NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez is day to day after an MRI on his ailing right knee was negative.
Nunez had the test on the Yankees’ off day Thursday. New York opens an important weekend series against Baltimore on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
Nunez twisted his right knee when he caught his cleat in a seam on the artificial turf in Toronto while covering second base during New York’s 7-1 win Tuesday night. He tried to play on Wednesday, but was scratched after he felt sore during batting practice.
The 26-year-old Nunez is batting .248 with a homer, 10 doubles and 20 RBIs in 69 games.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Sweeny: Baseball Insiders Love The Moves Yankees Have Made
- Schwei’s Devils Notes: Martin Brodeur’s Top 30 Moments
- Lichtenstein: Devils Fans Can’t Thank Brodeur Enough For His Loyalty
- Boomer & Carton: Jerry Talks Fisher’s Dismissal And A Little Bit More
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)