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The New York Yankees will soon have their captain back. After playing just five games this season thanks to a myriad of injuries, Derek Jeter is nearing yet another return to the active roster. He is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment in Scranton today. Andy Mcullough of the New Jersey Star Ledger covered it last night:
Derek Jeter will go to Scranton and play five innings tomorrow.
— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughSL) August 21, 2013
Jeter has been on the DL since the beginning of August with a strained calf. That injury came almost immediately following a strained quad. And of course, the quad injury immediately came after Jeter's return from a fractured ankle. It's been a rough year for the long-time Yankees' shortstop to say the least.
The Yankees are just 6.5 games back in the American League East, so they are far from out of it. Jeter's eventual return could help them formally right the ship and truly compete down the stretch. It's been a three-way race most of the season the AL East. The Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox, and Baltimore Oriole have all been battling it out for playoff positioning. Now, the Yankees can insert themselves into the conversation.
Jeter has not played enough this season to be able to judge what level of production can be expected. He's come back from quad and calf strains before in his career. But he's never had to come back from a severely fractured ankle. That will be the big question mark when Jeter returns and can play more than five games.
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Derek Jeter will take a big step in his rehab process, as he will play for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Thursday, according to Andy McCullough of the Newark Star Ledger.
Jeter, 39, is slated to play five innings in the field tomorrow night in order to test out his right calf which he strained on August 2. The Yankees have said that Jeter will likely play at least two games...
Derek Jeter will participate in his second simulated game today for the Yankees, but will incorporate running the bases for the first time since he was sidelined earlier this month with a calf-strain.
Manager Joe Girardi will not reveal what the plan moving forward is for the 39-year-old captain and did not confirm or deny if he’ll be ready for this weekend’s series against the...
Looking around Major League Baseball, there are Hall of Famers playing right now. Some players like Derek Jeter, Ichiro Suzuki and Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees or Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels are 100% locks. There are some who are putting the finishing touches or are in the midst of a rough draft right now for their speech in Cooperstown. Others, meanwhile, may...
Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter, who has been on the disabled list since August 3 with a calf strain, said he felt ready to return to the Yankees on Thursday. Instead he played in a rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He is schedule for another rehab game Friday and could be activated Saturday.
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Maybe the fourth time will be the charm.
Derek Jeter’s latest comeback attempt moved forward Tuesday when he played a second simulated game in as many days in Tampa.
He also ran the bases for the first time since suffering a strained right calf the latest setback in his injury-riddled season.
“Everything was good so we’ll see how everything is [Wednesday]” Yankees manager...
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter successfully ran the bases yesterday, a huge hurdle as he attempts to come back from a right calf injury. Running the bases at full speed is one of the final activities Jeter has to do before he's activated from the disabled list, meaning he could be set to rejoin the Yankees this weekend, according to Jim Baumbach of Newsday.
New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter was cleared to begin a rehab assignment on Thursday with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Jeter is recovering from a calf strain.
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The New York Post recently gave some New Yorkers a wide-ranging sex survey (warning: most of it is inappropriate), and one question compared Derek Jeter and Matt Harvey, two of the city’s biggest baseball stars. The Post simply asked who was hotter, and Jeter took the crown.
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Derek Jeter went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI in five innings Thursday night in his first rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre against Pawtucket as he comes back from a strained right calf.
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The Post surveyed more than 700 New Yorkers from the five boroughs and the metro area for their 2013 sex poll. Here's some highlights:
What’s the ideal point at which to have sex for the first time?
First date: 13%
Second date: 16%
Third date: 31%
Fourth date: 13%
Fifth date: 9%
Even longer: 18%
Have you ever faked an orgasm?
61% of men said yes, versus 62% of women...