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Yankees vs. Cubs postponed

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Derek Jeter's sore right quad and Brian Roberts achy back will get another day off thanks to Mother Nature.

The Yankees' game on Tuesday night vs. the Cubs has been postponed due to weather. It's been rescheduled as part of a day-night, separate admission doubleheader on Wednesday. The pregame ceremonies honoring Nelson Mandela and Jackie Robinson were also postponed until Wednesday.


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David DeJesus could help the Mets now and later

David DeJesus #4 of the Washington Nationals salutes

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Cubs outfielder David DeJesus was traded to the Nationals yesterday on a waiver claim for a player to be named later. It appears, however, that that claim was merely an attempt to block DeJesus from going somewhere else, because the Nationals have reportedly turned around and put DeJesus right back on waivers.

DeJesus is certainly a useful player, but the Nats believe their outfield is set...

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