Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 40th home run and the Baltimore Orioles pushed Derek Jeter and the Yankees to the brink of playoff elimination, beating New York 5-4.
With his team coming off its first division title in 17 years, you’d think J.J. Hardy would have more important things to worry about. But the veteran shortstop was recently posed with a scenario he just couldn’t ignore.
Derek Jeter has had as close to perfect a career as a major leaguer can have. Still, five years from now, don’t expect the New York Yankees’ captain to be a unanimous selection to baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Last year, the manager sent Jeter and Andy Pettitte to the mound with two outs in the ninth inning of New York’s last game at Yankee Stadium to remove Mariano Rivera.
When Derek Jeter plays his final game at Yankee Stadium, Bob Sheppard will exit along with the New York Yankees’ captain.
I asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me…
Although Terry Collins has yet to post a winning record in any of his years at the helm, he can move into fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.
Derek Jeter began his final series at Yankee Stadium by breaking open the game with a two-run double, and he had three RBIs to lead the New York Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 Monday night.
The Yankees are enduring a hollow block of games before autumn puts a frosty lid on their 2014 coffin, but their house was oddly packed on Friday, like the subway cars churning behind the outfield walls every inning. We all know why.
If you were tasked with picking an all-time MLB lineup, what would it look like? What would be the parameters for selection?
It’s not hard to call up images of a 20-something Jeter and look back on his career. But for those who have spent time with him up close, they have a database that can’t be Googled.
Jose Bautista hit his eighth homer of the year against New York, Marcus Stroman pitched six gritty innings and the Toronto Blue Jays ended a season-worst six-game skid to beat the Yankees 6-3 Saturday and keep their faint playoff hopes alive.
Derek Jeter did it his way? When it comes to his final season, it was the wrong way, according to the fired-up “Loud Mouths” host.
Thanks to the Gatorade ad, we have one, last, touching glimpse of the great shortstop before he bids baseball a final adieu.
Derek Jeter began his final homestand for the New York Yankees with one more stroll around the bases. Jeter homered deep into the left-field seats against R.A. Dickey in the sixth inning.