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Mariano Rivera sets saves record as Yanks top Twins.

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New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera acknowledges the cheers of the crowd after recording his 602nd career save, after the Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 in a baseball game Monday, Sept. 19, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Rivera pitched a perfect ninth as he broke the record held by Trevor Hoffman.

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New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada (L) pushes pitcher Mariano Rivera back out on the field to celebrate after recording his career record 602nd save against the Minnesota Twins after their MLB American League baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York September 19.