|Yankees' Damon sits Tuesday, eyes return this week|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 01 May 2007 14:29|
Damon had flown to Florida on Sunday for several sessions with his chiropractor. He said he felt better but that manager Joe Torre wanted to sit him as a precaution.
``I'm feeling great,'' said Damon, who expects to play Wednesday. ``I'm ready to get going and help improve on this bad April that we've had.''
Damon is batting .229 and suffering through a 4-for-32 slump, but he downplayed the injury's effect on his hitting.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Damon's back pain helped convince him to make a chiropractor available to all players during homestands at Yankee Stadium.