Yankees recall RHP Claiborne, place Nix on DL
Nix was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand after he was hit by a pitch from Toronto's R.A. Dickey the night before. New York manager Joe Girardi said he expects Nix to miss the rest of the season.
Claiborne returned for his third stint with the Yankees this year. He was called up for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays and optioned right back to the minors afterward.
The rookie right-hander is 0-1 with a 2.74 ERA in 35 relief appearances.
"I have some ideas," Girardi said without going into much detail. "Hopefully it doesn't happen -- but I have some ideas."
Jeter (strained right calf) was scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
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