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Derek Jeter has tightness in his quad

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When I saw the lineup for the Yankees and didn't spot Derek Jeter anywhere in the order, I knew something was wrong. Nothing was terribly wrong but Joe Girardi revealed Jeter had tightness in his quad, something Jeter has been battling with since Friday. With that, Girardi decided to give Jeter the day off even though there's ...

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Derek Jeter has scheduled day off

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If you were hoping to see Derek Jeter and today was the only game you were going to this season, then you'd be out of luck--Jeter is sitting out. Manager Joe Girardi understands fans want to see Jeter in his final season, but he also has to focus on Jeter's health and well being. "I have to ...

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MLB will not suspend Pineda but will talk to Yankees

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Well, it looks like the Michael Pineda pine tar story has one final chapter before we can put the story to rest. Joe Torre (who is the vice president of baseball), spoke to Brian Cashman and the Yankees earlier today regarding the pine tar issue from last night. Torre said Pineda will not be suspended and ...

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MLB, we have a problem: home plate rules aren’t clear

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Before the season started, Major League Baseball enforced the rule of a catcher being unable to block the plate to prevent injury. Although they enforced the rule, today's Yankees/Blue Jays game proved the rule wasn't entirely crystal clear. During the third inning of play, Francisco Cervelli tried to score from second base on a single by ...

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Derek Jeter honored in Houston for first stop of Farewell Tour

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We've seen this with Mariano Rivera and now we're going to see it with Derek Jeter. Last night, the Houston Astros honored Jeter in a two minute ceremony, giving him a cowboy hat, pinstriped cowboy boots and golf clubs. Jeter shook hands, watched an honorary video montage and got back to his routine before the ...

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Yankees unveil Opening Day lineup

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Joe Girardi announced the 2014 Opening Day Lineup during today's Yankees workout session and this is how it will look on tomorrow night's lineup card: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano DH Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B CC Sabathia P Just for kicks (and to make a comparison), here's last year's Opening Day lineup: Brett Gardner CF Eduardo Nunez SS Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 1B Vernon Wells LF Ben Francisco DH Ichiro ...

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Girardi explains Gardner hitting seventh in potential Opening Day lineup

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This was how the Yankees lineup shaped out today before the Spring Training finale was rained out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano RF Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B If you switch the positions between Beltran and Soriano, that would be your 2014 Opening Day Lineup. Now, before the season began, ...

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Let the “Farewell Jeter” tour begin!

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George M. Steinbrenner Field has been around since 1996--as a matter of fact, Derek Jeter was there for George M. Steinbrenner's Field first year as the Spring Training complex. So of course it's fitting (and a little sad) Derek Jeter starts by saying goodbye here in his final season as a New York Yankee. The Yankees ...

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