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Mariano Rivera says he prefers Dustin Pedroia to Robinson Cano
Mariano Rivera says he prefers Dustin Pedroia to Robinson Cano

Retired New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he would take Boston's Dustin Pedroia over former teammate Robinson Cano as his top second baseman. That's fine by Cano, who insists he respects Rivera as the best ever, no matter what. "There is no doubt that he is a Hall of Fame-caliber talent," Rivera said about Cano in his new book published Tuesday. "It's just a question of whether he finds the drive that you need to get there." "I don't think Robby burns to be the best. I think he's content to enjoy the game and help his team and go home. You don't see the red-hot passion in him that you see in most elite players,"...

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