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David Robertson remains on track to be activated from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, when the Yankees open a three-game series against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Robertson will be reinstated to the closer's role, bumping Shawn Kelley to setup duty.

• With one inning of work in Saturday's 16-1 loss to the Rays, Dean Anna became the fourth Yankees position player to pitch in a game since 2009. Anna joined Alberto Gonzalez (2013), DeWayne Wise (2012) and Nick Swisher (2009).

Derek Jeter entered play on Sunday having reached base safely in each of his 12 games this season. That marks his third-longest streak of reaching base safely to start a season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Jeter had a 53-game streak to open 1999, and a 35-game streak to open 2007. He reached base in 12 straight games to open 1996.

• On this date in 1939, the Yankees beat the Red Sox, 2-0, on Opening Day at Fenway Park. An ailing Lou Gehrig went 0-for-4 in his final Fenway appearance, and Ted Williams went 1-for-4 in his Major League debut. It was the only game to feature both players.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat.
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