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• Third baseman Alex Rodriguez was not in Saturday's lineup. Girardi said it was just a day off because it was a day game after a night game and Rodriguez had played six days in a row. He was available to pinch-hit.

Eduardo Nunez was filling in for Rodriguez at third base instead of Mark Reynolds because Nunez is swinging a really hot bat, Girardi said. Nunez is 6-for-12 at the plate with four extra-base hits and three RBIs since the start of September.

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• Third baseman Alex Rodriguez was not in Saturday's lineup. Girardi said it was just a day off because it was a day game after a night game and Rodriguez had played six days in a row. He was available to pinch-hit.

Eduardo Nunez was filling in for Rodriguez at third base instead of Mark Reynolds because Nunez is swinging a really hot bat, Girardi said. Nunez is 6-for-12 at the plate with four extra-base hits and three RBIs since the start of September.

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Josh Vitale is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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