Jeter left Monday's game with Tampa Bay after beating out a close play to reach first base on a fielder's choice in the bottom of the first inning, then scored on Bobby Abreu's two-run home run. He left the game, which the Yankees won 6-1, after the second inning.
An MRI taken during the game did not show anything other than a strain, which Jeter said he suffered Sunday afternoon.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the 33-year-old Jeter will not be in the lineup when New York faces the Royals Tuesday, and his status is uncertain for the rest of the week.
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