|Damon scratched because of abdominal strain|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 15 June 2007 12:30|
Damon had been slated to bat leadoff and be the designated hitter in the original lineup.
Center fielder Melky Cabrera was moved from the No. 8 spot to the top of the batting order, and Josh Phelps became the designated hitter and batted eighth.
Damon was available to enter as a sub, Yankees spokesman Ben Tuliebitz said.