Rivera receives ovation in Boston steakhouse

Rivera receives ovation in Boston steakhouse
July 21, 2013, 10:30 am
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Mariano Rivera's 2013 farewell tour made its first visit to Fenway Park this weekend with the Yankees coming in for three games against the Red Sox.

While most Red Sox fans have dreaded watching Rivera taking the mound for the hated Yankees in the ninth inning over the years, the Yankees closer got a much different reception when he came in Saturday to close out his team's 5-2 win over the Sox: a standing ovation.

It didn't end there, however, as FOX Sports broadcaster Kenny Albert said via Twitter Saturday night that Rivera got yet another ovation from the Red Sox faithful. This time it was in a Boston steakhouse.

Rivera is set to retire at the end of this season after 19 historic years with the Yankees. He has recorded 57 of his record 639 career saves against the Red Sox, and will have a chance to add to that when the Sox and Yankees play the third and final game of their weekend series Sunday night.