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Mariano Rivera opens the New York Stock Exchange
Mo was honored and given the opportunity to ring and bell and pound a gavel! The reason that I'm linking to that, though, is: "Believe it or not, I don't want to know," Rivera said of his chances of returning to the mound this season. "I don't want to put things in my mind. If it happens, I'll be OK, but if it doesn't happen, I'll be kind of disappointed."

Some numbers
We all know about Robinson Cano, but Mark Teixeira has been really excellent of late.

Draft Money
The Yankees actually fell below their allotted draft spending, mainly as a result of discovering a throwing star lodged in Ty Hensley's shoulder. No team exceeded their pool by enough to lose any future draft picks, but the Blue Jays made it by the skin of their teeth.

A list!
Hiorki Kuroda checked in as the fourth most underrated player in baseball, according to Grant Brisbee of Baseball Nation.

If you missed any of the columns from this morning, Steve took a look at how the 2012 Yankees stack up to some of the Yankee teams of the past and I wrote about playoff home runs and starting pitcher Game Scores.