Bombers bits

Bombers bits
• Girardi said he would not offer a guess for when Teixeira would return from his Grade 1 left calf strain, but said the Yankees need to be cautious, because a setback would likely prevent the first baseman from returning this season.

• Ivan Nova threw a bullpen session Sunday that Girardi said went well, but the manager is more interested to see how Nova and the tendinitis in his right shoulder respond a day later. Girardi was unsure of what the next step would be for Nova if the right-hander felt OK.