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New York Yankees: Catcher Francisco Cervelli out with Broken Foot

path to the major leagues for Jesus Montero, not to mention Austin Romine, just got a lot easier.

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli is out indefinitely with a broken foot, thanks to a foul ball off his left dog on Wednesday.

The Yankees still expect Russell Martin, who was signed last winter after being released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, to be the starter. Martin has yet to catch a spring training game, but that's expected to change as soon as Friday night.

If Martin holds on to the starting gig, as expected, it is reasonable to think that the Yankees would prefer to have top prospects Montero and Romine playing everyday in Triple-A and Double-A, respectively, while Cervelli served another year as the backup catcher.

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