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Notes: Showalter empathizes with Girardi, whose father died Saturday
Notes: Showalter empathizes with Girardi, whose father died Saturday

NEW YORK — Orioles manager Buck Showalter didn't know exactly what his New York counterpart, Yankees manager Joe Girardi, was going through Thursday after the death of Girardi's father became public. But Showalter, whose own dad passed away shortly after Showalter was named Yankees manager more than 20 years ago, empathized with Girardi's plight over the past few days. "Every situation is different like that. It's part of life, but you're never ready," Showalter said. "I know you see the type of man Joe is … We're at the mercy of the mothers and fathers of the world, and I know you've got a pretty good idea what Joe's...

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