Found July 15, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
National League starter Adam Wainwright apparently confirmed some people’s suspicions that he might have thrown Derek Jeter a cookie in the shortstop’s final All-Star game on Tuesday. Wainwright reportedly spilled the beans to Yahoo! MLB reporter Jeff Passan shortly after exiting the game: Adam Wainwright admitted he grooved a fastball to Derek Jeter in the first: “I was gonna give him a couple pipe shots. He deserved it." — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 16, 2014 The fact that Wainwright gave Jeter some decent pitches to hit isn’t exactly the biggest shocker – Chan Ho Park did the same thing for Cal Ripken, who homered in his final All-Star game in 2001 – but it’s kind of strange that Wainwright immediately disclosed it to the media. I mean, that kind of defeats the purpose of letting Jeets have his “deserved” moment, doesn’t it? Maybe Wainwright should reconsider doing legends any favors moving forward, especially considering the fact that Jeter doubled off of him and then ...
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