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A.J. Burnett spot in question

Updated: August 22, 2011, 9:26 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- With A.J. Burnett having his "typical terrible August," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that the pitcher's five-year, $82.5 million contract will not prevent him from being dropped from the rotation.

"No, money is never going to be a factor," Cashman told ESPNNewYork.com.

Cashman reiterated his staunch defense of Burnett from a little more than a week ago. However, a week from now, barring injury, the Yankees will have to make a decision about paring their rotation ...

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