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Sabathia (9-7) pitched a complete game Tuesday against the Royals, allowing three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out six, but took the loss.
Granderson (finger) is swinging underwater, but he's not yet ready to swing a bat off a tee or take soft toss batting practice, the Yankees' official site
reports. "It's probably not healing as quickly as I would like," manager Joe Girardi said. 'I don't think that you can ever say, when you come from an injury like a broken hand, how long it's going to take. Maybe it's taking longer than we expected, but we didn't really put a time on it."
Jeter (ankle) said that "I feel good, there's been no issus whatsoever" after a rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Monday, in which Jeter reached base twice, scored a run, and handled three plays at short, the New York Post
Overbay entered Monday's game against the Royals in the seventh inning and finished with a solo home run and a walk.
Hughes lost Monday against the Royals has he was limited to four innings due to a rain delay, but still allowed two runs and four hits to go along with two strikeouts.
Jeter (ankle) may have a chance to return to the Yankees this weekend if everything goes well with his rehab assignment over the next few days, the Yankees' official website
reports. "There's always a chance," manager Joe Girardi said Monday. "You just have to see how he does the next three or four days."
Nunez is out of the Yankees' lineup Monday versus the Royals, the Newark Star-Ledger
Overbay is not in the Yankees' lineup Monday versus the Royals, the Newark Star-Ledger
Suzuki is not in the Yankees' lineup Monday against the Royals, the Newark Star-Ledger
Rodriguez (hip) was 0-for-3 as the DH for High-A Tampa on Sunday, the New York Post
Jeter (ankle) went 1-for-2 with two walks as the DH for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Sunday, running well to advance from first to third or a single, and will play shortstop for Scranton on Monday, the New York Post
Rivera gave up a home run to Adam Jones to blow the save in the Yankees' loss to Baltimore on Sunday.
Kuroda was excellent Sunday, putting up seven shutout innings against the Orioles in a no-decision.