New York Yankees defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 9-5

A.J. Burnett's exit in the third inning Saturday was the result of an injury of his own doing, an act of misguided frustration that, in the end, cost the Yankees just one game of 162 this season.

Andy Pettitte's removal at basically the same juncture of Sunday's 9-5 victory over the Rays at the Stadium has the potential to cost the Bombers much more significantly.

While Burnett apologized to his teammates before the game for bloodying his hands against a clubhouse do...