Yankees' Jeter out for second straight day

Jun 27, 2009 - 8:38 PM NEW YORK(AP) -- Yankees captain Derek Jeter is out of the starting lineup for the second straight night because of a bad cough and fever.

Jeter originally was in the starting lineup for Friday night's Subway Series opener against the Mets, then was scratched and missed the game - on his 35th birthday. He was not in the posted lineup for Saturday night's game.

Fill-in leadoff batter Brett Gardner raised his average 22 points to .303 in the Yankees' 9-1 victory Friday with a career-high five hits, including his third homer of the season and a triple. Ramiro Pena played shortstop and had two doubles and a single.






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