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Yankees SS Nunez leaves with rib cage injury

Yankees SS Nunez leaves with rib cage injury

ESPN.com Updated May 5, 2013
New York Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez left Sunday's game against the Oakland Athletics with tightness in his left ribcage and will receive an MRI at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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  • Donaldson's homer leads A's past Yankees

    Donaldson's homer leads A's past Yankees

    MLB.com May 5, 2013
    A's hitters came up empty nine times with runners in scoring position on Sunday afternoon, but they redeemed themselves by way of a trio of homers to edge the Yankees, 5-4, and claim the series victory.
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  • Starling Marte puts glove on throwing hand in desperate attempt…

    Starling Marte puts glove on throwing hand in desperate attempt to corral redirected baseball

    yahoo.com May 5, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes.Switch-hitters are common is baseball. We've even seen a switch-pitcher reach the professional ranks after the New York Yankees drafted Pat Venditte in 2008. Now we have Starling Marte, the Pittsburgh Pirates' switc…
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  • Granderson's role may vary upon return

    Granderson's role may vary upon return

    MLB.com May 5, 2013
    With the Yankees suffering no shortage of production from Vernon Wells in left field, it is not a foregone conclusion in manager Joe Girardi's mind that Brett Gardner will be going back to left from center when Curtis Granderson comes off the DL.
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  • Smith gets nod in left against lefty Pettitte

    Smith gets nod in left against lefty Pettitte

    MLB.com May 5, 2013
    The strikeouts are piling up for a suddenly struggling Seth Smith, but A's manager Bob Melvin lent his outfielder a vote of confidence on Sunday by placing him in the lineup as the only lefty against Yankees southpaw Andy Pettitte.
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  • Matsui presented People's Honor in Japan

    Matsui presented People's Honor in Japan

    ESPN.com May 5, 2013
    Former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui received the People's Honor Award from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at an elaborate ceremony at Tokyo Dome on Sunday.
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  • Video - Athletics Power Past Yankees 00:31

    Athletics Power Past Yankees

    May 5
    Josh Donaldson's third home run of the season gave the Athletics a 5-4 win over the Yankees.

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  • Clayton's mailbag: Don't overlook AFC North

    May 5
    Don't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.
  • Rogers sees 'good chance' he could play in MLS this year

    May 5
    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.
  • Rogers sees good chance he could play in MLS this season

    May 5
    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.