BALTIMORE (AP) -New York Yankees right-hander Ian Kennedy left Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles after three innings with a slightly strained muscle near his right rib cage.
Kennedy allowed four runs - three earned - on four hits and struck out three when he departed with the injury to his latissimus dorsi muscle. He surrendered concecutive home runs to Baltimore's Kevin Millar and Ramon Hernandez during a four-run second inning.
The 23-year-old Kennedy is 0-3 with a 7.41 ERA in nine appearances, including eight starts, this season. He was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on May 4 and recalled by the Yankees on May 15.

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