Found August 23, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter, who has been on the disabled list since August 3 with a calf strain, said he felt ready to return to the Yankees on Thursday. Instead he played in a rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He is schedule for another rehab game Friday and could be activated Saturday. As reported by Paul Hagen of,  Jeter is expected to play one more game for the RailRiders, on Friday evening, with speculation that he could rejoin the big club in time for Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Jeter has been on the disabled list three times this season. First he was recovering from off season ankle surgery. Then in his first game back,  he injured his quad.. He played four games after returning from his quad injury before suffering the calf strain. As the season soon approaches September, Jeter is especially eager to get back into the lineup for the Yankees' playoff run. "I always feel (ready)," he said. "I want to be there. This is the time of year you'd like to be playing. I've missed more time this year than, I think, my entire career combined due to injuries. So it's been a pretty frustrating year for me. But, yeah, I'm looking forward to getting back as soon as I can." Jeter has 3,308 hits, 256 home runs, 348 stolen bases, and a .313 career batting average. He has been limited to five games and 19 at bats so far this season. The future first ballot Hall of Famer lead the league in hits and at bats last season.   .

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Mike Francesa handles a Derek Jeter call with 'how many short stops you know with 3,000 hits?' **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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