Bombers bits

• Robertson had an MRI on his left knee during Thursday's off-day and, while the right-hander is listed as day to day, Girardi said that he did not expect to use Robertson until Tuesday in Colorado.

• Mark Teixeira had a third day of tee-and-toss in the indoor batting cages at Yankee Stadium on Friday and is hoping to progress to on-field batting practice by the end of the weekend. Teixeira is expected to travel to Tampa after Sunday's game and is hopeful that he will be able to rejoin the big league roster by June 1.

• Cano made his Major League debut on this date in 2005 at Tampa Bay, going 0-for-3. Cano has played more active games as a Yankee (1,241) than the other 12 position players currently on New York's roster combined (1,074).

• Friday marked Girardi's 1,000th game as a Major League manager. He entered play holding a lifetime record of 574-425 (.575) in seven career managerial seasons, including his 78-84 season with the Marlins in 2006.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.