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Showalter: Yanks benefit from ban

Updated: August 2, 2013, 9:45 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- The way Buck Showalter sees it, Alex Rodriguez's possible suspension would mean that the New York Yankees would end up with Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters in two years.

If Rodriguez is suspended for all of next season, the Yankees would not have to pay the embattled slugger's $25 million salary for 2014. The unpaid money would not count against the luxury tax and revenue sharing, which would make it much easier for the Yankees to fall under team owner Hal Steinbrenner's ...

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