Photo of the Day: This is not Yu Darvish; this is 'Minivish'

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First and foremost, Tuesday night's Rangers-Yankees game was notable because the hosts won on a ninth-inning walk-off homer by Ichiro Suzuki. Secondarily, Tuesday night's Rangers-Yankees game was notable because it occasioned our introduction to "Minivish" ...

All thanks and praise to sportswriter Amanda Rykoff for these championship images.

As you can see, yes, Minivish looks eerily like Yu Darvish himself, although the wee doppleganger pictured above is far shy of Darvish's 6-foot-5 frame. I cannot personally verify this, but I am told that if you listen closely and are pure of heart, you can hear Minivish frolicking in that nearby enchanted forest. You know, the one next to the expressway.

Viva la Minivish!

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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