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Eduardo Nunez injures rib cage

Updated: May 6, 2013, 5:28 PM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez left Sunday's game against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning with tightness in his left rib cage.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Nunez is day-to-day after an MRI came back negative.

Nunez hopes to return Tuesday when the Yankees play the opener of a three-game road series against the Colorado Rockies. Girardi said he was not sure if the Yankees will have Nunez for that matchup.

"It started in the first inning," Nunez ...

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