Found April 11, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter continues to progress toward his eventual return, as the captain took batting practice for the first time since suffering his spring training setback yesterday, according to The Associated Press. Early in the spring, Jeter and the Yankees expressed optimism that the shortstop would be able to rejoin the team by Opening Day. However, the veteran experienced a setback in the ankle he injured during last year’s playoffs toward the end of spring training, and he’s been recovering since. He continued that recovery yesterday, as he resumed hitting on the field for the first time since being shut down. He took 32 swings in batting practice, and he also ran the bases for the second consecutive day. Beyond his time in the cage and on the bases, Jeter also fielded 45 grounders at short and threw to first base for the first time since his setback. This is all considered good news as Jeter continues to recover, but there is still no timeframe for his return. There was speculation of a May 1 target date, but neither the Yankees nor Jeter have mentioned that publically. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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