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Vazquez to miss turn in rotation

Updated: May 16, 2010, 12:55 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Three days ago, Javier Vazquez had his finest outing of the season -- seven innings of five hit, two-run, seven-strikeout ball against the Detroit Tigers. He kept the Yankees in the game, gave his bullpen some much-needed rest, gave his team a more-than-good chance to win.

In return, he gets a nine-day vacation.

Manager Joe Girardi announced Friday that despite Vazquez's good outing against the Tigers -- who went on to win the game, 2-0, on a day the Yankee ...

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