Pregame notes: 'It is not their first rodeo'

BALTIMORE -- Joe Girardi said he has yet to figure out how he will rotate his four outfielders in three spots. The decision seems relatively easy: Play the least productive one, Ichiro Suzuki, less.

Girardi is not going to make any such declarations, but he does have Ichiro on the bench on Tuesday with Vernon Wells, Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson from left to right in the outfield.

Ichiro, who did have a big double in the 10th and scored the winning run Monday, has an OPS of .613. Wells is at .858, while Gardner is .717. Granderson, who has only played in five games, is at .461.

"I haven't exactly figured out what it is going to be every day," Girardi said. "It could change so quickly. They understand. This is not their first rodeo. They understand there are four guys who are used to playing a lot. But I'll try to sit down and get a little bit better handle on how things are going. That is always subject to change."

* INJURY REPORT: All the information is courtesy of Girardi.

Mark Teixeira (wrist) hit in a simulated game for the second consecutive day. Teixeira had four more at-bats and did not suffer any setbacks. ... Kevin Youkilis (back) had three-at-bats. ... Alex Rodriguez (hip) took batting practice. ... Eduardo Nunez (oblique) did tee and toss.

Derek Jeter (ankle) is still not doing anything physically, but Girardi said that there is no setback. .... Ivan Nova (tricep), after throwing on Monday, felt good. .... Michael Pineda (shoulder) will have another rehab start either Thursday or Friday. ... Joba Chamberlain (oblique) will pitch in a rehab game in Tampa on Wednesday. He will have two turns on the mound before he returns, so he won't be back in the Yankees' bullpen until next week, at the earliest. ... Andy Pettitte (trapezius) has not thrown yet, but should soon. .... Chris Stewart (groin) will be back sometime against the Rays in Tampa this weekend. Stewart can play, if needed. Jayson Nix is the emergency catcher.