"He definitely feels better," said Girardi. "But with the flexibility we've got with [Martin] Prado, you feel less of a rush. We feel that we're OK, and it's subject to change, but we'll see what happens.
• On this date in 1986, the Yankees unveiled a plaque in honor of former player and manager Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin, whose No. 1 is also retired.
Jake Kring-Schreifels is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.