Painful exchange of pleasantries is serious if A-Rod misses rest of series.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Derek Jeter would not play in the final two games of the Yankees' series against the San Diego Padres because of a lingering injury to his right leg.
In the unlikely event that Alex Rodriguez did not know where he stood with the upper management of the New York Yankees, he surely knows it now.
The Yankees will add the winningest pitcher in postseason history to their roster just in time for the stretch run, when Andy Pettitte returns to their rotation Tuesday night.
Derek Jeter left Wednesday's Yankees-Red Sox game in the top of the eighth inning after apparently re-injuring the ankle he rolled last week in Tampa.
The New York Yankees will make a move to try to halt their slide in the AL East by replacing the struggling Freddy Garcia in their starting rotation with Ivan Nova, a 16-game winner last year who has not pitched since August 21.