Derek Jeter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Jeter’s farewell tour is getting awkward

    New York Post "Maybe there is a time to deliver this message, but this wasn’t it. Derek Jeter had just been hit on the hand in the eighth inning of what would become another frustrating setback, this time 6-1, the fifth loss in six games on this road trip to Palookaville. Steve Geltz was already getting the..." September 17

  • Rays honor retiring Yankees SS Derek Jeter with farewell gifts

    Fox Sports Florida "For you, Captain. It was the Tampa Bay Rays' turn on Tuesday to present New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter with farewell gifts in his final stop at Tropicana Field. The Rays and Yankees close their three-game series Wednesday, and on this night, Tampa Bay honored the New York star before he..." September 16

  • The indisputable selfishness of Derek Jeter

    SB Nation "Derek Jeter is often portrayed as the perfect team player, but the inevitably poor production of his age-40 season is putting the Yankees in a bind from which only he can free it. The reason so many people get annoyed with Derek Jeter, or more specifically, what we talk about when we talk about..." September 02

  • Keeping Jeter in No. 2 spot is sentimental … and very risky

    New York Post "They just kept coming and coming and coming, a one-inning charge reminiscent of their 1998 ancestors. The first nine Yankees came to bat in the third inning Wednesday night at Comerica Park, and all nine recorded a hit, all off longtime nemesis David Price. The next two batters added sacrifice..." August 28

  • Historic Jeter hit changed to an error

    ESPN New York "It turns out you can rewrite history. Derek Jeter's hit that tied Honus Wagner on the all-time hit list has been changed to an error by MLB executive vice president Joe Torre. In the grand scheme of things it doesn't really matter because Jeter has had six hits since then, putting him at..." August 20

  • Strip club offers Jeter free lifetime pass

    Huffington Post "Who needs retirement gifts like a rocking chair and gold watch? Nothing says congratulations on a brilliant baseball career quite like freebies at a... strip club? An all-nude joint in New York City is offering Derek Jeter and the rest of the Yankees organization free lap dances Sept. 7, the..." July 23

  • Jeter becomes Yanks' all-time doubles leader

    ESPN New York "Derek Jeter moved ahead of Lou Gehrig and into first place on the New York Yankees all-time doubles list with a two-bagger into the left-field corner in the ninth inning of tonight's Yankees-Texas Rangers game." July 23

  • Pete Rose: ‘Never thought Jeter had a chance’ to break my record

    New York Post "Pete Rose knew Derek Jeter turns 40 on Thursday, which matches everything I’ve heard about baseball’s exiled Hit King. Even at 73, with the 25th anniversary of his lifetime suspension from Major League Baseball arriving in August, the non-Hall of Famer possesses the sharpest eye, the finest..." June 26

  • Happy 40th Birthday, Derek Jeter!

    Hardball Talk "Today is Derek Jeter‘s 40th birthday. I have not done a ton of research into the matter, but based on the columns and tributes I’ve seen coming out of New York, I’m pretty sure it’s safe to say that Jeter is the first Major League Baseball player in history to turn 40-years-old. That’s a pretty..." June 26

  • Jeter’s two hits, Ellsbury’s clutch RBI single propel Yankees

    New York Post "Jacoby Ellsbury was the latest to preach to the masses that the Yankees are better than what they have shown at the plate. “We have very good hitters, it’s just a matter of time we really square some up,’’ Ellsbury said after his eighth-inning single scored Derek Jeter from second and carried..." June 11

  • Derek Jeter serious about becoming owner in life after Yankees

    New York Daily News "He is known as The Captain now, but after he hangs up his cleats following the 2014 season, could Derek Jeter become The Boss, Part Deux? “I’d probably be a little bit more behind the scenes than The Boss,” Jeter said Sunday, referring to late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “But I learned a..." June 03

  • Jeter raps 4 hits to back Tanaka in Yankees win

    New York Post "The old and the new combined to turn the White Sox blue Sunday. Derek Jeter, the retiring captain and longest tenured Yankee who was honored by the White Sox before the game, and Masahiro Tanaka, the rookie pitching sensation, carried the Yankees to a dominating, 7-1, win before a sold-out crowd..." May 26

  • Jeter: I will never manage "Derek Jeter wants to do a lot of things post-career but being in a dugout every night is not one of them. "I will not manage," Jeter said. The subject came up at U.S. Cellular Field, because Robin Ventura, Jeter's former teammate, is in the home dugout managing. Jeter thinks he, like..." May 24

  • Jeter may sit out Sunday for Solarte

    New York Post "When Derek Jeter was in the lineup at shortstop Saturday, Joe Girardi was asked if it was safe to assume Jeter wouldn’t be at short Sunday night. “I wouldn’t assume anything, we will see,’’ Girardi said. “We are facing a lefty [Saturday]. The times I have given him the day game [off] after a..." April 27

  • Jeter taking extra days off in stride

    New York Post "Derek Jeter still is trying to get accustomed to the Yankees treating him cautiously, as they did by sitting him out Saturday and Sunday with a tight right quadriceps. Jeter returned Wednesday night for the second game of a doubleheader against the Cubs and went 1-for-5, playing all nine..." April 17

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    Andrew Marchand @AndrewMarchand

    No Jeter in lineup. Stay tuned.

  • Jeter climbs to 8th place on all-time hit list

    ESPN New York "New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter gained sole possession of eighth place on baseball's all-time hit list with two hits in the first four innings Sunday against the Blue Jays, giving him 3,320 career hits and moving him one ahead of Hall of Famer Paul Molitor. Jeter tied Molitor in the..." April 07

  • Derek Jeter soaks in final spring training: 'I feel good'

    USA Today "Just about all the New York Yankees were ready to be done with spring training, so they welcomed the rainout of Saturday's final Grapefruit League game against the Miami Marlins. Derek Jeter was the notable exception. Jeter wanted to absorb every last bit of his final spring training, but it..." March 30

  • Derek Jeter finding his rhythm at the plate as spring training winds down

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the seventeenth time this spring, Derek Jeter started at shortstop Wednesday afternoon against the Blue Jays in the Yankees’ 10-6 loss at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. But it was the first instance in which he played shortstop after manning the position the previous night. The subtle..." March 27

  • Jeter not sweating slow spring start

    New York Post "Another hitless day knocked Derek Jeter’s spring training average down to .132, and he has just one extra-base hit in 41 plate appearances this spring. So though the fans at Champion Field in Lake Buena Vista repeatedly gave the retiring shortstop standing ovations throughout the Yankees’ 7-0..." March 20

  • Joe Girardi says Derek Jeter's timing is off at the plate

    Newark Star-Ledger "The final pitch Derek Jeter faced Thursday afternoon, a curveball from Orioles right-hander Josh Stinson, a pitcher with 31 career major-league appearances on his résumé, locked him up. All Jeter could do was watch it hook by for a called third strike and look back to the home-plate umpire for a..." March 14

  • Jeter: Owning a Team is ‘the Next Ultimate Goal’

    Black Sports Online "It has been acknowledged that this season will be the farewell tour for New York Yankee great Derek Jeter so numerous people are making it a point to see Jeter play as much as they can before he calls it quits. Interestingly enough though, there hasn’t been much speculation about what Jeter will..." March 05

  • Jeter rounds bases, ‘good shot’ to start Grapefruit opener

    New York Post "Unless something happens between now and Thursday, expect to see Derek Jeter in the Yankees’ lineup against the Pirates at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Jeter ran the bases Sunday, and manager Joe Girardi said the shortstop and captain will repeat the exercise before his name is written into..." February 24

  • Ichiro not thinking retirement despite Derek Jeter's announcement

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ichiro Suzuki laughed at the reporters standing around him. "He's not going to fall for questions like that," Ichiro said through his translator. The question was simple: Would the 40-year-old outfielder rather be on a team where he'd be assured more playing time? It was a fair query..." February 20

  • Jeter: Being a Yankee is 'sacred'

    New York Daily News "Derek Jeter didn’t have much trouble answering questions during his lengthy press conference Wednesday, but when the Captain was asked what he would like his legacy to be after he’s finished playing, he paused. “I’m not gone yet, so it’s kind of hard to answer that question,” Jeter said. “You..." February 20

  • Mattingly’s advice to Boss on Jeter paid off

    New York Post "The Boss was calling. He needed advice from Donnie Baseball about his young shortstop, Derek Jeter. A triangle of Yankee greatness: George Steinbrenner, Don Mattingly and Jeter. “George called me that first year that I was going to retire,’’ Mattingly told The Post Wednesday about the phone..." February 20

  • Jeter: 'The time is right'

    ESPN New York "Derek Jeter said he is retiring because he is simply ready to begin the second half of his life following the 2014 season. "I feel the time is right," said an unemotional Jeter, dressed in a Yankee hat, pullover and team shorts. "There are other things I want to do" On Wednesday, the..." February 19

  • Joe Girardi 'had no inkling' Derek Jeter planned to retire

    Newark Star-Ledger "Joe Girardi understood when he took the job as Yankees manager in October 2007 that his aging stars, players that define a historic era and he once called teammates, would retire under his watch if he stayed long enough. In 2012, it was Jorge Posada. Last year, it was Mariano Rivera and Andy..." February 15

  • Sox join in the Jeter lovefest "You didn’t expect to hear that the Red Sox dissed Derek Jeter, did you? Not that Jeter was above being abused in Boston. He told the story once of how two young women sitting near the on-deck circle in Fenway Park kept calling his name until he looked up, then unloaded a torrent of expletives..." February 13

  • Jeter means just as much to baseball as he does to Yankees

    Fox Sports "o entities must replace Derek Jeter: the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. The Steinbrenners may have the easier job. The Yankees will have a new shortstop in 2015. Jeter made that official Wednesday, announcing his retirement effective at the end of this season. The Yankees don't..." February 13

  • Derek Jeter announces the 2014 season will be his last

    New York Daily News "Get ready for another grand Yankees farewell tour. Months after watching Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte hang up their spikes, Derek Jeter announced Wednesday on his Facebook page that 2014 will be his final season in baseball. Jeter posted a lengthy letter to fans on the social media..." February 13

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    Pujols on Jeter: "On and off field, he's the way you want your kids to grow up, Only Jesus is perfect, but he's pretty close to that guy."

  • Biggio says Jeter’s legacy is secure "Fellow 3,000-hit member Craig Biggio counts himself has a huge fan of Yankees legend Derek Jeter, who announced on Wednesday he was retiring at the end of this season. Biggio, a New Yorker and 20-year Astros legend, has great admiration for Jeter and the way he played the game. “I guess you..." February 12

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Derek Jeter announces that this season will be his last.

  • Jeter hits on rehab and whether this is his final season

    New York Post "Derek Jeter has made more progress than anyone knows as he recovers from a Lost Season of leg and ankle injuries. In fact, he’s on the run. “I’ve already run,’’ Jeter told five reporters Friday as he stood outside the Yankees’ minor league complex, giving a State of Jeter report. “You guys just..." February 09

  • Teammate impressed by Jeter’s ‘amazing’ strides

    New York Post "Right-hander David Phelps is one of the most observant Yankees. He is thrilled with what he has seen out of Derek Jeter in pre-camp workouts. “Derek looks amazing, from what I’ve seen,” Phelps said Wednesday at the Yankees minor league complex. “That’s awesome. You look in the past and this..." February 06

  • Derek Jeter takes BP and fields grounders at shortstop for first time this year

    Hardball Talk "Coming off an injury-plagued 2013 season, Derek Jeter is going to command attention with pretty much every move that he makes this spring. Today was no different, as the Associated Press reports that he took live batting practice on the field and fielded grounders from shortstop for the first time..." February 04

  • Derek Jeter says he is 'saddened by whole situation' regarding A-Rod "This has been a busy offseason for the Yankees but a relatively quiet one for Derek Jeter. The team's captain missed all but 17 games of the 2013 season due to various leg injuries, and he has spent the winter rehabbing and preparing for the 2014 campaign. Of course, the Yankees have much..." January 16

  • Joe Torre: Derek Jeter would consider lesser role if it helped Yankees

    Newark Star-Ledger "Would Derek Jeter take a limited role with the Yankees? Only if he's helping the club, his former manager and close friend said. Jeter has spent the offseason healing from the fractured ankle and other assorted injuries that marred his 2013 campaign, limiting him to just 17 games. On..." November 17

  • The Jeter Trade: From Shortstop to Book Publisher

    New York Times "Derek Jeter, the Yankees’ shortstop and captain, who is nearing the final act of a golden athletic career, is ready to talk about his life after baseball. He wants to be a book publisher. On Thursday, he is expected to announce that he will start his own publishing division, Jeter Publishing, a..." November 14

  • Yankees Sign Jeter To One-Year, $12MM Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees announced that have re-signed shortstop Derek Jeter to a one-year deal worth $12MM. Jeter, who is represented by Casey Close of Excel Sports Management, had a $9.5MM player option on his previous contract, but this deal will override that option. The long-time Yankee Captain will..." November 01

  • No move in cards for Yankees’ Jeter

    New York Post "While shifting to another position might be best for Derek Jeter physically Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday he doesn’t see the 39-year-old captain moving. “I think the options really for him are shortstop and DH” Cashman said. Jeter — who has a $9.5 million player..." October 02

  • Yankees activate David Phelps, move Jeter to 60-Day DL

    SB Nation "The New York Yankees activated pitcher David Phelps from the 60-Day DL Saturday according to the Yankees official Twitter page. The team moved Derek Jeter to the 60-Day DL to open a spot on the 40-man roster for Phelps. The Yankees originally placed Phelps on the DL with a forearm strain on..." September 14

  • Derek Jeter back on the DL. His season is “effectively over”

    Hardball Talk "And with this move Derek Jeter‘s nightmare season effectively ends. Jeter last played on September 7 so if he was DL’d retroactively he could theoretically make the last few games of the season (the Yankees have 17 games left). But that’s only if everything worked out perfectly for him. And..." September 12

  • Still doubt that Jeter will return in 2014

    New York Post "He is Derek Jeter so of course he was going to make it back for Opening Day. And when he refractured his left ankle the recalibration was to early in the second half — ahead of schedule for sure — to help save the Yankees’ season. Jeter wasn’t going to be stopped by quad and calf setbacks and..." September 12

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Derek Jeter is going on the DL. His season is over.

  • Jeter in 'a holding pattern' regarding return to Yankees lineup

    New York Daily News "Alex Rodriguez despite his myriad off-the-field troubles has been the best offensive threat behind Alfonso Soriano of late but the slugger tweaked his left hamstring Tuesday night when he rounded third base and scored on a Robinson Cano RBI single in the 8th inning. He appeared to grimace on the..." September 11

  • Derek Jeter won't let injuries end his career with Yankees

    New York Daily News "The whispers are getting louder. Since last October many have declared Derek Jeter’s career effectively over. The thinking went like this: there’s no way a 39-year-old shortstop could make it back from a broken ankle to play again at a high level. Not even Jeter. Those people are probably..." September 10

  • Jeter enduring awkward twilight

    Fox Sports "On Friday I asked Derek Jeter if it would be special to pass Paul Molitor for ninth place on the all-time hits list. Jeter was four hits shy of Molitor at the time and I was curious if it would mean anything more to overtake a Hall of Famer against whom he once competed. As I expected Jeter..." September 09

  • Have we seen Derek Jeter play for the final time?

    New York Post "We have known since early March that Mariano Rivera was retiring at the conclusion of this season. But there are now scenarios developing in which the remainder of the Core Four also could call it a career. Both Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte said they want to table discussions about the future..." September 09

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