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A disastrous Spring Training just got worse for the Bronx Bombers.
The New York Yankees will enter the new Major League Baseball season with a significantly depleted lineup. Long term injuries to key players like Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, and Mark Teixeira have the Yankees in an unusually vulnerable position and according to the Associated Press, their captain Derek Jeter, who is still recovering from a broken ankle, will not be ready for Opening Day.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says injured shortstop Derek Jeter probably won’t be ready for opening day.
Cashman said Sunday it’s “more likely than not” Jeter will start the regular season on the disabled list because of ankle soreness.
Cashman says the Yankees’ captain was a little sore Sunday, one day after getting four at-bats as the designated hitter in a minor league exhibition game.
The 38-year-old Jeter received an anti-inflammatory injection Wednesday. He had surgery for a broken left ankle last October. Cashman says Jeter will not play in a minor league game for at least the next couple days.
The Yankees are in a world of hurt right now. They had an underwhelming off-season by their standards, opting not to sign any big names in free agency in an effort to stay under their payroll target of $189 million for next season. They’ll have to rely heavily on their pitching rotation for results early in the season.
The AL East is the strongest and most unforgiving division in baseball, so don’t be surprised if the Bombers are knocked out of the playoff race early, but then again don’t be surprised if their championship pedigree overcomes these obstacles.
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From Jon Paul Morosi:It appears likely that New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter will begin the season on the disabled list.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told reporters Sunday that the revised goal is for Jeter to be ready April 6, according to the team’s Twitter feed. That would be the Yankees’ fifth game of the regular season, in Detroit against the Tigers (MLB...
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It looks increasingly likely that the Yankees shortstop will start the season on the DL due to his nagging ankle injury. How long Jeter will be out of the lineup is unknown, but what I want to know is how much longer is he really going to play? Jeter had one of the best years … Continue reading »
It appears likely that New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter will begin the season on the disabled list.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told reporters Sunday that the revised goal is for Jeter to be ready April 6, according to the team's Twitter feed. That would be the Yankees' fifth game of the regular season, in Detroit against the Tigers (MLB on FOX, 4:05 p.m. ET...
A string of bad luck has struck the New York Yankees and now Derek Jeter may start 2013 on the disabled list.
Worried, upset, concerned, just a few words that describe Yankees fans to start the season.
While the progress of Yankee captain Derek Jeter, returning from a broken left ankle suffered in Game One of last October’s American League Championship Series, had been a mostly...
It looks like that rehabbing left ankle of Derek Jeter's isn't the only thing that's getting cranky these days and, prior to his Triple-A game Saturday, the New York Yankees shortstop made it clear that questions about his health and the ankle's setbacks and progress are growing old.
“I will not address how anything feels anymore,” Jeter said. “It’s good...
I’ve already speculated that, when Brian Cashman broke his ankle skydiving March 4, that maybe he also unknowingly hit his head, because some of his moves and intentions this spring have been, well, questionable, if not downright nuts.
After the Yankees general manager acquired Angels outfielder Vernon Wells on Monday, I’m almost sure Cashman must’ve hit his head.
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I always have to laugh when I hear people talk about the tough New York sports media. You mean the ones who are Brian Cashman's spin doctors, who will carry his water for whatever ridiculous move he makes? Even now claiming that the Vernon Wells deal is somehow smart? Spare me.Look at the morning papers' headlines and tell me that the mainstream media has any common sense...