Irritated Yankees' Aaron Boone to Rockies: 'Throw the ball over the plate'

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Irritated Yankees' Aaron Boone to Rockies: 'Throw the ball over the plate'
Irritated Yankees' Aaron Boone to Rockies: 'Throw the ball over the plate'

NEW YORK — CC Sabathia stood at the top dugout step and yelled toward the mound. Several of his Yankees teammates joined him. Manager Aaron Boone wasn't happy, either. After Luke Voit took a fastball square on the chin and Austin Romine nearly got hit twice, the Yankees had seen enough. “Throw the ball over the plate,” Boone said after a 11-5 win over the Rockies at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. Boone said the Yankees didn't believe Rockies reliever Chad Bettis, who hit Voit in the fourth inning, or reliever Jairo Diaz, who twice almost hit Romine with 99 mph heat, were aiming at the hitters. Still, it was too dangerous. “Sometimes,” Boone said, “intent doesn't matter.” Romine said he was over

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