Johnson out of lineup until at least July

Updated: May 17, 2010, 11:17 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Yankees designated hitter Nick Johnson will undergo surgery on his right wrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital on Tuesday. The surgery, to be performed by Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, is expected to keep Johnson out of the lineup until July and possibly longer, according to manager Joe Girardi.

"From the time of the surgery, it's four to six weeks before he can even pick up a bat," Girardi said before Monday night's Yankees-Red Sox game at Yankee Stadium. "And you're talking about a ...

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