Found July 25, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
Derek Jeter is eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday but don’t look for him to be in the Yankees’ lineup against the Rays. Though Jeter has been making progress with his right quadriceps injury by doing more running and regularly taking batting practice and ground balls manager Joe Girardi said before Wednesday night’s 3-1 loss to the Rangers at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington that he isn’t optimistic about having Jeter play short or as the designated hitter. “I am not so sure we will see him Saturday’’ Girardi said before Jeter took batting practice worked out at short and tested the leg with short bursts of running in the outfield grass Wednesday. “You have got to be able to run at 100 percent without soreness or pain and make sure everything works.’’ Jeter hasn’t run the bases but Girardi said he could do that today or tomorrow at Yankee Stadium. “He is getting better and we will continue to evaluate every day’’ Girardi said. Jeter returned from two fractured bo

Jeter Update

From Mark Feinsand:Derek Jeter did hitting drills in the batting cage and fielded grounders Monday, moving one step closer to a return from the disabled list. Jeter was unsure whether he would be activated when he’s eligible Saturday, and while the Yankees seem skeptical that he’ll be ready by then, that remains the shortstop’s goal. “I’m going day-to-day, man,” Jeter...

Yankees' Derek Jeter takes BP, runs sprints

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter continues to target a Saturday return from the disabled list. He took another step toward that goal yesterday, taking batting practice on the field for the first time since hitting the DL as well as conducting roughly a half-dozen sprints, according to Bryan Hoch of Jeter indicated to reporters that yesterday's progress marked...

Jeter to rest sore leg for two days

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is giving shortstop Derek Jeter two games off to rest his sore right leg. Girardi says Jeter has been battling a calf injury. The manager doesn't know if the injury came about because of a strained right quadriceps that landed Jeter on the disabled list from July 12 until being activated last Sunday. Says Girardi: ''It's a concern of...

Yankees' Derek Jeter: No pain after running drills, Saturday return possible but not promised

For the first time since injuring his quad on July 11, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter performed full-speed running drills. Jeter ran before the Yankees' Thursday afternoon game with the Texas Rangers. He reported no pain afterward and implied that he cannot wait to get back into the lineup. In fact, he said that he wanted to and felt like he could play in Thursday afternoon...

Mets jab Jeter, A-Rod quad injuries

The official Twitter account of the New York Mets had some fun at the expense of the recent quad injuries suffered by Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter.

Yankees' Derek Jeter hopes to return Saturday, others skeptical

The New York Yankees have Curtis Granderson and Jayson Nix on the way back.  Both players are beginning minor league rehab assignments.  On top of that, the team could have Derek Jeter back as early as Saturday, but manager Joe Giardi is not so sure that will happen. Brian Hoch of says the next logical step for Jeter would be to prove he can run the bases pain free...

Derek Jeter could return to Yankees lineup on Sunday

Derek Jeter could come back to the New York Yankees on Sunday. Jeter has played just one game for the Yankees this season and is working to return from a quad injury. Before Friday’s game Jeter told reporters that he felt well enough to play. A doctor was expected to examine him early this evening, but no announcement was forthcoming immediately after he was checked out. He ran...

Jeter says he feels ready to play

Yankees captain Derek Jeter says he will be ready to play when eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday.

Yankees' Jeter could return Sunday

Shortstop Derek Jeter will play a simulated game Saturday and could return to the New York Yankees lineup Sunday, the New York Daily News reports.

Anonymous Yankee: Players are tired of the A-Rod ‘circus’

The New York Yankees are trying to climb back into the top of the American League East and make a run in the playoffs.  But the ongoing MLB investigation of third baseman Alex Rodriguez is making it hard. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, one Yankees player told the New York Daily News that the A-Rod investigation is becoming a distraction to 

Yankees' Derek Jeter swigning, fielding grounders, possible Saturday return

Could the New York Yankees finally get their #1 catalyst back in the lineup? If all goes as planned, it could happen this Saturday.'s Bryan Hoch and Adam Berry report that shortstop Derek Jeter resumed batting practice and fielding ground balls on Monday in hopes of returning to the lineup when eligible to come off the disabled list. Jeter is on the disabled list...

Jeter and Soriano hug it out at Yankee Stadium

After Friday's trade of Alfonso Soriano back to the Bronx was finalized, who was one of the first Yankees to hug it out with his old teammate? None other than the Captain himself —Derek Jeter. Soriano will be in the starting lineup Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. See, you can go home again. Reunited! The Captain and Soriano hug it out. pic.twitter...

Dennis Eckersley Says Dustin Pedroia Means to Red Sox What Derek Jeter Means to Yankees (Video)

As thrilled as Dustin Pedroia is to be staying in Boston long-term, the city is just as excited — if not more so — for the heart and soul of the Red Sox to sign his seven-year contract extension. Dennis Eckersley sat down with Tom Caron to discuss the second baseman’s reported new deal, and emphasized Pedroia’s importance to the team, on and off the field. Eckersley went...

Mets Appear to Tweak Yankees Via Twitter, Implore Fans to ‘Stretch Those Quads’ (Photo)

The Mets and Yankees don’t exactly have a heated rivalry, but nonetheless, one team dominates the town and the other is kind of a second-class citizen. So, perhaps it’s not surprising to see the Queens team take a potshot at its Bronx brother given the opportunity. It’s no secret that the Yankees have been beset by injuries this season, and lately it’s been the quadriceps...

Yankees YES Ratings down 39 Percent, SNY Mets viewers down 30%

You knew the Yankees 2013 ratings were bad. You knew that the Mets ratings were probably not that great either. But how bad? -39% for the Yanks. With [Alex] Rodriguez and fellow stars Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson all missing all or most of the season, YES has seen a 39 percent drop in viewership. This is despite the fact the patchwork team has remained competitive...
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