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Q&A with NY 29th Round Pick Mariano Rivera Jr

Rivera says he's his own person; not his dad

We sat down with Yankees' 29th round pick, Mariano Rivera Jr., for a Draft Day Q&A session. Find out what the right-handed pitcher from Iona University says about his game, how he feels being drafted by the Yankees, what he'll bring to the Yankees organization, and much more.

PinstripesPlus.com: Tell us what is going through your mind after being selected by the Yankees. Mariano Rivera Jr.: This opportunity is just amazing. I was just so happy that I was able to achieve one of my goals, and a milestone in my life. It felt great. PinstripesPlus.com: Is it special to be drafted by the team your father played his entire career for? Rivera: Yeah absolutely. I grew...

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