever

Updated: May 4, 2012, 4:49 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

The greatest closer in the history of baseball has likely been lost for the season, if not his career.

Mariano Rivera -- owner of an all-time record 608 saves, eight 40-save seasons and a record 15 consecutive seasons of 25 or more saves -- suffered a nasty-looking knee injury Thursday while shagging fly balls during batting practice at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium. He was in obvious pain, required assistance getting up and was carted off the field. Though the New York Yankees officially ...

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