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AL Wins in Jeter’s Last All-Star Game Hurrah

AL Wins in Jeter’s Last All-Star Game Hurrah

Elsa/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Derek Jeter went 2-for-2 in his final All-Star game, and Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run to help the American League down the National League 5-3 Tuesday.
Jeter was the highlight of the game. The 14-time All-Star doubled to leadoff the bottom half of the first inning and proceeded to score on Mike Trout’s triple. Jeter then led off the bottom of the third with a single.

Jeter took the field in the top of the fourth but Alexei Ramirez ran out onto the field to replace him. That sparked almost everyone at Target Field to give No. 2 a standing ovation while the song “New York, New York” played in the background. Jeter then went into the AL dugout where he received hugs from his teammates before coming back on the field for a curtain call.

After the celebration ended the NL tied the game 3-3 when Jonathan Lucroy doubled in pinch-runner Dee Gordon. But Mike Trout, who was named the game’s MVP, gave the AL the lead for good in the fifth when he laced an RBI double down the left field line.
The game ended with some excitement for the home crowd as Twins pitcher Glen Perkins pitched a perfect ninth to earn the save for the AL.
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MLB All-Star Teams Announced

MLB All-Star Teams Announced

Major League Baseball(NEW YORK) — The 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star teams were announced on Sunday night. Toronto’s Jose Bautista was the leading vote-getter among all players, garnering 5.6 million fan votes.
Joining Bautista in the starting lineup for the American League are Miguel Cabrera (Detroit), Robinson Cano (Seattle), Josh Donaldson (Oakland), Derek Jeter (New York), Nelson Cruz (Baltimore), Adam Jones (Baltimore), Mike Trout (Baltimore)  and Matt Wieters (Baltimore). Boston’s John Farrell will be the manager after leading the Red Sox to the World Series last year.
Baltimore led the AL with three starters voted into the lineup. Wieters, who is injured and cannot play, was replaced by Kansas City’s Salvador Perez. The Athletics boast the best record in the bigs and lead every team with six total selections. Other notables on the AL squad include pitchers Yu Darvish (Texas) and Masahiro Tanaka (New York) along with Yoenis Cespedes (Oakland) and Victor Martinez (Detroit).
The National League will be led by Yadier Molina (St. Louis) and Chase Utley (Philadelphia), each of whom will be making their sixth appearance in the midsummer classic. Paul Goldschmidt (Arizona), Aramis Ramirez (Milwaukee), Troy Tulowitzki (Colorado), Andrew McCutchen (Pittsburgh), Carlos Gomez (Milwaukee) and Yasiel Puig (Los Angeles) were also voted into the starting lineup.
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija was voted a member of the NL squad but will not be allowed to pitch after being traded to Oakland. His spot was filled by Atlanta’s Julio Teheran. The Dodgers Clayton Kershaw and St. Louis’ Adam Wainwright headline the pitching staff for manager Mike Matheny.
The MLB All-Star Game will take place at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. on Tues., July 15.
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Derek Jeter Scores in His Final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter Scores in His Final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Derek Jeter went 1-for-4 with a double and a run in his final Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, in the Yankees’ 4-2 win over the Orioles on Monday.
Jeter missed a homer by a couple inches in the botto…

Derek Jeter: ‘I’ve Done It for Long Enough’

Derek Jeter: ‘I’ve Done It for Long Enough’

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is content about riding off into the sunset following the 2014 season. The five-time World Series champion announced last week that he would be retiring at…

Derek Jeter to Retire After 2014 Season

Derek Jeter to Retire After 2014 Season

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will retire after the 2014 season, the five-time World Series champion announced on his Facebook page on Wednesday.
Jeter, a 13-time All-Star, has been the Yankees starting shortstop…

Derek Jeter Making His Way Back from Injury-Plagued 2013 Season

Derek Jeter Making His Way Back from Injury-Plagued 2013 Season

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Coming off a disappointing 2013 season that saw him play in just 17 games, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is taking on-field batting practice for the first time on Monday.
Jeter was hamp…

Jeter Signs $12 Million Contract with Yankees

Jeter Signs $12 Million Contract with Yankees

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Derek Jeter signed a one-year, $12 million contract with the New York Yankees, the team announced Friday.
The deal allows the Yankees to lock up their captain instead of waiting to see if Jeter pic…

Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It was an emotional night for Mariano Rivera as he bid farewell to Yankee Stadium, a place he’s called home for a better part of the past two decades.
Baseball’s all-time saves leader pitched at Ya…

Yankees Miss Playoffs for the Second Time in 19 Years

Yankees Miss Playoffs for the Second Time in 19 Years

NY Yankees/MLB(NEW YORK) –  The New York Yankees fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 Wednesday night, but their playoff fate was settled before the final pitch was thrown.
Once the Cleveland Indians topped the Chicago White Sox, the Yankees were mathe…

Yankees Nip Orioles, Move to Within One Game of Rays

Yankees Nip Orioles, Move to Within One Game of Rays

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) –  On the same day they found out Derek Jeter would be lost for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury, the New York Yankees still found a way to win.
Robinson Cano broke a 3-3 tie with a solo home run i…

Injured Derek Jeter Will Miss the Rest of the Season

Injured Derek Jeter Will Miss the Rest of the Season

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of an ankle injury, the team announced on Wednesday. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the 13-time All…

Yankees’ Derek Jeter Out Indefinitely After Reinjuring Ankle

Yankees’ Derek Jeter Out Indefinitely After Reinjuring Ankle

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It has been a tough season for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, and it keeps getting worse. Jeter will be out indefinitely after recently reinjuring his ankle.
Jeter has battled ankle issues…

Jeter Now Ninth on All-Time Hits List

Jeter Now Ninth on All-Time Hits List

Elsa/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter took over ninth place on the all-time hits list when he beat out an infield single in the third inning of the Yankees 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox Tuesday night.

Th…

Derek Jeter Hopes to Return to Yankees Monday

Derek Jeter Hopes to Return to Yankees Monday

Elsa/Getty Images (ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) –  For the third time this season, Derek Jeter looks to be close to returning to the field.
The New York Yankees shortstop has been rehabbing with the Scranton-Wilkes Barre RailRiders this week, and if all…

Derek Jeter Headed Back to DL

Derek Jeter Headed Back to DL

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Back to the DL for the Captain.  The New York Yankees placed shortstop Derek Jeter back on the disabled list on Monday. 
The news comes two days after an MRI revealed a Grade 1 strain on his right calf.&nb…

Derek Jeter to Miss Next Two Games for Yankees

Derek Jeter to Miss Next Two Games for Yankees

Elsa/Getty Images (SAN DIEGO) –  The injury bug continues to bite Derek Jeter.
The New York Yankees shortstop will miss the next two games against the San Diego Padres with lingering quad and calf injuries, according to manager Joe Girardi.
“He’s…

Soriano Lifts Yankees to Victory as Jeter Returns

Soriano Lifts Yankees to Victory as Jeter Returns

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The New York Yankees couldn’t have scripted it any better.
Derek Jeter hit a home run on the first pitch he saw in his return from the disabled list, and Alfonso Soriano hit a game-winning single in the botto…

Yankees Place Derek Jeter on DL

Yankees Place Derek Jeter on DL

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Yankees placed shortstop Derek Jeter on the disabled list, retroactive to July 12, with a strained right quad on Friday.
Jeter injured the quad while running out a ground ball against the Royals on Jul…

Jeter Out with Quad Strain

Jeter Out with Quad Strain

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Derek Jeter will miss the Yankees’ three-game weekend series vs. the Minnesota Twins after an MRI revealed a Grade 1 strain of the right quadriceps for the Yankees captain, according to Yankee Gene…

Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Returns to the Diamond

Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Returns to the Diamond

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter went 1 for 4 with an RBI in his season debut Thursday as the Bronx Bombers (50-42) doubled up the Kansas City Royals (43-46), 8-4. The 39-year-old Jeter was sid…

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