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MLB Injury News:
Outfielder Brett Gardner was back in the New York Yankees’
starting lineup last night for Game 3 of the American League Championship
Series. While New York got Gardner back in their order, right-hander Phil
Hughes exited the game early due to injury.
Gardner started his first major league game since April last night, replacing Nick Swisher in the Yankees lineup. The 29-year-old had missed
most of the season due to an elbow injury. He went hitless over his four
Hughes left the game in the 4th inning with what
was later diagnosed as back stiffness. The right-hander looked good through
three innings before allowing a solo home run to Delmon Young and a walk to
Andy Dirks in the 4th. Hughes finished allowing one run on three
hits and three walks with one strikeout over three innings.
Hughes is listed as day-to-day, so it’s not clear what his
availability would be for his next scheduled start. This point could be moot if
the Yankees aren’t able to stay alive tonight against the Detroit Tigers, who
have taken a 3-0 series lead.
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