Bombers bits

Bombers bits

• Soriano would "probably" be available to pitch on Monday after working in the Yankees' previous two games, according to Girardi.


 • Yankees captain Derek Jeter will celebrate his 38th birthday on Tuesday. The only players to accumulate more hits than Jeter's 3,180 prior to turning 38 were Hank Aaron (3,272) and Ty Cobb (3,666). All-time leader Pete Rose had 3,170 hits at the time of his 38th birthday.

• On this date in 1934, Lou Gehrig became the fourth Yankees player to hit for the cycle, doing so in a 13-2 victory over the White Sox. Gehrig also hit for the cycle on Aug. 1, 1937, against the St. Louis Browns.