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Keidel: Where Will Derek Jeter Hit No. 3,001?

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?


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Will Tonight Be The Night? Yankees’ Derek Jeter Just 2 Shy Of No. 3,000

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.


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In Front Of Rockin’ Yankee Stadium Crowd, Derek Jeter Pulls Closer To 3,000

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.


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George Brett On Derek Jeter: Tough To Get 3,000th Hit

“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.


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March To 3,000: Derek Jeter The Last Great Yankees Star To Celebrate

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.


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3000 And Beyond: All-Time Hits Leaders

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.


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MLB Ready To Deploy Marked Baseballs For Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit

After Derek Jeter reaches hit number 2,999, every time he steps to the plate, a new ball will be put into play.


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Sweeny: Derek Jeter Returns And So Do The Questions

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.


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Derek Jeter Set To Rejoin Yankees On Monday; First, A Stint With Trenton

Game on! Derek Jeter is just a weekend away from resuming his march to 3,000 hits.


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Yankees’ Derek Jeter Runs The Bases, Gives No Return Date

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has run the bases for the first time, a key step in his rehabilitation program for a strained right calf.


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Yankees’ Derek Jeter Starts Running Drills, On-Field Batting Practice

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter did not let a thunderstorm deter him from increasing his workouts on Monday.


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Running Program On Deck For Derek Jeter; No Return Date For Yankees Captain

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.


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Yankees’ Derek Jeter Still Sore; June 29 Return From DL In Doubt

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.


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Yankees’ Derek Jeter Throws For Third Straight Day

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.


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Keidel: Derek Jeter Is Mr. 3000

Why is Derek Jeter’s march toward 3,000 hits not getting New York nearly as juiced as we thought it would?