DEREK JETER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yankees look to build off series win over Red Sox

After a horrible outing in his last start, Ivan Nova allowed just two earned runs in 7 1/3 innings while leading the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night to secure a 3-1 series win over the defending champs. As usual, the first meeting between these two historic rivals wasn’t without controversy, and with Thursday’s incident involving Michael...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Derek Jeter sits Sunday with quad tightness, could play Tuesday

The New York Yankees' injury list is starting to look a little bit like last year's. Mark Teixeira is already on the disabled list (along with Brendan Ryan and David Robertson), and now Derek Jeter is sitting out his second straight game with quad tightness, one of the injuries that disabled him for much of the second half last year.MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Girardi on resting Jeter: 'I wasn't hired to put on a farewell tour'

It was set up as the perfect day for Yankees fans Saturday afternoon. Sun drenched seats, the Boston Red Sox in town and a chance to see Derek Jeter play during the last season of his career.Scratch that.The Yankees captain didn't play at all in the 7-4 victory over the Bombers' rivals and manager Joe Girardi made no apologies for disappointing the revved-up fans.Girardi...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi: I wasn't hired to give Derek Jeter's farewell tour

Joe Girardi is not responsible for making sure Derek Jeter's final season goes over smoothly with fans.On Saturday, the Yankees skipper gave his shortstop the day off against the rival Red Sox, much to the disappointment of fans who filed into Yankee Stadium to watch him play.While Girardi understands that fans came to see Jeter, he says his main priority is to keep Jeter healthy...
Via Bush League Chronicle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi: ‘I Wasn’t Hired To Put On A Farewell Tour’ For Derek Jeter

NEW YORK — Yankees manager Joe Girardi probably angered some fans Saturday by sitting Derek Jeter. So be it. Girardi decided to rest Jeter as the Red Sox and Yankees played a day game after a night game at Yankee Stadium. Girardi said before Saturday’s contest he realizes sitting Jeter for home games might be an unpopular decision given that this season marks the shortstop...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

(PHOTO) Derek Jeter Retirement Barf Bag

The GuruContributing Writer Sick of the Derek Jeter retirement tour already? Reach for the "Jeter Retirement Barf Bag."The bag reads:DIRECTIONS Should the sappy and sycophantic musings of Kay, Waldman, Sterling, Francesa, et al regarding the impending retirement of Derek Jeter induce vomiting, open bag rapidly and insert stomach contents. WARNING! Repeated exposure to video...
Via RedSoxLife
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter 'tries' to field a grounder to his left

It’s been well known for a while that Derek Jeter is shaky in the field, but things are really bad now that he is 39 years old. In the first inning of Tuesday’s Baltimore Orioles-New York Yankees game, Delmon Young, who was batting as Baltimore’s two-hitter, hit like a 50 chopper to shortstop. Jeter was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter won’t allow grown ass woman get souvenir ball meant for little kid (video)

Derek Jeter, the class act that he is, prevented a grown ass woman from snagging a souvenir ball that the New York Yankees captain specifically wanted to give to a little kid holding a Jeter sign. Watch as Jeter strolls over to the seats at Minute Maid Park during New York’s game against the Houston […] The post Derek Jeter won’t allow grown ass woman get souvenir ball meant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  1 Comment

Derek Jeter makes sure kid gets souvenir ball, not woman

Derek Jeter went out of his way to ensure that the proper fan got a ball from him on Thursday, and he literally had to battle an adult fan just to do it. Jeter began directing the fan and trying to point, but there were so many fans in the area clamoring for a ball […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  1 Comment

Derek Jeter caught off guard by timing of Astros' dugout salute

In the first inning of the New York Yankees game against the Houston Astros Wednesday night, the home team showed their appreciation for retiring  Derek Jeter with a rare but sincere gesture — exiting the dugout for a standing ovation.It happened during Jeter's at-bat with one out in the first inning, when he walked to the plate and was receiving a nice welcome from the Astros...
Via The Other Paper
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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