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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, takes the ball from Yankees starting pitcher Vidal Nuno in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter joins Nuno on the mound during the pitching change. (AP Photo)

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, takes the ball from Yankees starting pitcher Vidal Nuno in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter joins Nuno on the mound during the pitching change. (AP Photo)

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