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Derek Jeter has been the face of American baseball for nearly two decades. He plays the marquee position for the sport's flagship franchise. He has five World Series rings and a .308 postseason batting average. You name the category, he's the active leader -- championships, endorsements, tabloid ink spilled in the name of his dating life.
And when the call came to play for his country in the World Baseball Classic, he answered. Twice. Jeter batted a combined .347 in the 2006 and 2009 tournaments, which surprised no one. He wins at life, and he does it on merit.
But Jeter won't play for his country at this year's WBC, now barely more than six weeks away. He's still recovering from the broken ankle he suffered during last year's American League Championship Series. Otherwise, he would play -- particularly when considering his friend and mentor Joe Torre is managing Team USA.
In all likelihood, this was Jeter's last chance to play in the WBC. He faces eno...
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Doctors have cleared The Captain for workouts
Derek Jeter says he has been cleared to workout by doctors, according to sources. “I’ve got the OK to start,” said Jeter, the 38-year-old captain of the New York Yankees, at a launch party for his Turn 2 Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic. He added, “But I don’t start until next week or the week after, anyway. In terms...
Here's some more news on the injury front via CBS New York:Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he’s been cleared to start baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.
The 38-year-old team captain reiterated Wednesday that he is on track to be in New York’s starting lineup for the opener on April 1.
Jeter won’t take the field for workouts until later...
It looks like Derek Jeter's post-surgery rehabbing is coming along right on schedule and his offseason prediction that he expects to be ready for Opening day in the Bronx is not a forgone boast.
Tuesday, the New York Yankees shortstop was pictured for the first time without a special boot to protect his repaired left ankle that he fractured during the ALCS.
Jeter, who underwent...
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he's been cleared to start baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.
The 38-year-old team captain reiterated Wednesday that he is on track to be in New York's starting lineup for the opener on April 1.
Jeter won't take the field for workouts until later this month. The 13-time All-Star said that is his normal pre...
Derek Jeter hasn't done anything baseball-related since fracturing his ankle in the playoffs this past season. He has simply been rehabbing and strengthening his ankle. Now, though, he is ready to start participating in baseball activities and workouts.
According to an Associated Press report, Jeter has been cleared by doctors to participate in baseball drills but he...
Derek Jeter is progressing nicely in his recovery from left ankle surgery, and he's aiming for an Opening Day return to the New York Yankees' lineup. Speaking Wednesday to reporters at his charity golf tournament in Tampa, Jeter said he's received clearance to resume baseball activities, but that he normally doesn't start his offseason routine until late January...
Derek Jeter has been the face of American baseball for nearly two decades. When the World Baseball Classic (WBC) came knocking, he played not once…but twice. Jeter batted a combined .347 in the 2006 and 2009 tournaments.
Jeter will not play in this year’s WBC. It’s barely six weeks away, and he’s still recovering from a broken ankle. Otherwise, Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports...
By the end of last year’s postseason, the Yankees’ two biggest stars were battered and bruised. Now the rehabilitation of both Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez is going as planned, though you can expect to see the former on the diamond much sooner than the latter.
The Associated Press reports that Jeter, who broke his ankle in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series...
We're a long way from the days of the Rodriguez/Nomar/Jeter/Tejada days at shorstop, where offense was the primary focus of the position and defense took a bit of a back seat. In 2013, defense is becoming the main factor teams look for when choosing a shortstop, and as a result, the overall state of the position is a bit different than it was a few years ago. Hell, only eight...
DC's CFO and app developer Chuck gave us the idea to run FanPics posts this season to get you guys more involved in the site and help spread the word about DC and you responded with force...sending us great shots every week and leading us to our biggest year ever. Thank you to everyone who sent pics in all year. Here's one last batch from the 2012-13 bowl season.