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Ramirez Day-to-Day

In case you missed it, Hanley was slightly injured in last night's game.

Ramirez left the game with a hyperextended right knee that he suffered while dodging an inside pitch in the fifth inning.

"It's a little bit sore,'' Girardi said.

"If he misses one day, I'd be surprised if it was any more. If it's a night game he'd probably play for sure (today). But being that it's a day game we'll have to see how he feels.''

That is really a shame since he was hot, hitting three home runs in as many games.

Unless Ramirez shows absolutely no signs of discomfort, I would expect Alfredo to be the short stop for today's game.

Speaking of Hanley's home runs he broke the franchise record for leadoff home runs in a season.

The 425-foot drive in the first inning also was his fourth leadoff home run, breaking Cliff Floyd's 1998 single-season record and tying Devon White's all-time franchise mark.

Cliff Floyd?!?  Yes, you read that right.  

I had forgotten about Jim Leyland's strange experiment in 1998.  Now I'm sure someone will write me or comment how it made perfect sense at the time and maybe it did.  But you have to admit - it was a bit unorthodox.

If Ramirez can get another leadoff home run this season he will exclusively hold all the club records.