New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera and Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano were named the American League and National League Players of the Year, respectively, on Monday.

The 43-year old Rivera, returned from a torn ACL that he suffered in 2012, and finished 2013, his final season, with a 6-2 record, and 44 saves, with a 2.11 ERA.

Liriano, who suffered a broken arm prior to the 2013 season, had the best year of his career, going 16-8, with a 3.02 ERA., while helping the Pirates to the playoffs for the first time in 20 years.