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Are the Yankees retiring Derek Jeter’s number on Sunday?

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Earlier this evening, there was a rumor Derek Jeter's No. 2 was going to be retired during "Derek Jeter Day", a ceremony being held for the retiring captain before Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals. However, retiring Jeter's number doesn't seem to be in the upcoming plans. Yankees director of media Jason Zillo recently released a statement, ...

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Frustrations boil over in 9-4 loss to Red Sox

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Tensions ran high during this Yankees/Red Sox game. Shane Greene didn't make it through three innings. Brett Gardner didn't make it through five. In the end, the Yankees succumbed to the Red Sox in a frustrating 9-4 loss at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees got on the board in the third inning ...

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Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

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This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

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Yankees prepare for their series against the Red Sox

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Tonight begins a crucial series for the Yankees as they face the Boston Red Sox in a three game set at Yankee Stadium, but before we get into the Red Sox series, let's talk about the ground the Yankees gained while they were idle on Labor Day (which I still found rather odd, considering the ...

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Derek Jeter ends up on the cover of ‘The New Yorker’

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Throughout the years, Derek Jeter has been on the cover of multiple magazines, from GQ to Sports Illustrated. However, Jeter made it on the cover of The New Yorker and the fan-art was done by a Red Sox Fan! Mark Ulriksen painted a portrait of Jeter tipping his cap to the crowd in Babe Ruth fashion, but he admitted ...

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With September here, Derek Jeter’s final game crawls closer

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September 1st is usually a bittersweet moment during a Major League Baseball season, especially for a team that faces uncertainty on whether they'll enter the postseason or not. However, this year, September 1st will be more of a reality than a bittersweet moment. But why is September 1st such a bittersweet moment? Just like last year when ...

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Eight-run third inning sends Yankees to 8-4 victory over Tigers

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The Yankees had by far their best inning of the season where they scored eight runs in the third inning against David Price and the Detroit Tigers. Those eight runs were just enough to give the Yankees a 8-4 victory at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan The Yankees scored all their runs in the third on ...

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Brett Gardner’s back (but he’s hitting 8th in the order)

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Let's start with the good news and then we'll go to the bad news. Good News: Brett Gardner is back in the Yankees lineup. Bad News: Brett Gardner is hitting eighth in the order. Is Joe Girardi going to stick with Gardner lower in the order and Jacoby Ellsbury in the lead-off spot? The answer is...no. See, Girardi's lineup is ...

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