"I don't think that we've overworked him, but I still have to pay attention to what we do," Girardi said. "That's why I took him out when I did."
• On this date in 1979, Bobby Murcer delivered a eulogy at Thurman Munson's funeral in Canton, Ohio, then he hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning and a two-run single in the ninth, driving in all five Yankees runs in an emotional 5-4 win over the Orioles at Yankee Stadium.
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