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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees throws for the putout at first in the first inning during their game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on September 7, 2014. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Will Life Without Derek Be For The Yankees?

So as we mull over this year, let us also take a premature look at next year in anticipation of life without Jeter in 2015.

09/08/2014

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Likely To Offer GM Cashman A New Contract

It looks like it might be the status quo for the Yankees next season. As far as general manager Brian Cashman’s job goes, it appears the Steinbrenners will try to bring him back in 2015.

09/04/2014

Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ranking The 10 Most Disappointing Local Baseball Players Of 2014

The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.

09/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees hits a grandslam in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 23 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

08/29/2014

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees celebrtes after defeating the Chicago White Sox with teammate Jacoby Ellsbury #22 (L) and Brett Gardner #11 against the at Yankee Stadium on August 23, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Beltran Homers, Yankees Beat White Sox 5-3

Carlos Beltran gave the Yankees’ struggling offense a jolt with a home run in his return to the lineup, Martin Prado had another go-ahead hit and New York beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Saturday.

08/23/2014

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees looks on after the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on August 5, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tanaka Uses Most Of His Arsenal In 35-Pitch, Pain-Free Bullpen Session

Though the Yankees seem intent on finding ways to knock themselves out of the AL playoff races, Masahiro Tanaka looks determined to get back on the mound and try to help them this season.

08/20/2014

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hal Steinbrenner Sounds Off On Current Sorry State Of The Yankees

It was not quite said with his father’s famed intensity, but the message was the same. A Steinbrenner is not happy with the Yankees.

08/13/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Make No Mistake, The Yankees’ Once-Mighty Empire Is Crumbling

With 44 games remaining, the Yankees do not possess the fear-inducing aura of Bronx Bombers teams of recent vintage. And unless the front office changes its philosophy, it’s only going to get worse.

08/13/2014

Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 11, 2014. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Yankees Lose Ground In AL East, Fall Season-High 7 Games Back

Derek Jeter would hate to slip into retirement without one last foray into the postseason, yet with every defeat comes the realization that his final season could end before October.

08/12/2014

Chris Capuano #26 of the New York Yankees pitches in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Yankees Have Just 1 Hit After 2nd Inning, Get Clobbered By Orioles

Chris Davis hit a two-run homer after replacing an injured Manny Machado, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 11-3 Monday night to drop New York a season-high seven games out of first place.

08/12/2014

Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Beltran Hits Grand Slam, Yankees Cream Indians 10-6

Carlos Beltran hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees broke out to support improbable fill-in starter Esmil Rogers and beat the sloppy Cleveland Indians 10-6 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.

08/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: Pitcher Dellin Betances #68 of the New York Yankees wipes his face after being relieved in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on July 27, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Blue Jays defeated the Yankees 5-4.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Navarro, Blue Jays Top Yanks 5-4

Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied after wasting three leads to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday for their first series win in the Bronx in nearly two years.

07/27/2014

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki watches his third-inning three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays sail into the right field seats on July 25, 2014, in the Bronx. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Overcome Slow Start, Use Long Ball To Top Blue Jays

Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.

07/25/2014

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Beltran Breaks Nose In Batting Practice Mishap, Heads To DL

Beltran was injured when a ball caromed off the batting cage and hit him in the face. Beltran said following Wednesday night’s win that he has two broken bones in his nose.

07/10/2014

Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the Yankees' 7-4 win over Minnesota on July 3, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Big 7th Inning Lifts Yankees Past Twins

Carlos Beltran gave the foundering Yankees a jolt with a three-run homer Thursday night, lifting Masahiro Tanaka to his major league-leading 12th win.

07/03/2014

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