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Doctors fear Mariano Rivera suffering from migraines

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08:39 AM ET 03.24 | The first headache surfaced two weeks ago and Mariano Rivera described it as more than the garden variety discomfort that two aspirin could make disappear. "It was severe," Rivera told The Post yesterday morning in a George M. Steinbrenner Field dugout. The headaches weren't as strong, but they didn't go away. So Friday the Yankees sent baseball's all-time saves leader for tests to determine the cause of the headaches. "When you have issues you want to make sure everything is OK," Rivera said of the CAT-scan and blood test. "They said it seems like migraine headaches." Rivera said doctors had not yet told him how the headaches will be treated.

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March 24, 2013  09:06 AM ET

I hope not. This man is a class act.......

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March 24, 2013  09:17 AM ET
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Yes.....And if indeed its nothing serious, i'm sure jeter could spare one of his lovely ladies to rub his cranium

Don't think that'll happen - so far it appears Mo is very faithful. That's part of him being classy! ;-)

March 24, 2013  09:57 AM ET

He needs to talk to Percy Harvin about migraine headaches. As soon as Chilly left Minnesota his migraines left also.

March 24, 2013  11:09 AM ET

Get him a prescription for sizzurp.

March 24, 2013  11:09 AM ET

The Lizard needs to retire already.

March 24, 2013  01:06 PM ET

And the hits just keep on coming.....

March 24, 2013  01:43 PM ET

I may be in the minority, but with respect to the Yankees and the upcoming season, I'm not ready to "circle the wagons" just yet.

March 25, 2013  09:24 AM ET
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I may be in the minority, but with respect to the Yankees and the upcoming season, I'm not ready to "circle the wagons" just yet.

Are there enough wagons left to form a circle?

 
March 25, 2013  01:10 PM ET

wiseup: Steinbrenner and Cashman are also having serious headaches trying to figure out how to field a competitive lineup because of all the serious and long term injuries.

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