Originally written on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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Robinson Cano either has a sore left hip, terrible judgement, or a bad case of laziness. In that fateful 8th inning of yesterday's game against the Rays, it was crucial for Cano to keep Chris Gimenez's ground ball in the infield. The ball went past him and the game went past the Yankees, by a final score of 4-3. Going into today's action, the Yankee division lead was just 1 game over the Orioles and 2.5 over the Rays.Whatever Cano's problem is, this is the wrong time to have it. He cost the Yankees the game yesterday. Yesterday, September 3rd, not five months ago on April 3rd. There is no margin for error right now. But does Cano understand that? I'd love to know what went on in his head yesterday. Did his hip really "grab" as he told reporters? Was it, as John Harper of the New York Daily News wrote, poor judgement? Or, was it just plain laziness?If it turns out that there was nothing wrong with his hip, someone needs to get in his face and give him th...
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