Bombers bits

Bombers bits

• Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells were not in the Yankees' starting lineup on Saturday, but they both felt fine. The off-day is simply to give them rest.

• Saturday was Andy Pettitte's birthday. As manager Joe Girardi said, "It's the second anniversary of his 39th birthday."

• Alex Rodriguez ran the bases at 75 percent on Saturday and felt good after, according to Girardi.

• Curtis Granderson is scheduled to see a doctor next week, but the Yankees do not know if he will have the pin removed from his hand at that time.

William Boor is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.