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Burnett to start Tuesday for Yanks

Updated: September 26, 2009, 8:59 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jorge Posada missed the New York Yankees' 3-0 win over the Boston Red Sox because of muscle spasms near his neck, an injury manager Joe Girardi said stemmed from knocks the catcher sustained during a brawl with Toronto on Sept. 15.

Jose Molina took his place behind the plate Saturday.

Girardi said Posada's trapezius muscle had tightened up, preventing the switch hitter from swinging freely from the left side.

"I told him make sure you keep your neck warm," Girardi ...

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