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09/27/2012 2:49 PM EST

Statement from Melky Cabrera

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Melky Cabrera and his representatives have asked the Giants to issue the following statement:

“While I am disappointed that I won't have the chance to join my team in the playoffs, I wish my teammates the best in the postseason and I’ll be rooting hard for them to bring another World Championship to San Francisco!”  –  Melky Cabrera

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