Cano agrees to switch to No. 24 from No. 22

Updated: January 23, 2007, 7:39 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

If Roger Clemens pitches in The Pinstripes again next season, the Yankees are ready for his return.

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Second baseman Robinson Cano will give up his No. 22 if Clemens returns to the Bronx. Cano will switch to No. 24.

A team official told ESPN that Cano approached the team's equipment personnel and said he was aware that he was wearing Clemens' former number and hoped that the availability of the number would be a lure for Clemens to New York. Cano chose his ...

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