Originally written on Overtime  |  Last updated 10/30/14
So the Captain had returned to the Bronx after another delay after the original delay in the expected return date to the Bronx. In his first at-bat he swung at the first pitch only to have the ball roll down the third-base line slowly enough to allow himself to reach on an infield single. It will look as good as a line drive in the box score, but Jeter clearly showed that he still had a limp in his step. Despite that Jeter was seen running, during a pitch, towards second base in an attempt to steal which was surprising. He finished the day by going 1-4 with a run scored along with a run batted in. But the bigger news may have been that he had to leave the game in the eighth inning due to a Grade 1 quad strain. I do think he was rushed back – as the night before he was playing an evening game at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Not sure who exactly it was between Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman, but one of them suggested to bring Jeter back for the afternoon matinee against Kansas City ...
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