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Yankees' Rivera surprises longtime A's employee

Thursday - 6/13/2013, 2:45am  ET

In this photo provided by the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera embraces A's mail room employee Julie Vasconcellos prior to the baseball game between the A's and Yankees Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Oakland Athletics)

JANIE McCAULEY
AP Baseball Writer

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Posing as a pizza delivery man, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera surprised longtime Athletics employee Julie Vasconcellos by visiting her in the mail room where she has worked going on 25 years.

Rivera carried in a pizza box Wednesday night and brought Vasconcellos to tears as he thanked her for 2
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