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Watch as Derek Jeter discusses the big win over the Boston Red Sox and the performance by starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka
Now that Mark Teixeira is off the disabled list, the Yankees have six infielders, only one of whom is a clear backup. Teixeira is the everyday guy at first base, Derek Jeter is the starter (and Dean Anna the backup) at shortstop, and that leaves Kelly Johnson, Brian Roberts and Yangervis Solarte to split the […]The post Girardi: “Plenty of opportunities to play everybody” appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Yankees' manager Joe Girardi talks to the media about his decision to keep Jeter out of the lineup tonight and Teixeira getting healthy.
The Michael Kay Show talks with Barry Larkin about Derek Jeter and Francisco Cervelli injuries and his thoughts on the replay system.
Derek Jeter, Brian Roberts out as Francisco Cervelli also comes up hurt
39-year-old has tight right quadriceps
HOUSTON -- Known for being Mr. Cool under pressure, Derek Jeter was as nervous as a rookie on his final Opening Day. "To be honest with you, I was probably more nervous this year because I hadn’t played [a regular season game] in awhile,” said Jeter, who missed most of 2013 with a variety of injuries. Jeter said that he had anxiety in each and every one of his 16 Opening Days. “You have butterflies," Jeter said. They scattered quickly on the second pitch Jeter saw in 2014, a Scott Feldman 88-mph fastball, that nailed Jeter square in the wrist.
HOUSTON -- Derek Jeter could not have been any more matter of fact about his last Opening Day. "I can't tell you what tomorrow will be like until we get to tomorrow," Jeter, 39, said. "But I will assume it will be like every other Opening Day. I will try to treat it like every other Opening Day. Every Opening Day is special when you have butterflies and you have nerves. I think that is a good thing. I don't foresee this being any different." Jeter missed Opening Day in 2013 after he failed to fully recover from his broken ankle.
TAMPA — Derek Jeter has gone through rough stretches before, but he has never been approaching 40 and coming off a fractured left ankle and multiple related leg injuries that...
Derek Jeter was 0-for-3 in Sunday’s loss to Toronto, which sank his Grapefruit League batting average to .114. That is hardly reassuring for a 39-year-old player trying to come back from a season lost to various injuries, but Joe Girardi denied being concerned.