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Ichiro Suzuki argues with home plate umpire Mike

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Ichiro Suzuki argues with home plate umpire Mike Muchlinski after being called out on a foul tip during the third inning of a game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago. (Aug. 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)

CHICAGO -- The snapping point for the manager came not during the 20th straight game without a day off, but just after it.

As Joe Girardi started his interview session Wednesday night after the Yankees' 2-1 loss to the White Sox, sweeping his team out of Chicago and cutting its AL East lead to three games, a blustering fan in White Sox paraphernalia yelled at Girardi, "You bum!"


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