Francisco Cervelli shut down for 2 weeks by Yankees

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi takes out

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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi takes out catcher Francisco Cervelli after he was injured in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (April 26, 2013) (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

MINNEAPOLIS - It's as if, GM Brian Cashman said by phone Thursday morning, "our team bus hit a black cat on the way to spring training." Thursday brought more injury news to the Yankees as Cashman disclosed catcher Francisco Cervelli, out with a broken right hand since April 27, has been shut down for two weeks because of a "stress reaction" in his throwing elbow. The general...

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