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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Derek Jeter treated fans to some batting practice before a sore ankle sent him home early.

Domonic Brown hit his sixth homer of the spring, Kyle Kendrick threw six impressive innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Tuesday.

Those who came to see Jeter play his first road game of the spring left disappointed because the Yankees captain was scratched from New York's lineup for "precautionary" reasons because of stiffness in his surgically repaired left ankle. He said he's day to day.

"I'm not concerned because I was told this was going to happen," Jeter said, adding he would've played if it were a regular-season game. "From everything I've been told by the doctors, it's normal."

Manager Joe Girardi told reporters afterward that Jeter went back to Tampa to see a doctor.

"I haven't heard anything," Girardi said. "We'll find out what we're dealing with and go from there."

Jeter broke his left ankle in Game 1 of the ALCS against Detroit. The 13-time All-Star shortstop played in his first spring game on March 9 and is 3 for 11 so far.

"It's just stiff but it's not in the part that I broke; it's around it," Jeter said. "I was told I'm going to feel it around the ankle because I was in a boot for so long. It takes time to strengthen. It's normal, just have to deal with it and move on."

The 38-year-old Jeter led the American League with 216 hits and batted .316 with 15 homers and 58 RBIs last year. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday morning Jeter might begin the season as a designated hitter against Boston if the Red Sox start a left-handed pitcher.

"When you're dealing with a rehab coming back from injury, you're going to have some ups and downs," Girardi said. "Very seldom do you come back from a rehab and it goes completely smooth. It's really went well up until this point. We've had a lot a lot of good days."

Kendrick allowed one unearned run and two hits, striking out three.

"He was aggressive. He looked like he wanted to pitch," Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said. "He mixed his pitches, changed speeds. His location was good."

Brown's torrid hitting this spring has all-but-officially assured himself a starting spot in the outfield. Brown is hitting .397.

Ryan Howard hit his fifth homer of the spring, continuing his comeback after playing less than half the season in 2012 following surgery to repair a torn Achilles' tendon.

Yankees lefty Boone Logan, who had been out with an elbow injury, struck out two in a scoreless inning in his first appearance this spring. New York starter Adam Warren allowed two runs and seven hits in 3 2-3 innings.

"That's what I was expecting to do," Logan said. "I wanted to go out and get the job done."

The Yankees have been beset by injuries this spring.

Third baseman Alex Rodriguez is expected to be sidelined until at least the All-Star break following hip surgery on Jan. 16. Center fielder Curtis Granderson broke his arm in his first exhibition at-bat and is out until May. First baseman Mark Teixeira has a partially torn tendon sheath in his right wrist and could miss up to two months of the regular season.

"I believe in the guys we're going to put on the field." Girardi said. "I believe we're still talented, even though we've got injuries to deal with and you find a way to get it done."

NOTES: Phillies RHP Roy Halladay said he's lost about 10 pounds in two days because of a stomach virus that cut his Sunday start short after one inning. Halladay still expects to be ready to pitch in the first series vs. Atlanta. ... The Phillies reassigned RHP Rodrigo Lopez to minor-league camp and are down to 35 players. ... Jimmy Rollins singled in his first at-bat with the Phillies since returning from the World Baseball Classic with Team U.S. ... Yankees RHP Joba Chamberlain retired the only batter he faced, striking out Michael Young looking to end the fourth

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New York

I. Suzuki
AB 3
R 0
H 1
HR 0
RBI 1
Philadelphia

K. Kendrick
IP 6.0
H 2
ER 0
BB 0
K 3
 

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New York Yankees
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Brett Gardner, CF3110010 .326
    Melky Mesa, CF0000100 .186
Gil Velazquez, SS3000001 .333
    Walter Ibarra, SS1000011 .389
Ichiro Suzuki, LF3011000 .382
    Ben Francisco, LF1000001 .333
Kevin Youkilis, 1B3000011 .276
    Dan Johnson, 1B0000000 .069
Travis Hafner, DH3000021 .138
Brennan Boesch, RF3000000 .200
    Thomas Neal, RF0000000 .258
Chris Stewart, C3000000 .207
    Bobby Wilson, C0000000 .158
Ronnier Mustelier, 3B2000000 .259
    Addison Maruszak, 3B0000000 .167
Corban Joseph, 2B2000001 .188
    Jose Pirela, 2B1000000 .333
Totals2812115  
Batting
2B - Ichiro Suzuki (3, Kendrick)
SH - Ronnier Mustelier (1)
RBI - Ichiro Suzuki (2)
Team LOB - 2
Fielding
E - Addison Maruszak (4, Throwing)
New York Yankees
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Adam Warren (L,0-2) 3.2722121 9.64
Joba Chamberlain 0.1000010 4.26
Boone Logan 1100020 0.00
Shawn Kelley 0.2111210 5.40
Josh Spence 1.1111011 1.29
David Aardsma 1000020 3.60
WP - Shawn Kelley (1)
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Adam Warren 5-4, Shawn Kelley 1-0, Josh Spence 3-0, David Aardsma 1-1
Batters Faced - Adam Warren 19, Joba Chamberlain 1, Boone Logan 4, Shawn Kelley 5, Josh Spence 5, David Aardsma 4
Philadelphia Phillies
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jimmy Rollins, SS2010211 .250
    Kevin Frandsen, 3B1000000 .292
Michael Young, 3B4011014 .276
    Pete Orr, 2B1000011 .313
Chase Utley, 2B4020013 .227
    John Mayberry Jr., 1B0000000 .235
Ryan Howard, 1B4111004 .317
    Ender Inciarte, RF0000000 .250
Domonic Brown, LF3111011 .397
    Freddy Galvis, SS1000000 .268
Laynce Nix, RF4120021 .238
Jermaine Mitchell, CF4000011 .333
Steven Lerud, C3111101 .214
   a- Darin Ruf, PH-LF2000010 .216
Totals35410439  
a-grounded out for Kendrick in the 6th
Batting
2B - Laynce Nix (1, Warren), Steven Lerud (1, Warren)
HR - Ryan Howard (5, Spence), Domonic Brown (6, Warren)
RBI - Michael Young (11), Ryan Howard (14), Domonic Brown (12), Steven Lerud (3)
2-OUT RBI - Michael Young (4)
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
DP - Kendrick-Young
E - Kyle Kendrick (1, Throwing), Michael Young (2, Throwing)
Philadelphia Phillies
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kyle Kendrick (W,1-2) 6210030 5.14
Mike Adams (H,4) 1000010 0.00
Jonathan Papelbon (H,2) 1000000 15.43
Chad Durbin (S,1) 1000110 4.00
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Kyle Kendrick 6-9
Batters Faced - Kyle Kendrick 20, Mike Adams 3, Jonathan Papelbon 3, Chad Durbin 4
Game Information
Attendance - 10074
Game Time - 2:34
Temperature - 80
Umpires - Home - Phil Cuzzi, First Base - Eric Cooper, Second Base - Dan Iassogna, Third Base - Chad Whitson