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Cardinals try to honor late teammate Hancock by moving on

Updated: April 30, 2007, 11:09 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- A day after the death of Josh Hancock, the St. Louis Cardinals tried to move on. They had a game to play.

But for Scott Spiezio, it was too much to handle. He was overcome with emotion just before the first pitch when he saw Hancock's jersey and the black No. 32 patch the team would be wearing Monday night, and manager Tony La Russa pulled him from the starting lineup.

"I got a little caught up right before gametime," Spiezio said. "Seeing the patch, seeing the jersey. ...

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