Jeter ran the bases after putting the ball in play during simulated at-bats for the first time since a second break was found in his left ankle.
The Yankees said Monday that Rodriguez is scheduled to start Tuesday night for Single-A Charleston.
A day after his 39th birthday, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has taken another stride forward in his comeback from a broken left ankle by running outdoors for the first time in two months.
This is not how the Yankees were supposed to go to battle, using 41 players in the first 77 games.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he’s leaning toward putting Teixeira on the DL. Cashman spoke on a conference call on Monday, an off-day for New York before it hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers in a two-game series.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed hitting and fielding drills Friday for the first time since mid-April, a day after receiving medical clearance to increase his rehabilitation program for a broken left ankle.
Jeter and injured teammate Eduardo Nunez took grounders on the outfield grass Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. Jeter also continued playing catch.
Welcome back, Tex and Youk, but pay close attention to Sabathia. His season will give a much better indication of where the Yankees are heading.
Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.
University of Illinois trustees have agreed to a deal in which New York Yankees star Curtis Granderson will pay for most of a new baseball stadium at his alma mater, the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Jeter, who turns 39 next month, doesn’t want to put a timetable on his return. The Yankees have said he will be sidelined until after the All-Star break in mid-July.
Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were hitless Wednesday in their first minor-league rehab game, working their way back from injuries for a return to the New York Yankees.
The Yankees have placed Curtis Granderson on the disabled list after the outfielder broke a knuckle on his left hand on Friday.
Brett Gardner, Lyle Overbay and Jayson Nix each drove in two runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 on Friday night.
Indeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.