Found September 13, 2012 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
The New York Yankeeslive to see another day in first place. Granderson holding a hot bat. The Bombers beat the Red Sox, 5-4 but remain tied with the Baltimore Orioles who just won’t lose as they beat the Tampa Bay Rays in walk-off fashion last night. But hey, it wouldn’t be a 2012 Yankees win without some bumps and bruises along the way. -       Robinson Cano’s was wrist but he says he is fine. -       Arod football tackling Red Sox 1B James Loney but reminded him of his football days in High School. -       Derek Jeter has to leave the game in the eighth inning as he re-aggravated a bone bruise on his left ankle but, as usual he did try to stay in the game. Now watching the Captain run out a grounder at first base only to limp in pain and bend over in pain sent chills all over Yankee Universe. Jeter is one of the primary reasons, along with Soriano and Kuroda, that the Yankees are still even alive right now. The 38-year old Captain has been a multi-hit machine this season and the Yank

Jeter ties Mays for 10th all-time in hits

With a single in the seventh inning in a game against the Red Sox, Yankees captain Derek Jeter tied Willie Mays on the all-time hits list with his 3,283rd career hit.

Jeter: "I'm Playing"

From Dan Martin: Derek Jeter called the bone bruise in his left ankle a “non-issue” last week at Tampa Bay. That’s more difficult to believe now since he was forced to leave last night’s 5-4 win over the Red Sox after aggravating the injury in the eighth inning. Still, the shortstop said he would be back in the lineup tonight at Fenway Park. “I don’t talk about...

Joe Girardi Prevents Derek Jeter from Reentering Game After Re-injuring Ankle (Video)

The Yankees are already looking ahead to October. After Derek Jeter came up lame after lunging for first base, Joe Girardi made the decision to remove him from the game. Jeter reinjured a left ankle bone bruise while trying to beat out a single on Wednesday night. The Yankees will need their captain if they hope to play well into October. Jeter's had a resurgence this season...

Jeter in Yankees' lineup as designated hitter

Derek Jeter is set to serve as the designated hitter and bat leadoff in the New York Yankees' lineup for the second straight day after injuring his left ankle trying to beat out a grounder against Boston. Manager Joe Girardi said Friday that he thinks it's an injury that the 38-year-old Jeter will have to deal with the remainder of the season. Typical for Jeter, he refused...

Derek Jeter Has Thanked the Good Lord for Making Him a Yankee, But That's Just Because He Liked Baseball

Not all Yankees fans follow their team because of its many wins, the club's legendary history or, you know, the 27 world championships. Some New York fans, believe it or not, are less about the bravado of victory and more about the sentiment that goes into the game. They grew up watching the game with their grandparents, their middle name came from Babe Ruth, or the only time...

Jeter insists he'll play through ankle discomfort

Derek Jeter limped off the field in the eighth inning of the New York Yankees' 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, jamming his already bruised left ankle while trying to run out a double play ball. Manager Joe Girardi didn't listen to Jeter's plea to stay in the game, ordering his shortstop to retreat to the clubhouse and ice his ankle. However, Girardi...

Derek Jeter Remains Hot, Hopes to Lift Slumping Yankees Over Red Sox

Editor's note: The temperature gauge is a Bill James-created statistic that measures how hot or cold hitters are. We will spotlight Red Sox and opposing team temperatures on game days. On July 18th, up ten games on the Baltimore Orioles, it seemed that the New York Yankees had all but locked up another American League East title. Apparently somebody forgot to tell that to Buck...

Derek Jeter moves into sole possession of 10th place on all-time hits list

    With a single in the seventh inning last night Derek Jeter moved into a tie with Willie Mays for tenth place on MLB’s all-time hit list at 3,283. The Yankees captain bettered the Say Hey Kid this evening in his third plate appearance against Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price, who surrendered Jeter’s [...]

Alex Rodriguez Gets Caught Off Guard By Robinson Cano's Quasi-Man Hug (Video)

Robinson Cano has been known to be a jokester. It's very rare to find the Yankees second baseman without a smile on his face. During New York's three-game series at Fenway Park, the cameras caught Cano cheesing and messing around with Alex Rodriguez. The slugger surprised Rodriguez from behind in the middle of the game, giving him a quasi-man hug in the Yankees dugout. The...

Tom Brady May Have Cried When Thinking About Close Call in Draft, But Derek Jeter Never Let It Cross His Mind

One of the great unanswerable questions in sports is: What if? What if Wally Pipp hadn't come out of that game, and the kid Lou Gehrig hadn't stepped in at first? What if the Red Sox hadn't taken a chance on the major league managing bust that was Terry Francona? What if the referees in Oakland on that snowy day hadn't reinterpreted their definition of "tuck...

Robinson Cano Trolls Alex Rodriguez, Scares The Crap Out Of Him

Alex Rodriguez freaked out a bit when Robinson Cano put his arm around him, apparently thinking Andruw Jones had somehow detached his right arm and draped the zombie limb over him. Perhaps the best part though is near the end of the GIF when A-Rod is looking directly at Cano and still flinches when Cano ...

Umpire takes liner to knee, still makes call

An umpire's quick decision can be the difference between an extra base hit and an out, but sometimes the result is because he can't move fast enough. New York Yankees batter Eduardo Nunez found that out Friday night after he was robbed of a double during the fifth-inning of the Yankees-Rays game when he laced a blistering line drive into the third base ump. Third base umpire...

Yankees Game 143 Lineup: 09/13/12

Phil Hughes is on the mound for the Yankees tonight in the rubber match against the Boston Red Sox. In his last outing against the Baltimore Orioles, Hughes tossed six innings, allowing three runs (2 earned) on six hits while striking out five for the win. Derek Jeter is tonight’s designated hitter. Left-hander Felix Doubront (10-8, 5.21 ERA) is on the mound for the Red Sox. New...

Sox' Punchless Offense Drops Another One

All Phil Hughes needed was a sacrifice fly by Andruw Jones and an RBI single by Derek Jeter as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox 2-0 at Fenway Park.Felix Doubront (pictured) took the loss. He pitched into the 7th inning, charged with both New York runs on 4 hits and 5 walks.For New York, it was their first back-to-back win in a month.

Handicapping the AL MVP Race

In most seasons, there is at least some debate when it comes to the MVP award. How can there not be? The name itself inspires debate. Which team got further because of the contributions of one player? Well, in 2012 there can be no doubt who the MVP should be. The battle for second might be a little more interesting, but then again most people don’t care about who comes...
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