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Burnett injured during tantrum

Updated: July 18, 2010, 2:27 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A.J. Burnett threw a pie on Friday night and a tantrum on Saturday afternoon, causing him to leave the Yankees-Rays game just two batters into the third inning with lacerations on the palms of both hands caused when he slammed them in frustration against a clubhouse door.

But the Yankees say Burnett, who took the loss in Tampa Bay's 10-5 victory, would not miss a start due to the injury, which did not require stitches. "He's got a Band-Aid on both hands but nothing ...

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