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Ivan Nova hurt again, Vidal Nuno to get start

Ivan Nova delivers a pitch during the first

Ivan Nova delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays. (April 21, 2013) (Credit: AP)

So much for Ivan Nova’s quick recovery.

The righthander, on the disabled list since April 27 with inflammation of the right triceps, was scheduled to start Game 2 of Monday’s doubleheader in Cleveland.

However, Nova “felt something in his left side” while playing catch Sunday morning, according to manager Joe Girardi.

This is a new injury, though Girardi couldn’t say what it was or how long Nova would be out.

Girardi said righthander David Phelps will start Monday’s first game and lefthander Vidal Nuño, 2-0 with a 1.54 ERA in four starts for Scranton before being called up April 27, will start the second. Nuño pitched three scoreless innings in his major-league debut April 29 against the Astros and has not pitched since.

Tags: Yankees , Ivan Nova , Vidal Nuno , MLB , Joe Girardi

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