Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 8/6/13
Derek Jeter landed on the disabled list for the third time this season. They say that the third time is the charm, but this is baseball. You get three strikes. You get three outs. You get the idea. Since going down with a cringe-inducing ankle break in the 2012 American League Championship Series versus the Detroit Tigers, the Captain has been on a mission to rejoin the New York Yankees and right the listing ship.  He made it back on July 11 to single on the first pitch he saw this season – scoring a run and knocking in another as the Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals – before hitting the DL a second time with a quad injury. Upon his return July 28, he again hit the first pitch he saw, inside-outing a Matt Moore fastball into the right field seats at Yankee Stadium, as a cheering crowd stopped the game until he waved to them from the dugout steps.  That day, it was 2003 again, with Jeter and Alfonso Soriano combining to score four runs and drive in four, as the Yankees downed the ...
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