Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/27/13
Derek Jeter is ready to return to the New York Yankees -- again. Travis Hafner on the other hand is headed to the disabled list. Jeter played a simulated game on Saturday and if he feels good when he arrives at Yankee Stadium on Sunday manager Joe Girardi plans to start him at shortstop. The Yankee captain missed the first 91 games of the season with a fractured left ankle before making his debut on July 11 against the Kansas City Royals. Serving as the Yankees designated hitter Jeter went 1-for-4 but suffered a quadriceps strain running the bases and landed back on the DL. Jeter was eligible to be activated Saturday but the Yankees were extra cautious having him get eight at-bats at the team's minor league facility in Staten Island facing one of the Single-A Staten Island Yankees pitchers. "(He) ran first to third singles second to home had him stand and take ground balls and kind of stand there -- simulate as much of the game (as possible)" Girardi said. "Because the one thin...
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