It’s not likely Derek Jeter will play his first exhibition game Sunday against the Blue Jays. Jeter hasn’t run the bases at full speed yet and the game is in Dunedin.

“I will be in there as soon as I can play,’’ Jeter said. “I don’t put a date on it. That was a date [March 10] that was floated out there, but if I can play before I will play before. If it’s after, it’s after. When I am able to do it you guys know I will do it.’’

Jeter isn’t making the two-day trip to Jupiter for games Thursday and Friday with the Cardinals and Marlins.

Jeter said he knew he wasn’t going to play Wednesday against the Dominican Republic’s WBC team that defeated the Yankees, 8-2, at George M. Steinbrenner Field.

“If I could play today I would be playing today, but I still have to do a couple of things but I am getting close. I am heading in the right direction,’’ Jeter said.

Included in the shortstop’s to-do list is increasing the intensity of his base-running exercises.

“I have to run the bases at full speed. That’s probably one of the most important things,’’ he said. “All the other little things come with time and those are things you can adjust to once the games start.’’