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An MLB Update From Tim Kurkjian07:34
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Yankees catcher Russell Martin hands the ball to closer Mariano Rivera on Tuesday night. Rivera earned his 600th save, moving within one of the major league record. (AP)
Yankees catcher Russell Martin hands the ball to closer Mariano Rivera on Tuesday night. Rivera earned his 600th save, moving within one of the major league record. (AP)

It's an exciting time in Major League Baseball. The Yankees' Mariano Rivera is poised to surpass Trevor Hoffman's all-time save record of 601. Justin Verlander of the Tigers is pitching so well he's even getting MVP hype. And teams are starting to clinch playoff spots as October and the Fall Classic quickly approach. Only A Game analyst Tim Kurkjian of ESPN is on the show to break it down for us.

This segment aired on September 17, 2011.

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