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Yankees’ Gio Urshela dodges injury bullet

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Whenever a Yankee slides out of an MRI tube, the club holds its breath, because too many times this season the reader of the test delivers bad news to general manager Brian Cashman. Fortunately for the Yankees, that wasn’t the case Thursday morning, when Gio Urshela’s MRI exam didn’t reveal any real damage to the third baseman’s left glute muscle. Instead of flying with the Yankees to Florida after Wednesday night’s Subway Series win over the Mets at Citi Field, Urshela stayed in New York and underwent the test while teammates were attempting to recover from a 3:30 a.m. arrival in the Tampa Bay area. “I woke up to two pieces of good news,’’ Aaron Boone said of a call from Cashman. “That Gio ...
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