Found August 27, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
In the end, most things are about money. As long as A-Rod is on the field he is collecting big money, so he is going to try to drag out this appeals process for as long as possible. He hit his 650 homerun last night and if he gets 10 more before the end of the season he will collect a cool $6 million. Alex Rodriguez hit his 650th home run, putting him 10 behind Willie Mays and 660 behind Willie Mays honestly. — Korked Bats (@korkedbats) August 27, 2013

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Cano, Nunez out of Yankees' lineup

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Robinson Cano Leaves Game After Taking Pitch Off Hand in Toronto (Video)

Another day, another Yankee down. The Bronx Bombers’ terrible luck with injuries continued Tuesday night, when All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano took a J.A. Happ fastball right off the hand in the first inning of a game in Toronto. Cano remained in the game, scoring on Alfonso Soriano‘s three-run home run one batter later, but he did not take the field in the bottom of the...

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Cano is day to day with left hand bruise, X-Rays negative

Robinson Cano is considered day to day with a left hand bruise and luckily for the injury-plagued Yankees his X-Rays were negative. Cano came out of Tuesday night’s game after he was hit in the left hand by a pitch thrown by the Blue Jays' J.A. Happ in the first inning at Rogers Centre. Cano was checked by an athletic trainer and Joe Girardi and went to first but he was replaced...

4 Reasons The Yankees Can Make The Playoffs

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Yankee official pre-game propaganda

Every day, MLB - via the Yankees - disseminates an incredible amount of information about scheduled games.Check this out. It's merely a snippet of the Press Notes sent to media outlets - which you can access, too. Right here.

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Andy Pettitte makes an outstanding grab of a sizzling comebacker off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion in the first inning last night. Like he's got superhuman like ability to recover or something. Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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