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Derek Jeter was not in the lineup on Saturday. Girardi did not want to play Jeter four straight games on artificial turf, and chose to rest him against right-hander Chris Archer with left-hander Cesar Ramos throwing for the Rays on Sunday. Dean Anna made the start at shortstop.

David Phelps is sporting a bruise on his stomach after being hit by Ryan Hanigan's line drive in the seventh inning of Saturday's 11-5 loss, but he is available to pitch.

• On this date in 1949, the Yankees dedicated the third monument in team history to Babe Ruth, who passed away on Aug. 16 of the previous year. The Yankees won, 3-2, against Washington on Opening Day.

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