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Jeter scratched from lineup

Posted By Chad Jennings On March 19, 2013 @ 11:41 am In Misc | 69 Comments

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Derek Jeter has been scratched from the Yankees lineup because of stiffness in his left ankle.

Joe Girardi said that Jeter was flexing the ankle a lot during batting practice. Jeter eventually went to trainer Steve Donohue, who then told Girardi, who made the lineup change. Girardi is not sure what this means long term. Could be just a day. Could be a sign of things to come.

Gil Velazquez will play short and bat second.


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