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After playing in stadium finale, Jeter sits out with hand injury

Updated: September 23, 2008, 10:32 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Derek Jeter was scratched from the Yankees' game against Toronto because of a sore left hand on Tuesday night.

Johnny Damon dropped from first to second and Brett Gardner moved up from ninth to bat leadoff. Cody Ransom started at shortstop and batted eighth.

The Yankees used Jeter as a defensive replacement in the ninth inning of their 3-1 win over the Blue Jays.

On Saturday, Jeter was replaced by a pinch runner after being hit in the hand by a pitch from Baltimore ...

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