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Yankees can't catch a spring break

Derek Jeter's 'cranky ankle' just the latest to go wrong for the Bombers in 2013

Updated: March 19, 2013, 7:54 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Even at full strength, the 2013 season figured to be one in which just about everything would have to go right for the New York Yankees.

So far, just about everything has gone wrong.

The latest, of course, is the "cranky ankle" that caused Derek Jeter to be scratched from the lineup about an hour before Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Jeter's absence may turn out to be what Yankees manager Joe Girardi characterized it ...

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