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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. 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. Is it special to be drafted by the team your father played his entire career for? Rivera: Yeah absolutely. I grew... Recommended Stories

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