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Robbie a riddle for reeling Yankees

Did Cano hurt himself or give up on Monday's biggest play? Either is hard to bear

Updated: September 3, 2012, 11:08 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There are days when Robinson Cano can serve as the perfect microcosm of the team he plays for. So talented. So puzzling.

And right now, so lost.

The Yankees lost another game on Monday -- 4-3 to the Tampa Bay Rays -- to shave their lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL East to a single game, and they lost it because Cano, the player with the most pure talent on their roster, allowed a ground ball to scoot under his glove in the eighth inning.

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