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Robinson Cano gets in late

Robinson Cano fouls off a pitch in the

Robinson Cano fouls off a pitch in the eighth inning of a game against the Rangers in a pinch hit at-bat for Jayson Nix. (Aug. 16, 2012) (Credit: David Pokress)

Robinson Cano did not start for a second straight game because of a stiff neck, but Joe Girardi used him as a pinch hitter for Jayson Nix with two outs in the eighth.

He walked. “As the day went on he had a ton of treatment and he just felt that he could give us an at-bat,” Girardi said. “So I took advantage of it.”

Tags: Robinson Cano , Yankees , Rangers , Joe Girardi

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