BOSTON (AP) -New York Yankees center fielder Johnny Damon was out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox with a sore lower back and hamstring.
Manager Joe Torre said before the game that Damon would probably not be available. Torre also said that catcher Jorge Posada, who left Friday's game with an injured left thumb, would be available in an emergency.
``He said he couldn't feel the ball,'' Torre said.
Melky Cabrera played center and batted first in place of Damon. Wil Nieves replaced Posada behind the plate.
Advertisement

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail A's Season Win Total Prediction How many games will the Oakland A's win this upcoming MLB season?
Thumbnail Padres Win Total Prediction How many games will the San Diego Padres win in the 2017 MLB regular season?
Thumbnail Cards lose Reyes, WS Odds Unchanged Earlier this week the Cardinals lost phenom Alex Reyes to season-ending Tommy John surgery but their World Series odds remain unaffected.
Thumbnail MLB Home Run Champion Odds Which player will hit the most regular season home runs in Major League Baseball in 2017? Let's take a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Middle infielder fills big hole as camp opens After using his 10-and-5 rights to veto a trade to the Braves in November, Brandon Phillips has clearly warmed to the idea of...
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages