The Yankees have placed third baseman Luis Cruz on the 15-day disabled list due to a right knee sprain. Cruz has played in 61 games this season for the Bombers.
What could be more storybook than Jeter leading a rag-tag group of Yankees that nobody believed in into the playoffs?
The Yankees have placed Jayson Nix on the DL and signed infielder Luis Cruz who will play shortstop tonight and bat eighth.
The Mets were swept by the Dodgers and lost in extra innings on Sunday. For the first time this season, the Mets are below .500.
Miguel Batista was chased after three innings as the Mets lost to the Dodgers 8-5 on Saturday.
Detectives from the county prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force arrested 42-year-old Luis Cruz, of Nutley, in connection to a fatal hit-and-run, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced on Saturday.