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Back lands Kevin Youkilis on DL

Updated: May 1, 2013, 11:38 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees put Kevin Youkilis on the disabled list because of a lumbar spine sprain on Tuesday, adding to the Yankees' long list of injured former All-Stars.

Youkilis had missed eight of the past nine games because of what manager Joe Girardi had described as a stiff back. Youkilis played on Saturday, which cost the Yankees the opportunity to backdate his DL stint.

As a result, Youkilis won't be able to return until the middle of May. He ...

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