With the tenth pitch of the at-bat, Philadelphia Phillies centerfielder Shane Victorino hit a slow rolling grounder to New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano. Cano scooped it up and tossed the ball to first baseman Mark Teixeira for the final out of the 2009 World Series. In the infield of Yankee Stadium players met and began celebrating the culmination of a year-long dream to bring the New York Yankees their 27th World Series Championship. At that exact same moment, somewhere in Arizona a stop watch was started signaling the beginning of a countdown. The Arizona Diamondbacks now have five days from the final out last night to decide whether they will exercise the 2010 option on injured pitcher Brandon Webb. All the discussions are over and it now comes down to what level of risk ...
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