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TAMPA _ Day 20 of the pinstripe papal conclave dawned under stormy skies Wednesday as Yankee leaders gathered inside the famous Steinbrenner Boatworks/Inheritance Tax Money Laundering complex to select the team's leftfielder in a fresh round of tryouts.The lack of consensus on Tuesday was revealed by a plume of black smoke billowed from the head of the team's general manager. The  smoke was believed to represent the charred remains of Scott Proctor's glove and jersey, which had been archived by Yankee bullpen catchers from Opus Torre, a secret knighthood of the Evil Empire.   On Tuesday, the Yankees welcomed a new scrap heap player as candidate for the left field vacancy. Ben Francisco arrived at the crematorium, and was immediately hailed as a leading alternative, based on the fact that he might hit .240, hasn't been charged with steroid abuse and - most importantly - will not cost a lot of money.The black smoke is likely to continue for at least two more weeks, as the Ya...
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