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“I’m not worried about Derek Jeter at all,” Cashman said. “He’ll be ready when it counts. He’s the least of our concerns.”

Granderson has been cleared to increase his workouts and is set to start riding a stationary bike. Granderson said the team medical staff was happy with follow-up X-rays taken on Tuesday.

Right-hander Phil Hughes made 25 throws at both 60 and 90 feet during his third level ground throwing session after being sidelined two weeks by an upper back bulging disk. He is scheduled to make 10 pitches in his first mound session Saturday, and have a 25-pitch bullpen outing Sunday or Monday.

Hughes’ status for opening day remains undetermined.

Reliever David Robertson, scratched from his outing Tuesday night due to an achy shoulder, will not make a two-day road trip Thursday and Friday. Left-hander Boone Logan, slowed by a tender elbow, expects to pay catch Thursday and throw off a mound this weekend.

CC Sabathia, the expected opening-day starter, and closer Mariano Rivera, have both been taking part in simulated games.

Sabathia, who had offseason left elbow bone spur surgery, is scheduled for another sim game Sunday. Rivera, coming back from knee surgery, could pitch in his first game Saturday.

Cashman said Rivera has returned home for a personal matter, and will rejoin the team Saturday.