Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira out

Updated: September 2, 2011, 11:30 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez missed his sixth straight game Friday night due to a lingering left thumb injury.

Rodriguez said before the Yankees' 3-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays that he likely will have to play with pain in his thumb for the rest of the season.

"I think you're going to feel something for the rest of the year," said Rodriguez, who has missed eight of the Yankees' past 11 games with the injury. "You've got to pretty much concede ...

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