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Montgomery Going Right At Guys

When a torn ACL ended Mariano Rivera's season back in May, many wondered if the injury would end the 42-year-old's career. Rivera has since said he plans on returning, but considering his age, it's fair to expect he'll retire sooner than later. So, Yankees fans should be aware of a right-handed relief pitcher that may someday become the heir to Rivera: Mark Montgomery.

An 11th rounder in the 2011 draft and one of the Yankees most highly touted prospects, Montgomery has been nothing short of phenomenal since turning pro. The Longwood University product had a combined 1.91 ERA, 15 saves and 51 strikeouts last season in 28 1/3 innings for class A [short-season] Staten Island and low-A Charleston. On Thursday, he was promoted to the Trenton Thunder after going...

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