Yanks' Jeter day-to-day after being hit on left hand by pitch
NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter was hit on his left hand by a pitch Tuesday night, forcing him out of the Yankees' 12-2 loss against Baltimore, and the teams nearly came to blows when New York tried to retaliate three innings later.
With the Orioles leading 9-0 in the third, right-hander Daniel Cabrera plunked Jeter with a 2-1 delivery and the star shortstop spun away in pain. Yankees manager Joe Girardi and a trainer came out to check on Jeter, who was quickly removed from the game.
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