Bombers bits

Bombers bits

• Despite tightness in his right triceps, Ivan Nova is expected to make his next start, according to Girardi. Nova threw 79 pitches over six innings on Tuesday, taking a no-decision.

• Both David Huff and Phil Hughes were listed as available relievers for the Yankees on Wednesday. Huff continues to be listed as the Yanks' probable starter for Thursday's series finale against the Orioles, and Girardi said a decision was expected late Wednesday night depending on how the game progresses.

• On this date in 2009, Jeter broke Lou Gehrig's franchise record of 2,721 hits with a single off the Orioles' Chris Tillman at Yankee Stadium. Gehrig had held the mark since 1937.

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.