Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/30/12
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New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Derek Jeter's recovery from ankle surgery is coming along just fine  — despite photos of the shortstop with a little added girth making the rounds. Cashman saw the New York Post photos of Jeter outside a Miami hotel with the headlines "Derek Eater" and "Captain Munch" with what looks like a few extra pounds on the shortstop's normally fit body and didn't seem too concerned.  Of course the comments were made right before the GM was preparing to rappel 22 stories down a Stamford, Conn. building, so he might have had other things on his mind. "I saw that the picture said he was heavy.  I can tell you he is heavy," Cashman said before a practice run down the building with former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine. "Even if he was, I'm not worried about Derek Jeter in that capacity in any way.  You are not going to find anybody more committed to being the best he can be than Derek Jeter." Jeter is expected to be ready on Opening Day...
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