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Phillips likely out for season after broken wrist, surgery

Updated: September 3, 2007, 6:45 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Yankees first baseman Andy Phillips has a broken right wrist and will have surgery Tuesday, most likely sidelining him for the rest of the season.

Phillips was hit by a pitch during New York's 8-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday. The club said he will be out four to six weeks.

"It feels like somebody hit me with a hammer," Phillips said.

Jason Giambi started at first in New York's 7-1 loss to Seattle on Monday. Wilson Betemit, Shelley Duncan and Doug ...

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