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AJ Burnett Cuts Hands in Frustration After Loss To Rays

style="text-align: justify;"> The Yankees lost starter AJ Burnett after just two innings in a 10-5 loss to the Tampa Rays after the pitcher cut his hands during a tantrum between innings, according to Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger .

Here is the story from Carig:

Burnett cut the palms of his hands, near the wrists, on the sharp edges of the plexiglass lineup holders on the doors.

But first, Burnett lied to team trainers, telling them that the cuts came when he braced himself after tripping on the dugout steps. When questioned later by Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Burnett admitted to his mistake during a meeting in the manager’s office immediately following ...

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