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Broken Bombers need intensive care

Hobbled Yankees must get healthy fast -- before AL East puts them on life support

Updated: August 30, 2012, 6:48 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

In their past two games, the Yankees' cleanup hitters have been Steve Pearce and Andruw Jones.

If this continues, the Yankees will have a lot of free time in October.

It is not Joe Girardi's fault that Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira are hurt, leaving the Yankees as the world's most expensive doughnut, a $210 million team with a gaping hole in the middle of its lineup.

But it is the reality he and the Yankees are going to have to deal with this weekend against those stubborn ...

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