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New York Yankees: Is A.J. Burnett Ruining His Reputation?

Burnett was unexpectedly pulled from yesterday's game in the fifth inning. This wasn't an injury, however, as Joe Girardi told the media after yesterday's game.

"I thought his stuff had clearly changed; that's why I pulled him, It wasn't that I wanted to; I was hoping to get distance out of him. I would've loved to have a complete game, but I thought his stuff clearly changed."

Burnett was insulted and humiliated by the hook, as he stormed out of the clubhouse saying, "Heaven forbid I give up a couple hits." He also said, "I didn't get through the fifth because I wasn't allowed through the fifth."

Burnett also stated he thought his stuff was "nasty" during Monday's game.

Is this a good influence for the young players still ...

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