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Derek Jeter in 1997 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Baseball Lifers Recall First Impressions Of Derek Jeter

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.

09/22/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jacob DeGrom Lobbying Mets For One Last Start

With the way he’s pitching, deGrom sees no reason to stop now even though New York might want to keep the Rookie of the Year candidate under 185 innings for the season.

09/22/2014

Brett Gardner is congratulated by Derek Jeter after hitting the Yankees' 15,000th home run the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 21, 2014. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Gardy Goes Yardy For Yankees’ 15,000th Home Run

The Yankees, citing research from Elias, said they became the first team to reach the milestone. The total starts in 1903, the first year the franchise started play in New York.

09/22/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees hits a single in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during the game at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Tanaka, Jeter Lead Yankees Over Blue Jays 5-2

Masahiro Tanaka and Derek Jeter led the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Sunday.

09/22/2014

Matt den Dekker #6 of the New York Mets is congratulated after scoring against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Turner Field on September 21, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Getty Images)

DeGrom Strikes Out 10, Mets Sweep Braves Out Of Playoffs

The Atlanta Braves were knocked out of the playoff race Sunday after a stunning late-season collapse, losing to Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets 10-2.

09/22/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out in the first 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’ Jacoby Ellsbury Out With Hamstring Injury

Manager Joe Girardi expressed frustration Saturday in losing another of his starters to injury, especially with the Yankees clinging to faint playoffs hopes with nine games to play.

09/20/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

SNY’s Carlin Torches Jeter: ‘This Clown Is A Fraud, And You Are All Suckers’

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.

09/19/2014

Derek Jeter doffs his cap during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: New Jeter Ad Offers Wistful Touch To Farewell

Thanks to the Gatorade ad, we have one, last, touching glimpse of the great shortstop before he bids baseball a final adieu.

09/19/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by  Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Like It Or Not, Yankees Need A-Rod’s Bat — At DH

The Bombers’ best lineup next year will have Alex Rodriguez as their full-time DH. Wow, I can’t believe I just said that either.

09/18/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks on as Chase Headley argues with home plate umpire Marty Foster after Foster ejected Headley during the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 15, 2014. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Eliminated From AL East, Fall 6 Games Back In Wild-Card Race

Derek Jeter’s final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title. “It’s frustrating,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Monday night’s loss.

09/16/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Hits 95 MPH In ‘Impressive’ Final Throwing Session

Mets manager Terry Collins could hardly contain his excitement, saying the club tried to keep Harvey at about 80 percent effort, and the All-Star still looked “very, very good.”

09/16/2014

Joe Girardi (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Playoff Hopes Fading Fast With 14 Games Left

It didn’t matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable.

09/15/2014

Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees pitches in second inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on September 14, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Robertson Blows It As Orioles Rally To Beat Yankees

Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title.

09/15/2014

Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals connects on an eighth inning RBI double against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 13, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ramos, Zimmermann Lead Nats To 3-0 Win Over Mets

The Nationals won with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound for a ninth straight start, getting a two-run homer from Wilson Ramos in the seventh inning of a 3-0 victory over the Mets Sunday.

09/14/2014

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals connects on a fourth inning infield base hit against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 13, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Harper, Nats Rout Mets 10-3 To Close In On NL East

Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.

09/13/2014

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