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Rafael Soriano ducking out on reporters a misunderstanding

Rafael Soriano looks on after surrendering a ninth

Rafael Soriano looks on after surrendering a ninth inning three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 27, 2012) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Closer Rafael Soriano said he didn’t purposely duck out on reporters after blowing the save in Monday’s loss, indicating he was waiting on media relations director Jason Zillo to seek him out. “I didn’t see him come to me, so that means you guys don’t want to talk to me,” Soriano said. “So I left.” ... Girardi said Ivan Nova (shoulder) will throw again either Friday or Saturday.

Tags: Rafael Soriano , Ivan Nova , Yankees

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