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Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest:
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 will expire. Not only has he returned to form, but he is better than ever. Since the 2011 All-Star Break he’s hit .332. That is vintage Jeter, and the version that helped the Yankees win a World Series in 2009.
Now that questions of age and health have been put aside, how far up the hit ladder can Jeter climb? To date his total is 3,103. Some have speculated that Pete Rose and his 4,256 hits are not out of the question. Jeter has claimed in the past that he would like to play until he’s 43 -years old. If six seasons is all he has left, then it would take 192 hits a year to reach Rose’s magic number. Ironically, th...
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Most people would say that the New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter has it all, but they are wrong.
Ok, so Jeter is rich, handsome, dates hot brunettes, has enough World Series Championship rings for every finger on his right hand, Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and countless awards in just about everything.
Now, if you asked...
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will receive an honorary doctorate from Siena during its May 13 commencement.
Siena says it chose to give the degree to Jeter ''in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation.''
The honorary degree will be Jeter'...
Derek Jeter will receive an honorary degree from Siena next month.
The university is giving the New York Yankees superstar shortstop the honorary doctorate "in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation."
The Turn 2 Foundation promotes healthy lifestyles in children...
It will be a special moment at Siena University on May 13. That is their day of commencement and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will receive an honorary doctorate.
Siena says it chose to give the degree to Jeter "in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation...
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...
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Derek Jeter hit a three-run homer to extend his fast start and Ivan Nova won his 14th straight decision, leading the New York Yankees to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night.
Raul Ibanez added a titanic homer and Jeter also doubled during a four-run rally to help the Yankees take two of three in an early series between high-priced teams expected to challenge...
Derek Jeter smashed a three-run homer and Raul Ibanez hit a two-run blast as the host New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 11-5.Ibanez had three RBIs and Nick Swisher drove in two runs as the Yankees moved into a first-place tie in the American League East with the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays.Jeter’s opposite-field homer over the right-field fence make it...
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?...
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Minnesota Twins 7 — New York Yankees 3
Back-to-back home runs to open the game against former Yankee Carl Pavano...