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August 2, 2011

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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was out of the lineup after getting hit by a pitch on the knuckles of his right hand Sunday. He expects to return to the lineup today.

■White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko was out of the lineup after getting hit on his left calf by a pitch from the Red Sox’ Andrew Miller Sunday. Manager Ozzie Guillen doesn’t expect Konerko to play today, either.

Jair Jurrjens was the No. 8 batter in Atlanta’s lineup, the first time a Braves starting pitcher was in the lineup outside of the No. 9 spot since Aug. 12, 1941, according to STATS LLC.

■Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 16 games.

■The Mets’ David Wright went hitless for the first time in 11 games since coming off the disabled list.

■The Nationals got a home run from their first batter of the game for the second time this season. Jayson Werth went deep June 16 against St. Louis.

■The Pirates are 12-43 in games in which they scored four runs or fewer.

■The Cubs’ nine wins over the Pirates the last two years are the fewest of any NL Central club.

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