Bombers bits

Bombers bits

• The Yankees have been reluctant to play Eduardo Nunez at any position other than shortstop, but Cashman said that it is possible they may consider using Nunez more at third base now that Jeter has returned. The team views Nunez as a shortstop, but because of his athleticism, he could again help out at third base as well as the outfield.

• On this date in 1939, Yankee Stadium played host to its first All-Star Game when the seventh Midsummer Classic was played in the Bronx. Led by 10 Yankees All-Stars, the American League posted a 3-1 win, with Joe DiMaggio belting a solo home run.

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