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New York Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli Out 6-8 Weeks

been a rough spring training for light-hitting catchers around the majors.

First it was Jonathan Lucroy going down with a broken pinky, then on Friday, Jason Castro blew out his knee, and now Francisco Cervelli fractures his left foot.

Cervelli injured himself when he fouled a ball off his left foot on Wednesday.  The injury will sideline Cervelli for the next six-to-eight weeks.

Normally, I wouldn’t write about a ham n’ egger like Cervelli, but his injury could open the door for Jesus Montero or Austin Romine to serve as the New York Yankees’ backup catcher to Russell Martin come Opening Day.

One of them will most likely get the shot because manager Joe Girardi has made it perfectly ...

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