Rivera adds to legacy as elite closer
NEW YORK (AP)

ヤンキースのマリアノ・リベラ投手は500個目のセーブを記録しました。
これはメジャーリーグで二人目です。

Mariano Rivera has seen all the histrionics by some closers.
histrionics 演技
closer 抑え投手
It’s fine, he said, because it’s part of their personalities.
Rivera has his own way of celebrating a big save for the Yankees.

帰るだけさ。早く終わらせて家に帰るだけさ。

“I go home,” he said.
“Simple as that. As quick as I finish, I go home.”

メッツ戦で500個目のセーブを記録しました。
これはメジャーリーグで二人目です。
それと、押し出しの四球で初めての「打点」も記録しました。

Rivera went home Sunday night with his 500th save,
getting four outs in a 4-2 victory over the Mets
to become the second major leaguer to reach the milestone.
He also got his first career RBI with a bases-loaded walk
RBI 打点
bases-loaded walk 押し出しの四球
against Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth.

リベラみたいな投手を見ることはもうないのでは、とマネージャーは言ってます。

“I don’t know if we’ll ever see another Mariano Rivera,”
manager Joe Girardi said.
“I really don’t believe we will.”

リベラは39歳です。cutter カッター カットボールが彼の武器です。

The 39-year-old reliever’s landmark save featured some of the mettle
reliever リリーフ投手
landmark 画期的な出来事
mettle 根性
that has made him so reliable over the years.
He threw a called third strike past Omir Santos
with runners on first and third to end the eighth,
bending his cutter to the inside corner.

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