The Yankees were 14-4 while Derek Jeter was injured, and are 1-3 since he returned. Jeter, just two hits from 3,000, has gone 4-for-18 (.222) in those games. It brings to light the great debate: where does Jeter bat for the rest of his resplendent career?
Derek Jeter’s chase for 3,000 hits will continue for at least one more night. He’s ready for all the hype surrounding the accomplishment to die down.
Yankee Stadium was rocking and Derek Jeter kept swinging, from the first pitch to the final out. Eager to make history and put the hoopla behind him, Jeter quickly doubled for his 2,998th career hit. That was all he got Thursday night.
“That first at-bat will be a little tough,” the Hall of Fame third baseman, one of the 27 players in the 3,000 Hit Club Jeter is seeking to join, said of Thursday night’s Yankees game.
If you need another reason to get excited about Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit, remember the next Yankee to chase a record will be Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod is the anti-Jeter, a petulant player with tremendous skills who seems to play the game only for himself.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter continues his march to become only the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to reach the 3000-hit milestone. Here are the top 50 MLB leaders in hits.
After Derek Jeter reaches hit number 2,999, every time he steps to the plate, a new ball will be put into play.
Derek Jeter was back in the lineup Monday night and is once again on the verge of a milestone that seems to be more cause for concern than celebration.
Game on! Derek Jeter is just a weekend away from resuming his march to 3,000 hits.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has run the bases for the first time, a key step in his rehabilitation program for a strained right calf.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter did not let a thunderstorm deter him from increasing his workouts on Monday.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter could soon start a running program, a key step in his rehabilitation program for a strained right calf — and his march to 3,000 hits.
Derek Jeter may have to wait even longer before resuming his march to 3,000 hits. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Thursday that Jeter’s still sore from the strained right calf that landed him on the disabled list.
It’s good to be Derek Jeter. He hasn’t lost his leadoff job, Jose Reyes won’t be around to steal his position, and he’s on the mend from an injury that derailed his march to 3,000 hits.
Why is Derek Jeter’s march toward 3,000 hits not getting New York nearly as juiced as we thought it would?