Found April 19, 2012 on Fox Sports:
It was before the Yankees' second game of the season -- just 24 hours into their reconnaissance mission against the Rays (which, by the way, ended in a disastrous sweep). Derek Jeter took one look at the lineup card and saw he'd been busted down a rank to DH for the day. Jeter never said a word about the enforced rest, but the expression on his face required no forensic analysis. "You think Derek is happy about this?" one member of the organization asked rhetorically. He didn't wait for an answer. Jeter, who turns 38 in June, has much to prove to the world, including his manager Joe Girardi, about his durability as an everyday shortstop. The captain isn't interested in scaling back to 125-30 games a year. He wants no part of the rotation at DH, even if it creates room for an extra right-handed hitter when the Yankees face a lefty. Jeter still thinks he belongs on the field 150 times a summer, and if you think that's delusional, consider what a confid...

Jeter's bachelor pad on the market

The Yankees shortstop's 5,425 square-foot penthouse on the 88th floor at Trump World Tower in Manhattan is again on the market for the princely sum of $17.95 million.

Inside Look At Derek Jeter’s 18 Million Dollar New York Bachelor Pad

TweetThe NY Post landed an exclusive look at Derek Jeter’s 18 million dollar, jaw dropping, New York bachelor pad and it will make you jealous.  The New York Yankee shortstop has new digs and they are on the 88th-floor penthouse at the top of the Trump World Tower at UN Plaza. The penthouse has a mere 5,425-square-foot and features 360-degree views of Manhattan, four bedrooms...

Where Does Derek Jeter’s Ascent Up the Hit Chart Take Him?

One of the early surprises of the season is the offensive output of Derek Jeter. Going into tonight’s matchup against Minnesota, Jeter is hitting a robust .366 with 2 HRs and 6 RBI. The slow bat that turned him into a below league average hitter the last couple of years has disappeared. I was ready to see him get his 3,000th hit and start the countdown of when his contract...

Derek Jeter's $18M Manhattan bachelor pad on the market

Here's the closest most people will ever get to seeing the inside of Derek Jeter's swinging East Side Manhattan bachelor pad— unless you're a window washer or a single lady. It's a peak at a never-before-seen look inside the New York Yankees shortstop's incredible 88th-floor penthouse atop Trump World Tower at UN Plaza next to the East River according to The...

Derek Jeter puts his New York bachelor pad on the market for $18 million

  Yankees superstar, Derek Jeter is putting his New York Trump Towers bachelor pad on the market. The penthouse is on the 88th floor and is 5,425-square feet with a 360 degree view of NYC. Other features include; ultra-suede wallpaper for the 16-foot-high walls. A pool table, a poker table that seats eight, a dining-room table [...]

That's Doctor Derek Jeter to you

Siena College will award Derek Jeter a Doctor of Humane Letters at its commencement ceremony May 13 at the Times Union Center in Albany. DJ is being honored for his Turn 2 Foundation's charity work... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

5 MLB Players Who Lived Up to $100 Million Contracts

The $100 million club in Major League Baseball is certainly one of exclusivity—only 35 players in total have surpassed that salary mark since starting pitcher Kevin Brown first crossed that threshold in 1999. However, the signing of a nine-figure contract hasn’t exactly proved to be beneficial and certainly hasn’t guaranteed future success. Just who are the top five players...

The 'Small sample size' song for every MSM writer who's had a deadline and crapped out a column

Think 'Derek Jeter hasn't lifted one out of the infield all spring, Joel Sherman. Or 'Tiger Woods is XYZ,' Mark Cannizzaro. Lather, rinse, repeat. Every time you check your email, think -- gotta... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Tonight's Yankees Lineup & Other News

Derek Jeter DH Nick Swisher 1B Robinson Cano 2B Alex Rodriguez 3B Andruw Jones RF Curtis Granderson CF Eduardo Nunez SS Brett Gardner LF Chris Stewart C CC Sabathia LHP - Teixeira will sit due to flu-like symptoms. - Just a normal off day for Russell Martin, who is currently hitting .160 after going hitless in his last 9 ABs. Seems like he could use the day, no?...

Bard to Get Start Against Yankees

This strikes me as a good call. @PeteAbeValentine just said that Bard will start on Sunday against the Yankees. #RedSoxThere had been talk of starting Lester, given the off day today, but Bard improved dramatically in his second start, whereas Lester had his first bad outing in his third start and could probably use a day off.The Yankees, by the way, are not exactly running away...
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