Bombers bits

• Shortstop Eduardo Nunez (left oblique strain) had a scheduled day off on Tuesday at the Yankees' Tampa complex. Girardi said they are trying to let Nunez's injury "calm down" after he had difficulty swinging the bat late last week.

• On this date in 1946, Yankee Stadium hosted its first night game as a crowd of 49,917 watched the Yankees fall to Washington by a score of 2-1.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. Josh Vitale is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.