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Derek Jeter to make first rehab start

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08:31 AM ET 07.06 | The Yankees move one step closer to getting the Captain back today. Derek Jeter, who has not played this season, will begin his rehab assignment at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight. He is scheduled to play five innings at shortstop, moving closer to returning to The Bronx as he recovers from a broken left ankle. "That's really good news," manager Joe Girardi said. "That obviously means his ankle's feeling a lot better."

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July 6, 2013  08:53 AM ET

I just don't see him playing at a high level. Any offense he may add will be negated by even shorter range on defense. But still good for fans to see him play, his days are getting shorter.

July 6, 2013  09:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I just don't see him playing at a high level. Any offense he may add will be negated by even shorter range on defense. But still good for fans to see him play, his days are getting shorter.

He can hold down the fort until Nunez returns. Did I just type that?

July 6, 2013  10:33 AM ET

Congratulations People of Scranton, PA enjoy the tail end of The Fourth with Derek!!!

July 6, 2013  01:27 PM ET
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Congratulations People of Scranton, PA enjoy the tail end of The Fourth with Derek!!!

Derek will be a Rail Rider !!!

July 6, 2013  01:54 PM ET
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Derek will be a Rail Rider !!!

SRO within minutes yesterday of the announcement. Good for minor league ball.

July 6, 2013  04:57 PM ET

I pity the fool that pays over-the-hill players!

July 6, 2013  05:58 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Derek will be a Rail Rider !!!

haha yeah

 
July 6, 2013  10:28 PM ET

Good luck Derek!

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