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Report: Gardner Moving In On Yankees’ Leadoff Spot

Does Brett Gardner have what it takes to usurp Derek Jeter as the Yankees’ leadoff man? According to the Daily News, there “continues to be a push from some inside the organization” for Gardner to take over the leadoff spot from the Yankees’ captain.


New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hits in the batting cage during a baseball spring training workout Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Yankees’ Jeter ‘Trying To Get Comfortable’ With New Stride

Derek Jeter will be doing extra work with hitting coach Kevin Long as the Yankees captain adjusts to a change in his stride at the plate. “I’ve got to get used to it,” Jeter said. “I’m trying to get comfortable with it.”


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Sweeny Says: Dissecting Derek Jeter

Dissecting Derek Jeter’s at-bats will become a tedious exercise this spring, if it hasn’t become so already. Jeter has played in just 2 games so far and his new swing is a big topic of discussion.


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Sweeny Says: Getting Into The Swing Of Things

Derek Jeter’s new swing will get a lot of attention this year. With exhibition games only a few days away, watch as Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long describes the change in Jeter’s swing.


Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: The Captain Speaks

Derek Jeter met the media for the first time Sunday as the Yankees took the field for their first full squad workout.


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Jeter And Long Complete Hitting Work

Derek Jeter and team hitting coach Kevin Long have completed three days of pre-spring training drills.


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Report: Yankees Reach New Deal With Kevin Long

According to the New York Post, the Yankees have agreed to a three-year deal with hitting coach Kevin Long.


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Jeter Tries To Get Swing Right For October

With Derek Jeter’s usual October stage approaching, he’s starting to hit again — and beginning to resemble the Jeter of old.