Found July 18, 2014 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: Derek Jeter
TEAMS: New York Yankees
“The only way for his [Derek Jeter's] career to end is in the postseason,” [Joe] Torre said Thursday at his Safe at Home Foundation at Sleepy Hollow Country Club.. “We’ll have to wait and see.”“He only has one thought,” Torre said of Jeter. “He’s playing to go to the playoffs."And you thought Joe's been around so long that he knew everything about baseball.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home

New York Yankees: Upgrade, not replace the captain

As Derek Jeter walked off Target Field at the top of the fourth in the All-Star game, a roaring crowd of 40,000+  people continuously cheered and saluted the Captain.  Imagine being him. Imagine being one of the most respected baseball players of all time. We all know Jeter is not replaceable. He is a one of a kind athlete whose humble, yet disciplined attitude makes him the perfect...

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2014 Fantasy Baseball: Best First-Half Hitter Values

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