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No change on AJ, as of today


      Joe Girardi was asked a few different ways about the rotation and he didn't budge.

      "Still the same," he said. "Our rotation is still the same. I know there's some [inclement] weather in the forecast, but our rotation is the same."

        He was asked if CC Sabathia was going to take his scheduled bullpen turn today and he said, "Yeah." That means that as of now, the Yankees are sticking with the plan to pitch A.J. Burnett in Game 4 and not come back with Sabathia on short rest.

        "We set up our rotation for a number of reasons," GIrardi said. "We're just staying with it. Phil Hughes has never thrown on short rest. We have Andy Pettitte, who is coming off an injury. There's a lot of things that go into making up your rotation. We beleive in A.J. I know it's been a tough year for him at times, but we believe in A.J."

      Burnett did not speak with reporters before the Yankees went out on the field for their workout.


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