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Granderson breaks knuckle

ST. PETERSBURG — Yankees RF Curtis Granderson sustained a broken knuckle on his left pinkie when hit by a pitch Friday. His status is unknown.

Granderson, who missed the season's first 38 games with a broken right forearm sustained when hit by a pitch, was hit by Rays LHP Cesar Ramos in the fifth.

He scored but was replaced in the bottom of the inning.

More Yankees: RHP David Phelps, sustained a right forearm contusion when he was hit in the right arm by Ben Zobrist's liner in the eighth. His status also isn't known. … 1B Mark Teixeira, out all season with a strained right wrist tendon, said he expects to start a rehab stint Wednesday at Double A and didn't rule out returning next weekend. Teixeira, hurt in March, took part in a simulated game in Tampa. … RHP Ivan Nova, out with a right triceps injury, was activated and moved from the rotation to the bullpen.

Blue Jays: LH reliever Darren Oliver went on the DL with a strained left shoulder.

Indians: 1B Nick Swisher returned after missing three games for the birth of his daughter.

Brewers: LH reliever Tom Gorzelanny, out since May 11 with left shoulder tendinitis, was activated while RHP Hiram Burgos went on the DL with a right shoulder impingement.

Mariners: INF Robert Andino was designated for assignment.

Nationals: 2B Danny Espi­nosa was diagnosed with a small fracture in his right wrist and will rest for a few days to see if it improves. Manager Davey Johnson said he has played with pain since getting hit by a pitch April 14.

Reds: LH reliever Sean Marshall went on the DL with a sore left shoulder for the second time in 2013. … LH relie­ver Manny Parra, out since April 26 with a strained muscle in his back, was activated.

Red Sox: CF Shane Victo­rino (strained left hamstring) and 3B Will Middlebrooks (strained lower back) went on the DL, and C David Ross was activated from the seven-day concussion DL.

Rockies: RF Michael Cuddyer, out since May 9 with an inflamed cervical disc, was activated.

Mets-Braves suspended: The game was stopped in the ninth at 5-5 and will resume play at 6:10 tonight. The scheduled game will follow.

Granderson breaks knuckle 05/24/13 [Last modified: Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:14am]
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