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Ivan Nova to start Saturday

Yankees starter Ivan Nova pitches during the first

Yankees starter Ivan Nova pitches during the first inning. (July 31, 2012) (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

BOSTON — Joe Girardi announced Ivan Nova will start Saturday against the Rays. Freddy Garcia will head to the bullpen where Girardi said he could use the veteran as a long man or matchup reliever. 

Tags: Ivan Nova , Joe Girardi , Freddy Garcia

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