"It was something tight in my shoulder," Nova said. Nova said the discomfort is in the side of his shoulder. Nova said he felt his shoulder grab as he threw the last four or five fastballs in the sixth inning of his losing effort. Nova conceded six runs off seven hits, including two homers, over six innings of work Tuesday, then informed manager Joe Girardi and pitching coach Larry Rothschild of some discomfort in his shoulder prior to the seventh inning. "Any time a guy says he has a little stiffness in his shoulder, you're going to worry," Girardi said Wednesday. They begin a series Friday night in Cleveland and ace CC Sabathia is set to come off the disabled list to start. All rights reserved.