NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson is being held out of the New York Yankees’ lineup for the finale of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles because of tendinitis in his right hamstring.

Manager Joe Girardi said Sunday that Granderson will miss a game or two. The center fielder was pulled after the second inning of Saturday’s 4-3 win. An MRI showed there was no strain or tear.

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The team’s leading slugger with 34 homers and 79 RBIs joins first baseman Mark Teixeira and third baseman Alex Rodriguez on the bench. Teixeira has missed four games with a strained left calf and there is no timetable yet for his return.

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A-Rod, out since breaking his left hand July 24, played his second rehabilitation game with Class-A Tampa on Saturday and went 0 for 4. Girardi indicated he could return as soon as Monday.

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