In New Book, Rivera Picks Pedroia Over Cano At Second Base

May 6, 2014 2:31 PM
In New Book, Rivera Picks Pedroia Over Cano At Second Base
" BOSTON (CBS) — If you ask any baseball fan over the last twenty years who they would turn to if they needed the final three outs of a game, chances are they would answer Mariano Rivera.

But if you ask the future Hall of Famer who he would like to be playing second base behind him in such a situation, his answer may surprise you.

Rivera writes in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, “The Closer,” that he wouldn’t go with former teammate Robinson Cano, but Boston’s Dustin Pedroia.

“Nobody plays harder, gives more, wants to win more. He comes at you hard for 27 outs "

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