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MLB Injury News:
While Derek Jeter
was able to suit up at shortstop again
last night, the New York Yankees are reportedly also close to getting two other
players back from injury; first baseman Mark Teixeira
and right-hander David
- Jeter played short for only the fourth time in 12 games
since aggravating the bone bruise on his ankle.
While the injury hasn’t noticeably impacted his performance on the
field, Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted yesterday that he cringes each time
Jeter hits a ball in the hole.
- We learned yesterday that New York was hoping to have first
baseman Mark Teixeira back “soon,” but Chad Jennings of The Journal News says “it
remains anyone’s guess” when the he’ll be able to rejoin the Yankees. A best case scenario would have Teixeira
returning to the lineup Thursday.
- While Teixeira isn’t due back until at least Thursday, the
Yankees are expected to activate right-hander David Aardsma today. Aardsma hasn’t pitched in the majors since
the 2010 season when he posted an ERA and WHIP of 3.44 and 1.168 with 31 saves
as a member of the Seattle Mariners.
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