Found September 15, 2012 on The Roosevelts:
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter enters Saturday’s game against the Rays with 197 hits this season. He’s 38 years old. When he reaches 200 — and he will, barring some kind of awful slump or an extended injury absence — he’ll become only the fifth player in major-league history to accrue 200 hits in his age-38 season or later.

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Jeter ties Mays for 10th all-time in hits

With a single in the seventh inning in a game against the Red Sox, Yankees captain Derek Jeter tied Willie Mays on the all-time hits list with his 3,283rd career hit.

Jeter: "I'm Playing"

From Dan Martin: Derek Jeter called the bone bruise in his left ankle a “non-issue” last week at Tampa Bay. That’s more difficult to believe now since he was forced to leave last night’s 5-4 win over the Red Sox after aggravating the injury in the eighth inning. Still, the shortstop said he would be back in the lineup tonight at Fenway Park. “I don’t talk about...

Jeter in Yankees' lineup as designated hitter

Derek Jeter is set to serve as the designated hitter and bat leadoff in the New York Yankees' lineup for the second straight day after injuring his left ankle trying to beat out a grounder against Boston. Manager Joe Girardi said Friday that he thinks it's an injury that the 38-year-old Jeter will have to deal with the remainder of the season. Typical for Jeter, he refused...

Derek Jeter Has Thanked the Good Lord for Making Him a Yankee, But That's Just Because He Liked Baseball

Not all Yankees fans follow their team because of its many wins, the club's legendary history or, you know, the 27 world championships. Some New York fans, believe it or not, are less about the bravado of victory and more about the sentiment that goes into the game. They grew up watching the game with their grandparents, their middle name came from Babe Ruth, or the only time...

Jeter ties Mays for 10th on alltime hits list

Yankees captain Derek Jeter hit a single in the seventh inning against Boston on Thursday to record his 3,283rd career hit, tying Willie Mays for 10th place on the alltime hits list. Because he was bothered by a left ankle injury, Jeter was the designated hitter on Thursday, instead of playing his usual shortstop position. Manager Joe Girardi was not sure Jeter would be able...

New York Yankees Lose to Tampa Bay Rays; Derek Jeter Takes Sole Possession of 10th Place on the All-Time Hits List

The New York Yankees lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-4 in this AL East showdown. It was a battle of the lefties with CC Sabathia going for New York and David Price on the mound for Tampa Bay. The Yankees took the early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second when with two outs Steve Pearce would single home Russell Martin. Both aces matched pitch for pitch till...

Cashman, Girardi: Jeter's injury is a big deal

Derek Jeter said his left ankle was well enough for him to play shortstop Friday night — and told Yankees manager Joe Girardi as much.  But he still found himself in the designated hitter slot for a second straight game. After aggravating the bone bruise Wednesday, while running out a grounder in Boston, Jeter insisted the   injury was "no big deal." The Captain was...

Derek Jeter moves into sole possession of 10th place on all-time hits list

    With a single in the seventh inning last night Derek Jeter moved into a tie with Willie Mays for tenth place on MLB’s all-time hit list at 3,283. The Yankees captain bettered the Say Hey Kid this evening in his third plate appearance against Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price, who surrendered Jeter’s [...]

Say Hey to Derek Jeter!

Congratulations Derek Jeter on tying Willie Mays on the all-time hit list. SAY HEY! Derek Jeter singles to center in 7th for hit No. 3,283 – matching Willie Mays for 10th on all-time list. — MLB (@MLB) September 14, 2012 It comes in a big game for the Yankees, who are currently looking to keep pace with the Baltimore Orioles, who won in the 14 inning earlier today. Baseball has...

Jeter passes Mays on hits list

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter passed Willie Mays for 10th place on the all-time hits list with his 3,284th Friday against the visiting Tampa Bay Rays. Jeter singled off the glove of Tampa Bay second baseman Elliot Johnson in the fifth inning. Next up on the list is Eddie Collins, who had 3,313. Jeter entered the game leading the major leagues with 195 hits and third...

Derek Jeter Tied Willie Mays for 10th on the All-Time Hits List (3283) Last Night

Derek Jeter flared an RBI single to center field, his 3,283rd hit, to tie Willie Mays for 10th on the all-time hits list last night in the Yankees 2-0 victory over the punchless Boston Red Sox. Your... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Yankee's Derek Jeter Ties Willie Mays Despite Ankle Injury

A day after having to be lifted in the eighth inning, Derek Jeter returned to the New York Yankees lineup and managed to get a single to move into a tenth place tie on the all-time hits list.  Jeter is now tied with Willie Mays with 3,283 career hits.  Mays will be the last person Jeter passes on the hit-list this season, but he should be able to climb as high as sixth all-time...

Jeter's milestone hit helps Yankees stay tied for first

BOSTON -- For Derek Jeter, it has always been about the team, with individual accomplishments something to think back on when he's done with his Hall of Fame career. But Thursday night, the New York Yankees shortstop caught Willie Mays for 10th place on baseball's all-time hit list. Willie Mays! "(To be equal with Mays) in anything, it's pretty special if you...

Umpire takes liner to knee, still makes call

An umpire's quick decision can be the difference between an extra base hit and an out, but sometimes the result is because he can't move fast enough. New York Yankees batter Eduardo Nunez found that out Friday night after he was robbed of a double during the fifth-inning of the Yankees-Rays game when he laced a blistering line drive into the third base ump. Third base umpire...

Yankees Game 143 Lineup: 09/13/12

Phil Hughes is on the mound for the Yankees tonight in the rubber match against the Boston Red Sox. In his last outing against the Baltimore Orioles, Hughes tossed six innings, allowing three runs (2 earned) on six hits while striking out five for the win. Derek Jeter is tonight’s designated hitter. Left-hander Felix Doubront (10-8, 5.21 ERA) is on the mound for the Red Sox. New...
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