Found July 25, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
Yankees captain Derek Jeter says he will be ready to play when eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday.

Jeter may not return to Yankees lineup Saturday

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...

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...

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. After rehabbing from a broken left ankle - an injury he suffered in the 2012 postseason and re-aggravated during spring training -- Jeter made his 2013 debut on July 11. However, he suffered a strained right quadriceps in that game...

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...

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 for Yankees Sunday from quad strain

The Yankees' plan with Derek Jeter is believed to be to give him one extra day to rest and activate him from the disabled list Sunday. That's the hope anyway. Jeter will play in a simulated game Saturday the day he was eligible to come off the disabled list and if all goes well Sunday will be the day. Jeter told writers before Friday's game that he felt well enough...

Yankees could activate Derek Jeter Sunday

New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is eligible to come off of the disabled list on Saturday, but it appears that he will wait one more day.'s David Wilson reports that Jeter will play a simulated game on Saturday to work on timing before returning to game action. The Yankees plan to activate Jeter for the series finale with the Rays on Sunday. NBC'...

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...

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 

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...

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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