Outfielder Curtis Granderson became the first of the New York Yankees' injured stars to return to the lineup, rejoining the team 2 1/2 months after breaking his right forearm in his first at-bat of spring training.
Even on the unemployment line, Tim Tebow remains a popular presence.
Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the first time since surgery on his left hip almost four months ago.
The banged-up New York Yankees put pitcher Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, the latest setbacks in an injury-riddled season.
Don't count out the captain.
New York captain Derek Jeter is expected to be in a walking boot when he rejoins his teammates Thursday for the start of a homestand at Yankee Stadium.
Not wearing a boot and walking without a limp, Derek Jeter spent 45 minutes at the Yankees' training complex Friday while he awaits more rehab for another ankle injury.
Don Mattingly knows about trying to come back from an injury that just won't heal.
Yankees captain Derek Jeter has left the team's minor league complex in Florida and gone for a medical exam on his injured left ankle.