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Derek Jeter’s Quad Keeps Yankees SS Out of Lineup Vs. Red Sox on Sunday Night
April 13th, 2014 at 6:52 PM
Derek Jeter is the king of this. #TheJumpThrow pic.twitter.com/btZ6MrUwuM — Baseball Life™ (@BaseballLords) April 13, 2014 Derek Jeter will be out of the lineup on Sunday night as the New York Yankees prepare to take on the Boston Red Sox in the final game of the four-game set at Yankee Stadium. According to...

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter Collects Career Hit 3,320 for Eighth on All Time Hit List
April 6th, 2014 at 10:23 PM
Derek Jeter moved into eighth place on the all time hit list on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays. Batting in the third inning in Toronto, Jeter singled off of Toronto starter Drew Hutchison. That hit gave Jeter 3,319 for his career and tied him with Hall Of Famer, Paul Molitor....

Derek Jeter Gives Ball to Yankees Fan at Minute Maid Park; Astros Fan Unsuccessfully Tries to Take Ball Away
April 4th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
After the end of the seventh inning of last night's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees, Derek Jeter saw a certain fan that he wanted to give a free souvenir to in the stands. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter noticed a girl in the stands with a Yankees shirt and hat on...

Houston Astros Pick Strange Time to Give Derek Jeter Standing Ovation
April 2nd, 2014 at 8:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the first inning of the second game of the MLB season, the Houston Astros showed their appreciation for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in an unprecedented fashion. Before his at-bat with one out in the first frame, Jeter walked to the plate and received a warm welcome from the...

Houston Astros Selling Derek Jeter, New York Yankees Gear at Minute Maid Park
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:13 PM
In what amounts to a hilarious sight for any kind of baseball fan or businessman there is, it looks as though the Houston Astros are selling Derek Jeter shirts to capitalize on the New York Yankees shortstop's final season in Major League Baseball. Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle tweeted the...

Philadephia Phillies, Texas Rangers Could Again Be Interested in Yankees INF Eduardo Nunez: Report
April 2nd, 2014 at 2:22 PM
Eduardo Nunez's time in the Bronx finally hit it's expiration date when he was designated for assignment to make room for Yangervis Solarte on the 40-man roster and taking his place as the Yankees super utility infielder on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** With Nunez DFA'ed, the Yankees have 10 days to either trade,...

All Systems Go: New York Yankees Take on Houston Astros as Derek Jeter Eyes Final Season Opener
April 1st, 2014 at 4:57 PM
In 1992 the Houston Astros owned the first pick in the Major League Draft. Houston scout and Hall of Famer, Hal Newhouser told Astros management, they must pick Derek Jeter with the first pick or they would be making a huge mistake. The Astros decided to not listen to Newhouser's warning and...

New York Yankees Infielders Yangervis Solarte and Dean Anna Make Roster; SS Eduardo Nunez Sent Down
March 30th, 2014 at 12:42 AM
With infield depth a major concern this season, the New York Yankees are looking within for answers. The Yanks announced on Saturday that rookies Dean Anna and Yangervis Solarte have made the major league roster. The resulting promotion of the two youngsters meant the demotion of veteran shortstop, Eduardo Nunez. ***PHOTO1*** Nunez 26, was signed...

Captain Comeback: New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter Shakes Off Spring Woes
March 28th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
In a season of change for the New York Yankees, one thing has stayed the same. In fact, it has stayed the same for the past 20 seasons, Derek Jeter playing shortstop. Although this will be his final campaign for the Yankees, Jeter is starting to round into form after...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 18 Abiatal Avelino
March 17th, 2014 at 1:36 PM
Will the next Derek Jeter please stand up? Abiatal Avelino may eventually be the long term option at shortstop for the New York Yankees. The Yankees have quite a few intriguing options in the low minors of the organization, but Avelino stands out as one of the possibilities of the future. New...

The New York Yankees are not Worried About SS Derek Jeter’s Sluggish Spring
March 14th, 2014 at 10:50 AM
When New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter announced his plans to retire, it took many people by surprise. The fact that he made the move before the season started, startled many people. Jeter's last season has been the main focus of the Yankees Spring Training down in Tampa. Only playing in...

Ticket Prices for Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium Skyrocket to $244,202; StubHub to Charge Violators
March 5th, 2014 at 11:53 PM
When New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter announced his retirement on February 13th, the result sent shock waves throughout Major League Baseball. A lot of people were surprised by Jeter's abrupt announcement, especially fans. Many realized that this would be their last chance to see the Captain play. Fans first...

Toronto Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes Shoots Down Rumors That He Will Replace His Idol: New York Yankee Derek Jeter
March 4th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
When Derek Jeter announced his retirement plans last month it created a void in the Yankee infield for the 2015 season. Replacing the legendary Captain will not be an easy task. There have been many rumors on which way the Yanks will go. From Troy Tulowitzki to Stephen Drew to Cuban...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Hopes to One Day Become an MLB Owner; Run Team Like George Steinbrenner Ran the Yankees
February 27th, 2014 at 9:21 AM
People have wondered what Derek Jeter's plans are after he retires from baseball and the New York Yankees following the 2014 season. Would he want to coach or manage? Would he simply ride off into the sunset and go home and rest? Not quite. As it turns out, Jeter is interested...

New York Yankees Pass on Cuban SS Aledmys Diaz; Won’t Sign Him to Be Derek Jeter’s Heir
February 24th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Last week, the New York Yankees brought in Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz in for a workout at their spring training complex at Steinbrenner Field to see if they would have interest in him being the next shortstop on the team once Derek Jeter retires after the season. Turns out, the Yankees...

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki Addresses Rumors of Replacing Derek Jeter for New York Yankees in 2015
February 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 AM
Between now, the start of spring training and the end of the 2014 season, the talk of who will take over for Derek Jeter at shortstop will simply not die down until they find an actual replacement. Brendan Ryan is on the roster and he desperately wants to be the heir...

New York Yankees One of Seven Teams Interested in Cuban SS Aledmys Diaz
February 20th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
Ever since the news broke that New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter was going to retire from Major League Baseball following the 2014 season, everyone has wondered who could take over as the team's shortstop in 2015. ***VIDEO1*** Names like Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Troy Tulowitzki among others have been...

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter: I Still Have a Season to Play in 2014
February 19th, 2014 at 9:13 PM
Derek Jeter's addressed his decision to retire at the end of the 2014 season for the first time today. Jeter commented on his retirement but reiterated that he "still has a season to play". Jeter talked with the press in Tampa as the first day of Spring Training kicked off. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter...

New York Yankees Made Offer to Stephen Drew Earlier in Offseason
February 18th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
Currently, there are four teams interested in Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew; two of which are the Red Sox and the New York Mets and the other two teams identities remain unknown. One of those teams as we know is not the New York Yankees. The Yankees are sticking to...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Welcomes Pitchers and Catchers for First Spring Training Workout
February 15th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
In a season that is all about change, the new look New York Yankees started the introduction process on Saturday in Tampa. With Masahiro Tanaka and Brian McCann taking part in the first team workouts of the spring, the hand shakes and introductions began. ***PHOTO1*** And in a few days Carlos Beltran, Jacoby...