Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 10/22/14
The Yankees will take on AL East foe Boston today from Tampa, Fla., which will be the last time the two teams see each other until Opening Day on April 1, when the games really count. Shortstop Derek Jeter will sit out again, after being diagnosed with mild inflammation in his surgically repaired left ankle. While Jeter isn’t too concerned about the expected soreness, manager Joe Girardi left the door open for a possible DH role on Opening Day, while GM Brian Cashman wouldn’t rule out a DL stint. Jeter was given a cortisone shot to ease the soreness. With the WBC now over, the Yankees should have WBC MVP Robinson Cano back in camp tomorrow. Here is the lineup: New York Yankees (9-15) Brett Gardner LF Eduardo Nunez SS Kevin Youkilis 3B Juan Rivera 1B Ben Francisco RF Jayson Nix 2B Chris Stewart C Thomas Neal DH Melky Mesa CF LHP Vidal Nuno Game Time: 1:05 pm TV: YES Network, ESPN
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