With Jeter going on the DL, the Yankees recalled infielder David Adams from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. They also designated infielder Brent Lillibridge for assignment, and Alex Rodriguez was activated from the disabled list.
Curtis Granderson started in left field and batted fifth Friday night against the San Diego Padres. He went 0-for-4, and struck out twice on Friday at PETCO Park.
Nova will be making his first start for the Yankees since April, though he made two relief appearances in late May.
Kevin Youkilis has landed on the disabled list once again following a recurrence of a nagging back injury.
The shortstop went to Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday for a scheduled visit to see Dr. Robert Anderson, the surgeon who operated on his ankle last October. “He said everything’s healed,” Jeter said. “100 percent healed.”