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Derek Jeter may not return to the New York Yankees until next month.
His replacement at shortstop, Eduardo Nunez, joined the team's long list of banged-up players after being hit by a pitch and is day to day.
''I was scared it was broken,'' Nunez said after Detroit beat New York 8-3 Friday. ''The pain hurt a lot.''
Yankees manager Joe Girardi doesn't expect Nunez to play Saturday at Detroit, but is relieved the injury isn't as serious as it seemed when it happened.
''They did X-rays and those were negative, so that's good news,'' he said.
Phil Hughes, meanwhile, is coming back to pitch for the Yankees sooner than expected. Hughes, who has been out with back pain, was expected to start Saturday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as of Friday morning. Later in the day, Hughes had his start shifted to Comerica Park for the second game of the Tigers series.
In the opener against the Tigers, Nunez was hit by a pitch fr...
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The New York Yankees are fresh off a disastrous spring.
As they move on, they are awaiting the return of their leader Derek Jeter who is still fighting with his ankle issue.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi stated on Friday that Jeter needs a full ”reset” before moving forward.
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Although there is no official timetable for his return, those within the organization are targeting May 1 as a possible return date for Derek Jeter, according to a story written by CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Heyman reports that the date is “optimistic” barring any setbacks.
Jeter, who experienced “stiffness” in his surgically repaired left ankle on March 19, has since been...
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Yankees skipper Joe Girardi maintains his belief that once Derek Jeter returns to the lineup, the superstar "will be an everyday player again."
Jon Heyman is reporting that Derek Jeter, Mark Texieira and Curtis Granderson could all be back by May 1st:Yankees people are mentioning May 1 as potentially the key date in their season. The team's medical people are suggesting, at least in behind-the-scenes conversations, that May 1 could be a target date for the return of three of their missing stars: Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira...
Derek Jeter has resumed fielding activities. The Yankees shortstop started the season on the disabled list but is hopeful to return by the beginning of next month.
Jeter took 40 grounders on Saturday at the Yankees training complex. He has already been cleared for hitting drills as well.
Eduardo Nunez has been playing shortstop for the Yankees in Jeter’s absence.
May 1 could be a big day for the New York Yankees, as they
are hoping to get shortstop Derek Jeter and first baseman Mark Teixeira back on
that date. Right-hander Hiroki Kuroda plans on returning well before then, as
the veteran is hopefully he’ll make his next scheduled start.
Teixeira told reporters – including Bryan Hoch of MLB.com –
that his goal is to...
The value of a Honus Wagner baseball card not only continues to hold its value, but it continues to improve. The Holy Grail of baseball cards, the 1909 T206 Wagner, sold at auction on Friday for $2.1 million. The card of 50-100 copies to believed to be in exsitence. The legend behind the card of one of baseball’s first superstars is that Wagner demanded his card removed from packaging...
New York Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez was hit by a pitch
in yesterday’s contest against the Detroit Tigers, forcing him to exit the
contest early. He’s since been diagnosed with a bruised right biceps, and he
won’t play today, according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York.
Following the game, Nunez told reporters that he was hit by
the pitch in the area...
Fans calling a toll-free phone number once used by the New York Yankees ticket office expecting to score some seats over their cell phones might be in for a real shock. Instead of getting Derek Jeter or CC Sabathia in a pre-recorded greeting, fans will be enticed by a woman's voice prompting them to a sex chat line.
A Google search for "Yankees box office phone number"...
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The analysts, experts, baseball fans, and maybe science itself don’t think the Yankees will be good this year. With the massacre of injuries and both an April starting lineup and starting rotation, with an average age of about only 33 years old (you’d think it would be higher, I know) and a couple of old guys, one would say the 27-time-Champion...
David Ortiz (achilles tendinitis): He will begin his rehab assignment this Monday, which will serve as the first hurdle on his road to recovery. He’s on track to return to the Red Sox lineup at the end of this month, so we’ll know more about his progress once he gets back to playing competitively again.
Mark Teixeira (torn right wrist tendon sheath): Reports surfaced today that...
Derek Jeter. Alex Rodriguez. Curtis Granderson. … Lyle Overbay?
These are not your grandfather’s Yankees of Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. In fact, these aren’t even your older brother’s Yankees, with the first three names on that list sitting on the disabled list in New York. This version is not at all what we’ve come to expect from the Bronx Bombers.
NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette...
I don't want to be negative. I really don't. But when the tire blows, the spare is missing, the cell phone doesn't work, and as you walk the dark and deserted road, it starts to sleet - well - don't you just want to - I don't know - do something crazy... like play Youkilis at shortstop?Yeah, that's right. It's as if you're telling God: "Screw...