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Migraines in fact.

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."


Glad to see it wasn't anything worse. Might make him unavailable to pitch on some days.

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