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Jeter, A-Rod banged up

Posted on: August 29, 2011 10:01 am
Edited on: August 29, 2011 10:21 am
 
By Matt Snyder

The left side of the Yankees infield went down after the first game of a doubleheader Sunday in Baltimore. Shortstop Derek Jeter fouled a ball off his right knee in the third inning and stayed in the game, but it swelled up in between games, causing him to miss the second. Third baseman Alex Rodriguez had some lingering soreness from a jammed thumb that had bothered him for the entire previous week. Both players are listed as day to day and are likely to miss Monday's series finale in Baltimore.

“It’s been bothering him,” Yankee Manager Joe Girardi said of Rodriguez’s thumb (NYTimes.com), “but today it got pretty sore, a lot more sore than it’s necessarily been the last few days. So it’s something we’ve got to get right.”

Jeter had X-Rays between games, which were negative, but was unable to walk without limping.

“We iced it in between games and it swelled up and became a challenge,” Jeter said (NYTimes.com).

Expect to see Eduardo Nunez at shortstop and Eric Chavez at third base as long as both Jeter and A-Rod are sidelined. Jeter's injury seems less likely to linger, considering it's a bruise, but he'll certainly need the swelling to subside in order to play. Still, neither of these injuries are serious.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 8, 2011 6:56 am
 

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Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: August 29, 2011 5:20 pm
 

Jeter, A-Rod banged up

To me it seems like Derek Jetter and Alex Rodriquez are missing a lot more games then they have played of late. Curtis Granderson can not do all the hitting Tex. has kind of been in a mini slump of late. With the series with the Boston Red Sox coming up this week these guys better get it together. The Yankees are 2-10 vs the Red Sox if they lose this series it looks like the wild card not division champs.



Since: Jun 12, 2007
Posted on: August 29, 2011 2:08 pm
 

Jeter, A-Rod banged up

No Arod?  That might mean the Yankees actually have a chance to win!


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