Speaking with the media after tonight's loss in Kansas City, Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced that closer Mariano Rivera has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and will miss the reminder of the season.

Whether the all-time saves leader ever pitches again shall remain to be seen, but if the final moment of his illustrious career in pinstripes is writhing in pain on the Kauffman Stadium warning track after shagging flyballs from Jayson Nix, that would be a damn shame, indeed.