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New York Yankees Notes: Mark Teixeira, A.J. Burnett, Mariano Rivera, Joe Girardi

style="text-align: justify;">Last night’s win over the Twins was exciting, but attention must immediately turn toward tonight’s matchup of Andy Pettitte against former Yankees disabled list mainstay Carl Pavano.

Here are some notes:

We found out yesterday that Mark Teixeira had a cortisone shot in his hand a couple of weeks back. Brett Gardner and Nick Swisher also had shots in September. It sounds like A.J. Burnett may serve as short relief out of the bullpen. Joe Girardi said his only restriction would be that he wouldn’t pitch back-to-back days but left open the possiblity that he could come in mid-inning with runners on. Mariano Rivera now has 40 postseason saves, 31 of them have been ...

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