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MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter will not travel with
the team when they head to Detroit to continue the American League Championship
Series. Jeter underwent an MRI and CT scan yesterday that confirmed the original diagnosis of a fractured left ankle, reports Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.
Jeter had an MRI and CT scan
on Sunday that confirmed the initial diagnosis of a left ankle fracture. He is
in a splint and crutches, the Yankees said, and will be sent to see foot and
ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C.
Hoch said that manager Joe Girardi and the Yankees are
trying to determine if Jeter will require surgery on his ankle. If so, the
veteran is still expected to be fully recovered by the time Spring Training
With Jeter’s injury, there was initial thought that the
Yankees may use former shortstop Alex Rodriguez to fill in. However, Girardi confirmed that this wouldn’t be happening, as Jayson Nix has been named the
club’s shortstop for the time being. Eduardo Nunez is also on the roster and
viewed as the team’s backup at the position.
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