By Sweeny Murti
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This week’s news that Derek Jeter will be out until at least the All-Star break is a sobering blow. All winter we believed that he would be ready — if not for Opening Day then shortly thereafter. But this latest setback calls into question what kind of player the Yankees will be getting back when the captain makes his return.
Captain. That word gets thrown around a lot. It’s a title that Jeter has officially held for almost 10 years. But what does it mean to be missing the captain from this Yankees clubhouse? Mariano Rivera told us on Friday: