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Rivera gets six-out save as Yankees win Game 2, 3-1

With a bullpen that had turned from sterling to shaky this postseason, the best-case scenario presented itself to Joe Girardi last night in Game 2 of the World Series.

A.J. Burnett pitched his best game of the postseason, lasting seven innings and leaving with the lead. Was there any doubt who would start the eighth? Not in the mind of Girardi, who called on Mariano Rivera.

He was equal...

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