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NEW YORK — Derek Jeter was back at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, still not sure when he’ll play there next.
The New York captain relocated his rehab from Tampa, Fla., to the Bronx for a couple of days as he recovers from his broken left ankle. He said before Saturday’s game against the Rays that he wanted to “break it up” and be around the team.
He took batting practice and grounders from his spot at shortstop with his teammates Saturday. Jeter is doing everything but running outside. He isn’t certain when he’ll start that last step.
“I would assume in the next couple days,” he said.
Jeter is expected back sometime after the All-Star break in mid-July.
“Everything’s been going as good as it can go up to this point,” he said.
Jeter hasn’t played this season after breaking his ankle in the ALCS opener Oct. 13. After surgery, he played just five spring training games because of soreness. A new break was discovered April 18.
He took on-field BP for the first time...
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ANew York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hopes to start running and sprinting in the next few days as he continues his rehabilitation from a broken left ankle. Jeter had been rehabbing at the Yankees’ minor league complex in Tampa but decided to join the team in the Bronx on
Zoilo Almonte – courtesy of MILB.com.
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CC takes the hill for the Yankees this afternoon.
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New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told
reporters – including Mark Feinsand of The New York Daily News – that center
fielder Curtis Granderson had the pin removed from his broken left hand
Following the procedure, Granderson is now slated to do a
strengthening program for a week or so before he picks up a bat. He’ll then
have to go through...
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Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...
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