The New York Yankees have been without a mainstay of the roster this season; two actually, Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter. In the last week or so both superstars were finally cleared to start playing and well--it's not going so well for either of them.
Word is that the club plans on letting A-Rod take all the time he can in the minors to get back up to speed, but it sounds like the plan is to bring Jeter back pretty soon--Thursday. However, in light of how he has played in his rehab games that may not be the best of ideas.
Wednesday wasn't a good day for Jeter with the team's Triple-A team. At the plate he was 0-3 with one strikeout, but what is more troubling to the Yankees were his fielding troubles. Of the seven plays that came his way he committed a throwing error and mishandled a flip that allowed a run to score.
It wasn't just Wednesday where he struggled either. So far he is 1-9 at the plate with four walks and two strikeouts. His play...