Francisco Cervelli out month-plus

Updated: March 5, 2011, 10:04 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli has a broken left foot and will miss a minimum of four weeks and likely more.

An MRI of Cervelli's foot, injured when he fouled a ball off it while batting in the second inning of Wednesday's game against the Astros, revealed a fracture "above the toes," according to manager Joe Girardi.

Cervelli, who was engaged in a three-way competition for the backup catcher spot with rookies Jesus Montero and Austin Romine, is walking ...

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