Yankees’ Derek Jeter Set To Have Injured Ankle Examined Next Week
TAMPA, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is set to have his injured ankle examined next week.
Jeter hasn’t played this season after breaking his left ankle in the playoffs last year and having surgery. He sustained another fracture during his rehabilitation, and isn’t expected back until after the All-Star break in mid-July.
Jeter moved his rehab program on Thursday from New York to the Yankees’ minor league complex in Tampa, Fla. He recently had been working out at Yankee Stadium.
The 13-time All-Star turns 39 this month. He will have a CT scan and be examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. The team captain says he hopes to be cleared to increase his baseball activities.
“Can’t do anything different until I see the doctor, so absolutely no news,” Jeter said. “I wish I could do more, but I can’t until I go to the doctor.”
Jeter batted .316 with 15 homers and 58 RBIs for New York in 2012.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Kinkaid Stops 26 Shots As Devils Beat Panthers 3-1
- Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. Named The Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie Of The Year
- Lundqvist, Nash Lift Rangers Over Hurricanes 4-1
- Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields Voted Into NFL Pro Football Hall Of Fame
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)