Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 7/28/13

Maybe this return from injury is going to stick a little bit better than the last. When Derek Jeter played in his first and only game before today, his first at bat wasn’t incredibly dramatic. He did hit a little dribbler that he legged out for a base hit. Following the game, he went on the DL because of a quad strain. Today, Jeter returned from his second DL stint of the season gave the Yankees fans a thrill, something they are in desperate need of as the season continues to unravel. His first at bat and the first pitch he saw was what we typically expect of the Captain: The guy seems to always give us a moment, doesn’t he? Phil Hughes did his best to ruin it by giving up a 3-run homer, but newly returned Yankee Alfonso Soriano followed that up by giving the Yanks the lead back.

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