Alfredo Aceves, Damaso Marte are out

Updated: September 9, 2010, 7:33 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Joe Girardi confirmed on Wednesday morning what has been obvious for quite some time now: Neither Alfredo Aceves nor Damaso Marte will be seen in a Yankees uniform again this season.

Aceves, on the disabled list since May 12 with what is officially termed a "strained lower back," has been shut down and was being evaluated by a back specialist Wednesday, with surgery a possibility.

And Marte, who went on the DL on July 17 with left shoulder inflammation, hasn't thrown a pitch ...

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