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Joe Girardi Loses It, Gets Ejected After Derek Jeter Hit With Pitch (Video)

It’s tough to be Joe Girardi these days, and frustrations boiled over for the New York Yankees manager on Tuesday. The Yankees are all but out of playoff contention, with their elimination number down to seven after losing their third straight on Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. That looks like it’s taking its toll on the Yankees’ skipper, as he lost control on Tuesday...
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Open Letter to Joe Girardi: It's payback time in Tampa; don't play Jeter tonight

Dear Joe,First off, one suggestion: A daily cocktail application of Zyprexa and Lamictal can ensure an effective "happy blanket" through rough periods. Feel free to experiment!Secondly, it's time for a little Florida sinkhole pushback.For months now, the wretched, mostly invisible fans of Tampa have hoarded and scalped tickets to tonight's Yankee game...

WATCH: Rays' Jeter tribute night gets chippy, benches clear

Derek Jeter added a few more gifts from the Tampa Bay Rays to his Farewell Tour collection Tuesday night. Before the game, the organization gave him a $16,000 donation to his Turn2 foundation, a Don Zimmer jersey, and a pinstriped kayak.Then in the eighth inning, Rays pitcher Steven Geltz chipped in with a fastball to Jeter's elbow.Your browser does not support iframes.Jeter...
Via The Other Paper
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Jeter has hard time paying a compliment to Tropicana Field

Derek Jeter met the press Monday — before playing his final series against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg — and got a little tongue-tied when trying to come up with a reason he might miss playing at Tropicana Field.  A reporter asked the Yankees shortstop, "Is there anything you're going to miss about playing here in the Trop?"After a pause, Jeter smiled...
Via The Other Paper
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Elderly Yankees fan gets attention of Derek Jeter in dugout, snaps photo (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. After a season filled with tributes, gifts and the like,, Derek Jeter’s “Retirement Tour Super-Happy Funtime Bonanza” is nearing its end. An elderly New York Yankees fan clearly recognizes this sad fact, so she went all out to get a photograph of the retiring superstar during one of his […] The post Elderly Yankees fan gets attention...
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Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Baltimore Orioles

Derek Jeter's team suffered a series opening loss in Tampa Bay last night. Before that, they lost a series finale in Baltimore.  The losses have become almost predictable, so much so that they are hardly news anymore. What is still news is Jeter's farewell tour.  The Orioles threw their hat into the ring on Sunday night.1. A US Navy Captain's hat.2. A bucket of jumbo...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees bench Derek Jeter

Things have hit rock bottom in the Bronx.  In what should be a celebratory month of Derek Jeter‘s career (and potential final postseason appearance), the New York Yankees are just about out of options to make the playoffs.  One last option was exercised today.  Bench Derek Jeter.  Not demote him out of the number two spot.  Not give him a day of rest.  Benched.  The American...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Is Getting His Own Air Jordan 1 Released This Weekend

As Derek Jeter is putting the finishing touches on an outstanding career, teams around the league have been giving Jeter gifts during his farewell tour. Jordan Brand also has a tribute of its own planned. What better way to celebrate the career of the Captain than by creating a Jeter Collection sneaker based on Jordan Brand’s most iconic sneaker of all-time, the Air Jordan 1?...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 greatest moments in Derek Jeter’s career

Although he would prefer it to happen in a subdued fashion, Derek Jeter isn’t going away quietly. His fans, and the only big league team he’s ever known, won’t let him. The praise—and subsequent gifts—given to the longtime Yankees shortstop has been over-the-top. And, no doubt, Jeter would be the first to admit that. However, it is most certainly deserved. Since donning...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter answers reporter's phone during presser

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter brought some laughs to his postgame press conference Sunday by answering a reporter's phone in the middle of Q&A.Jeter had a few phones placed in front of him as voice recorders as he was answering questions when one of them began buzzing. After wrapping up one of his answers, Jeter said "Someone's phone is ringing," then...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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