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Yankees manager Joe Girardi is giving shortstop Derek Jeter two games off to rest his sore right leg.
Girardi says Jeter has been battling a calf injury. The manager doesn't know if the injury came about because of a strained right quadriceps that landed Jeter on the disabled list from July 12 until being activated last Sunday.
Says Girardi: ''It's a concern of ours and we've got to try to get him healthy.''
It appeared that Jeter took an awkward step while making a play in Friday night's 7-2 loss. He also had an awkward slide into third base.
Jeter broke his left ankle in the AL championship series in October and opened the season on the DL.
Eduardo Nunez started at shortstop on Saturday night against the San Diego Padres a night after starting at third base. Brett Lillibridge started at third base.
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Jack Curry of the YES Network is reporting that 39-year-old shortstop Derek Jeter is expected to play tomorrow as long as he feels ok when he arrives to the Stadium. Jeter has said all week that if it were up to him, he’d be out on the field.
Jeter participated in a simulated game today at an undisclosed location, and obviously made it through without...
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter continues to target a Saturday return from the disabled list. He took another step toward that goal yesterday, taking batting practice on the field for the first time since hitting the DL as well as conducting roughly a half-dozen sprints, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.
Jeter indicated to reporters that yesterday's progress marked...
Shortstop Derek Jeter will play a simulated game Saturday and could return to the New York Yankees' lineup Sunday, the New York Daily News reports.
After rehabbing from a broken left ankle - an injury he suffered in the 2012 postseason and re-aggravated during spring training -- Jeter made his 2013 debut on July 11. However, he suffered a strained right quadriceps in that game...
For the first time since injuring his quad on July 11, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter performed full-speed running drills. Jeter ran before the Yankees' Thursday afternoon game with the Texas Rangers. He reported no pain afterward and implied that he cannot wait to get back into the lineup. In fact, he said that he wanted to and felt like he could play in Thursday afternoon...
The New York Yankees have Curtis Granderson and Jayson Nix on the way back. Both players are beginning minor league rehab assignments. On top of that, the team could have Derek Jeter back as early as Saturday, but manager Joe Giardi is not so sure that will happen.
Brian Hoch of MLB.com says the next logical step for Jeter would be to prove he can run the bases pain free...
The Yankees' plan with Derek Jeter is believed to be to give him one extra day to rest and activate him from the disabled list Sunday. That's the hope anyway.
Jeter will play in a simulated game Saturday the day he was eligible to come off the disabled list and if all goes well Sunday will be the day.
Jeter told writers before Friday's game that he felt well enough...
It sounds like Derek Jeter's top-secret simulated game went off without a hitch. According to reports, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that he expects Jeter to be activated from the disabled and list in the Yankees lineup on Sunday.
Girardi revealed that Jeter played in a simulated game today at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark on Staten Island at the same time that the...
New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is eligible to come off of the disabled list on Saturday, but it appears that he will wait one more day. MLB.com's David Wilson reports that Jeter will play a simulated game on Saturday to work on timing before returning to game action. The Yankees plan to activate Jeter for the series finale with the Rays on Sunday.
Derek Jeter could come back to the New York Yankees on Sunday.
Jeter has played just one game for the Yankees this season and is working to return from a quad injury.
Before Friday’s game Jeter told reporters that he felt well enough to play. A doctor was expected to examine him early this evening, but no announcement was forthcoming immediately after he was checked out. He ran...
Derek Jeter is ready to return to the New York Yankees -- again.
Travis Hafner on the other hand is headed to the disabled list.
Jeter played a simulated game on Saturday and if he feels good when he arrives at Yankee Stadium on Sunday manager Joe Girardi plans to start him at shortstop.
The Yankee captain missed the first 91 games of the season with a fractured left ankle before...
Yankees captain Derek Jeter says he will be ready to play when
eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday.
After Friday's trade of Alfonso Soriano back to the Bronx was finalized, who was one of the first Yankees to hug it out with his old teammate? None other than the Captain himself —Derek Jeter.
Soriano will be in the starting lineup Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.
See, you can go home again.
Reunited! The Captain and Soriano hug it out. pic.twitter...
As thrilled as Dustin Pedroia is to be staying in Boston long-term, the city is just as excited — if not more so — for the heart and soul of the Red Sox to sign his seven-year contract extension.
Dennis Eckersley sat down with Tom Caron to discuss the second baseman’s reported new deal, and emphasized Pedroia’s importance to the team, on and off the field. Eckersley went...
You knew the Yankees 2013 ratings were bad. You knew that the Mets ratings were probably not that great either. But how bad? -39% for the Yanks.
With [Alex] Rodriguez and fellow stars Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson all missing all or most of the season, YES has seen a 39 percent drop in viewership. This is despite the fact the patchwork team has remained competitive...