|Derek Jeter in New York Yankees' lineup|
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|Saturday, 09 March 2013 07:40|
Jeter was listed as the designated hitter in Saturday's spring training game against Atlanta.
The 38-year-old broke his left ankle lunging for a grounder in the AL championship series opener against Detroit last Oct. 13 and had surgery a week later.
Phil Hughes threw 10 pitches in his first mound session since being diagnosed three weeks ago with a bulging disk in his upper back. The right-hander said he felt great and would have a 25-to-30 pitch bullpen session Monday
New York relievers David Robertson (shoulder) and David Aardsma (groin) also had bullpen sessions.
CC Sabathia, the expected opening-day starter, is to pitch in a simulated game Sunday. He had offseason left elbow bone spur surgery.