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Damon digs Detroit, but still loves Yanks

The Yankees and Tigers start a four-game series Monday, and Johnny Damon is excited

Updated: May 9, 2010, 5:24 PM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- Johnny Damon loves the New York Yankees.

That's not in the past tense -- today, this very moment.

It's not often that a player who was low-balled and not re-signed -- despite being a big part of a team that won a world championship -- still has admiration and respect for that club. But that's how Damon feels as he is preparing to face his former team on Monday for the first of four games at Comerica Park.

Don't get Damon, the Detroit Tigers' left-fielder/DH, ...

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